Centerline Logistics Corporation

Cadet - Gulf

Job Location US-TX-Channelview
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/22/2021 1:30 PM)
ID
2021-1765
Company
Channelview, TX
Type
Intern
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

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. 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 as directed by the Engineer.
  • Properly tie off barge tows.
  • Give proper direction and distance signals and information.
  • Use of radio for communications.
  • Steer the tug under supervision and as directed.
  • Fuel tug as directed.
  • Load supplies.
  • General cleaning duties including 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.
  • 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 state driver’s license.
  • Valid TWIC
  • Must be enrolled with an accredited school and working on obtaining Merchant Mariner Credential.
  • Must be able to comprehend and respond and carry out specific orders from the Captain or Mate.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with Captain, Mate, co-workers, and Dispatchers in English.
  • Ability to learn and make application of safety awareness, injury prevention, and firefighting.
  • Ability to get along with crew members in confined quarters for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be able to understand and use information contained in cargo information cards and material safety data sheets.
  • Must be able to read, speak, and understand English over telephone and/or radio.
  • Previous maritime work experience helpful but not necessary.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must not be afraid of heights.
  • Must be able to perform the functions set forth in the attached job analysis which includes the ability to pull heavy lines/hoses, lift, carry heavy items, kneel while painting, climb onto barges (using “pigeon holes” in side of barge) and up and down ladders, and bending and twisting during boat/barge tie up.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Remain aboard vessel for required Cadet time period as designated by Company and School.
  • 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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