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Job Description:

  • 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of workers on towed barge that transports cargo on lakes, bays, sounds, and rivers: Directs workers engaged in loading and unloading barge to ensure that cargo is loaded according to balancing specifications.

  • 2) Inspects barge to ensure that craft is seaworthy.

  • 3) Signals TUGBOAT CAPTAIN to tow barge to destination.

  • 4) Logs barge's movements and ports-of-call.

  • 5) Steers barge when it has steering equipment.




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DOT:   911.137-010

Job Number: 596