Harbor/ Port Tugboat Pilot

at Livestock Nutrition Center, LLC in Keota, Oklahoma, United States

Job Description

Company Overview

Livestock Nutrition Center specializes in blending customized rations, supplements and premixes to meet the specific nutritional needs of livestock producers’ operations. We understand that management, performance objectives and feeding practices can be vastly different between operations, and that these differences dictate specific nutritional or formulation requirements. Our experienced sales staff and nutritionist will work with livestock producers to design a feeding program that is specific to their operation. Mission Statement Our Mission is to add value to the suppliers and end users in the feed ingredient supply chain through distribution, processing and service.? Guiding Principle Our focus is to provide customized feeding programs, nutritional products, and expert service to livestock producers that promote their long-term success and profitability. Job Summary Livestock Nutrition Center, a leading regional feed manufacturer, is looking for qualified Harbor/Port Tugboat Pilot. This individual will be responsible for navigation and operation of the towing vessel and associated equipment. The Tugboat Pilot will oversee all crew onboard and is responsible for the safety of all crew and equipment. Responsibilities & Duties

+ Responsible for safety of navigation and operation of the towing vessel and associated equipment.

+ Determine if an operation would endanger the vessel or crew. If such is the case, the Tugboat Pilot must ensure that adequate corrective action is taken and must not proceed until it is safe to do so.

+ Ensure the vessel is operated safely and efficiently in various weather and river conditions.

+ Oversee all vessel operations.

+ Monitor and control expenditures for fuel, supplies, harbor service usage, and overtime.

+ Adhere to the provisions of the Certificate of Inspection if/when the vessel has been issued one.

+ Supervise all persons onboard to carry out their assigned duties.

+ Ensure that all crewmembers are properly trained in the use of the firefighting and lifesaving equipment, as well as trained in emergency response procedures for various emergencies that may arise in the marine environment.

+ Maintain company, state, and federally required logs, documentation, and checklists.

+ Ensure the vessel is properly equipped with all safety, lifesaving, and PPE equipment. Maintain that equipment is kept ready for use and is inspected and checked regularly.

+ Ensure all federal, state, and local regulations are strictly adhered to.

+ Strictly adhere to safety requirements, policies, and procedures as outlined in the employee manual and safety meetings.

Qualifications and Skills

+ Ability to work safely.

+ Must be knowledgeable of general operation of the vessel, its systems, safety rules, procedures, and policies.

+ Must meet all requirements to maintain a current USCG Mariner License for the area operated, Radar Observer certificates, Medical, and TWIC cards.

+ High school diploma or GED required.

+ Effective written and verbal communication.

+ Ability to work overtime, weekends, and holidays as needed.

+ Reliable, regular on-time attendance is required and essential to the operation of the LNC team.

+ Ability to regularly lift/move up to 50lbs.

+ Can read and speak English.

+ Willing to submit to background/drug checks and provide employment references.

Benefits and Perks

+ ?All full-time employees eligible for competitive benefits package.

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Job Posting: JC238764506

Posted On: Apr 22, 2023

Updated On: Jun 16, 2023

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