• Safety/Vetting Surveyor - Inland Marine

    Location(s) USA-LA-Gibson
    Job ID
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Conduct internal tug and barge surveys. 


    • Reports directly to the Safety/Vetting Manager
    • Conduct tug and barge internal surveys
    • Contributes to sucessful incident root cause investigations and lessons learned analysis
    • Assist with fleet safety alerts
    • Complete and submit vetting documentation to customers
    • regularly update tug and barge particulars in the OCIMF database
    • Conduct regular vessel Subchapter M audits
    • Coordinate 3rd party vessel and barge firefighting equipment inspections
    • Assist with representation of SIRE, USCG & Sub M surveys
    • Be availble for on scene emergency response as needed


    • Knowledge of maritime vetting and maritime inspection practices of inland marine barges and tugboats
    • Understanding of maritime inland tug and barge USCG & Oil Company expectations
    • Familiarity with OCIMF SIRE database
    • Has currently or willingness to abtain TBSIP (Tank Barge Self Inspection Program) Certification
    • Internal Lead Auditor training preferred
    • Flexibility for daily and overnight travel as needed
    • Regularly propose inovatieve solutions with an attention to detail
    • Proven ability to work safely and independently
    • Personal character that exemplifies honesty, trustworthiness and fairness



    • High School Diploma BA/BS preferred
    • 4 + years in the maritime industry preferred

    Physical Requirements:

    • In good physical condition (able to walk one (1) to two (2) miles per shift)
    • Able to travel on occasion
    • Must be comfortable working at heights, working outside in all types or weather, and working in noisy and dusty environments


    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 RightTrain Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.


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


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


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