AB Tankerman, Alaska

at Centerline Logistics
Location Seattle, Washington
Date Posted June 27, 2022
Category Mining / Oil / Gas
Job Type Not Specified



Responsible for the safe and efficient transfer of multi cargo barges to ships and facilities. Will also be responsible for completion of bills of lading and gauge reports.


* Monitor product level in tanks, operate diesel engines, operate cargo pumps, operate tank/pipeline valves, and operate manual and hydraulic booms.
* Adjust and secure barge lines.
* Complete loading and discharge gauge reports
* Inspect vessel for Coast Guard and state regulatory compliance.
* Participate in onboard drills with tug crews when job permits.
* Check oil and water in any equipment on board before putting in use.
* Operate diesel engines, cargo pumps, hydraulic booms, cargo gear, gate valves, and butterfly valves.
* General barge maintenance and cleanliness.
* Splice barge lines and boom running gear.
* Other duties as assigned.


* Previous experience as a tank barge PIC on oil barges required.
* Valid Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document with PIC endorsement, first aid CPR certificate, HAZWOPER, TWIC required.
* Experience with clean product and multiple cargos required.
* Alaska experience preferred.
* Knowledge of Coast Guard and state requirements for transfer operations.
* Ability to think and respond quickly to emergencies (oil spills, mechanical failures, etc.).
* Self-motivated.
* Ability to maintain professional relations with customers.
* Must have physical ability to maneuver cargo hoses, handle barge lines and board vessels by use of an Accommodation ladder, Jacob's ladder or tugboat.
* Must possess good communication skills by voice and/or visual hand signals.
* Ability to complete accurate paperwork. Knowledge of basic math skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide).


* Two (2) years of experience towing barges as licensed Deck Officer coastwise on US West Coast, SE Alaska and Central Alaska.
* Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
* Willing to work in all ports Olympic Tug & Barge operates.

Job Condition and Environment

* Use of Air purifying respirator, Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), air monitoring equipment, hearing protection, VHF radio, hand tools, tow lines, high level alarms and thermometer.
* Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)

Expected Hours of Work

* Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours
* Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.

Company Overview

Centerline 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 its stewardship in the communities it serves.

Centerline Logistics offers competitive benefit and compensation packages. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug Free Work place. Pre-employment drug testing is required.