Centerline Logistics Corporation

Mate Tankerman, Alaska

Job Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 3 months ago(1/3/2023 8:34 PM)
Seattle, WA
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
USD $44.56/Hr.
USD $47.17/Hr.
Additional Pay Info
$50.00 per day for "outside voyages” work


Acts as second in command of the tug and barge. Must be able to understand and carry out the orders and directions of the Captain. The job responsibilities include loading and discharging multi cargo barges. Must be prepared to assume command in the event of incapacity of the Captain. Responsible for safely making and breaking tow with barges, handling lines and wires.


  • Oversees safety of vessel including all installed equipment and inspections thereof.
  • Instructs Deckhands in seamanship skills and on use of all tools and machinery aboard the vessel.
  • Assists Captain in barge landings and must be able to communicate distances and directions to Captain accurately and concisely.
  • Determine the need for and assign lookouts as necessary.
  • Calculate petroleum products and weighted averages.
  • Plan and execute petroleum cargo operations on board barges and complete accurate paperwork.
  • Maintain professional communications.
  • Check oil and water in any equipment on board before putting in use.
  • Inspecting for and maintaining general tug and barge maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Become familiar with and enforce Company safety practices.
  • Inventory supplies and order as appropriate.
  • Monitor onboard usage, and ensure supplies are utilized in an efficient manner.


  • Must have a valid 200GT NC Coast Guard license with radar observer, towing endorsement, PIC barge, STCW, valid TWIC.
  • Knowledge of Coast Guard and state requirements for transfer operations.
  • Previous experience as a tank barge operator on oil barges preferred.
  • Valid first aid certificate and CPR training.
  • Complete HAZWOPER training within 90 days of hire.
  • Basic computer knowledge and skills.
  • Ability to think and respond quickly to emergency situations (oil spills, mechanical failures, etc.).
  • Self-motivated
  • Must be able to pass a company physical.
  • Knowledge of basic arithmetic skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide).


  • Two (2) years of experience towing barges as licensed Deck Officer coastwise on US West Coast, SE Alaska and Central Alaska.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Willing to work in all ports Olympic Tug & Barge operates.

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.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)

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 is a leading provider of marine transportation services in the United States. Centerline Logistics operates on the United States West Coast (including Alaska and Hawaii), New York Harbor, the U.S. Gulf Coast and the Mississippi River System. Services provided include the transportation and storage of petroleum products, tanker escort, ship assist, the transportation of general cargo and rescue towing. Centerline Logistics is the parent company of eight businesses specializing in marine services and a bulk liquids terminal business. Centerline Logistics provides accounting, administrative, human resources, safety and environmental services, as well as operational oversight to the subsidiary companies.


The Company offers Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D options to our employees and their eligible dependents after meeting Company requirements. 401(k) options, Disability Insurance, sick Pay, vacation pay, 10 paid holidays per calendar year (subject to work schedule) and Healthcare and/or Dependent Care FSAs are also available to our employees after meeting Company requirements. All benefits information may be subject to change based on any current or updated benefit plan year changes and/or Collective Bargaining Agreements


We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug Free Workplace. Pre-employment drug testing is required.


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