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ATB Chief Mate - Offshore Marine

Donaldsonville, LA 70346, USA; Freeport, TX 77541, USA; Tampa, FL, USA Req #55
Friday, November 22, 2019
With more than 70 years’ experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

The primary responsibility of the Chief Mate is oversee cargo operations and deck maintenance onboard the vessels. 

  • Maintain timely completion of preventative and corrective maintenance tasks
  • Responsible for procurement of spare parts and consumable items for the deck department
  • Responsible for the condition and readiness of fire fighting, lifesaving and safety equipment
  • Ensure that cargo watchstanding requirements and related management system procedures are implemented
  • USCG Licensed Unlimited Tonnage Oceans Chief Mate
  • Must have Tankerman PIC – Liquefied Gas (LG)
  • All Required STCW endorsements for an AT/B capable of foreign voyages
  • Must have a valid TWIC card and Passport
  • Other certificates and endorsements as deemed required for the operation and by Savage Marine
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Proven and effective manager and leader


  • High School diploma
  • Maritime Academy graduate preferred
  • ABS Nautical Systems NS5 experience preferred
  • Familiarity with EMD and CAT engines

Physical Requirements:

  • Must score a “fair” or better on the Savage Marine crew physical form “Strength and Flexibility Test”.
  • Must have the ability and willingness to perform the essential physical functions of the position.


Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plan, profit sharing, paid time off and opportunities for future growth.


Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

Having trouble with our application?  Please call 800-233-0883 for assistance.

Other details

  • Job Family Skilled Player
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Donaldsonville, LA 70346, USA
  • Freeport, TX 77541, USA
  • Tampa, FL, USA