Harley Marine Services

  • Port Mechanic

    Job Location US-CA-San Pedro
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/30/2019 11:33 AM)
    Westoil Marine Services
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    Perform routine maintenance requirements on a fleet of tugs and barges as directed. Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards and procedures. Perform repair and maintenance work on vessels as required. Work with company mechanics as needed. Paint tugs and barges as needed.


    • Repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions at all hours.
    • Required to work aboard boats and barges using winches and mechanical tools for repairs.
    • Painting equipment and tools.
    • Communicate with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications.
    • Perform related duties as assigned by the Port Engineer or General Manager.


    • Knowledge of the oil transportation and maritime industry.
    • Knowledge of tug and barge maintenance systems and equipment.
    • Experience in maintaining tugs and barges a plus.
    • 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 in all weather conditions.
    • Must be able to read, speak, write, type, and understand English in person and over the telephone.
    • Must possess a valid California State drivers' license.
    • Must pass a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening.
    • First Aid and CPR training.

    Job Condition and Environment

    • Frequently required to board tugs, barges, and ships, at dock or at anchor at all hours.
    • Required to receive emergency repair calls after hours and on weekends. Travel may be involved on certain projects.
    • Merchant Mariner's Document, STCW 95. To be completed within 1 year of being hired.
    • HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired.

    Expected Hours of Work

    • Normal office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    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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