Centerline Logistics Corporation

Entry Level Deckhand

Job Location US-CA-Alameda
Posted Date 1 month ago(5/6/2021 10:56 AM)
ID
2021-1768
Company
Alameda, CA
Type
Regular Full-Time
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 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

  • 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.
  • Use the radio
  • 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
  • Steering the tug
  • Fuel tug
  • Paint inside and outside of tug on an on-going basis
  • Empty trash and clean heads and galley daily
  • Remove all garbage and clean all decks at decrew
  • Cleaning heads on tugs daily
  • Loading supplies
  • General cleanup of tugs and barges
  • General cooking and galley duties as may be required
  • Train to become a tankerman

Qualifications

  • Valid USCG 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, Dispatchers, and customers in English.
  • Ability to learn and make application of safety awareness, injury prevention, and firefighting.
  • 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.
  • Carry out essential job responsibilities and duties listed above with a minimum of direction.
  • Must have valid CPR/First Aid/AED Training and Certificate
  • Must have valid HAZWOPER 24 Hour training and current certificate.
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Previous work experience helpful but not necessary.

Job Condition and Environment

  • 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, power cords.
  • Ability to get along with crew members in confined quarters for prolonged periods of time
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must not be afraid of heights.

Expected Hours of Work

  • This is a full time position on an as needed basis.
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.

Company Overview

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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