HARLEY MARINE SERVICES
JOB TITLE: Mate
LOCATION: New Jersey / New York Harbor
Please Apply at: email@example.com
We are a highly safe, environmentally responsible, efficient, and customer service oriented company in the marine services business. We strive to exceed our customer’s expectations, maintain a good standard of living for our employees, and improve the communities in which we live and operate.
As a result of our strategic focus on safety, environmental protection, and customer service, Harley Marine continues to be one of the fastest growing marine transportation businesses and leading providers of marine transportation services.
Harley Marine Services, Inc. (HMS) is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free work place. HMS companies have established an outstanding reputation for quality. When looking at the success of a company, one cannot help but also acknowledge the employees. When people feel valued, they produce valuable work; when you are committed to them, they will be committed to you. These are the principles used at HMS. HMS is gifted with a wealth of talented individuals who have extensive experience in the field. Their experience and commitment serve as great driving forces to meeting the mission statement.
GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION:
Acts as second in command of the tug and barge. Must be able to understand and carry out the orders and directions of the captain. Must be prepared to assume command in the event of incapacity of the captain. Responsible for safely making and breaking tow with barges, handling lines and wires. Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of the vessel.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
The job responsibilities include, but are not limited, to the following:
-Stands wheelhouse watch alternating with captain.
-Oversees safety of vessel including all installed equipment and inspections thereof.
-Maintains chart corrections and light lists for Area of Operations.
-Instructs deckhands in seamanship skills.
-Assists captain in barge landings and must be able to communicate distances and directions to captain accurately and concisely.
-Determine the need for and assign lookouts as necessary.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
-Must be able to communicate in English and effectively direct workers in assigning jobs and seeing them through to completion. Must be able to train assigned workers.
-Must be able to fairly evaluate subordinates.
-Must be able to understand and use information in cargo information cards and material safety data sheets.
Must be able to read, speak, and understand English over telephone and/or radio.
SPECIALIZED SKILLS REQUIRED:
-Ability to live in confined spaces and get along with crew members for extended periods of time.
-Must be able to perform the functions set forth in the attached job analysis and be physically fit enough to pull heavy lines/hoses, lift, carry heavy items, kneel while painting, climb onto barges and up and down the ladders, and bending and twisting during boat/barge tie up.
-Must be able to instruct deckhand on use of all tools and machinery onboard vessel.
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY USED:
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, power cords.
JOB CONDITIONS AND ENVIRONMENT:
-Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
-Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours
-Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.
-Must not be afraid of heights.
-Valid state drivers license.
-Previous experience as a mate or master of a tug hauling oil barges.
-Must have experience working in New York Harbor.
EDUCATION / TRAINING:
-Must have a valid Coast Guard license with radar observer endorsement.
-Must have 200 Ton Mate License with Towing Endorsement required.
-Must have Coast Guard approved fire fighting training.
-Must have a valid first aid certificate.
-Must have CPR training.
Complete HAZWOPER training within 90 days of hire.
-Inspecting for cleanliness of vessel.
-Inventory supplies and order as appropriate.
-Monitor onboard usage to ensure supplies are utilized in an efficient manner.
If you are interested, please apply at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website: