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Company: Curtin Maritime
Location: Long Beach
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: CURTIN MARITIME - An industry disruptor creating significant changes through our core values of Efficiency, Innovation, and Integrity. If you are an innovative thinker with a high level of accountability, ownership, and pride in your work, then we are looking for YOU. We are currently searching for experienced Tug Boat Mates to serve as a dynamic leader of our highly skilled vessel crew. Who We Are:For 25 years, Curtin Maritime has been an industry leader in quality maritime solutions. We are a dynamic Marine Construction and Marine Transportation company experiencing rapid growth. Our team provides customers with a complete suite of maritime solutions, allowing us the incredible opportunity to work on unique projects in some of the most amazing locations on earth. What You'll Do:The Mate position's main purpose is to:

  • Assist the Captain as directed
  • Train and develop the crew in our internal procedures, leading by example.
  • Provide expertise in voyage planning and execution, focusing on efficiency and safety.
  • Foster an environment where morale is the cornerstone to achieving success
  • Manage the crew as it relates to vessel upkeep.
  • Maintain vessel management system and reporting.Mate I:
    • Licensing & Pre-Requisites:
      • Minimum 200 GRT Mate, Oceans
      • GMDSS
      • STCW
      • Passport
      • Vessel Proficiencies
        • Perform all duties of Deckhand
        • General understanding of Curtin vessel operating standards (Example: radio etiquette, various lines/rigging and their appropriate applications, caring for cordage, painting schemes/program, machinery limitations, etc.)
        • Introductory experience to boat handling, able to operate vessel
        • Able to fill out forms and reports in Vessel Management System
        • Basic engine room knowledge
        • Introductory crew management skills on deck and for vessel maintenance
        • Introductory voyage planning and meteorological knowledge
        • Compliance
          • Basic Proficiency in operation of the vessel management system.
          • Understanding of The Curtin Standard
          • Introductory knowledge in assisting with internal and external compliance auditsMate II:Meet all Mate I roles and responsibilities, and the following:
            • Licensing & Pre-Requisites
              • Minimum 200 GRT Mate, Oceans
              • GMDSS
              • STCW
              • Passport
              • Vessel Proficiencies
                • Perform all duties of Deckhand, call barges safely on and off dock
                • Proficient in operating vessel and basic maneuvering.
                • Basic engine room knowledge and mechanical repair abilities
                • Advanced crew management skills. Work plans created with captain/chief and carried out.
                • Proficient in short- and long-term voyage planning, including weather observation/predictions
                • Compliance
                  • Advanced knowledge and proficiency in operation of the vessel management system, able to build templates, forms, reports in VMS
                  • Maintain inventories, complete outstanding tasks and VMS items in a timely manner.
                  • Understanding and enforcement of The Curtin Standard
                  • Introductory knowledge in assisting with internal and external compliance auditsMate III:Meet all Mate I and II roles and responsibilities and the following:
                    • Licensing
                      • Minimum 200 GRT Mate, Oceans
                      • 200 GRT Master, Oceans
                      • GMDSS
                      • VSO
                      • STCW
                      • Passport
                      • Vessel Proficiencies:
                        • Skilled operation of inland tugs and push boats, coastal tugs, working in current, etc.
                        • Coastwise single barge towing, hip towing, and push towing
                        • Voyage/work planning for above.
                        • Understanding of Curtin vessel operating standards (Example: radio etiquette, various lines/rigging and their appropriate applications, caring for cordage, anchoring on tow wire, painting schemes/program, machinery limitations, etc.)
                        • Compliance:
                          • Master of Helm Connect. Proficient in the operation of all modules and the ability to train others.
                          • Diligent and thorough record keeping, in the official logbook and other necessary recordings.
                          • Leadership & Management:
                            • Take ownership of vessel and crew by assigning projects to crew and holding yourself and crew accountable.
                            • Maintain inventories, complete outstanding tasks and VMS items in a timely manner.
                            • Follow and enforce the Curtin Standard.
                            • Maintain professionalism with Curtin staff, regulatory bodies, customers, agents, crews, etc.
                            • Advanced crew management skills. Ability to assist in large project and drydocking management.What Skills You Have:
                              • 200 GRT Master, Oceans.
                              • Knowledge of Deckhand (I-III)
                              • TWIC Card
                              • Passport
                              • Driver License
                              • GMDSS
                              • VSO
                              • Lifeboatman/PSC Mental Aptitudes Required:
                                • Attention to detail / excellent organizational skills
                                • Ability to handle stressful situations with focus, including safe and effective decision making under potentially dangerous conditions.
                                • Continuously demonstrate a strong sense of responsibility and ownership by being pro-active in all situations/tasks
                                • Understanding importance of being a mentor, ability to invest in the development and success of others
                                • Superior communication skills, ability to speak to your audience whether it be the office or instructing/training multi-levels of crew etc.
                                • Strong logistical and mechanical reasoning skills, ability to not only plan and execute voyage, but also have a complete understanding of the vessel (mechanical and movement) Physical Aptitudes Required:
                                  • Must be able to lift 100 pounds without restriction, position involves lifting, pulling, and operating heavy equipment and objects
                                  • Agility to bend, stoop, or squat frequently and climb high steps/ladders several times a day
                                  • Physical dexterity and strength to operate deck machinery; work on equipment that is poorly accessible or in confined workspaces
                                  • Must be able to keep balance/equilibrium while performing duties at various heights
                                  • Ability to work in confined spaces for prolonged periods of time
                                  • Adequate hearing & vision ability
                                  • Proper heat/cold tolerance, working in all weather conditions
                                  • Comfortable working while exposed to grease, dirt, paint, water, etc., that may regularly be on your skin, hair, and clothing
                                  • Must be able to swim If you like what you've read, and are ready to join us, APPLY TODAY!Curtin Maritime is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

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