Centerline Logistics Corporation

Deckhand

Job Location US-NJ-Bayonne
Posted Date 3 months ago(2/10/2021 7:27 PM)
ID
2021-1753
Company
Bayonne, NJ
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Maintain the vessels in a state of readiness to perform work for customers as needed. Perform work as directed by captain and/or mate of vessel and assist engineer as requested. Job includes pulling and handling heavy lines, wires, and hoses; working on oil and cargo barges; safely making and breaking tow with barges; general vessel maintenance; and other tasks that may be assigned from time to time.

Responsibilities

The job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Deck must be cleaned and free of lines. Make up all tows as directed by Captain or Mate. Deckhands are to be trained to perform the following skills in addition to other skills required by the Captain or Mate.
  • Work aboard boats and barges using pike poles, heavy lines, winches, mechanical tools for repairs, paint, thinner, paint brushes/rollers, paint chipping tools, cleaning solvents, kitchen utensils/cookware and power cords.
  • Required to participate in any training, scheduled by supervisor.
  • Knot tying, line/wire splicing, make up and handle heaving lines and messengers.
  • Make up and throw heaving lines.
  • Perform lubrication services.
  • Properly tie off barge tows.
  • Give proper direction and distance signals and information.
  • Use the radio.
  • Steering the tug.
  • Fuel tug.
  • Empty trash, clean heads and galley daily.
  • Remove all garbage and clean all decks at decrew.
  • Paint inside and outside of tug on an on-going basis.
  • Clean heads on tugs daily.
  • Load supplies.
  • General cleanup of tugs and barges.
  • General cooking and galley duties as may be required.
  • Carry out essential job responsibilities and duties listed above with a minimum of direction.

Qualifications

  • Valid Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document with minimum of Ordinary Seaman endorsement.
  • Ability to think and respond quickly to emergency situations (oil spills, mechanical failures, etc.).
  • Self-motivated.
  • Ability to maintain professional relations with customers.
  • Must have physical ability to maneuver cargo hoses, handle barge lines and board vessels by use of an Accommodation ladder, Jacob’s ladder or tugboat.
  • Must possess good communication skills by voice and/or visual hand signals.
  • Ability to complete accurate paperwork. Knowledge of basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide).
  • Knowledge of company safety practices.
  • Must be able to read, speak, and understand English over telephone and/or radio.
  • Valid first aid/CPR training certificate.
  • Completed HAZWOPER training or acquired within 90 days of hire.
  • Valid TWIC.
  • Valid state driver’s license.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Use of Air purifying respirator, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), air monitoring equipment, hearing protection, VHF radio, hand tools, tow lines, high level alarms and thermometer.
  • Operates diesel engines, cargo pumps, hydraulic booms, cargo gear, gate valves, and butterfly valves.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must not be afraid of heights.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.

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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