Epco, Inc. Wheelman, Inland in Houma, Louisiana

Enterprise Products Partners L.P. is one of the largest publicly traded partnerships and a leading North American provider of energy services to producers and consumers of natural gas, natural gas liquids, crude oil, refined products and petrochemicals. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Enterprise Products is ranked 104th on the FORTUNE 500 and has approximately 6,900 employees. Enterprise’s large, integrated portfolio of operationally and geographically diverse assets, highlighted by its approximately 49,000-mile pipeline network, serves as the foundation for organic growth opportunities. The partnership’s service offerings include pipeline transportation and gathering, natural gas processing, storage, fractionation, terminalling, import/export capabilities and marketing. Enterprise also has a marine transportation business that operates primarily on the United States inland and Intracoastal Waterway systems. Additionally, energy professionals are discovering rewarding opportunities with Enterprise Products by putting their skills to work in exciting new growth areas, developing markets and pursuing innovative solutions for meeting the needs of customers and promote energy security for the country.

Enterprise Marine Services is currently seeking experienced Inland Wheelman. The Inland Wheelman will navigate inland towing vessels transporting liquefied petroleum gas and/or liquid hydrocarbon movements within various waterways in the U.S. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • The safe operation and navigation of inland and offshore towing vessels.

  • Ensuring the safety of crew members.

  • Accurate and continuous communication with management/supervision and office personnel.

  • Maintaining compliance with all government agencies; including, but not limited to: EPA, DOT, ABS, and USCG.

  • Working within the guidelines and parameters established by the Safety Management System (SMS), operating procedures, and regulatory requirements.

  • Maintaining routine maintenance of assigned vessel and barge, which may include: engines, generators, winches, navigation systems and safety equipment.

  • Interacting in a professional manner with manufacturer and/or technical assistance.

  • The ability to complete and maintain required reports and logs.

  • Monitoring and adjusting, as required or needed, equipment to maintain optimum availability and efficiency.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is required.

  • A valid Transportation Workers Identification Credential (T.W.I.C.) is required.

  • A valid Masters of Towing Vessels (MOTV), greater than 200 gross tons, with towing endorsement to include Western Rivers and Inland Waters is required.

  • A valid Radar Endorsement and FFC license is required.

  • 2 years of successful wheelhouse experience is required; operating 600 feet of tow or wheelhouse experience on a tank or LPG barge tows is preferred.

  • 3 years of experience on Inland Towing Vessels is required.

  • Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) Tankerman- PIC (Barge) is preferred.

  • Capable of safe navigation of up to two 30,000 BBL barges on the GIWW and Mississippi River to Baton Rouge is required.

  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment and make decisions and corrections when problems are detected is required.

  • The ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, such as, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions is required.

  • Basic computer skills, such as: opening, creating and updating content in MS Word documents and Excel spreadsheets is required.

  • Ability to assume responsibility, be flexible, perform duties and handle multiple tasks under potentially stressful and/or hazardous conditions is required.

  • The ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and in writing, with other individuals, teams, customers, and stakeholders of the business, at various levels of the organization, in a business like and professional manner is required.

  • Ability to take initiative and be proactive in addressing issues that may arise is required.

  • The ability to work with or without direct supervision, both as a team and/or individually is required.

  • The ability to demonstrate conscientiousness, dependability and commitment to the role, team and company is required.

  • Ability to quickly and efficiently complete tasks in a safe manner, while prioritizing and responding to multiple requests from several sources is required.

  • Ability to fly a commercial airline for crew change is required.

  • Is required to wear the proper PPE gear while working and promote a culture that adheres to "Safety First".

  • Job is classified as heavy work. Must satisfactorily complete USCG Physical CG-719k. Requires inside and outside work under various normal and adverse weather conditions, lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling frequently over 50 pounds; walking, climbing reaching over shoulder, hand/eye coordination, twisting, working around unprotected heights, working around moving machinery, repetitive actions with both hands and feet. Requires near to far vision, depth perception and color vision, reading and writing forms of communication.

Job: *Marine Services

Organization: *Marine Services

Title: Wheelman, Inland

Location: Louisiana-Houma

Requisition ID: 0008ID