Offshore Deckhand (Lockport, LA)


Marquette Transportation Company is accepting applications for an Offshore Deckhand (Lockport, LA)




  • Responsible for routine deck operations aboard an OFFSHORE TOW BOAT. (NOT INLAND PUSH BOATS OR RIVER TUGS)
  • General housekeeping duties and vessel maintenance, which may include cooking, sweeping, mopping, painting, and equipment repair
  • Catching a lines on deck fittings, casting lines free when getting underway, and assist in the navigation of the boat from the deck.

The successful candidate will meet the following qualifications:

  • A valid driver's license with acceptable driving record is required.
  • A valid Transportation Workers Identification Credential (T.W.I.C.) is required.
  • Must be willing to submit to Drug Screen, Physical, & Background Check.
  • Must have prior offshore tow boat deckhand experience. (Not an entry level position)
  • Ability to communicate clearly with office, vessel crew and dock personnel is required.
  • Ability to work offshore in adverse weather conditions is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A valid USCG issued Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC)
  • A valid US government issued Passport.
  • STCW-95 Basic Training Certification

 Job Type: Full-time

  • 28 days ON / 14 Days Off Rotation

Marquette Transportation Company is one of the nation’s largest providers of marine transportation services, having combined three leading family-owned businesses under one banner. Unlike most integrated barge lines, we offer a strategic mix of vessels along many waterways

Marquette Transportation Company is an equal opportunity employer.


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