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IRPT 2020 Conference: April 20-22 in Little Rock, Arkansas

Deckhand: Reserve, LA

Deckhand: Reserve, LA



  • Responsible for handling lines and cables in order to tie/untie crane rigs to and from barges/ vessels
  • Inspect cables and various rigging components of the crane deck
  • May perform minor maintenance on equipment and other machinery
  • Responsible for providing directional signals to crane operators (Flagging)
  • Responsible for lubrication of crane buckets
  • Assist in the process of drafting barges
  • Open/Closing barge covers; both lift and roll top covers
  • General rigging and shifting of barges
  • Sweep and clean decks, barges, and ship holds and ensure proper housekeeping standards
  • Clear all walking areas of trip hazards and dangerous materials
  • Clean excess oil/grease from equipment and work area
  • Fuel Equipment and Crane as necessary
  • Work with hand tools (shovels, sledgehammers, wrenches, screwdrivers, etc)
  • Painting/Needle gunning and general upkeep of the crane rig
  • Clean and maintain crane shack/quarters.
  • Report ALL incidents through company’s reporting protocol
  • Support company safety initiatives
  • Demonstration of knowledge of all required competencies
  • Perform other duties as required

To apply to the deckhand position, please click here

This company is an equal opportunity employer. We do not tolerate discrimination in employment based on race, creed, color, national origin or sex. In addition, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 prohibits discrimination on the basis of age with respect to individuals who are at least 40 but less than 65 years of age. Also, the Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits job discrimination against qualified individuals with a disability.