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Join TCC and make a difference in Oil Spill Response.


Are you looking for a change in your career or are you a young adult seeking to gain experience? Consider joining TCC as a member of our Oil Spill Response Team. We welcome professionals from all industries as well as high school graduates to come and learn the skills needed to make a real impact in protecting our communities and environment.

Oil Spill Response Technician

When you join TCC, you become an Oil Spill Response Technician. As part of our team, your duties will include oil spill prevention and response, such as boat operation, oil spill cleanup, boom operations, and more. Join us in our commitment to protecting the environment and making a difference.

The Hiring Process is Simple.



Click “APPLY NOW” and fill out the TCC Oil Spill Response Technician application.


Schedule Interview

Set up an interview. TCC will call you to schedule an interview, and if you’re the right fit for our team, we’ll direct you to the appropriate union hall.


contact Union Hall

Call your Union Hall. Once you’ve received an offer letter from the union hall, you’re ready to begin your career as an Oil Spill Response Technician with TCC.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Oil Spill Response Technician?

An Oil Spill Response Technician is responsible for preventing and responding to oil spills, and ensuring the safety of the community and the environment. TCC personnel, as oil spill response technicians, specifically support Alyeska Pipeline Service Company with various oil spill response tasks, including boat operations, booming, beach clean up, and sensitive area protection, to name a few.

What is the minimum age requirement for employment?

The minimum age requirement for employment is 18 years old. Please note that some job assignments may have additional age requirements.

What is the minimum education requirement for employment?

The minimum education requirement for employment is a GED or High School Diploma. We evaluate each applicant based on their skills, knowledge, abilities, work experience, and other relevant factors. We are always looking for individuals who possess a strong work ethic, good communication skills and are able to work well in a team environment.

What types of skills will I develop as an oil spill response technician?

As an oil spill response technician, you will develop a comprehensive set of skills that include proficiency in problem-solving and decision-making, strong organizational abilities with an attention to detail, as well as effective communication and teamwork capabilities. These skills are essential for effectively responding to and managing oil spills.

You will gain industry-standard knowledge and skills from some of the world’s top oil spill response technicians, including the following specific skills and knowledge:

  • Boat experience, which can provide a good understanding of boating operations and navigation.
  • Knowledge of Prince William Sound, including its geography, environmental conditions, and local communities.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulations and standards for oil spill response operations, such as the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and the National Contingency Plan.
  • Knowledge of safety and emergency procedures, including OSHA regulations, incident command system (ICS), and emergency response procedures.
  • Knowledge of navigation, weather, and environmental conditions, which can help to understand the movement and behavior of oil spills.
  • Knowledge of communication systems and equipment used in oil spill response operations, such as radios, GPS, and other navigation equipment.
  • Knowledge of oil spill response planning and preparedness, including the ability to develop and implement response plans and procedures.
  • Knowledge of oil spill response equipment maintenance and repair, including the ability to troubleshoot and repair equipment as needed.
  • Knowledge of incident command system (ICS) and ability to work effectively within an incident command structure.
  • Knowledge of marine safety, fire fighting and hazardous materials response, which can provide additional skills and knowledge to deal with the hazards associated with oil spills.
How do I prepare for a career at TCC?

To prepare for a career in oil spill response, you can take advantage of various certifications and training opportunities, such as:

  • TWIC card certification, which allows you to access secure areas in ports and on vessels. Learn More.
  • 24 Hour Hazwoper Certification, which provides the knowledge and skills necessary to respond to hazardous materials incidents, including oil spills safely.
Do I need to join a Union before applying?

No, you do not need to be a union member to apply for a position with TCC. However, before being hired by TCC, you will need to become a union member. If you are interested in the field and believe you are the right fit, you can apply, and our team can help guide you in the right direction. You can get started learning about the unions that TCC is affiliated with below.

Laborers (Local 341), you can start by CLICKING HERE to sign up.
Teamsters (Local 959), you can start by CLICKING HERE to sign up.
Operating Engineers (Local 302), you can start by CLICKING HERE to sign up.

What job openings does TCC offer?

Job openings in our company often include heavy-duty mechanics, certified crane operators, material handlers (truck drivers), warehousemen, vessel/boat operators, and miscellaneous job assignments associated with oil spill response. TCC union employees become part of our world-renowned Oil Spill Response Technicians, committed to protecting the environment.

Don’t miss this opportunity.

Invest in yourself and your community.