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IRPT Member Spotlight: 5R Enterprises LLC

Gulf Pilot (Port Allen, LA)

Gulf Pilot (Port Allen, LA)

Gulf Pilot (Port Allen, LA)

Navigate your way to a new and exciting career! Ingram Barge Company is looking for Gulf Pilots for our towboats in our Port Allen & Reserve Fleets. This opportunity requires more than safely steering and operating our vessels. We're looking for strong, experienced leaders who drive a high-performance culture. Ingram transports dry and liquid commodities on over 4,500 miles of America’s inland waterways.

Ingram Pilots:

  • Assure safe crew, vessel and tow operations through use of Ingram’s’ safety systems and policies.
  • Supervise the Mate and Deckhands in consultation with the Captain and shore-based leadership.
  • Assure safe and efficient vessel navigation through compliance with the “rules of the road”, practicing good seamanship and boat handling skills.
  • Comply with and ensure crew compliance with USCG and environmental laws and regulations.
  • Demonstrate felt leadership and promote harmony among the crew.
  • Delegate vessel responsibilities, duties, and tasks considering crew members experience and abilities.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Have a High School Diploma, GED or equivalent.
  • Have a valid driver’s license.
  • Have a USCG Master of Towing
  • Have a valid FCC Radio License
  • Have a Radar endorsement or Radar Certification
  • Be CPR & 1stAid Certified
  • Have a valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Have proficient computer skills to include E-mail, internet browsers, and navigational systems
  • Western Rivers License
  • Inland Rivers License

Preferred Qualifications

  • 4-5 years of experience

To learn more and apply for this position: