- Maintain non-engineering areas of the vessel, including cleaning, painting, and polishing.
- Cook meals and keep the galley clean.
- Handle tug's working and mooring lines, towing gear, and operate deck equipment.
- Pump out leaking barges and set navigation lights.
- Learn and perform deckhand responsibilities for towing and rigging.
- Perform regular checks on barges and follow safety and pollution prevention regulations.
- Work in varying environmental conditions (outside, engine room) with appropriate personal protective equipment.
- Possess a maritime background, TWIC, and a valid driver's license.
- Outside and engine room conditions with noise, fumes, odors, chemicals, dust, extreme cold/heat, electrical risks.
- Occasional inside conditions.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Steel-toed shoes, Work Vest/Personal Flotation Device, Work Gloves/Knife, Flashlight, Earmuffs/Ear plugs, Safety glasses/Safety goggles, Sunglasses/Dust masks, Sunscreen, COVID mask.
- Ability to understand and comprehend duties.
- Scrub down the boat after each trip.
- Ensure vessel readiness for sea.
- Check lights and fenders, maintain cleanliness, and assist the engineer.
- Lift, carry, and work with heavy rigging.
- Perform duties under adverse conditions.
- Follow emergency procedures and handle lifesaving equipment.
- Maritime background, TWIC, and valid driver's license.