Centerline Logistics Corporation

Captain, Alaska

Job Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 6 months ago(2/22/2022 12:23 PM)
Seattle, WA
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status


Responsible for the safe transportation of the assigned barge(s) and for the safety of the cargo, vessel(s) and crew. Required to perform administrative and supervisory functions. Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of tug and barge.



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

  • Oversees safety of vessel
  • Stands wheelhouse watches underway.
  • Direct crew in performance of drills.
  • Determine the need for and assign lookouts as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Company policies and regulations.
  • Prepare, monitor, and update vessel work lists and maintenance schedules.
  • Ensure all crewmen are performing their duties.
  • Prepare written reports per company and regulatory agency directives.
  • Check and approve all requisitions and work orders.
  • Ensure supplies are used on an efficient manner, inventory and prepare material requisitions
  • Conduct inspections and monitor tug/barge maintenance activities.
  • Work aboard boats and barges using pike poles, heavy lines, winches, mechanical tools for repairs as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Valid Coast Guard license, minimum 200 GT near Coastal, with a radar observer endorsement.
  • Valid Master or Towing near Coastal endorsement.
  • Valid TWIC, first aid certificate, CPR training
  • Must have a valid HAZWOPER certificate or complete a 24 hour training course within 30 days from date of hire.
  • Must be able to direct, fairly evaluate, and correct performance of subordinates.
  • Must be able to understand and use information in cargo information cards and material safety data sheets.
  • Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.


  • Experience as Master towing oil barges in Central and Western Alaska.
  • Willing to work in all ports Olympic Tug & Barge operates.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Ability to get along with crew members in confined quarters for prolonged periods of time
  • Must be able to perform the functions set forth in the attached job analysis and physically fit enough to pull heavy lines/hoses, lift, carry heavy items, climb onto barges and up and down ladders, and bending and twisting during boat/barge tie up.
  • 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 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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