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Barge Cleaner - Channelview, TX

Company: Southwest Shipyard Lp
Location: Channelview
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

WORK SCHEDULERotating shift for Day & Night Shift.12-hour shift plus overtime consisting of 4 days on and 4 days off, with 2 on-call days. Day Shift (1): 5:00 am - 5:00 pmDay Shift (2): 5:00 am - 5:00 pmNight Shift (1): 5:00 pm - 5:00 amNight Shift (2): 5:00 pm - 5:00 amOvertime is built into the work schedule.Regular attendance and punctuality are required of all employees. Pay Rate: $15.00 - $15.50 per hourBENEFITS

  • Competitive Salary.
  • Comprehensive Benefits (medical, dental, vision, life).
  • 401(k)/Retirement Savings.
  • Friendly Work Environment.
  • Paid-Time off/Holidays.
  • Career Path OpportunitiesSUMMARY OF COMPANYSouthwest Shipyard, LP provides gas freeing and cleaning services, steaming, and flaring services, Barge and boat repair, Surface preparation and painting, water treatment and new construction services to the commercial and government marine industry. Southwest Shipyard owns and operates four (4) shipyards in South Texas with direct deep-water access to the Gulf of Mexico. We take pride in our dedicated and experienced workforce that focuses on Quality, Safety and Environmental Excellence. Our motto is "Faster, Safer, Better".JOB SUMMARYThis position is primarily responsible for using electrical currents to fuse metals like steel together to repair parts or build new components. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.RESPONSIBILITIES: Primary responsibilities are to perform Barge cleaning functions with the following objectives:
    • Strip product heels from an empty barge, strip bilges from boats or barges, pump heels to transfer vessels, designated by the shift supervisor.
    • Operate dock equipment, vacuum pumps, transfer pumps, compressors, blowers, meters, vapor control equipment, hoses etc. to accomplish barge cleaning duties.
    • Perform barge cleaning functions in compliance with quality assurance requirements specified in Quality & Environmental Manual and procedures.Duties:
    • Perform barge cleaning and dock operations, abiding by all safety rules and regulations
    • Test hoses, cargo tank fittings and perform any other duties associated with barge cleaning operations, and perform routine preventive maintenance on dock equipment.
    • Install blowers and blow dry compartments, install Butterworth cleaning nozzles and perform tank cleaning, and manually remove rust and solids from cargo tanks as required.
    • Perform duties as assignedEXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS
      • Must have a TWIC card.
      • Mandatory drug testing prior to employment and will be subject to random, unannounced drug and/or alcohol tests during employment.
      • Adequate experience in barge cleaning and equipment operations.
      • Be able to perform simple paperwork as required for filling out forms and logs.
      • Must be able to communicate and take directions from Foreman & Supervisor.
      • Able to work without contact lenses.
      • Required to arrive to work on time and also work overtime hours as required.
      • Understand general policies and procedures as described in the quality & environmental manuals.
      • Required to undergo a training program and participate in refresher training as needed.
      • PHYSICAL / MENTAL REQUIREMENTSThe employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable workplace accommodation. The individual must also be able to wear and properly utilize appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to work or visit areas where it is required. This includes a hard hat, safety glasses, life vest, respirators, ear plugs, steel-toed shoes, personal flotation devices (PFD's), or other protective equipment as required by the work performed and the location the work is being done. In addition, Employees in this position must also be capable of:
        • Able to work without contact lenses.
        • Walking, stepping, climbing, or otherwise moving from one location on the job site to another, which may be of varying heights and access parameters.
        • Standing, stooping, bending, crouching, kneeling, squatting, climbing, crawling, or sitting for long periods of time.
        • Repetitive movements by feet, shoulders, arms, wrists, hands, and back in the performance of work.
        • Climbing stairs and/or vertical ladders of varying heights.
        • Working in confined work areas and/or elevated heights.
        • Lifting objects of a minimum of 10 lbs, with a maximum single-person lift limit of 50 lbs, with frequent lifting and carrying, and the ability to lift and carry in access of 120 lbs assisted.
        • Adapting to temperature changes, outdoor conditions, and prolonged exposure to dusty, wet, or humid conditions, loud noises, and vibration.
        • Visually inspecting equipment and verifying information, often in small print.
        • Driving and/or operating heavy machinery safely and being always alert and aware of surroundings.
        • Applying sideways/upward/downward pressure to tighten and loosen hardware. The Company expects and requires all employees to observe and fulfill all safety responsibilities as outlined in workplace safety training and actively work toward maintaining a safe workplace. Failure to do so can result in disciplinary action, up to and including termination of employment. Regular attendance and punctuality are required of all employees. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. EEO Statement Southwest Shipyard, LP is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.? Southwest Shipyard, LP participates in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.? Southwest Shipyard, LP is not currently accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Southwest Shipyard, LP, via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at Southwest Shipyard, LP in any form without a valid written agreement in place for that specific position will be deemed the sole property of Southwest Shipyard, LP. As a result, no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Southwest Shipyard, LP. PI136037f6482a-31181-33325749

Keywords: Southwest Shipyard Lp, Houston , Barge Cleaner - Channelview, TX, Other , Channelview, Texas

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