Position: Deckhand

DESCRIPTION:

Marine company seeks a motivated individual to work as a Deckhand. Deckhands are responsible for all daily operations of barges and vessels. Daily responsibilities include: making the tow, delivering the tow, checking the fleet (lines, cables, hatches, water), retrieving/placing lanterns, performing pre-operational checks and cleaning the vessel. Responsible for general maintenance and repairs as needed.

Requirements

  • Be able to hear, comprehend and follow verbal instructions communicated in the English language.
  • Be familiar with Inland Waterways Regulations.
  • Work safely and wear required personal protective equipment.
  • Be available to work seven days per week 12 hour work days (6 hours on/6 hours off).
  • Be accountable, responsible and dependable.
  • Make decisions.
  • Make judgments.
  • Operate machinery.
  • Work/Interact with others.
  • Train, teach or give directions.
  • Follow direction.
  • Product knowledge.
  • Be able to visually inspect.
  • Work around operating equipment.
  • Utilize eye/hand coordination.
  • Use hand tools.

Work Schedule: 

Deckhands are required to work and stay on the vessel for extended periods of time in a rotational schedule.

Work Environment: 

Incumbent will work in all weather conditions ranging from warm/hot-cool/cold as well as occasional rain.

Physical Requirements: 

The physical nature of the work will vary from day to day based on operational needs; however the job will require the incumbent to be able to perform: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, typing, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motion. Incumbent will also be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to: Hard Hat, eye wear, safety vests, gloves, masks/ respirators (when necessary) and steel-toe boots.

Certifications/Licensures: 

MMD, TWIC (Required) Must pass pre-employment drug tests as well as random drug screening

To apply please email: awhitamore@gmail.com