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Fleet Deckhand - Various Locations

Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: June 5, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description

Fleet Deckhand - Various Locations

This is a full-time, non-exempt level position.

Position Summary:

  • ADM is seeking a laborer to work as a deckhand under the direction of a Captain on a tug boat at our American River Transportation Company (ARTCo) fleeting location in Mt. Vernon, Newburgh, or Evansville, IN.

Job Responsibilities:

  • General housekeeping and upkeep of the vessel, including washing, chipping, painting, and cleaning
  • Tow work, including building rigging, and building tow for Lineboats
  • Fleet work, including preparing barges for delivery to local customers
  • Assisting barge cleaners, mechanics, and welders may also be required
  • Assist the captain with required vessel reports in compliance with environmental, safety and USCG regulations and report any problems or damage
  • Report all injuries, illnesses, and near misses in a timely manner
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required or requested

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to follow direction and execute tasks under the supervision of captain or mate
  • Inland waterway decking experience preferred, but not required
  • Reading and writing skills sufficient to comprehend/complete a variety of documents
  • Ability to work in a flexible schedule; must allow for changes in assignments, and priorities depending upon identified needs of the vessel
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be able to work in all types of climates
  • Promote the ADM Way and core Values
  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to work extended hours, evenings, weekends and Holidays
  • Current Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card required. If you do not have a TWIC card upon hire, you must apply for one within 5 days

Physical Requirements:

  • Candidates must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screening and company human performance exam (physical ability test)
  • Standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Frequent heavy lifting
  • Prolonged periods of kneeling, bending and climbing stairs/ladders
  • Ability to work near or on large bodies of water, at various heights and in confined spaces

Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical/respirator questionnaire and a background check.

Keywords: Archer Daniels Midland Company, Mount Vernon , Fleet Deckhand - Various Locations, Other , Mount Vernon, New York

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