Captain, LMS-LA Job at Centerline Logistics Corporation, San Pedro, CA

  • Centerline Logistics Corporation
  • San Pedro, CA

Job Description


Responsible for the safe transportation of the assigned barge(s) and for the safety of the cargo, vessel(s) and crew. Responsible for safe docking of ships, (when applicable). Required to perform administrative and supervisory functions. Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of tug and barge.


The job responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Oversees safety of the vessel.
  • Stands wheelhouse watches underway.
  • Direct crew in performance of drills.
  • Determine the need for and assign lookouts as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with federal, state, and company policies and regulations.
  • Prepare, monitor, and update vessel work lists and maintenance schedules.
  • Ensure all crewmen are performing their duties.
  • Prepare written reports per company and regulatory agency directives.
  • Check and approve all requisitions and work orders.
  • Ensure supplies are used on an efficient manner, inventory and prepare material requisitions.
  • Conduct inspections and monitor tug/barge maintenance activities.
  • Assign work projects for crew.
  • Inspect cleanliness of the vessel and barge.
  • Purchases food for crew.
  • Work aboard boats and barges using pike poles, heavy lines, winches, mechanical tools for repairs as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • A valid Coast Guard license, minimum 200 GT or greater Near Coastal, with a radar observer endorsement required.
  • Two (2) years previous experience as a Master.
  • Valid Master of Towing Near Coastal license required.
  • Five (5) years experience towing barges as master, coastwise on the US West Coast.
  • Proficient with twin screw tugs.
  • Residence within one (1) hour of San Pedro strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to read, speak and understand English over radiotelephone and/or radio.
  • Must be able to communicate in English and effectively direct workers in assigning jobs and seeing them through to completion.
  • Valid TWIC
  • Must have a valid first aid certificate.
  • Must have valid CPR training.
  • Must have a valid HAZWOPER certificate or complete a 24 hour training course within 6 months from date of hire.
  • Must be able to direct, fairly evaluate, and correct performance of subordinates.
  • Must have valid states drivers license.
  • Valid radio operators license.
  • Must be able to understand and use information in cargo information cards and material safety data sheets.
  • Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.

Job Condition and Environment:
  • Ability to get along with crew members in confined quarters for prolonged periods of time
  • Must 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 up.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must not be afraid of heights.

Expected Hours of Work:
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours
  • Willing to take call outs.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night.

Company Overview:

Centerline Logistics is a leading provider of marine transportation services in the United States. Centerline Logistics operates on the United States West Coast (including Alaska and Hawaii), United States East Coast (including Puerto Rico), the United States 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. Centerline Logistics is the parent company of eight businesses specializing in marine services and a bulk liquids terminal business. Centerline Logistics provides accounting, administrative, human resources, safety and environmental services, and other support to the subsidiary companies.

The Company offers Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and AD&D options to our employees and their eligible dependents after meeting Company requirements. 401(k) options, Disability Insurance, sick pay, vacation pay, 10 paid holidays per calendar year (subject to work schedule) and Healthcare and/or Dependent Care FSAs are also available to our employees after meeting Company requirements. All benefits information may be subject to change based on any current or updated benefit plan year changes and/or Collective Bargaining Agreements.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug Free Work place. Pre-employment drug testing is required.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Gangs, Night shift, Weekend work,

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