Fleet Deckhand – Ottawa, IL
For more than a century, the people of Archer Daniels Midland Company (NYSE: ADM) have transformed crops into products that serve the vital needs of a growing world. Today, we?re one of the world?s largest agricultural processors and food ingredient providers, with approximately 31,000 employees serving customers in more than 170 countries. With a global value chain that includes approximately 500 crop procurement locations, 270 ingredient manufacturing facilities, 44 innovation centers and the world?s premier crop transportation network, we connect the harvest to the home, making products for food, animal feed, industrial and energy uses. Learn more at www.adm.com.Fleet Deckhand ? Ottawa, ILThis 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 cleaningTow work, including building rigging, and building tow for LineboatsFleet work, including preparing barges for delivery to local customersAssisting barge cleaners, mechanics, and welders may also be requiredAssist the captain with required vessel reports in compliance with environmental, safety and USCG regulations and report any problems or damageReport all injuries, illnesses, and near misses in a timely mannerAdditional duties and responsibilities as required or requestedJob Requirements: Ability to follow direction and execute tasks under the supervision of captain or mateInland waterway decking experience preferred, but not requiredReading and writing skills sufficient to comprehend/complete a variety of documentsAbility to work in a flexible schedule; must allow for changes in assignments, and priorities depending upon identified needs of the vesselAbility to work well independently as well as part of a teamMust be able to work in all types of climatesMust pass a pre-employment physical, including drug screenPromote the ADM Way and core ValuesMust have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and proceduresAbility to work extended hours, evenings, weekends and Holidays
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 daysPhysical Requirements: Candidates must pass Company physical exam, drug screen and Company human performance exam (physical ability test)Standing for prolonged periods of timeFrequent heavy liftingProlonged periods of kneeling, bending and climbing stairs/laddersAbility to work near or on large bodies of water, at various heights and in confined spacesThis position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life and dental insurance.ADM is an Equal Opportunity Employer for minorities, females, protected veterans and individuals with a disability.