Work in this class involves full responsibility for operating North Carolina Marine Maintenance vessels and equipment. These include all support tugs, dredge, crane barge, support barges and any other equipment near coastal, sound, and river waterways. This position supervises deck, above deck, and engine room personnel; assure safe operation and navigation of the Marine Maintenance fleet while underway and enforce safety guidelines and rules for vessel crew. Employees interpret radar, Global Positioning Systems and weather instruments or oversee these operations. The position is responsible for overseeing compliance with all safety and Homeland Security rules and regulations. Work is reviewed by superiors through written reports. Position may perform other duties as required.
The position will also utilize the crane barge to install, repair and maintain dolphin clusters and fenders. This position will also assist with replacing any damaged or aged channel markers along channel routes. The position will also assist in the construction and subsequent maintenance of dredge disposal sites (spoil). Duties also include working on ferry dock ramp and gantries by maintaining, replacing, and repairing all cables, sheaves and hydraulic cylinders. The position operates under the general supervision of the Environmental Supervisor/Dredge Superintendent and performs all other duties as assigned. General knowledge of dolphin repair and replacement procedures. Ability to work on ramps and gantries and learn how to make necessary repairs. Must be able to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods of time under adverse work and weather conditions. The ability to communicate and establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees and supervisors is extremely important.
USCG issued MMC endorsed with 100GT Master or above must be listed on application to qualify and also be presented at time of interview. Master of towing endorsement preferred but not required.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities / Competencies
Qualified Applicants must submit an application that clearly reflects work experience that demonstrates the following:
* Knowledge of the operations and basic maintenance of dredge vessels, thorough knowledge of applicable state, federal, and U.S. Coast Guard laws and regulations. * Knowledge of radar, navigational, Global Positioning Systems and communication equipment pertaining to dredge vessel operations. * Skill in supervising and instructing personnel in all areas of dredge operations * Skill to chart readings and plot courses. * Experience in navigating a vessel involving ship handling and seamanship.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements
Possession of a valid U.S. Coast Guard license as Master of Inspected Ferry Vessels with sufficient gross tonnage for the vessel operated. Possession of a valid certificate as Radar Observer issued by an institution approved by the U.S. Coast Guard. Possession of a valid Marine Radio Operator permit issued by the Federal Communications Commission.
Necessary Special Qualifications:
Possession of a Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card (TWIC) issued by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA).
Applicant must meet both the minimum requirements and all posted Knowledge, Skills and Ability requirements to be considered Qualified for the position. It is important that your application includes all your relevant education and work experience and that you answer all questions associated with the application. NCDOT will not accept \"See Attached\" or \"See Resume\" in lieu of education and work experience completed on the application. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the posting date will be accepted.
Associated topics: boat hull, chief mate, first mate, master, navigate, petty officer, rig, shipfitter, supervise, 1st class
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.