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 required
    • Valid Drivers License


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    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

    Illinois Marine Towing is a wholly owned subsidiary within Canal Barge Corporation, so you’ll experience the small company atmosphere with the benefits of a larger corporation.  Our compensation package includes, outside of the competitive wage, full insurance benefits (medical, dental, vision & life, disability): 401(k) with company match, flexible spending accounts, paid holidays, and paid time off.  Please visit us at or for more information about our company.


    EEO/AA/M/F/Vet/Disability Employer


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