Centerline Logistics Corporation

Senior Port Mechanic

Job Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(9/7/2022 6:14 PM)
Seattle, WA
Regular Full-Time


Leadership Position in the Repair and Maintenance division of Olympic Tug and Barge. Senior Port Mechanic directly responsible for the timely performance of routine maintenance and repair requirements on a fleet of tugs and barges, and shore-side support equipment, as directed by the Sr. Port Engineer.  Responsible for scheduling, training and assisting shop personnel with daily duties and tasks with the shop.


  • Perform routine maintenance requirements on a fleet of tugs and barges as directed by the Sr. Port Engineer in conjunction with the Barge Superintendent.
  • Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards and procedures.
  • Perform repair and maintenance work on vessels as required.
  • Work with other Company mechanics and vendors as needed.
  • Coordination of available resources and personnel supporting the routine maintenance, daily operations and special repair projects of the OTB fleet.
  • Coordination of shop procedures and practices that support environmental yard compliance.
  • Training and safety coordination of shop personnel.
  • Shop budget development and execution with Sr. Port Engineer and Barge Superintendent.
  • Capital planning for growth and development with Sr. Port Engineer and Barge Superintendent.
  • Maintain equipment qualifications for shop personnel.


  • 10 years or more in increasing leadership roles.
  • Previous maritime experience.
  • Marine engine and gear experience.
  • Electrical and hydraulic maintenance experience.
  • Caterpillar engine experience preferred.
  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions at all hours.
  • Experience with mechanics hand and power tools, grinders, forklift, etc.
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to get along with office staff and vessel crewmembers.
  • Must be physically fit, able to board barges and tugs at sea and in port in all weather conditions.
  • HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired.
  • Valid TWIC or obtain within 60 days of hire.
  • First Aid and CPR training.
  • Valid state driver's license.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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), US East Coast (including Puerto Rico), 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.


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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