Centerline Logistics Corporation

Port Mechanic

Job Location US-CA-Alameda
Posted Date 8 months ago(6/26/2023 10:37 AM)
Alameda, CA
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
USD $35.00/Hr.
USD $36.50/Hr.


Perform routine maintenance requirements on a fleet of tugs and barges as directed by the Port Engineer. Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards and procedures. Work with other company engineers, welders, vessel crew, and mechanics as needed. Assist in maintaining the project management schedule of the equipment. Maintain the facility and vessels in a professional and safe manor while adhering to the policies and procedures in the company Safety Management System. Attend and lead safety talks and Job safety analysis.


  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions at all hours.
  • Ability to interact with others using courtesy, tact, good judgment, and professionalism
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications.
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no guidance.
  • Ability to get along with office staff and vessel crewmembers.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, type, and understand English in person and over the telephone.
  • Oversee and follow up with all E-Maintenance for company vessels and any needs for coastal fleet in SF bay.
  • Keep LMS yard/shops compliant with county and state environmental regulations
  • Facility maintenance


  • Experience in maintaining tugs and barges preferred.
  • Caterpillar engine experience preferred.
  • Marine engine and gear experience preferred.
  • Experience as a Mechanic using hand and power tools.
  • Experience in vessel electrical systems
  • Experience driving a forklift.
  • Required to work aboard boats and barges using winches and mechanical tools for repairs.
  • HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired.
  • First Aid and CPR training.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Must be physically fit enough to board barges and tugs at sea and in port in all weather conditions.
  • Must be able to perform the functions set forth in job analysis and physically fit enough to climb onto barges and up and down ladders, and bending and twisting 
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)

Expected Hours of Work

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


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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