The Tankerman oversees cargo transfer operations which are covered by laws and regulations of the U.S. Coast Guard and other federal and local government agencies. Provides safe, pollution-free and efficient cargo movement and transfer.
· Responsible for all equipment and products on the barge.
· Confers with and receives orders from the Pilot.
· Moves cargo from one compartment to another within the barges.
· Loads cargo to the proper barge draft.
· Maintenance of machinery on vessel and barges (pumps, pump engines, winches, etc.).
· Work with complex pumping diagrams, pumps, valves, etc.
· Respond in a safe, efficient manner to mitigate pollution or damage in any shipboard emergency (hatch overflow or holes in the barges).
· Assist with fueling operations.
· Load and unload stores for customers.
· Assist the operator on vessel inspections.
· Report any problems or discrepancies noted during daily operations.
· Security awareness and reporting.
· Chipping and painting maintenance on the boat.
· Repairs flame screens and cleans pressure vacuum valves on the barge.
· Greases winches and other equipment.
· Clean and scour the boat.
· Keep the barge clean and free of worn out or unneeded equipment.
· Ensure all equipment is properly stowed.
· Make up the tow and stand lookout.
· Compliance with the company Safety Management System (SMS), and familiar with company policies, procedures, safety rules and regulations and abide by them.
· Performs other cleaning duties as directed.
· Other general maintenance as directed.
· Certificates, licenses, and registrations required.
· Computer skills required.
· Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
· Writes clearly and informatively, able to read and interpret written information.
· Follows policies and procedures, supports the organization’s goals and values.
· Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
· Meets productivity standards, completes work in a timely manner.
· Observes safety and security procedures.
· High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
· Prior experience or training related to tankerman activities.
· Required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl.
· Required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.
· Utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard.
· Work near moving mechanical parts.
· Work in high precarious places and around fumes.
· Required to lift/push/carry items more than 50 pounds.
- Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather).
· Continual exposure to outside weather conditions and extreme heat or cold (non-weather).
- Occasional exposure to bloodborne and airborne pathogens or infectious materials.
· Frequently very loud noise.
· Specialized equipment, machines, or vehicles used.