Centerline Logistics Corporation

Tankerman Supervisor

Job Location US-NJ-Bayonne
Posted Date 3 days ago(1/25/2023 1:04 PM)
Bayonne, NJ
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status


As Tankerman Supervisor you will be responsible for manned and un-manned tankerman activities, training, transfer inspections, audits, evaluations and assignments from the Director of USEC Operations and CLA Barge Operations Supervisor.


  • Day to day supervision of all CLA manned and un-manned Tankerman activities during transfer operations and provide continuous on the job training at the direction of Director of USEC Operations and Barge Operations Supervisor.
  • Routinely conducting transfer inspections and audits of all CLA barge operations and Tankermen.
  • Conduct initial tankerman skills review and yearly performance evaluations, and be a lead in the hiring process of potential new tankerman.
  • Directly supervise complicated or sensitive transfer operations at the direction of the Barge Operations Supervisor and Director of USEC Operations
  • Be able to work closely with CLA team members to ensure a safe, efficient and reliable operation.
  • Participate in the development of new programs, policies, and procedures to enhance the quality of our operation.
  • Submit weekly operational reports to the Barge Operations Supervisor.
  • Cover extra barge work at the direction of the Barge Operations Supervisor.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director of USEC Operations.


  • At least three (3) years of tank barge experience.
  • A valid USCG Issued MMC with a Tankerman PIC dangerous liquids.
  • A good working knowledge of all State and Federal regulatory compliance regarding the transfer and carriage of petroleum products over water.
  • Ability to provide leadership and direction to Tankerman.
  • Must possess a high degree of management communications oral and written.
  • Ability to maintain direction and composure under extreme conditions and meet established goals and objectives.
  • Must be a self-motivator and be able to motivate others.
  • Ability to train assigned workers.
  • Must be able to fairly evaluate subordinates.
  • Must be able to understand and use information in cargo information cards and material safety data sheets.
  • Proficient using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Valid state drivers’ license.
  • Valid TWIC.
  • Must be able to communicate in English and effectively direct workers in assigning jobs and seeing them through to completion.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must be able to perform the functions set forth in the attached job analysis and be physically fit to climb onto barges and up and down ladders, and bending and twisting during boat/barge tie up.
  • Must not be afraid of heights.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal office hours are 7:00 am. To 4:00 p.m Monday through Friday or a schedule that is designated by your immediate supervisor.
  • Takes communications 24 hours a day, including weekends, concerning changes in schedules and conditions.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours.

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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