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Heavy Equipment Operator

Position Requirements Duties & Responsibilities

General Requirements

  • Operates and transports materials and parts using company vehicles, including trucks and forklifts in compliance with the company’s operating safety policies and procedures.
  • Loads and unloads equipment from vehicles.
  • Capable of securing work pieces and operating stops and guides for proper alignment
  • Must perform routine maintenance of all equipment.
  • Must perform all necessary quality checks during production and follow procedures when defective parts are discovered.
  • Dismantles, repairs, or replaces defective parts, and reassembles machinery, using machinist’s tools, chain hoists, and steel rollers; Performs safe rigging, lifting and set of heavy equipment.
  • Operates machinery, such as cargo winches and windlasses, to determine causes of malfunctioning;
  • May be assigned miscellaneous tasks outside craft as needed.
  • Communicates effectively with Engineering and Project Management and suppliers.
  • Works with Coast Guard, ABS, and other regulatory bodies where required.

Knowledge, Education, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Preferred candidates will possess a high school diploma or GED, a minimum of 1 year of experience and general knowledge of worksite safety and machining operation.
  • Must have a valid CDL license with a minimum of Class B status.
  • Must be capable of extensive use of overhead cranes to move materials and parts as needed.
  • Must have experience with a forklift and crane.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and work from blueprints, job specifications, instruction manuals, manufacturer’s handbooks, change orders, and contract specifications.
  • Must have knowledge of equipment, work processes and techniques necessary for job completion.
  • Must be able to work independently, follow instructions, multi-task while maintaining a clean work area.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Must be dependable, trustworthy, possess a positive attitude, and be willing to work independently or in a team environment.
  • Must possess a proven history of Safe Practices and Safety Awareness.
  • Must comply with all Company safety rules.

Minimum Work Environment Requirements 

  • Wear assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to job duties
  • Be fit for a respirator.
  • Carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Repetitive climbing stairs and ladders on daily basis.
  • Access confined spaces.
  • Repetitive stooping, bending, twisting, kneeling, laying, crouching, reaching and crawling.
  • Work outdoors year-round.
  • Coordinate eye-hand movement.
  • Use hands and fingers fully; reach for, manipulate and feel objects.
  • Work overtime and weekends as needed to meet production demands.

Other

  • Any additional duties as required by management.
  • The first ninety (90) days of employment will be an introductory period including on-the-job training. Successful completion of the introductory period is required for continued “at-will” employment.

Highlights

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long-term insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time and company paid holidays.

Apply Online

Upload cover letter and resume with salary requirements here:





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Are you a U.S. citizen? Please note, U.S. citizenship is required for this position*

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Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

Miscellaneous

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

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Shipyard General Laborer

Responsible for general labor and support in the shipyard.

Position Requirements Duties & Responsibilities

  • Loads vehicles, using handtruck or dolly
  • Washes trucks and other vehicles
  • Cleans ships, piers, drydocks, and other working areas, using broom and water hose
  • Opens shipping crates, using hammer and pinchbar
  • Sorts lumber, metals, and other scrap materials
  • Mixes and pours cement on inner bottoms of ships and around joints on decks to prepare
  • Surfaces for tile or to make joints watertight
  • Removes paint and scale from ships’ metal surfaces, using hand or powered wire brushes
  • Conveys materials and tools to work site

Knowledge, Education, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • Must have a High School diploma or equivalent.

Minimum Work Environment Requirements 

  • Wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) appropriate to current or daily job duties
  • Be fit for a respirator
  • Carry up to 50 pounds
  • Constantly climb stairs and ladders on daily basis
  • Access confined spaces
  • Bend, twist, kneel, and reach constantly
  • Endure noise, fumes, dust and inclement weather
  • Work overtime and weekends as needed to meet production demands

Other

  • Any additional duties as required by management.
  • The first ninety (90) days of employment will be an introductory period including on-the-job training. Successful completion of the introductory period is required for continued “at-will” employment.

Highlights

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long-term insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time and company paid holidays.

Apply Online

Upload cover letter and resume with salary requirements here:





First Name*

Last Name*

Email Address*

Phone Number*

Are you a U.S. citizen? Please note, U.S. citizenship is required for this position*

YesNo

Resume/CV

Cover Letter

Application

Message

*Required fields.

Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

Miscellaneous

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

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Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

 

Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time, and company paid holidays.

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

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Painter/Blaster

General Description

Must have the ability to perform the essential job duties with or without reasonable accommodation and without posting a direct threat to safety or health of employee or others.

 

Position Requirements Duties & Responsibilities

Knowledge, Education, Skills, and Abilities Required

Minimum Work Environment Requirements 

Other

The first ninety (90) days of employment will be an introductory period including on the job training. Successful completion of the introductory period is required for continued employment.

Highlights

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short-term and long-term insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time and company paid holidays.

Apply Online

Upload cover letter and resume with salary requirements here:





First Name*

Last Name*

Email Address*

Phone Number*

Are you a U.S. citizen? Please note, U.S. citizenship is required for this position*

YesNo

Resume/CV

Cover Letter

Application

Message

*Required fields.

Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

Miscellaneous

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

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Outside Machinist

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Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

 

Benefits

We offer an excellent benefits package that includes healthcare, dental, vision, short and long-term disability insurance, 401(k) profit sharing plan, vacation time, sick time, and company paid holidays.

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

 

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Electrical Superintendent

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Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

Miscellaneous

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

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Shipfitter

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Apply by Mail

Submit cover letter and resume with salary requirements to:

Attn: Human Resources
The Great Lakes Towing Company
4500 Division Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44102

 

Miscellaneous

Candidates must be able to pass background check and have E-verify authorization.

The Great Lakes Group is an Affirmative Action, Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; M/F/V/D.

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