Harley Marine Services

Port Mechanic - SMS

US-CA-Alameda
2 months ago(11/27/2017 4:39 PM)
ID
2017-1451
Starlight Marine Services
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Overview

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. Perform repair and maintenance work on vessels as required. Work with other company mechanics as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions at all hours.
  • Ability to deal with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
  • 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.

Qualifications

  • 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 and grinders.
  • 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.
  • Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.
  • Must possess a valid State driver’s license.

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 the attached job analysis and physically fit enough to pull heavy lines/hoses, lift, carry heavy items, climb onto barges and up and down ladders, and bending and twisting during boat/barge tie up.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)

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 Overveiw

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 and background checks are required for all employees.

 

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