Company: Centerline Logistics Corporation
Posted on: May 24, 2023
Maintain the vessels in a state of readiness to perform work for
customers as needed. Perform work as directed by Captain and/or
Mate of vessel and assist Engineer as requested. Job includes
pulling and handling heavy lines, wires, and hoses; working on oil
and cargo barges; safely making and breaking tow with barges;
general vessel maintenance; and other tasks that may be assigned
from time to time.The job responsibilities include but are not
limited to the following:
Deck must be cleaned and free of
lines. Make up all tows as directed by Captain or Mate. Deckhands
are to be trained to perform the following skills in addition to
other skills required by the Captain or Mate.Work aboard boats and
barges using pike poles, heavy lines, winches, mechanical tools for
repairs, paint, thinner, paint brushes/rollers, paint chipping
tools, cleaning solvents, kitchen utensils/cookware and power
cords.Required to participate in any training, scheduled by
supervisor.Knot tying, line/wire splicing, make up and handle
heaving lines and messengers.Make up and throw heaving
lines.Perform lubrication services.Properly tie off barge tows.Give
proper direction and distance signals and information.Use the
radio.Steering the tug.Fuel tug.Empty trash, clean heads and galley
daily.Remove all garbage and clean all decks at decrew.Paint inside
and outside of tug on an on-going basis.Clean heads on tugs
daily.Load supplies.General cleanup of tugs and barges.General
cooking and galley duties as may be required.Carry out essential
job responsibilities and duties listed above with a minimum of
- Valid Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document with minimum of
Ordinary Seaman endorsement.
- Ability to think and respond quickly to emergency situations
(oil spills, mechanical failures, etc.).
- Ability to maintain professional relations with customers.
- Must have physical ability to maneuver cargo hoses, handle
barge lines and board vessels by use of an Accommodation ladder,
Jacobs ladder or tugboat.
- Must possess good communication skills by voice and/or visual
- Ability to complete accurate paperwork. Knowledge of basic math
skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide).
- Knowledge of company safety practices.
- Must be able to read, speak, and understand English over
telephone and/or radio.
- Valid first aid/CPR training certificate.
- Complete HAZWOPER training within 30 days of hire.
- Valid TWIC.
- Valid state drivers license.
- 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
- Operates diesel engines, cargo pumps, hydraulic booms, cargo
gear, gate valves, and butterfly valves.
- Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat,
wind, heavy seas, etc.)
- Must not be afraid of heights.
Ability to adapt to a variety of
schedules and hours.Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night.
Willing to take call outs.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
Keywords: Centerline Logistics Corporation, Bayonne , Deckhand, Other , Bayonne, New Jersey
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