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Barge Inspector

Company: Marathon Petroleum
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

An exciting career awaits you
At MPC, we're committed to being a great place to work - one that welcomes new ideas, encourages diverse perspectives, develops our people, and fosters a collaborative team environment.POSITION SUMMARY:The Barge Inspector position will be assigned to the MRF and will report to the Barge Port Engineer (Inspection Supervisor). -They will work closely with the Catlettsburg, KY based team and will be responsible for the inspection and repair oversight of MPC's barge fleet.The Barge Inspector must be able to work with integrity, a self-starter who can work with little supervision, possess good communication skills both individually and as a team, and flexible to changes that may have impact to job scope (e.g., company growth, technological advancements, etc.).This position belongs to a family of jobs with increasing responsibility, competency and skill level. Actual position title and pay grade will be based on the selected candidate's experience and qualifications.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conducts all required US Coast Guard barge, Sub M vessel, SIRE, and company required inspections and maintains appropriate documentation. (Annual Inspections, Tank Barge Streamlined Inspection Program (TBSIP), Boat & Barge Blast/Paint inspections, On/Off Charter Surveys, Ship Inspection Report (SIRE) per the Oil Companies' International Marine Forum (OCIMF), Certificates of Inspection, Drydock Credits, Internal Structural Exams, etc.)
  • Project management for barge related projects providing on-site consultation during new barge/boat construction.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with the US Coast Guard, the American Bureau of Shipping, and other regulatory agencies.
  • Recommends barges to be removed from service for repair while coordinating with Planning and Marine Logistics to minimize equipment downtime.
  • Work an "On-call" schedule to assist with spill response coordination and acts as a first responder for Marine-related incidents.
  • Interfaces with local departmental staff, MRF personnel, vendors, MPC/MPLX terminal, shipyards, outside towing companies, and contractors to ensure and promote efficient barge repair operations.
  • Track barges and arrange travel to complete inspections outside of area.
  • Provide SME support to MRF and MPC specialty projects.
  • Represent MPC/HSM when dealing directly with the USCG, Shipyards, Fleet operators, Customers, Customer reps. and Surveyors.
  • In addition to barge related inspections, this position also completes other miscellaneous inspections for Marine such as:
    • Inspect and perform boat hull, MRF piping, MRF shore tank thickness readings and maintain appropriate documentation.
    • Provides MPC/MPLX Terminals and Refining with dock inspections as required.
    • MPC owned spar barge inspection and repairs.
    • Performs third-party shipyard audits.
    • Supports Marine Operations with vessel needs or minor repairs.
    • Works with the Port Engineer to develop various operating procedures and repair/construction specifications for MPLX's barge/vessel fleet.
    • Consults with MPC/MPLX terminals and refineries on dock and float new construction/repair projects and provide on-site consultation during construction or repairs.EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
      • High school diploma or equivalent required.
      • Valid driver's license required.
      • 35% of travel required.
      • Proficient computer skills required.
      • Must be able to obtain a SIRE Cat. 3 accreditation as soon as possible upon hire, subject to available scheduling.
      • 5 years of Marine experience in welding, mechanical, and/or vessel experience is preferred.#LS #marineAs an energy industry leader, our career opportunities fuel personal and professional growth.Location:Garyville, LouisianaAdditional locations:Job Requisition ID:Location Address:2890 Hwy 44Education:High School (Required)Employee Group:Full timeEmployee Subgroup:RegularMarathon Petroleum Company LP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, reproductive health decision-making, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition or AIDS/HIV status, ancestry, national origin, genetic information, military, veteran status, marital status, citizenship - or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. - If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, . Please specify the reasonable accommodation you are requesting, along with the job posting number in which you may be interested. A Human Resources representative will review your request and contact you to discuss a reasonable accommodation. Marathon Petroleum offers a total rewards program which includes, but is not limited to, access to health, vision, and dental insurance, paid time off, 401k matching program, paid parental leave, and educational reimbursement. Detailed benefit information is available at - hired candidate will also be eligible for a discretionary company-sponsored annual bonus program.
        Equal Opportunity Employer: Veteran / Disability

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