Harley Marine Services

Port Engineer - HMG

US-TX-Channelview
3 months ago
ID
2017-1415
Harley Marine Gulf
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Overview

Schedule, coordinate, and perform vessel repair & maintenance, coordinate purchasing of parts and repair services and supplies, schedule routine maintenance requirements for tugs and barges. Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards and procedures. Keep Tugs and Barges in compliance with all regulatory agencies. Keep accurate records of all maintenance preformed using company program.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule, coordinate, and perform flow of work based on customer orders, establish priorities and availability of personnel, equipment, and resources.
  • Keep records of maintenance performed, hours used, fuel burned, and report to different funding agencies.
  • Schedule routine maintenance of tugs and barges.
  • Manage oil analysis program.
  • Coordinate the purchasing of parts and services for repair and maintenance projects.
  • Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards, regulatory Compliance and AWO RCP program.
  • Condition and operational performance of equipment.
  • Effective use of purchase orders and review of invoices. Complete and accurate paperwork.
  • Maintenance schedules performed on time.
  • Oil sample & analysis program performed on a timely basis.
  • Actual costs of repair and projects against budget.
  • Perform emergency repairs on vessels as required.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Perform in the company Spill Management team as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience maintaining tugs and barges.
  • 3 years at sea on tankers or oil barges or equivalent military experience.
  • 3 years of increasingly responsible port engineering experience in the maritime industry.
  • Knowledge of blue water towing preferred.
  • Four year college education in Maritime field or related studies or equivalent experience.
  • U.S. Coast Guard license or U.S. Coast Guard Tankerman endorsement on a Merchant Mariner's Document.
  • HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired.
  • First Aid training.
  • CPR training.
  • Knowledge of oil transportation and marine industry.
  • Knowledge of tugs and barge maintenance systems and equipment.
  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to work 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 physically fit enough to board barges and tugs at sea and in port.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, type, and understand English in person and over the telephone.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with tank barge operations, ship operations, and terminal/refinery operations.
  • Valid State drivers' license.
  • Must be physically fit enough to board barges and tugs at sea and in port.
  • Use of Computer (Word and Excel), Copier and Fax Machine.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Capable of making decisions and giving directions to facilitate prompt service delivery.
  • May be required to travel.
  • Required to work aboard boats and barges using pike poles, heavy lines, winches, mechanical tools for repairs.
  • Frequently required to board tugs, barges, and ships, at dock or at anchor in all weather conditions and at all hours.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Takes communications 24 hours a day, including weekends, concerning vessel maintenance, repair, and operations.

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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