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Master Wheelman

Magnolia Fleet offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, a retirement plan, and opportunities for growth. Magnolia Fleet is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.


The primary responsibility of the Master (Captain or Relief Captain) is to safely support Magnolia Fleet Operations.


  • Work directly with vessel crew and shore-side staff to ensure they have the resources necessary to achieve the company’s goals.
  • Ensure the full implementation of TSMS on board his/her vessel at all times.
  • Operate the vessels in a safe and prudent manner.
  • Provide constructive feedback to management personnel regarding the policies and procedures contained in this TSMS.
  • Exercise the proper leadership and management skills required to ensure a safe, secure, efficient, and compliant operation. The Master shall take steps to operate the vessel in a safe and prudent manner, and supervise all activities onboard the boat, and when possible—the barge, while on watch.
  • Adhere to the provisions of the COI and maintain compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Complete all required computer-based training as assigned. 
  • The Master has the authority to carry out the position’s duties as needed.
  • The responsibilities outlined above do not entirely encompass or define all tasks which may be required of the position holder. The outline of responsibilities given above may, therefore, vary from time to time without materially changing either the character or level of responsibility of the position.

Physical Requirements


  • Must meet “fit for duty” requirements upon job offer (pre-employment physical and drug test)
  • The employee must meet physical requirements including, but not limited to, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing up/down ladders and stairs, negotiating uneven and moving surfaces
  • Must be able to work in difficult conditions with exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, wind, heat, etc.)
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus 


  • Must have a minimum US Coast guard license of Master of Towing upon Inland Waters and Western Rivers with no Tonnage restriction. 
  • Must have valid Medical Certificate
  • Must have a valid TWIC.
  • Must have a valid/current driver’s license.
  • Must be able to work various hours/holidays/weekends.

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3000 Ridgelake Drive,
Metairie, LA 70002

United States of America



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