Deckhands

Pine Bluff Materials, Co. Ledbetter, KY
Pine Bluff Materials in Ledbetter, KY is currently recruiting deckhands. Deckhands will report to Ledbetter, KY.

Deckhands on a harbor tow boat. Must communicate and work well with tender boat crew on all shifts as well as line haul boat crews. Experienced deckhand must have safe work experience and be familiar with recognizing and communicating hazards and hazardous conditions. Experienced deckhand should have a good understanding of river conditions and change and have ability to evaluate marine rigging and recognize rigging hazards. Experienced deckhand should be able and willing to perform general labor onboard a tow boat that navigates the inland waterway system including; housekeeping on boat and barges, handle lines and cables to put boat and barges together or drop barges, chipping and painting and any and all maintenance and support functions for tow boat and barges. Position is intended to be a dinner bucket position on a 12 hour shift reporting to Boat location in Western Kentucky. Duty will rotate days, nights, and time off. Compensation will be at a daily rate with pay commensurate on experience. Competitive benefit package available with employer participation including health, dental, and life insurance as well as 401K plan after waiting period.

Basic Qualifications:

Deckhand experience preferred but not required

Ability and desire to work 12 hour shift required

Ability to do manual labor including lifting items at least as heavy as 75 pounds is required

Ability to climb ladders and stairs and perform repetitive bending and stooping is required

Must possess ability to swim and be comfortable working over or adjacent to water

Must have ability and desire to work during inclement conditions including extreme heat and cold

Must possess excellent communication skills and work well with all applicable entities involved in the process at all times

Experience deckhand must be dependable and consistent to report as scheduled

Pine Bluff Materials is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes Affirmative Action for Females, Minorities,Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities