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Experienced Deckhand - Linehaul (Remote)

Nashville, TN
  • Full-Time
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Job Description

Campbell Transportation Company Deckhands are primarily responsible for the safety of fellow crewmembers, the vessel, the cargo, and the environment.

Deckhands perform tasks associated with building and breaking tow, as well as vessel cleanliness and maintenance. Performs tasks in all weather conditions both outside and in the confines of the vessel while navigating the western rivers. Work is performed on rotating shifts, 6 hours on/6 hours off.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Build and break tow.
  • Inspect, correct,or notify others of any conditions which affect the safety of people or cargo.
  • Handle rigging during tow building, locking, and landing work.
  • Examine cables, wires, and lines to insure they are fit for use. Use tools to tighten or loosen same as needed.
  • Effectively handle cables, wires, and lines to secure barges in a safe and environmentally appropriate fashion.
  • Perform basic vessel maintenance including, but not limited to painting, cleaning, and basic engine room maintenance.
  • Communicate clearly on a VHF radio, understand and implement instructions provided by the vessel Captain.
  • Effectively use all safety equipment as required by company policies
  • Must possess or have the ability to possess Transportation Worker's Identification Card (TWIC)

Minimum Educational and Job Qualifications:

  • Must have at least six months of experience on an inland towing vessel
  • Ability quickly and capably learn and adhere to all CTC policies, USCG, and federal regulations

Preferred Educational and Job Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Prior experience in a similar position within the marine transportation industry
  • Prior experience in a safety-sensitive position

Physical Capabilities:

Must be able to perform the following:

  • Traverse boats, barges, and tows a minimum of two (2) miles per day.
  • Transport equipment of 60 to 100 pounds up to 1000 feet.
  • Ascend/Descend a 90 degree ladder up to 40 feet.
  • Move, transport, and position equipment up to 100 pounds.
  • Position self to move through 18 inch diameter hatch.
  • Move two (2) feet horizontally and vertically.
  • Maintain constant communication with crew members.
  • Ability to recognize and identify distant objects, and recognize distances between objects
  • Constantly work in outdoor weather conditions.
  • Work shift a min. of 12 hrs. (could be up to 15)

Note that nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time, and the list of job tasks is not all-inclusive. Other duties may be assigned by management as needed.

AAP/EEO Statement

Campbell Transportation Company, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.



Nashville, TN



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