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Centerline Logistics Corporation Deckhand in Seattle, Washington

DeckhandJob LocationUS-SEATTLEID2021-1777CompanyWest CoastTypeRegular Full-TimeFLSA StatusNon-ExemptOverviewMaintain the vessels in a state of readiness to perform work for customers as needed. Perform work as directed by Captain and/or Mate of vessel and assist Engineer as requested. Job includes pulling and handling heavy lines, wires, and hoses; working on oil and cargo barges; safely making and breaking tow with barges; general vessel maintenance; and other tasks that may be assigned from time to time. This position will progresses into becoming a tankerman. ResponsibilitiesThe job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:Deck must be cleaned and free of lines. Make up all tows as directed by Captain or Mate. Deckhands are to be trained to perform the following skills in addition to other skills required by the captain or mate.Use the radioKnot tying, line/wire splicing, make up and handle heaving lines and messengersMake up and throw heaving linesPerform lubrication servicesProperly tie off barge towsGive proper direction and distance signals and informationSteering the tugFuel tugPaint inside and outside of tug on an on-going basisEmpty trash, clean heads and galley dailyRemove all garbage and clean all decks at decrewCleaning heads on tugs dailyLoading suppliesGeneral cleanup of tugs and bargesGeneral cooking and galley dutiesQualificationsMust hold a valid Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document with Ordinary Seaman endorsement and upgrade to Able Seaman endorsement when eligible.Must be able to comprehend and respond and carry out specific orders from the Captain or MateAbility to communicate effectively with Captain, Mate, co-workers, Dispatchers, and customers in EnglishAbility to learn and make application of safety awareness, injury prevention, and firefightingCarry out essential job responsibilities and duties listed above with a minimum of directionMust be able to understand and use information contained in cargo information cards and material safety data sheetsMust be able to read, speak, and understand English over telephone and/or radioMust have a valid first aid certificateMust have CPR trainingComplete HAZWOPER training within 30 days of hireValid state driver's licenseValid TWICJob Condition and EnvironmentAbility to live in confined spaces and get along with crew members for extended periods of time.Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)Must not be afraid of heightsMust be able to perform the functions set forth in the attached job analysis and 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 upWork 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 cordsExpected Hours of WorkAbility to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours.Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night.Able to work in any port Olympic Tug & Barge operates.Willing to take call outs.Company OverviewCenterline Logistics currently has companies operating across three US coasts in every major Jones Act marketplace providing world-class safe and efficient transportation. In an industry where the unexpected can arise at every turn, Centerline is committed to leading the charge by continually providing exceptional customer service, lowering its environmental impact and deepening