Centerline Logistics Corporation

Port Engineer

Job Location US-NJ-Bayonne
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(8/31/2020 1:47 PM)
ID
2020-1723
Company
Bayonne, NJ
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Overview

Schedule, coordinate and perform vessel repair & maintenance, coordinate purchasing of parts and repair services and supplies, schedule routine maintenance requirements for tugs and barges. Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards and procedures. Keep tugs and barges in compliance with all regulatory agencies. Keep accurate records of all maintenance preformed using company program.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule, coordinate, and perform flow of work based on customer orders, establish priorities and availability of personnel, equipment, and resources.
  • Keep records of maintenance performed, hours used, fuel burned, and report to different funding agencies.
  • Schedule routine maintenance of tugs and barges.
  • Manage oil analysis program.
  • Coordinate the purchasing of parts and services for repair and maintenance projects.
  • Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards, regulatory compliance and AWO RCP program.
  • Compile and prioritize worklists for each vessel for both routine and major maintenance (drydock periods).
  • Track actual costs of repair and projects against budget.
  • Perform emergency repairs on vessels as required.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Perform in the company Spill Management team as assigned.
  • Oversee team of port mechanics and vessel engineers to ensure tasks are completed in a timely manner.
  • Work together with Operations team to schedule repairs & preventive maintenance.

Qualifications

  • Experience maintaining tugs and barges as a Chief Engineer.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience on tugs, tankers, oil barges or equivalent military experience.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in the maritime industry, ten + (10) years preferred.
  • Four year college education in Maritime field, related studies or have (5) years of experience as engineer on tugs, or other sea going motorized vessels.
  • S. Coast Guard license on a Merchant Mariner’s Document strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of oil transportation and marine industry preferred.
  • Knowledge of tugs and barge maintenance systems and equipment.
  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to work with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications.
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no guidance.
  • Ability to get along with office staff and vessel crewmembers.
  • Must be physically fit enough to board barges and tugs at sea and in port.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, type, and understand English in person and over the telephone.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with tank barge operations, ship operations, and terminal/refinery operations.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Valid State drivers' license.
  • Valid TWIC or ability to obtain within 90 days of employment.
  • Must be physically fit enough to board barges and tugs at sea and in port.
  • Use of Computer (Word and Excel), Copier and Fax Machine.
  • First Aid/CPR training preferred.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Capable of making decisions and giving directions to facilitate prompt service delivery.
  • Required to work aboard boats and barges using pike poles, heavy lines, winches, mechanical tools for repairs.
  • Frequently required to board tugs, barges, and ships, at dock or at anchor in all weather conditions and at all hours.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Takes communications 24 hours a day, including weekends, concerning vessel maintenance, repair, and operations.

Company Overveiw

Centerline Logistics currently has companies operating across three US coasts in every major Jones Act marketplace providing world-class safe and efficient transportation. In an industry where the unexpected can arise at every turn, Centerline is committed to leading the charge by continually providing exceptional customer service, lowering its environmental impact and deepening its stewardship in the communities it serves.

 

Centerline Logistics offers competitive benefit and compensation packages. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug Free Work place. Pre-employment drug testing is required.

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