Pilot (Finley, TN)

J.F. Brennan Company is accepting applications for a Pilot in Finely, TN. 

Brennan Marine Inc. (Brennan) is part of a 100-year-old, family-owned company headquartered out of La Crosse, WI.  We provide inland harbor services for utility companies, dry bulk terminals, and specialty large bulk shippers along the Upper Mississippi River. We are a dependable barge transportation resource for the safe and efficient transport of grain, salt, coal, cement, fertilizer, pig iron, asphalt, oversized mechanical components, and more.   We offer our employees growth through challenging opportunities, empowerment, and meaningful work.

We are known as an industry leader in providing well-coordinated, logistically efficient services to both our terminal clients and line haul carriers.  We’re unwavering, fast learners, and experts in our fields.

Are you an accomplished Pilot, who can apply your skills, knowledge, and passion as a leader on our Brennan Marine team?

As a Pilot at Brennan, you are a key member in our organization. You ensure vessels are crewed, operated, and maintained in accordance with regulatory requirements, company standards, and customer expectations. You are an essential worker at Brennan and in the US. Economy.

What are your responsibilities as a Pilot on the Brennan Marine team?

  • Responsible for tow makeup/breakup, barge fleeting, barge shifting, marine plant operations and any/all other vessel assistance required.
  • Coordination scheduled work in switching and fleeting dept. and insuring the completion in a safe, timely, and efficient manner
  • Accurate completion of the Daily Vessel Logs and any other logs or records in accordance with policy
  • Responsible for crew’s safety meetings, guidelines and safety training, drills, materials and policy
  • Lead, collaborate, and direct vessel crew activities
  • Ensure that all work complies with all government rules and regulations as required by the Coast Guard, State and Federal environmental regulations, OSHA regulations and AWO RCP
  • Actively promote “The Brennan Way” in all interactions both internally and externally

Do you have what it takes to safely move cargo and lead a vessel crew?

  • Licensed Master of Towing Vessels Western Rivers is required
  • 3 years’ work in the field in a department related to harbor services work
  • Knowledge of General navigation procedures, navigation rules, sound and light signals, tug lights and shapes, barge running lights, reports of boarding, uninspected towing vessel, AWO RCP to operate the vessels in a safe and efficient manner
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective at adapting to changing workplans

Compensation and Benefits

We provide a generous, industry-leading benefits package. The protection of our employees and families is important to us, we are proud to offer a group health insurance plan that is designed with our teams needs in mind.

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans
  • Optional accident, cancer, and critical illness insurance
  • 401(k) program with generous matching
  • Annual bonus eligibility
  • Annual profit-sharing program
  • Paid vacation, time off
  • ID protection
  • Fitness plan reimbursement

Why choose us?

  • You will get to work for a company voted by our employees as a Great Place to Work®, for the fourth year in a row.
  • Our focus on safety and quality is unmatched in the industry, and our ability to innovate has enabled us to exceed.
  • They key to our success is our people! From personal development, to teamwork and collaboration, we strive to promote individual growth and advancement.
  • We are a family-focused company and are determined to provide a rewarding career that offers above average compensation.

If you want a career where you will work hard, have opportunities for advancement, and do things every day that others only dream about then we want you. 

Brennan Marine, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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