Harley Marine Services

  • AB/Deckhand - Offshore - HMG

    Job Location US-TX-Channelview
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/27/2018 12:55 PM)
    ID
    2018-1507
    Company
    Harley Marine Gulf
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Overview

    Responsible for the safe and efficient transfer of petroleum products between barges, ships, and facilities including completion of bills of lading and gauge reports.

    Responsibilities

    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 direction.

    Qualifications

    • Valid Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document with Able Seaman endorsement required.
    • Ability to think and respond quickly to emergency situations (oil spills, mechanical failures, etc.).
    • Self-motivated.
    • 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, Jacob’s ladder or tugboat.
    • Must possess good communication skills by voice and/or visual hand signals.
    • 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 90 days of hire.
    • Valid TWIC.
    • Valid state driver’s license.

    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.
    • 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.

    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

    Harley Marine Services, Inc. is a leading provider of marine transportation services in the United States. Harley Marine operates on the United States West Coast (including Alaska), 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. Harley Marine is the parent company of eight businesses specializing in marine services and a bulk liquids terminal business. Harley Marine provides accounting, administrative, human resources, quality, safety and environmental services, as well as operational oversight to the subsidiary companies.


    Harley Marine Services 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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