Canal Barge Company, Inc.

Dry Barge Technician


Job Description

Illinois Marine Towing, a fast growing barge transport company specializing in barge towing, fleeting operations, and shipyard services, has an opportunity for a full-time general laborers in our Barge Cleaning division. 

We are currently looking for reliable, hardworking individuals to carry out the operations of cleaning barges while maintaining a safe and productive atmosphere.

Primary Job Duties:


  • Individual will perform all aspects of barge cleaning work including prepare/check equipment, enter and exit barges, use cleaning equipment.
  • Utilize hand tools such as pressure washers or brushes to effectively clean the barges.
  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment that complies with environmental guidelines and policies.
  • Stay compliant with all regulatory bodies as it applies to the work that is being completed and with all safety rules and policies.
  • Utilize proper PPE while cleaning barges
  • Perform other duties as required and directed by management
  • Carry out the Business Philosophy, Code of Conduct, and mission of Illinois Marine Towing, Inc.
  • This position may involve travel to multiple locations.

Experience & Education:

  • Familiarization with pumps, compressors, gauges and tanks a plus.
  • High school education or equivalent require.

Physical Requirements:

Physical requirements of the job including climbing ladders and stairs, repetitive bending and stooping, lifting heavy marine equipment, and lifting objects from various levels ranging from 10-100 pounds.  Ability to work outdoors in all elements during all seasons. 

Company Information

Benefits of Joining the Illinois Marine Towing Family

  • Competitive wages with opportunity
  • Competitive Health, Disability, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • 401K Savings Plan with company match


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