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About the Organization Alaska’s Petroleum Distributor

Delta Western Petroleum is the leading independent distributor of petroleum products and lubricants in Alaska. Delta Western has been serving Alaskans since 1985 and is a household name in many Alaskan coastal communities. Delta Western distributes its products from its fuel terminals throughout Southeast Alaska, Western Alaska / Bristol Bay, and Aleutians / Pribilofs.

Delta Western offers direct delivery of fuel and lubricants to many Alaskan towns and villages, marine vessels, airports, logging and mining facilities, and construction operations. Delta Western is proud to be called “Alaska’s Petroleum Distributor” .  
Location Delta Western Anchorage  

Title:   Mate


Department:  380


Reports to:     Marine Superintendent



Job Summary


This position is responsible for assisting the captain in towing, docking and unloading of the barge and other vessels, from port-to-port.


Summary of Essential Job Functions


Assists the Master in the responsibilities and accountability for the safe operation of the vessel according to the policies and the procedures outlined in the Marine Operations Manual Safety Management System.


While the Master is off-watch, directs crew in all aspects of vessel operations including safe navigation, shipboard training and drills (emergency preparedness), general and preventative maintenance of vessel machinery and operating systems.


Steers, operates, pushes and pull barges as directed by the Master to its perspective destination.  Almost all operations are conducted in environmentally sensitive areas.


Performs highly skilled operations in navigation including focused attention on water depth, weather, surging, traffic, keeping tow wire clear of the bottom.


Operates proficiently winches and other deck machinery.  Understand the operating limitations of the vessel’s main engines, generators, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, firefighting and lifesaving equipment and steering gear systems and controls. 



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position.  They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of employees so classified.  All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

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