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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 Tankerman is to safely support Magnolia Fleet Operations.


  • Work directly with vessel crew and shore-side staff to ensure they have the skills and resources necessary to achieve the company’s goals.
  • Perform safe cargo transfer operations.
  • They must be familiar with Magnolia Fleet’s and its customers’ policies, procedures, safety rules and regulations and must abide by them at all times.
  • Report any hazardous or unsafe condition to the Captain and make “on the spot” corrections when capable.
  • Train any new Tankerman or Deckhand in the appropriate policies, procedures, and company best practices to maintain a safe working environment.
  • Handles lines, ties up barges in fleets or to docks.
  • Assist in making locks or bridges.
  • When not conducting cargo transfers, daily maintenance, and upkeep of the vessel, including the engine room. 
    • Chipping and painting
    • General housekeeping and cleaning of the vessel
    • Cooking
    • Oil changes
    • Lubricating machinery and equipment
  • Maintaining and ensuring the quality control of the motor vessel’s Preventive Maintenance System
  • Inspects machinery and equipment.
  • Conducts on-site surveys of vessel equipment to determine maintenance and repair needs.
  • Complete all required computer-based training as assigned. 

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.)
  • Able to use hand or power tool for maintenance or repairs.
  • Must be comfortable working aboard boats and barges. 
  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds and work at protected heights up to 40 feet
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus


  • Must have valid MMC Tankerman PIC (Barge) DL Endorsement
  • Must have valid Medical Certificate
  • Must have or be able to obtain a 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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