Able Seaman (A.B.) – Middleburg Heights, OH
The AB/Deck crew members must be able to live and work for seven days a week in a remote environment. These duties are performed in all weather conditions.
This crew member will perform a host of physical labors in the loading and unloading of cargo and general maintenance on board the vessel. They are a “day worker,” so the hours (with OT) are prolonged and irregular.
They are responsible for releasing and securing of the hatch clamps on all cargo hold covers and may also be asked to operate the hatch crane.
They will perform routine maintenance on the conveyor system. This includes such duties as greasing/oiling the system, replacing bearings, and changing rollers, which entails moving and heavy lifting piece of equipment.
While the ship is underway, the AB/Deck crew member is responsible for general cleaning and maintenance. They will hose down decks, wash cargo holds/bulkheads, as well as painting and chipping.
Visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcFlvvqVrQI for a video job description.
Our able-seamen are members of the United Steelworkers and are hired through the company personnel office.
**APPLICANTS FOR THIS POSITION MUST BE QUALIFIED AND POSSES THE CREDENTIALS NEEDED FOR THIS POSITION**
All Interlake unlicensed seamen receive room and board while employed aboard one of our vessels. We also provide paid vacation, pension, and medical. We strive to promote from within.
All Great Lakes unlicensed seamen must meet the following requirements:
- Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Card
- Valid Merchant Mariners Credential issued by the US Coast Guard
- Endorsement as Able-Seaman on MMC
- Current USCG physical examination
- Legally eligible to be employed in the United States (Proof of identity and eligibility will be
required upon employment)
- You will not be considered for employment if you do not have the minimum documentation
listed above. If you do not have those documents, please work on obtaining them and apply
once you receive them.
To Apply, Contact:
Visit http://www.interlake-steamship.com/careers/unlicensed-seamen/ to apply.