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AB/QMED

Location: Anchorage

Company: Cook Inlet Tug & Barge

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Seagoing

Publish Date: November 9, 2021

Company Description: Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is a marine transportation company, specializing in harbor services and fuel distribution, with focus on the Port of Anchorage and Cook Inlet, Seward, Southeast Alaska, Aleutian Islands and Western Alaska.

Description:

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge

AB/QMED – Harbor Division  

 

We are Alaska’s tug and barge company – and are growing. 

 

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge has provided marine services since 1924. We specialize in harbor services and fuel distribution throughout South Central, Southeast and Western Alaska. Visit www.cookinlettug.com to learn more about us. 

 

Why Cook Inlet Tug & Barge? 

 

Simply put, Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is a team of exceptional merchant mariners. If you are looking for steady year-round work and enjoy what you do, this is an opportunity of a lifetime! We are committed to employee safety and take pride in our professional operations.  

 

We offer competitive pay and a full package of benefits to include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and more to our full-time employees. 

 

Get your application in today at: https://www.cookinlettug.com/careers! 

 

Roles and Responsibilities 

 

As an Able Seaman (AB) you will be responsible to keep our vessels in a state of readiness and keep things running smoothly.   

 

Working at the direction of the Captain to perform various tasks such as:   

 

  • Maintain the vessel in a constant and proper state of repair and operational readiness by completing required vessel inspections, cleaning tasks, and general maintenance of the boat.  
  • Engine room duties as assigned.  
  • Maintain a watch system.  
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Equipment used will include winches, capstan, pike pole, and pumps.  

 

You are an integral part of the team, maintaining a safe work environment on the vessel by implementing company policies, procedures, and general maritime industry-standards.   

 

Qualifications: 

 

  • Able Bodied (AB) Seaman endorsement.   
  • Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC). 
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).  
  • QMED rating preferred.  
  • Valid driver’s license.  
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, equivalent experience will be considered.  
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States. 

 

Experience and Skills: 

 

  • Two years previous experience as an AB 
  • Two years of sea-going experience on towing vessels (preferred).  

 

Working conditions: 

 

  • Lodging and provisions on the vessel. 
  • Must be physically fit to climb aboard tugs and barges, ascend and descend ladders and balance while aboard vessels in a seaway; kneel, stoop, use stairs, reach overhead, and stand for long periods.  
  • Comfortable with heights or narrow walkways.  
  • Must be able to work 12 hours a day every day. 
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, etc.). 
  • Year-round work, typical shift is two weeks on/off.  

 

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and advance qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. We are a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program. 

To apply for this job please visit www.cookinlettug.com.

Responsibilities:

Roles and Responsibilities 

 

As an Able Seaman (AB) you will be responsible to keep our vessels in a state of readiness and keep things running smoothly.   

 

Working at the direction of the Captain to perform various tasks such as:   

 

  • Maintain the vessel in a constant and proper state of repair and operational readiness by completing required vessel inspections, cleaning tasks, and general maintenance of the boat.  
  • Engine room duties as assigned.  
  • Maintain a watch system.  
  • Other duties as assigned.  

Equipment used will include winches, capstan, pike pole, and pumps.  

 

You are an integral part of the team, maintaining a safe work environment on the vessel by implementing company policies, procedures, and general maritime industry-standards.   

 

Requirements:

Qualifications: 

 

  • Able Bodied (AB) Seaman endorsement.   
  • Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC). 
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).  
  • QMED rating preferred.  
  • Valid driver's license.  
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, equivalent experience will be considered.  
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.