Deckhand - (PTL Marine/Maxum Petroleum) Richmond/San Francisco, CA

Position Summary:

The Deckhand safely deliver products and goods to customers. Provides a consistent work ethic in the daily operations of vessel midstreaming.

Pay: Starting at $27 per hour DOE

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Tankerman during fueling operations.
  • Load and unload stores for customers.
  • Assist the operator on vessel inspections.
  • Report any problems or discrepancies noted during daily operations.
  • Security awareness and reporting.
  • Chipping and painting maintenance on the boat.
  • Repairs flame screens and cleans pressure vacuum valves on the barge.
  • Greases winches and other equipment.
  • Clean and scour the boat.
  • Keep the barge clean and free of worn out or unneeded equipment.
  • Ensure all equipment is properly stowed.
  • Make up the tow and stand lookout.
  • Compliance with the company Safety Management System (SMS), and familiar with company policies, procedures, safety rules and regulations and abide by them.
  • Train/progress to become a Tankerman, be able to conduct the company’s primary business of vessel midstreaming.

Other Functions:

  • Special projects as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Valid driver’s license required.
  • Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations.
  • Writes clearly and informatively, able to read and interpret written information.
  • Follows policies and procedures, supports organization’s goals and values.
  • Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Meets productivity standards, completes work in a timely manner.
  • Observes safety and security procedures


  • Highschool diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • No prior experience or training.

Working Conditions:

  • Required to stand, walk, sit, climb, balance, bend, stoop, kneel or crawl.
  • Required to utilize hand and finger dexterity.
  • Utilize visual acuity to operate equipment, read technical information, and/or use a keyboard.
  • Work near moving mechanical parts.
  • Work in high precarious places and around fumes.
  • Required to lift/push/carry items more than 50 pounds.
  • Occasional exposure to wet and/or humid conditions (non-weather).
  • Continual exposure to outside weather conditions and extreme heat or cold (non-weather).
  • Occasional exposure to bloodborne     and airborne pathogens or infectious materials.
  • Frequently very loud noise.
  • Specialized equipment, machines, or vehicles used
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