Great Lakes Towing, Shipyard On Hiring Binge

Job seekers with skills in welding, ship-fitting, construction, mechanics and marine electronics got a New Year’s present from The Great Lakes Towing Company and Great Lakes Shipyard. The company said it hopes to fill 100 jobs by the end of January, in both of its divisions.

“At the Towing Company, we’re looking for great people to join our team,” said Joe Starck, the company’s president. “We are committed to hiring a diverse team of people – providing employees with a unique opportunity to learn and develop through training to preserve our position as a leader in the Great Lakes community and throughout the industry.”

The company said its hiring is driven by client demand.

Located in Cleveland, Ohio, The Great Lakes Towing Company is the owner and operator of the largest fleet of ship-docking tugboats on the U.S. Great Lakes-Saint Lawrence River Seaway. Great Lakes Shipyard is the leading full-service ship repair and construction operation on the Great Lakes.

Its list of shipyard positions includes: shipyard welders and pipefitters, shipfitters, outside machinists, mechanics, marine electricians and shipyard foreman.