Harley Marine Services

  • Assistant Barge Superintendent - Olympic Tug & Barge

    Job Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/29/2018 6:25 PM)
    Olympic Tug & Barge
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    Assist with management of overseeing repair & maintenance of equipment, manage purchasing and inventory levels. Work with the Port Engineer to oversee dry docking. Ensure compliance of all documentation & regulatory requirements. Assist with Project Management on new construction and the HMS group of companies. Other duties as assigned by Sr. Port Engineer.


    • Help maintain capital expenditure budget for barges                                                                     
    • Assist and oversee Vessel Repair and Maintenance Program                                                        
    • Monitor compliance of documentation & regulatory requirements                                                           
    • Oversee dry docking & maintenance projects on barges
    • Perform in the company Spill Management team as assigned
    • Assist with repair and maintenance costs versus the budget                           


    • Extensive knowledge oil barges
    • Knowledge of barge maintenance systems and equipment
    • Steel work and repair on barges and Tugs
    • 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 crew members
    • Must be physically fit enough to board barges and tugs at sea and in port
    • Four year college education in Maritime or related studies or equivalent experience
    • Perform inspections of vessels on repair & maintenance standards and procedures
    • HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired
    • First Aid training
    • CPR training

    Job Condition and Environment

    • Must be able to perform the job functions and be physically fit enough to pull heavy lines/hoses; lift or carry heavy items; climb onto barges; climb up and down ladders; bend and twist during boat/barge tie up.
    • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
    • Must not be afraid of heights.

    Expected Hours of Work

    • Normal office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
    • Take communications 24 hours a day, including weekends, concerning changes in schedules and conditions
    • Frequently required to board tugs, barges, and ships, at dock or at anchor in all weather conditions and at all hours

    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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