Company: NES
Skills: Captain / Master
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Christiansted, US

Job Title: Tug Supervisor
Reports To: Marine Dept Manager
Date: 5/8/2023

Job Summary:
• Supervise daily Marine Operations communications with Marine Traffic, Marine Fleet, and Personnel
• Responsible for, but not limited to, operating tugs, and small boats for Ocean Point Terminals
• Responsible to supervise and assist with daily marine activities including but not limited to inspections, maintenance/repair as directed by OPT Management

Duties & Essential Job Functions:
• Communication with the following:
o Vessels and Vessel Agents for traffic planning (daily)
o Terminal Shift Supervisor for instructions on ship traffic movements (daily).
o Pilot for instructions while docking/undocking vessels (daily).
o Marine Engineers to report mechanical problems (daily).

• Permit and JSA Writing
• Coordinating Tugs services such as Fuel Trucks, Vac Trucks, and Cranes as needed
• Scan & File Daily Shift Reports, TSS Call Logs & Weekly Drill Documentation
• Inventory of Supplies for Marine Fleet i.e., flares, lines, flags, logbooks, PFDs, paint, line, fuel, water, etc.
• Participate in Monthly Scheduling for Tug Supervisors
• Safely and efficiently operate Tugboats & Small Boats as needed
• Acts as first responder for Marine emergencies and or pollution incidents
• Participate in emergency drills and exercises
• Supervise and perform maintenance in Marine Fleet
• Perform PIC duties to re-fueling Tugboats in conformance with USCG Regulations.
• Perform other related duties as required and assigned.

Other Functions & Responsibilities:
Responsible for maintaining safety & environmental compliance programs. Responsible for preparing reports and related documents.

Education- Some college but bachelor's degree in Business or related field preferred. Experience - Experience gained as Tug Mate and or Boat Operator, for minimum of (2) years.

Communication - Effective writing and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate with all crews and other levels of the organization. Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing. Problem Solving - Exhibits highly developed conflict resolution skills. Analyzes information and chooses the best solutions and evaluates results.

Computer Literate - Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.  

Required: • Must be capable of performing functions relating to surface preparation and preservation work.
• Must have good balance and dexterity to safely perform their duties and job functions.
• Must be able to follow directions and communicate instructions.
• Must be able to work well with others and independently.
• Must be able to wear personal protective equipment, including a respirator.
• Adheres to company rules and work practices.
• Considers safety to be the priority.
• Reliable, responsible, dependable, and fulfills obligations.
• Detail oriented and trustworthy.
• Meets deadlines for assignments.
• Maintains good attendance practices.
• Uses time wisely and efficiently.
• Performs multiple tasks to completion.
• Self-motivated and able to motivate others to work together to accomplish tasks.
• Works effectively with other personnel in various departments.


Required Licenses/Certifications: Current U.S.C.G. 200-ton Master License and STCW Certificate Current USCG Tankerman PIC Certificate Preferred

Current TWIC required Current Driver's License High School Diploma or equivalent required.

Experience gained as Tug Mate and or Boat Operator, for minimum of (2) years.

Physical Requirements/Work Environment: The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

• Must be able to meet the USCG physical and drug test requirements
• Must have ability to read and interpret data; prepare written communications and reports
• Must have excellent communications skills with the ability to coach and counsel others
• Must have physical ability to utilize office communications and computer equipment
• Must be available to respond to facility emergency and/or business-related needs during off-hours
• Ability to stand and walk
• Ability of boarding Vessels and SPM by vertical ladder and transferring between vessels in moderate sea states
• Some reaching overhead, gripping, wrist movement, and finger dexterity,
• Ability to push/pull with arms up to a force of 50 pounds
• Frequent sitting, walking, standing, and climbing
• Ability to squat, kneel, crouch and lift, grab or carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds with one and/or two hands.
• Occasional lying down, crawling, twisting, and reaching overhead
• Must be able to work any day of the week, including weekends and holidays
• Working time is spent in the field aboard marine assets and office

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.