Deckhand

Employer
Upper River Services
Location
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Salary
$240 - Daily
Posted
Aug 12, 2022
Closes
Sep 11, 2022
Ref
672204
Category
Labor / Trades
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Temporary

DECKHAND

FULL BENEFIT PACKAGE AVAILABLE AND AN OPPORTUNITY TO EARN UP TO 10% OF YOUR WAGES WITH OUR YEAR-END BONUS PROGRAM

PLUS

A $1,000.00 HIRING BONUS

 

Starting Daily Rate: $240.00

 

Upper River Services DOES NOT have live aboard vessels.

Working Schedule & Conditions:

  • Seasonal (early spring - late fall)
  • Twelve (12) hour shifts; commitment to shift completion is required except for emergency situations
  • Seven (7) consecutive days with rotating day and night shift scheduling
  • Must work outside in varying temperatures, weather conditions, and daylight or darkness

Essential Functions:

  • Handle lines, shore wires, and rigging to moor vessels to docks, lock walls, other vessels, or the river bank
  • Build and break tow using rigging and lines
  • Maintain the safety of the towboat and all barges in tow
  • Remove excess water in cargo and tank compartments of vessels
  • Place running lights about the tow as required for safe navigation
  • Examine and repair lines and wires used to lash and moor vessels
  • Maintain a lookout on the head of a tow
  • Clean the vessel; this includes but is not limited to the following: floor areas, emptying trash cans, stove, freezer, refrigerators, shower stalls, sinks, and toilets, polishing brass, dusting furniture and shelving, cleaning walls, ceilings, and windows
  • Remove old paint and repaint decks and superstructures of vessels

Physical Demands:

  • Climbing ladders and stairs
  • Entering confined spaces
  • Repetitive bending and stooping
  • Lifting heavy equipment
  • Walking on steel decks for extended periods of time
  • Lifting and carrying objects ranging from less than ten (10lbs) pounds to weights in excess of one hundred (100 lbs) pounds

Personal Protection Equipment (PPE):

The use of PPE is required. Required PPE is provided by the Company.

Must be able to wear:

  • Personal flotation devices
  • Gloves
  • Steel-toed boots
  • Hard hats
  • Ear and eye protection
  • Weather dictated clothing
  • Equipment designed to prevent inhaling of foreign substances



For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

https://ursi.isolvedhire.com/jobs/672204-140248.html

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