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Want to PICKUP + LOAD + SHIP goods into the hands of those who need it? Well we think we’ve made it pretty simple: Be kind. Be positive. Be passionate. Be willing to ‘Make It Happen.’ Here at Trailer Bridge, we work hard, get honest, stay curious and have fun! We’re always looking to have the right people join our family. Check out our available positions below, and if you see something that fits, don’t hesitate to connect or share it someone who’d be just right.

TRAILER BRIDGE IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.

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Trailer Bridge invites any applicant and/or employee to review the Company’s written Affirmative Action Plan. This Plan is available for inspection upon request by contacting our Human Resources Department at 904.751.7100.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employee process, please contact our Human Resources Department at 904.751.7100.

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Current Openings

Independent Contractor – Owner Operator

Email completed application & forms to TBSafety@trailerbridge.com

Or fax them to our confidential number: 904.751.7448

Qualifications
  • 2 years verifiable over-the-road, multi-state driving experience
  • CDL with hazardous materials endorsement mandatory
  • CDL must be held in state of domicile/principal residence
  • Stable work history
For additional information, please call Cheryl with Driver Recruiting at 1.800.260.3070

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Logistics Operations Representative

Email resumes & cover letters or inquiries to TBTalent@trailerbridge.com

Summary
As a Logistics Operations Representative you will have the opportunity to develop a successful and energetic career and be given the tools and training to 'Make it Happen.' In this role you will work with inland operations, internal customer service, and external customer service teams to coordinate pick-up and delivery appointments to meet customers’ requirements. We are committed to not only recognizing our top performers, but also to promoting and rewarding their success.
Qualifications
  • 1-3 years’ experience in transportation and/or logistics
  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent work experience
  • Basic computer skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Responsibilities
  • Works with identified planning team to meet pick-up and delivery requirements of customers
  • Obtains complete and accurate information for shipment from customer
  • Provides immediate response to customers when inquiry made on scheduled appointments
  • Helps team manage equipment pools to meet customer’s scheduling appointments of pick-ups and deliveries.
  • Assist and completes JB Hunt updates in a timely manner.
  • Completes and stays updated with “AR”.
  • Handles other duties or projects as assigned by Director of Logistics & Operations or VP of Logistics
  • Follows written procedures as documented in the Trail Bridge ISO 9001-2008 quality process
  • Ability to initiate and provide creative solutions while effectively managing priorities
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills, while effectively working with all levels of clientele and intercompany personnel
  • Flexibility to work irregular hours as required by the business
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
Other Characteristics
  • Supports the culture of Trailer Bridge by modeling the TB12 Core Values
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Port Engineer, Vessel Operations

Summary
The Port Engineer, Vessel Operations is responsible for efficiently managing vessel maintenance and related marine functions to provide consistent, reliable barge liner service.  The Port Engineer supervises the barge crew, port maintenance personnel, and outside contractors to ensure efficient operation of vessel equipment and accomplish requirements for vessels arriving and departing from Jacksonville.
Essential Functions
  • Supervises the work of up to four (4) employees and/or ILA mechanics to accomplish maintenance and repair tasks and related administrative tasks.
  • Ensures a safe work environment is maintained around the vessels at all times.
  • Monitors fuel prices and consumption ensuring proper controls so that we pay correctly for what we purchase and that proper accounting is maintained for this expense area. Maintains consumption records and works with Tug Contractor to conserve fuel where possible.
  • Maintains preventative maintenance schedule for all vessels. Generates and maintains maintenance logs and records.  Arranges for third party contractors to perform maintenance.  Supervises work crews and ensures that all work is done properly and completed in a timely fashion.
  • Maintains inventory of replacement parts for the barges including lashing gear and ensures work areas are maintained in a clean, orderly manner. Ensures gear is maintained according to regulatory standards including maintaining appropriate records.
  • Ensures vessel operating systems are inspected on a regular basis to ensure proper operation and safety of the vessel. Develops repair and maintenance plans to address identified deficiencies and ensures appropriate records are maintained.  Systems include but are not limited to:
    • Diesel-powered electrical generating equipment, switchgear & distribution systems;
    • Air compressors;
    • Electrical and electro-hydraulic ballast pumps;
    • Electrical and mechanical winches;
    • Piping systems, valve operators;
    • General lighting systems;
    • Navigation lighting equipment & day shape;
    • Trailer stands (Pullmans);
    • Ballast systems;
    • Stern ramps, wires, motors, and controllers;
    • Mooring lines, wires, winches, and pennants;
    • Ladders, life lines and safety chains;
    • Towing bridles, shackles and emergency tow wire system.
    • Hull and structure of vessel.
  • Performs inspections of vessels which requires ability to climb ladders and to descend in and out of vessel voids.
  • Directs the barge crew to accomplish tasks necessary to support the stevedoring operations. This includes removing and replacing bad trailer stands, repairing lights, moving ramps, etc.
  • Schedules barge crew to perform arrival and departure requirements per established procedures. Ensures barges are secured properly and regularly monitors to ensure vessels are maintained securely while in port.
  • Inspects vessel upon arrival and documents any damages. Details include:
    • Prepare equipment for barge arrival, including pier winches, wires, lines, safety barricades and related equipment;
    • Note barge’s forward and aft draft readings;
    • Ensure that ILA line-handlers properly secure the barge at Trailer Bridge facility.
    • Ensure electric generating systems are ready for operations;
  • Maintains checklist for barges to identify areas requiring maintenance or repair. Assigns work and supervises barge crew to accomplish maintenance and repairs.
  • Supervises barge crew in shifting berths of barges, performing all safety functions, including coordinating of assist tugs and handling lines.
  • Inspects mooring lines, wires, pennants and winches for proper operation.
  • Ensures barge safety systems, including navigation lights, day shape, safety chains and lifelines are in proper working order.
  • Checks idle barges on a regular basis to ensure same are moored properly and inspects for deficient items such as navigation lights, securing lines, winches, etc.
  • Assists the Manager, Vessel Operations in preparing the barges for periodic surveys and inspections by regulatory authorities, including ABS and the USCG.
Additional Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assists with other duties and projects as directed by the Manager, Vessel Operations.
  • Analyzes data and creates reports using spreadsheets as needed.
  • Develops and presents PowerPoint presentations as needed.
  • Follows written procedures as documented in the Trailer Bridge ISO 9001:2008 quality processes.
  • Accountability for ISO 9001:2008 quality processes, including but not limited to: identifying problems; generating solutions; initiating corrective action to avoid recurrence of the problems; verifying implementation of the corrective action; controlling nonconforming product.
  • Required to carry and answer company business phone 24/7/365.
  • Capable of traveling for planned and unplanned Trailer Bridge, Inc. events.
  • Evaluates and manages employee performance in accordance with assigned objectives and company disciplinary policy.
  • Upholds company policies, and supports equal opportunity employment objectives.
Qualifications
  • 3-5 years maritime experience as well as a strong background in marine maintenance.
  • Prior Coast Guard or American Bureau of Shipping Inspector/Surveyor experience highly desirable.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with emphasis in marine or mechanical engineering, marine transportation or related field.
  • Strong technical knowledge of vessels, to include mechanical, electrical (AC/DC), hydraulics, steel repair, and shipboard stability.
  • Strong knowledge of Federal (Coast Guard and ABS) laws that govern Trailer Bridge vessels.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Excellent PC skills, including Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to obtain security clearance for access to Port Terminals.
Other Characteristics
  • Motivated self-starter with strong initiative.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Results oriented with good time management skills.
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment and make appropriate decisions.
  • Ability to initiate and implement creative solutions.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include lengthy days and weekends. This also includes reporting to work outside of normal working hours to assist with shipboard casualties and/or moment’s notice changes.
  • Supports the culture of Trailer Bridge by modeling the attributes and TB12 Core Values of a TB team member.
Physical Requirements
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Frequent bending, kneeling, reaching and climbing.
  • Ability to climb up and down vertical ladders.
  • Ability to work in and around shipboard voids.
  • Ability to wear hard hat, eye and hearing protection.
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