Harley Marine Services

  • Tankerman Supervisor

    Job Location US-WA-Seattle
    Posted Date 5 days ago(11/7/2019 11:56 AM)
    Olympic Tug & Barge
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Overview

    As Tankerman Supervisor you will be responsible for shoreside tankerman activities, training, transfer inspections, audits, evaluations and assignments from Seattle Barge Operations Supervisor  


    • Day to day supervision of all OTB crewed and Shoreside Tankerman activities during transfer operations and provide continuous on the job training at the direction of OTB barge Ops Supervisor.
    • Routinely conduct transfer inspections and audits of all OTB barge operations and Tankerman.
    • Conduct initial tankerman skills review and yearly performance evaluations, and be a lead in the hiring process of potential new tankerman.
    • Directly supervise complicated or sensitive transfer operations at the direction of the OTB Barge Supervisor or Manager West Coast Barge Operations.
    • Ability to work closely with OTB team members to ensure a safe, efficient and reliable operation.
    • Participate in the development of new programs, policies, and procedures to enhance the quality of our operation.
    • Submit weekly operational reports to the OTB Barge Ops Supervisor and Manager West Coast Barge Operations.
    • Cover extra barge work at the direction of the Barge Ops Supervisor.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Barge Ops Supervisor.


    • At least 10 years of tank barge experience with a minimum of 5 years in the ship bunkering service.
    • A valid USCG Issued MMD with an endorsement of Barge DL PIC.
    • A good working knowledge of all State and Federal regulatory compliance regarding the transfer and carriage of petroleum products over water.
    • Ability to provide leadership and direction to Tankerman.
    • Must possess a high degree of management communications oral and written.
    • Ability to maintain direction and composure under extreme conditions and meet established goals and objectives.
    • Must be a self-motivator and be able to motivate others.
    • Ability 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.
    • Microsoft Word /Excel skills.
    • Valid state driver’s license.
    • Valid TWIC.
    • Must be able to communicate in English and effectively direct workers in assigning jobs and seeing them through to completion.

    Job Condition and Environment

    • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
    • 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, climb onto barges and up and down ladders, and bending and twisting during boat/barge tie up.
    • Must not be afraid of heights.

    Expected Hours of Work

    • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.
    • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and 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 and background checks are required for all employees.


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