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NOW HIRING MASTER TOWBOAT XH-5784-08/09 -Missouri River Project, Omaha District.

Omaha District’s Operations Division, Missouri River Project Office, located in Omaha, Nebraska is seeking to hire a Master Towboat operator.

ELIGIBLE TO APPLY:

·         US Citizens

 JOB DESCRIPTION:

Operate towboats greater than 26 feet in length in order to load/unload and move floating plant with equipment and stone riprap up and down the Missouri River. Assure safety of crew members and the upkeep and maintenance of the vessels. During layup periods, perform duties in support of minor construction and maintenance activities at the Missouri River Project Office, individual dam sites surrounding Omaha and Lincoln, and multiple mitigation sites along the Missouri River. Perform repairs as needed to project equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

TO QUALIFY FOR XH-08:

I have the ability to perform common repair and maintenance of marine equipment. I can assist in the full operation of floating plants, performing duties such as applying navigational aids and steering towing vessels. I work under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed.

TO QUALIFY FOR XH-09:

I have the ability to perform the full range of duties associated with making up and transporting tows of multiple barges. I am skilled in maintenance and repair and adjusting both deck and engine room machinery. I can maintain the full operation of floating plants, performing tasks such as interpreting river conditions, applying navigational aids, and steering towing vessels. I work on my own initiative under general supervision subject to occasional inspection.

TO QUALIFY FOR XH-08:
I have the ability to perform common repair and maintenance of marine equipment. I can assist in the full operation of floating plants, performing duties such as applying navigational aids and steering towing vessels. I work under normal supervision of a work leader or journey-level employee who observes tasks in progress and upon completion to make sure they are properly performed.

TO QUALIFY FOR XH-09:

I have the ability to perform the full range of duties associated with making up and transporting tows of multiple barges. I am skilled in maintenance and repair and adjusting both deck and engine room machinery. I can maintain the full operation of floating plants, performing tasks such as interpreting river conditions, applying navigational aids, and steering towing vessels. I work on my own initiative under general supervision subject to occasional inspection.

Conditions of Employment

  • Incumbent must possess a current and appropriate State Motor Vehicle Operator’s License.
  • For XH-8 position, incumbent must have the ability to have or obtain “Mate (Pilot) of Towing Vessels” within 12 months.
  • For XH-9 position, incumbent must possess a current Master of Towing Vessels (limited) license.
  • This position is part of the random drug testing program.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

  • Position is permanent direct hire for Omaha, NE.
  • Missouri River, XH-08 Hourly Salary starts at: $28.48
  • Missouri River, XH-09 Hourly Salary starts at: $29.49
  • Position has a non-competitive promotion potential to XH-09.

For more information regarding this specific position, please contact:

David.F.Sobczyk@usace.army.mil

To apply for this position please go to USA JOBS:

https://www.usajobs.gov/

 Applications Submitted NLT MARCH 1, 2021

Contact

David.F.Sobczyk@usace.army.mil

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