Trip Pilot (Finley, TN)


J.F. Brennan is accepting applications for Trip Pilot (Finley, TN).

What are the responsibilities of a Trip Pilot for Brennan Marine?


  • Responsible for safe and efficient vessel navigation
  • 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
  • Hold a FCC Radio Operator license, Valid MMC & Radar endorsement
  • Hold a valid Driver's License
  • Hold or be able to obtain a valid TWIC card (Transportation Worker Identification Credential)
  • Ability to work away from home for extended periods (28-14-day hitches)
  • At least one trip on double locking river
  • 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

Why choose us?

  • You will get to work for a company voted by our employees as a Great Place to Work®, for the fifth 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.

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