Centerline Logistics Corporation

CMMS/Vetting Specialist

Job Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/14/2021 8:27 PM)
Seattle, WA
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status


This position is responsible for coordinating the vetting process for Centerline Logistics and its subsidiaries, ensuring the company remains compliant with customer requirements.  This includes coordinating and tracking all scheduling, reporting, analysis, communication, and documentation for companywide vetting processes while working closely with regional Operations, Engineering, HSSQE, and, as necessary, external customers.


  • Administer the day-to-day procedures for the companywide vetting process alongside key managers.
  • Maintain company-wide vetting records for tug and barge fleet in order to prepare, follow up, and direct all SIRE (Ship Inspection Report) and BIRE (Barge Inspection Report) inspections.
  • Collaborate and provide guidance to regional Operations, Engineering, and HSSQE teams to ensure all outstanding audit items are documented prior to assigned deadlines.
  • Compile, analyze, report, and present data from inspections to Operations, Engineering, and HSSQE teams.
  • Effectively communicate with the appropriate internal and external teams regarding the status of SIREs/BIREs.
  • Vessel Documentation
    • Responsible for vessel documentation renewals, new application submittal, and information changes for CODs, EPIRBs, FCC Licenses, Federal and state COFRs.
    • Track documentation expiration dates
    • File incoming documentation to appropriate locations following standardized company conventions.
    • Update corresponding internal and external databases
    • Coordinate with internal/external teams to facilitate process and provide status updates as requested, including but not limited to Operations, Engineering, HSSQE, vessel crews, regional offices, USCG, vessel insurance vendor, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and other external agencies.
  • Support with the upkeep of the CMMS
  • Perform miscellaneous duties as assigned.


  • Experience in the maritime industry is preferred.
  • Experience in the tug and barge towing industry preferred.
  • Knowledge of SIREs and BIREs strongly preferred.
  • Familiarity with USCG regulations governing vessel inspection, IMO standards, and vessel class rules preferred.
  • Ability to analyze large amounts of data for trends.
  • Strong Microsoft Suite Skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Proven planning/scheduling experience.
  • Strong skills in report writing and editing.
  • Ability to work with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
  • Professional appearance and telephone manner is essential.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications.
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently on assigned tasks with minimal guidance.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, type, and understand English in person and over telephone.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Required to sit for long periods of time.
  • Work with computers, fax machines, copiers, telephones.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

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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