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Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Experienced Barge Deckhand in Romeoville, Illinois

AutoReqId: 18834BR

Pay Class: Hourly

Hourly Pay Rate: $20.30

Department: Operations

Line of Business: Aggregates

Position Type: Full-Time

Job Posting:

Heidelberg Materials is seeking an Experienced Barge Deckhand for our Romeoville facility located in Romeoville, IL.

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

What You'll Get To Do

  • Make and break barge tows following safe operating procedures.

  • Handle equipment and transport materials to various docks, via water transportation.

  • Willingness and ability to work in dusty and outdoor environment throughout the year.

  • Commitment to safety policy regarding unsafe working behavior.

  • Perform additional duties as assigned by vessel captain or management.

  • Maintain cleanliness of work area.

  • Follow Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Maintain an awareness of environmental standards. Take corrective action to address minor problems or report compliance issues to appropriate supervisor for resolution.

What We Are Looking For

  • Must be able to lift in excess of 75 lbs. during a normal shift.

  • Must be willing to work on the waterway for up to 30 consecutive days, living aboard the vessel.

  • Must be able to enter small dark areas such as hatches and be able to climb horizontal and vertical ladders into and onto barges.

  • Complies with all federal, state and local guidelines.

  • Previous experience in the barge towing industry preferred.

  • US Coast Guard regulated vessel experience a plus.

  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions.

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Heidelberg Materials is a Drug Free Workplace

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled