Deckhand- Alaskan Tugboat
Vitus Energy / Vitus Marine
Alaska

Vitus Energy, LLC d/b/a Vitus Marine is an Alaska based, marine distributor of refined petroleum products. Vitus operates 5-7 vessel sets in Alaska as well as shoreside terminals. See http://vitus-energy.com/ for more company information.

SUMMARY

The deckhand is responsible for assisting the vessel master with the basic day to day functions of the tug and barge.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Handle lines and rigging during docking, undocking activities
  • Organize and maintain vessel inventories
  • Performs tasks necessary to keep the vessel clean, safe, and in good order including but not limited to cooking, cleaning galley, heads and shared living space, washing windows as directed
  • Perform vessel maintenance including, but not limited to cleaning, scraping, painting, washing outside windows, scrubbing assigned areas, repairing rope and running gear, assisting Engineer and Tankerman and cooking
  • Participates in drills and responds as emergency team member during vessel emergencies
  • Assist Engineer in regular engine room inspections, maintenance and repair duties
  • Takes routine engine readings of fuel consumption, fluid levels, pressure and temperature indicators as assigned
  • Assists in fuel barge / cargo transfers as directed
  • Any other duties as required to ensure safe and efficient vessel operations
  • Report unsafe conditions to the master or officer in charge of a navigational watch and take effective action to prevent accidents.
  • Must be able to adhere to all company policies, United States Coast Guard and environmental regulations

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC)
  • High school diploma, or equivalent
  • Drug-free certification
  • AB, preferred

Critical features of this job are described above. They may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Types: Full-time, Temporary

Experience:

  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

License:

  • Transportation Worker Identification Card / TW (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Benefits:

  • Parental leave

Employment Length:

  • 1 - 3 months

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly