Port Captain of company. Directly supervise the Puget Sound and Columbia River based tug personnel. Develop marine operations and cost control programs for vessels. Hire, train and evaluate marine personnel. Produce monthly operating reports. Assist in vessel scheduling of personnel as required. Assist in new project development interfacing with customers, etc.
Supervise Puget Sound, Columbia River and Outside Captains, Mates and Deck Crews.
Recruitment, training and evaluating marine personnel.
Develop and administer operating & cost control procedures on company vessels.
Assist in new project development.
Perform incident investigations, manage company safety program.
Schedule routine company activities as required (including Capt & Crew meetings.)
Accident & Spill Free Operations.
Prompt and correct response to operating situations.
Training, professional skill development of marine personnel.
Safety record of vessels and crew.
Performance reviews of marine personnel.
Development of company operating procedures and acceptance by vetters.
Operate company vessels as Captain if directed by President or Vice President.
Perform in the company Spill Management team as assigned.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: 5 years at sea on tugboats, tankers or oil barges or equivalent military experience. 5 years of increasingly responsible management experience in the maritime industry. Captain’s license on offshore towboats is preferred. Extensive knowledge of tugboat & oil transportation industry. Knowledge of tug and barge maintenance systems and equipment. 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 Must be thoroughly familiar with tank barge, ship and terminal/refinery operations. 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. Typing: 40 wpm. Computer Skills: Word and Excel. Valid Washington State Driver’s license. 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. Must be able to read, speak, write, type and understand English in person and over the phone.
Education/Training Four year college education in Maritime or related studies or equivalent experience. Perform inspections of vessels on repair & maintenance standards and procedures. US Coast Guard license and US Coast Guard Tankerman endorsement on a Merchant Mariners document. HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired. First Aid training. CPR training.