Tugboat Captain - New Orleans, LA in Beaumont, TX at BO-MAC CONTRACTORS LTD.

Date Posted: 3/29/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Beaumont, TX
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to move your career forward with an established industry leader? Join our team at Bo-Mac Contractors! Incorporated in Texas in 1966, Bo-Mac originally focused on providing civil, pipeline and other construction services for the petroleum exploration industry. In 1974, pile driving capability was added and our primary market expanded to include construction related to the oil and gas refining industry and the petrochemical processing industry. Asphalt manufacturing and paving capabilities were added in 1985 with service primarily to the Texas Department of Transportation. Expansion continued in 1989 with the addition of marine piling and dock construction capabilities.


Bo-Mac Contractors, Ltd. in the New Orleans, LA area is offering challenging and exciting career opportunities for Tugboat Captains. We are seeking qualified candidates that are focused on project success and exceeding customer expectations. Qualified candidates must be able to perform all duties listed below safely and follow all of the company's safety procedures. Position is mainly a single shift operation allowing the Captain to go home every night the majority of the time.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall safety of the crew, boat, tow and cargo during the shift.
  • Safely navigate the boat and tow while assuring that the remainder of the crew performs the daily functions for which the crew is responsible.
  • Ensure that the boat, tow, and crew are operated in compliance with company policies.
  • Confirm that the crew is ready to operate the boat in a safe manner, and that the crew knows their duties.
  • Responsible for making certain all related equipment is in good operating condition.
  • Monitor the loading or discharging of cargo.
  • Preparation, management, and facilitation of safety meetings and safety drills.
  • Performs special projects and completes all other duties as assigned or requested for the general support of the field organization.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Experience required in the Lower Mississippi River.
  • Constant sitting, reaching, and grasping.
  • Occasional lifting, carrying, walking, climbing, and use of hand tools.
  • All aspects of vision are required \u0026ndash; acuity, depth perception, and field of vision.
  • Ability to talk and hear is important for communication between co-workers on safety and operational matters affecting equipment operations.
  • Possess a Master of Towing Certificate / License.

Preferred Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of equipment operating experience, preferred.

Bo-Mac Contractors, Ltd. is an E-Verify employer and all candidates must be willing to submit to any job-related background check, medical exam, and drug screen that are required during the hiring process.

Applications valid through March 31,2020.

Bo-Mac Contractors, Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

Qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.