The Great Lakes Group


The Great Lakes Towing Company & Great Lakes Shipyard Now Hiring with 50 Jobs Available

Now Seeking Candidates to Fill a Wide Range of Positions Including Naval Architects, Shipyard Welders & Pipe Fitters, Project Managers and More!

The Great Lakes Towing Company, owner and operator of the largest fleet of shipdocking tugboats on the U.S. Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence River Seaway, and Great Lakes Shipyard, the leading full-service ship repairs and construction operation on the Great Lakes with a world-class facility and state-of-the-art equipment announced plans to hire 50 employees before the end of Q1 2016 to support continued growth driven by client demand.

“At The Towing Company, we’re looking for great people to join our team and grow with us,” said Joe Starck, The Company’s President. “We are committed to hiring a diverse team of people – providing employees with a unique opportunity to learn and develop through training to perpetuate our position as a leader in the Great Lakes community and throughout the industry.”

Current shipyard positions include:

  • Shipyard Welders & Pipe Fitters
  • Naval Architects
  • Project Engineers
  • Quality Managers
  • Outside Machinists
  • Mechanics
  • Diesel Mechanics
  • Marine Electricians
  • Steel Foreman
  • Paint Foreman

Current towing positions include:

  • Tug Captains
  • Tug Engineers
  • Senior Port Engineers

The Company offers an excellent benefits package that includes:

  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term and long term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • 401(k) profit sharing plan
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Company paid holidays
  • Friendly working environment

The Towing Company has positions available at its headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. Interested candidates can submit their resume and/or application to:


Fax: 216-781-7472; or by mail, Attn: Human Resources Department, The Great Lakes Group, 4500 Division Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102

The Great Lakes Towing Company is an Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity Employer M|F|Vets|Disabled.