The Dredge Tender Operator is responsible for the work associated with the operation of support vessels that work alongside the dredging operation.
Essential Job Functions:
Secures mooring lines to the dredge, scows, dredge tender or attending plant
Splices and repairs cables and towing ropes
Loads and unloads materials from the dredge, deck barges, scows and miscellaneous dredging equipment
Operates and provides maintenance and upkeep of the vessel on which they are assigned
Transports crew and materials when necessary
Perform shifting of the dredge, pipelines, anchors, and support equipment
Assists with work on the pontoon line, submerge line, scow or attending plant
Assists with work on the anchors and spud systems
Abide by company and worksite safety policies to achieve a “Safety First” workplace
Must be able to work 12-hour shifts
Must be able to work a rotating schedule and live onboard the dredge or vessel
Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted.
Must be able to tolerate rough seas, normal weather conditions, some climbing, vibrations, heat, confined spaces, stand for long periods of time, and high noise levels
Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb stairs & ladders
Additional duties, activities, functions and responsibilities of the position may be required as necessary.
Health insurance (Employee Only Company Paid After One Year of Employment)
Critical Illness Supplemental Insurance
Accident Supplemental Insurance
Life Insurance (Company Paid)
Voluntary Life Insurance
Short Term Disability
Long Term Disability Insurance (Company Paid)
Equal Employment Opportunity
Mike Hooks, LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer regardless of race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religious beliefs, marital status, genetic information, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.