Shore Tankerman
Channelview, TX 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description


This position is responsible for supervising transfers, including safe loading and unloading of liquid barge cargo for ACBL and contracted customers. Incumbents in this position must possess and maintain USCG licensing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

* Follow all ACBL Safety policies and procedures as well as government regulatory requirements for loading / unloading or transport.

* Follow pre-transfer inspection requirements; execute pre-transfer conference and the Declaration of Inspection.

* Connect cargo hoses or loading arms; Initiate pumping; increasing pressure appropriately to normal discharge pressure.

* Perform calculation of loading rate; monitor all loadings to insure safe and environmentally proper procedure is followed; secure cargo systems.

* Perform minor repairs to barge equipment.

* Other duties as needed.


* High School Diploma or GED preferred.

* Must possess valid, current MMD endorsed as Tankerman - PIC (Barge) Dangerous Liquids through USCG.

* Must have a minimum of 3 + years of experience as a Shore Tankerman.

* Must take yearly benzene physical and respirator fit test.

* Must be able to operate PHD lite four stage gas meters, including maintenance, calibration, operation and reading interpretation.

* Must be able to read and write to complete Declaration of Inspection and other required documents.

* Must be able to read, speak and understand the English language as required by USCG CFR.

* Must be able to perform barge inspections, audits and repairs when not conducting a transfer.

* Must possess a valid driver's license.

Physical and Mental Demands:

Must be able to work on call schedule as needed. Must be able to climb steep stairs or ladders. Must be respirator fit at all times and clear fit testing annually. Must adhere to safety standards required.


High School/GED (preferred)

3 - 5 years: Years of experience as a Shore Tankerman (required)

Licenses & Certifications
TWIC (required)
Driver's License (required)

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

American Commercial Barge Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Required Experience
3+ years
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