Fleet Deckhand (Convent, Reserve, LA)

Position Title:                    Fleet Deckhand
Reports To:                        Captain of the Vessel
Division:                             Gulf Inland
Location:                            LA - Convent, Reserve, St. Rose

Marquette has Fleet Deckhand positions at fleeting locations in the Baton Rouge, Laplace and Donaldsonville, Louisiana areas that offer being at home.  These positions work 14 days on, 7 days off, rotation and require 12-hours shifts (one week on night, one week on days, one week off.)


  • Able to build and check tow by utilizing various tools/equipment to include but not limited to wrenches, ratchets, shackles, chain straps and wires/cables.
  • Able to move and stack sets of rigging throughout the vessel and barges.
  • Deckhand must be able to move pumps and hoses about the barges and place hoses in wing tank/void for removal of water.
  • Deckhand must be able to assist with the stocking and delivery of various supplies from on the vessel to and from the front hole.
  • Deckhand must be able to complete processes to allow the vessel to take on fuel (inland division).
  • Deckhand must be able to complete daily and periodic cleaning tasks to include but not limited to trash removal, mopping, scraping, sanding and painting.
  • Fleet work (preparing barges for delivery local customers)
  • Schedule: 14 days on, 7 days off, rotation. This position will require 12-hour shifts (one week on nights, one week on days, one week off).


  • Experience preferred, but not required.
  • Must be 18 or older to board a vessel.
  • Must be able to meet all physical qualifications per company guidelines.
  • Must have Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) or be able to attain it.
  • Must be able to speak, read and write in the English language.
  • Must be able to handle rigging (up to 75 lbs-100lbs).
  • Must have reliable, daily transportation to and from the worksite.
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