Harley Marine Services

  • Port Mechanic, - OTB Portland

    Job Location US-OR-Portland
    Posted Date 6 months ago(4/22/2019 10:36 AM)
    Olympic Tug & Barge - Portland
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    Train and assist in performing routine maintenance requirements on a fleet of tugs and barges as directed by the OTB Engineering Team.


    • Perform routine maintenance requirements on a fleet of tugs and barges as directed by the OTB Engineering Team.
    • 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.


    • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions at all hours.
    • Marine engine and gear experience preferred.
    • Experience in maintaining tugs and barges preferred.
    • Caterpillar engine experience preferred.
    • Experience with mechanics hand and power tools, grinders, forklift
    • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
    • Ability to get along with office staff and vessel crewmembers.
    • Must be physically fit enough to board barges and tugs at sea and in port in all weather conditions.
    • Required to work aboard boats and barges using winches and mechanical tools for repairs.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications.
    • Obtain HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired.
    • Must obtain TWIC within 60 days of hire.
    • First Aid and CPR training.
    • Valid state driver's license with clean driving record.

    Job Condition and Environment


    • Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.
    • 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 4:00 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 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 is required.


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