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Pilot, Captain / Commander
Job Description Directs activities of the vessel and is responsible for operation, maintenance, safety, personnel and production and allocates resources in order to accomplish these goals. Essential Job Functions Coordinate movement of dredge to job sites and dry dockings Ensure that personnel aboard the dredge are properly trained and supervised in their respective duties Completes and submits daily, weekly and monthly reports to Operations Manager including personal and property accident reports Prepare and submit weekly payroll time sheets Requisition parts and supplies as needed to maintain inventory Conduct weekly safety meetings and fire and boat drills Complete Job Safety Analysis (JSA) and or Activity Hazard Analysis (AHA) Responsible for maintenance and inspection of safety, firefighting and lifesaving equipment Coordinate dredge operations with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers inspector and other officials who frequent the dredge during operations Participate in inspections of the dredge performed by various government agencies such as United States Coast Guard (U.S.C.G), American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) Research and discuss with the Project Engineer, dredging strategies to maximize production Supervisory Responsibilities Directly supervises Chief Engineer, Deck Captain, Assistant Chief Engineer and Chief Cook. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning, directing work and appraising performance, disciplining employees, and addressing complaints and resolving problems. Requirements 10+ years of experience with marine or offshore platforms Bachelors degree from a Maritime Academy or equivalent experience Degree can substitute for experience as follows: Related Associates degree = 2 years; a Bachelors degree = 2 years, Related Bachelor's degree = 4 years Ability to work 84 hour work week Ability to live aboard vessel for full rotation Ability to understand hand signals and verbal commands in English Required Certifications or Licenses TWIC - Transportation Worker Identification Credential Drivers license Merchant Mariner Credential, (preferred) Physical Requirements Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, harsh weather conditions, confined spaces, and high noise levels Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders that have capacity limits of 300 lbs. Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted Additional Duties This Job Description does not cover all of the required duties, activities, functions and responsibilities of the position, any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of Weeks Marine, Inc., with or without notice. Equal Employment Opportunity Weeks Marine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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