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compensation: Open
employment type: full-time


Lehigh Hanson is seeking qualified Experienced Barge Deckhands at our Romeoville, IL location.

Lehigh Hanson is one of the largest construction materials companies in North America with more than 550 active operations in the U.S. and Canada. Our core activities include the production and distribution of cement and aggregates, the two essential raw materials in concrete. Lehigh Hanson companies also produce ready-mixed concrete, asphalt and other concrete products.

Lehigh Hanson is part of the HeidelbergCement Group, the global market leader in aggregates with leading positions in cement, concrete and other downstream activities. Following the acquisition of Italcementi, the company employs some 63,000 people at more than 3,000 locations in around 60 countries.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled

What you'll get to do:

  • Make and break barge tows following safe operating procedures.
  • Handles equipment and transports 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
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by vessel captain or management.
  • Maintains cleanliness of work area.
  • Follow Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Maintain an awareness of environmental standards. Takes corrective action to address minor problems or reports compliance issues to appropriate supervisor for resolution.
Who 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

Benefits and Compensation:

We appreciate that candidates have many questions when considering opportunities, so we want to let you know that we offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package, which we like to share with candidates a little bit later in the process.

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  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 6647967282



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