Description Job Summary:
Prepares barges assigned to the towboat for safe and timely transport. This includes building and breaking tow and assisting with towboat and barge maintenance. Performs these tasks in all weather conditions while navigating the inland waterway systems. Work schedules are flexible depending on your interest in working on a fleet vessel. Fleet vessel work schedules include 14 days on a boat (about 2 weeks) and 7 days off, or 8 days on and 4 days off. All schedules require working 12 hours per day. This position requires a valid Transportation Workers ID Card (TWIC) if hired.
Your Responsibilities - How You Will Make an IMPACT!
- Builds and breaks barge tows.
- Inspects, corrects, or notifies others of any conditions which affects the safety of Team Members or cargo.
- Handles rigging during barge tow building, locking, and docking activities.
- Assists with loading or unloading materials and supplies to and from docks, barges, and boats.
- Examines cables, wires, and lines to ensure they are fit for use. Uses tools to tighten or loosen same as needed.
- Effectively handles tow wires and cables to secure barges in safe and environmentally appropriate fashion.
- Performs basic vessel maintenance such as painting, cleaning, changing oil and filters, etc.
- Exhibits and demonstrates integrity, mutual care, personal responsibility, agility, customer focus and teamwork.
- Performs all other duties as assigned.
Job Qualifications - What You Will Bring to the ACBL Team
- TWIC card required
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Ability to work in all weather conditions.
- Adheres to all American Commercial Barge Line (ACBL) policies, United States Coast Guard (USCG) and environmental regulations
- Effectively uses all safety equipment as required by ACBL policies, such as hearing protection, eye protection, gloves, flashlights, life jackets or work vest and steel-toed boots.
- Ability to read, understand, and follow instructions and warnings associated with materials required for boat maintenance, cleaning, and upkeep.
American Commercial Barge Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
0 - 5 years: Years of Experience (preferred)
Licenses & Certifications
Driver's License (required)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
American Commercial Barge Line is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.