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Fleet Deckhand - Ottawa, IL


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Job Title: Fleet Deckhand - Ottawa, IL
Location: Ottawa, IL, Midwest United States, USA
Company: Archer Daniels Midland Company (ADM)
Industry Sector: Agribusiness
Industry Type: Commodities and Trading
Career Type: Specialists
Job Type: Full Time
Minimum Years Experience Required: N/A
Salary: 0
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At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We're a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world's premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.


Fleet Deckhand - Ottawa, IL
This is a full-time, non-exempt level position.

Position Summary:

  • ADM is seeking a laborer to work as a deckhand under the direction of a Captain on a tug boat at one of our American River Transportation Company (ARTCo) fleeting locations in LaSalle, Morris, Seneca or Ottawa, IL.

Job Responsibilities:

  • General housekeeping and upkeep of the vessel, including washing, chipping, painting, and cleaning
  • Tow work, including building rigging, and building tow for Lineboats
  • Fleet work, including preparing barges for delivery to local customers
  • Assisting barge cleaners, mechanics, and welders may also be required
  • Assist the captain with required vessel reports in compliance with environmental, safety and USCG regulations and report any problems or damage
  • Report all injuries, illnesses, and near misses in a timely manner
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required or requested
Job Requirements:
  • Ability to follow direction and execute tasks under the supervision of captain or mate
  • Inland waterway decking experience preferred, but not required
  • Reading and writing skills sufficient to comprehend/complete a variety of documents
  • Ability to work in a flexible schedule; must allow for changes in assignments, and priorities depending upon identified needs of the vessel
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Must be able to work in all types of climates
  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, including drug screen
  • Promote the ADM Way and core Values
  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to work extended hours, evenings, weekends and Holidays
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from any of the designated work locations
  • Current Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card required. If you do not have a TWIC card upon hire, you must apply for one within 5 days
Physical Requirements:
  • Candidates must pass Company physical exam, drug screen and Company human performance exam (physical ability test)
  • Standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Frequent heavy lifting
  • Prolonged periods of kneeling, bending and climbing stairs/ladders
  • Ability to work near or on large bodies of water, at various heights and in confined spaces

Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen and a background check.

ADM is an EOE for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.

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Job Post Date: 03/13/20
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Last Updated: 04/01/2020