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Deckhand - Linehaul

DIVISION – Tennessee Valley Towing

Location- Paducah, KY, NO RELOCATION NECESSARY!

Who we are:

Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

Job Summary:

A Deckhand is responsible for the preparation, oversight and maintenance of barges and vessels. The individual will be responsible for working a continuous schedule of 28 days on the vessel, with 14 days off.

What you’ll get:

  • 6 paid holidays.
  • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
  • Expanded medical services program.
  • Wellness program.
  • Life insurance.
  • 401(K) matching.
  • Employee Discounts.
  • Referral Bonuses.

What you’ll do:

  • Build and check tow by utilizing various tools/equipment including but not limited to wrenches, ratchets, shackles, chain straps and wires/cables.
  • Move and stack sets of rigging throughout the vessel and barges.
  • Move pumps and hoses about the barges and place hoses in wing tank/void for removal of water.
  • Assist with the stocking and delivery of various supplies.
  • Complete skiff operations to allow the crew to go ashore and come aboard the vessel.
  • Put out sounders at the head of the barge (river division). Complete processes to allow the vessel to take on fuel (inland division).
  • Complete daily and periodic cleaning tasks including but not limited to trash removal, mopping, scraping, sanding and painting.

What you’ll need:

  • Must have transportation to and from our headquarters (Paducah, KY) for crew change.
  • Must be able to work on the vessel for a period of 28 days.
  • Possess The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform any/all essential job functions.
  • Ability to maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
  • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices.
  • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Propeller Repair Technician

    DIVISION – BIG RIVER PROPELLER

    Locations: Paducah, KY, LaCenter, KY, and Belle Chasse, LA.

    Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of general and marine propeller repair including repairing, pitching and balancing commercial propellers.
    • Must know how to grind and weld proficiently in all areas and will weld maximum amount of footage for the type, conditions, and location of welds.
    • Knowledgeable in safety and proper work methods.

    We proudly offer competitive wages based on your experience, paid vacation and holidays, health, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits, 401(K), expanded medical services program, wellness program, and more.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Carpenter

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    The individual will be responsible for performing carpentry work as well as a variety of general maintenance and renovation tasks on marine transport vessels and at shore side facilities. Prior experience with cabinetry is preferred. This is a full-time role responsible for working Monday through Friday, 6am-2:30pm. The candidate must have weekend availability when needed and be able to work overtime when scheduled.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Read/comprehend technical documents and drawings to properly build and/or repair structures.
    • Perform a variety of carpentry work which requires the building, dismantling and repairing of walls, ceilings, floors, cabinets, doors, windows and framing.
    • Install insulation when performing renovation projects.
    • Perform general maintenance tasks such as sanding, painting and coating materials with epoxy.
    • Perform basic plumbing duties such as repairing/installing toilets, sinks and showers.
    • Safely operate a variety of hand tools, power tools and saws to complete duties.
    • Operate heavy machinery such as fork lifts, personnel lifts and other mechanical devices.
    • Carry equipment to worksite such as lumber and various parts/tooling. Associate may be required to perform confined space entries to access workspaces.
    • Perform basic cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping and discarding trash.

    What you’ll need:

    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Experience in general construction, cabinet skills, and finish work.
    • Must have basic carpentry skills including but not limited to taking measurements and calculations, reading blueprints, proficient with power tools and fundamental math.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Fleet Deckhands

    DIVISION – James Fleet (A division of James Transportation, LLC)

    Locations: Paducah, KY and Mounds City, IL

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    Do you love working on the river but want to be able to go home each night? This could be the perfect opportunity for you! This is a shore-side position responsible for working 12-hour shifts, 5 days/week.

    What you’ll get:

    • 6 paid holidays.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Building and checking tow by utilizing various tools/equipment including wrenches, ratchets, shackles, chain straps and wires/cables.
    • Moving and stacking sets of rigging throughout vessels and barges.
    • Moving pumps and hoses throughout barges and placing hoses in wing tank/void for removal of water.
    • Assist with the stocking and delivery of various supplies from on the vessel to and from the front hole.
    • Complete processes to allow the vessel to take on fuel.
    • Complete daily and periodic cleaning tasks.

    What you’ll need:

    • Prior deckhand experience is preferred.
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Possess The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration.
    • Must reside locally.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

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    Welder

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Paducah, KY, Wickliffe, KY and Calvert City, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

     Job Summary:

    A Shipyard Worker/Welder is responsible for the repair of barges and materials. The individual may be required to perform duties within dry docks and/or inside the fabrication shop. This position is responsible for working Monday through Friday, weekends and overtime is scheduled as needed. First shift is 6am-2:30pm; second shift is 2pm-10:30pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Operate welding torch, weld materials, and fit parts for welding.
    • Ensure watertight welds in all areas and maximum amount of footage for the type, conditions, and location of welds with few to no leaks.
    • Perform difficult and repetitive tasks in a variety of uncomfortable work environments and adverse weather conditions.
    • Use torches and other cutting tools efficiently and safely.
    • Follow the company, state, and federal safety regulations. This includes wearing proper protective equipment and keeping work areas clean and well organized.
    • Handle several welding construction and repair assignments with full accuracy and efficiency.

    What you’ll need:

    • 1 year of welding experience preferred.
    • Strong knowledge of TIG and MIG welding processes.
    • Skilled in power and hand tool operations.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Experienced Welders

    DIVISION – James Built

    Location: Calvert City, KY

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Promptly arrive and attend daily meetings to receive daily work assignments.
    • Operate heavy equipment such as fork truck and overhead crane to transport materials to appropriate location.
    • Operate machinery such as presses to bend/shape materials to specifications.
    • Utilize pumps and hoses to extract unwanted water from barges.
    • Utilize cutting torch to modify, remove and prepare materials for welding.
    • Safely operate welding torch to complete barge repairs.
    • Rig various tools and equipment to appropriate locations.
    • Climb in/out of manholes to access various work locations.
    • Perform the manual removal of sludge and debris utilizing shovels.
    • Utilize/manipulate various hand tools to allow for repairs.
    • Maintain a neat workspace and complete basic cleaning duties such as sweeping and discarding trash.

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to safely and successfully perform any/all essential job functions.
    • Meet and maintain all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
    • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices.
    • On the job training, regular training and re-certification required.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods or in teams.

    We proudly offer competitive wages based on your experience, paid vacation and holidays, health, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits, 401(K), expanded medical services program, wellness program, and more.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Accountant

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As an accountant, you will report directly to the company’s CFO and Controller at our corporate office. You will be responsible for month end close, financial reporting, bank reconciliations, cash flow, journal entries, general ledgers, accounts payable/accounts receivables, and any additional special projects to meet business needs.  The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Responsible for daily preparation and processing of invoice batches into MAS90.
    • Maintaining G/L System, along with reconciling and troubleshooting A/R and A/P Sub-Ledgers.
    • Perform various journal entries, account reconciliations for most balance sheet accounts and provide general ledger support, including Excel spreadsheets.
    • Preparing monthly financial statements, in addition to reading and understanding the financials.
    • Proficient in Data Entry, Invoice/PO’s/Inventory.
    • Billing of employee expenses in the time and billing system that is chargeable to clients.
    • Familiar with handling of intercompany transactions.
    • Assist the Controller and the CFO with projects on an as needed basis.
    • Resolving invoice issues with vendors.
    • Assisting with month end close and special projects.
    • Maintain subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions.
    • Maintains historical records by filing documents.
    • Prepares financial reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing account information and trends.
    • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements.
    • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

    What you’ll need:

    • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, CPA preferred.
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in public accounting.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Clear written and verbal communications.
    • Organize and write procedures in a logical/methodical manner.
    • Good time management skills.
    • Able to maintain confidential information.
    • Must possess exceptional customer service and communications skills.
    • Able to respond to, interact and collaborate with clients, vendors/suppliers and employees.
    • Attention to detail, with a high level of accuracy.
    • Self-starter, with ability to work independently and as a team member.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Grocery Clerk

    DIVISION – Paducah River Fuel Service

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

    Job Summary:

    The Grocery Clerk is responsible for the timely delivery of groceries to vessels and maintenance of the warehouse.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Ring orders in the computer.
    • Deliver all orders to customers in a boat.
    • Responsible for the safe, efficient, reliable, and environmentally compliant operation of assigned area.
    • Follow and adhere to all company policies, United States Coast Guard and environmental regulations.

    What you’ll need:

    • Ability to operate a high powered boat.
    • Ability to work an 8-hour day and willing to take on-call responsibility if the need arises.
    • Possess sufficient fitness to perform moderate physical labor involving: lifting, packing & carrying boxes/packages of grocery items and climbing ladders, stairwells while working in all weather conditions with temperatures that may vary from extreme cold to extreme hot.
    • Ability to work in hot weather while wearing required PPE while performing any task above (i.e. respirators, goggles, etc.).

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Shipyard Repair Foreperson

    DIVISION – James Hahnville (A subsidary of James Marine, Inc.)

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

    Job Summary:

    The Shipyard Repair Foreperson will be responsible for the oversight and coordination of duties throughout shipyard and vessels. The foreperson must be able to maintain effective communication with all positions to ensure the timely and accurate completion of duties.  The work schedule is Monday through Friday 2pm-10:30pm, weekends and overtime will be scheduled as needed. The foreperson must have knowledge of towboat systems and how to repair them.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Lead/participate in reoccurring meetings with various levels of management and plan, coordinate and assign job duties to team members.
    • Coordinate efforts to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair equipment, which includes but is not limited to disassembly, root cause analysis, implementing corrective measures, reassembly and testing of device.
    • Oversee all aspects of job site safety and enforce protocols as deemed necessary according to company safety standards and the United States Coast Guard safety standards.
    • Ability to access various levels of the shipyard and vessels to monitor team members and audit performance.
    • Perform routine inspections of completed projects and ensure quality standards are met.
    • Assist team members with the completion of various job duties as necessary.
    • Complete basic cleaning duties such as cleaning job site and discarding trash.

    What you’ll need:

    • Possess/maintain a working knowledge of various shipyard positions to ensure proper training and satisfactory performance of job duties of all team members.
    • Ability to meet and maintain all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Ability to maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
    • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices.
    • On the job training, regular training and re-certification required.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Shipyard Laborer/Deckhand

    DIVISION – Paducah River Service

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Serve as an additional deckhand during winter and adverse conditions while performing laborer duties the remainder of time.
    • Promptly attend morning meetings and board vessel for transportation to work location.
    • Perform equipment start-ups in preparation of work duties.
    • Assist crane operator with the removal/placement various materials such as barge covers and skid pans by performing rigging requirements.
    • Visually assess worksites and determine appropriate steps to ensure the timely completion of duties.
    • Operate heavy equipment such as fork lifts and skid steers to remove sludge/mud from barges and dump into skid pans.
    • Drain water from barges by properly placing weights to facilitate water drainage. Additionally, associate may utilize pumps and manually remove water with the use of push brooms.
    • Manually remove mud/sludge from barge with shovels and discard into buckets and/or skid pans.
    • Operate high pressured hoses to remove excess mud/sludge from barge.
    • Transport various materials to/from work location such as pumps, brooms, shovels, buckets and ladders.
    • Assist with other duties throughout shipyard.

    Qualifications:

    • Prior experience as a deckhand is preferred.

    We proudly offer competitive wages based on your experience, paid vacation and holidays, health, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits, 401(K), expanded medical services program, wellness program, and more.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Purchasing Agent

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    The purchasing agent will be responsible for the procurement of goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for the organization. The work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
    • Selects goods and services for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
    • Recommends significant purchases for review by Purchasing Director.
    • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
    • Reviews Invoices and Receipt Tickets.
    • Prepares purchase orders.
    • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
    • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with vendors and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
    • Approves invoices for payment after verifying receipt of goods and services.

    What you’ll need:

    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to speak effectively to customers, vendor/suppliers and employees of organization.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office.
    • Knowledge of accounting software; Database software and Word Processing software.
    • Clear written and verbal communications.
    • Good time management skills.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Maintenance Worker

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Job Summary:

    The Maintenance Worker will be responsible for performing routine maintenance; including but not limited to upkeep tasks such as repairs and cleaning. You will also be responsible for applying basic repairs to equipment and ensure facilities are orderly and functional.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Performs routine maintenance on building interior and exterior.
    • Performing cleaning activities.
    • Mobile home repairs and rentals.
    • Perform minor repairs such as fixing leaks and plumbing repairs.
    • Install appliances and equipment.
    • Yard upkeep such as mowing lawn and collecting trash.
    • Conduct maintenance tasks.
    • Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and systems.
    • Check functionality of safety systems (e.g. fire alarm).
    • Collaborate with workers and other professionals during renovations.
    • Report to a facilities or maintenance manager for issues.
    • Works in a safe manner and recognizes unsafe situations. Takes appropriate action to ensure safety of themselves and others in building.
    • Ability to be on call.

    Qualifications:

    • A high school diploma or GED certificate preferred.
    • Experience using hand and electrical tools.
    • Ability to read technical manuals and drawings.
    • Ability to be on call.
    • Very good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Physical stamina to perform physical tasks in various weather conditions.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Organizational and time management skills.
    • A valid driver’s license.

    We proudly offer competitive wages based on your experience, paid vacation and holidays, health, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits, 401(K), expanded medical services program, wellness program, and more.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Electrician

    DIVISION – James Marine Hahnville

    Location:  Hahnville, LA

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    You will be responsible for performing installs and repairs of electrical wiring, systems and fixtures on marine transport vessels. The work schedule is Monday through Friday 6am-2:30pm. Weekends and overtime are scheduled as necessary.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Perform installs and repairs of electrical wiring, systems, and fixtures inside and outside of marine transport vessels in varying work conditions.
    • Perform hazards analysis for assigned job to identify potential risks associated with task and take appropriate steps to mitigate risk.
    • Install electrical wiring housing such as conduit and pipes.
    • Perform electrical testing of equipment to ensure proper function and installation.
    • Perform inspections to certify electrical code compliance.
    • Install circuit panels and other electrical hardware and properly connect wiring.
    • Perform repairs of electrical equipment such as electric panels, motor starters, lights, conduit and piping.
    • Carry equipment to worksite such as toolbox and various parts/tooling. Associate may be required to perform confined space entries to access workspaces.
    • Read/comprehend technical documents and drawings to assist in installing, repairing and maintaining equipment.
    • Possess a valid state driver’s license and be able to safely operate motor vehicles to navigate to/from worksites.
    • Operate heavy machinery such as personnel lifts and other mechanical devices.
    • Perform basic cleaning duties such as sweeping and discarding trash.

    What you’ll need:

    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Knowledge of electrical codes.
    • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to make decisions without supervision.
    • On the job training, regular training and re-certification required.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Welder/Grinder

    DIVISION – Big River Propeller

    Job Summary:

    The candidate will be responsible for repairing propellers by safely operating air grinders and Arc/MIG welders. You may be performing duties within dry-docks or inside of the fabrication shop.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Must promptly arrive and attend daily meetings to receive daily work assignments.
    • Be able to operate heavy equipment such as fork truck and overhead crane to transport materials to appropriate location.
    • Must be able to weld propeller blades by Arc and MIG weld process.
    • Grind and polish propeller blades by means of an air grinder. This task is accomplished under direction of a senior employee in a safe manner.
    • Maintain a neat workspace and complete basic cleaning duties such as sweeping and discarding trash.

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to safely and successfully perform any/all essential job functions.
    • Meet and maintain all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
    • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices.
    • On the job training, regular training and re-certification required.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    We proudly offer competitive wages based on your experience, paid vacation and holidays, health, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits, 401(K), expanded medical services program, wellness program, and more.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Shore Tankerman

    DIVISION – Paducah River Fuel Service (A division of James Marine, Inc.)

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    A Tankerman is responsible for safely transferring liquid cargo to/from vessels and barges as well as performing preventive maintenance tasks. The individual will also be responsible for assisting with repair duties in the shipyard. The individual will be responsible for working second shift (2pm-10:30pm), weekends and overtime are scheduled as needed.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Complete transfer of liquid cargo to/from the vessel through application/removal of hoses via fittings/seals and opening/closing of valves.
    • Move pumps and hoses about barges and place hoses in wing tank/void for removal of water.
    • Complete processes to allow the vessel to take on fuel.
    • Monitor liquid cargo transfer levels by peering through Site Glass and checking gauge points.
    • Deliver supplies to vessels and remove trash from vessels.
    • Complete periodic maintenance duties in the engine room.
    • Transport and tie lock lines.
    • Complete daily and periodic cleaning tasks to include but not limited to trash removal, mopping, scraping, sanding and painting.
    • Safely move about the vessel requiring the traverse of slick/unstable surfaces and participate in emergency response procedures per the United States Coastguard established physical standards.
    • Assist with additional shipyard duties as assigned.

    What you’ll need:

    • Possess a valid Tankerman License/PIC.
    • Possess The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration.
    • Must reside locally.
    • Ability to safely and successfully perform any/all essential job functions.
    • Ability to meet and maintain all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Ability to maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
    • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Crane Operator

    DIVISION – James Marine Hahnville

    Job Summary:

    Operate a multitude of cranes to assist in delivery and removal of various materials and equipment. Responsible for rigging materials/equipment to crane and must be able to perform basic crane maintenance duties.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Possess proper training and licensure to safely operate crane according to standard operating procedures.
    • Maintain postural balance to safely enter/exit equipment and access various locations in shipyard and dock.
    • Properly operate cranes to accurately transport materials to/from dry dock and barges.
    • Be able to operate and extend boom forklift.
    • Be able to appropriate rig materials to cranes to allow for transportation.
    • Maintain effective verbal and non-verbal communication with various team members.
    • Utilize various hand tools to perform basic maintenance duties on cranes.

    Qualifications:

    • Safely and successfully perform any/all essential job functions.
    • Meet and maintain all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
    • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices. On the job training, regular training and re-certification required.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    We proudly offer competitive wages based on your experience, paid vacation and holidays, health, dental, vision, and supplemental benefits, 401(K), expanded medical services program, wellness program, and more.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Chief Engineer - Linehaul

    DIVISION – Tennessee Valley Towing

    Location- Paducah, KY, NO RELOCATION NECESSARY!

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

    Job Summary:

    The Chief Engineer is responsible for maintenance and upkeep as they operate, repair, and maintain the various systems aboard the vessel. The primary responsibility of this role is to maintain the mechanical propulsion systems of the vessel according to the directions of the commanding officer including the engines, pumps, boilers, and generators. Additional responsibilities include maintaining electrical, refrigeration, ventilation and heating/cooling systems. Chief Engineers record information for engineering logs, such as speed and direction change orders and gauge readings. An engineer is responsible for working a continuous schedule of 28 days on the vessel, with 14 days off.

    What you’ll get:

    • 6 paid holidays.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Assure safe crew, vessel, and tow operations by promoting, practicing, and enforcing TVT’s safety system which includes audits, drills, investigations, contacts, and safety logs.
    • Assure safe vessel operations through regular monitoring and servicing of vessel systems (i.e., engines, steering, electrical, etc.).
    • Assure Engine Room housekeeping through regular cleaning, painting, and maintenance.
    • Transfer fuels, lubricants, and bilge from fuel flats in accordance with established procedures.
    • Maintain logs of engine hours, fuel transfers, and other maintenance activities.
    • Conduct repairs to vessel engines, generators, and other vessel systems as required.
    • Comply with and enforce United States Coast Guard (USCG) & environmental regulations, and Company policies and procedures.

    What you’ll need:

    • Prior experience as an engineer on a towboat.
    • Must have transportation to and from our headquarters (Paducah, KY) for crew change.
    • Must be able to work on the vessel for a period of 28 days.
    • Ability to return to a vessel during scheduled time off if an emergency arises.
    • Possess The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration.
    • Ability to operate a variety of power and hand tools.
    • Ability to read and comprehend blueprints and piping diagrams.
    • Ability to read and understand various meters and gauges associated with large diesel engines.
    • Leadership skills to facilitate an environment onboard the vessel and among crew members that promotes teamwork and diversity.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Machinist

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location:  Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As a machinist, you will be responsible for the creation and repair of boat driveline components by operating a multitude of machinery. The work schedule is Monday through Friday 2:30pm-10:30pm. Overtime and weekends are scheduled as needed.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Safely operate various machines throughout machine shop which includes but is not limited to lathes, mills, welders, presses and saws.
    • Transport materials to appropriate workstation by utilizing overhead crane.
    • Operate heavy equipment such as fork lifts to transport materials to/from machine shop.
    • Must be able to read/comprehend technical documents and blueprints to allow for proper production of materials.
    • Perform manual MIG, TIG and stick welding.
    • Create custom materials such as gaskets to ensure proper sealing of components.
    • Be able to access various vessel locations to perform measurements/inspections of driveline components.
    • Perform preventative maintenance (PM) and reactive maintenance on all machines.
    • Perform basic cleaning duties and maintain an orderly shop.

    What you’ll need:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
    • Ability to meet and maintain all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
    • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Welders/Fitter (First Class)

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc

    Location:  Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

    Job Summary:

    This position is responsible for the repair of barges and materials. The job responsibilities are carried out in a fabrication shop and/or within a dry dock. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, weekends and overtime are assigned as needed. There are currently openings for both first shift, 6am-2:30pm, and second shift, 2:30pm-10:30pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Operate welding torch, weld materials, and fit parts for welding.
    • Ensure watertight welds in all areas and maximum amount of footage for the type, conditions, and location of welds with few to no leaks.
    • Lay out and install large panels or complex shapes of steel with little to no supervision.
    • Troubleshoot and align steel to industry standards.
    • Perform difficult and repetitive tasks in a variety of uncomfortable work environments and adverse weather conditions.
    • Use torches and other cutting tools efficiently and safely.
    • Follow the company, state, and federal safety regulations. This includes wearing proper protective equipment and keeping work areas clean and well organized.
    • Ability to handle several welding construction and repair assignments with full accuracy and efficiency.

    What you’ll need:

    • Possess a High School Diploma or GED.
    • Prior shipyard welding/fitting experience preferred.
    • Skilled in power and hand tool operations.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    HVAC Technician

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Service, install, and maintain HVAC systems.

    What you’ll need:

    • HVAC License.
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • On the job training, regular training and re-certification required.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Assistant Port Engineer

    DIVISION – Tennessee Valley Towing

    Location: Paducah, KY

    What we do:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

    Job Summary:

    This role presents an exciting opportunity for individuals who enjoy detailed troubleshooting and boat management, vendor negotiations, problem solving and developing an intimate understanding of the complex mechanical systems and structures in a large horsepower towboat! The Assistant Port Engineer will report directly to the Senior Port Engineer. The candidate will be responsible for managing the repair and maintenance of river vessels, to provide the best possible utilization rate while controlling budget and cost. The Assistant Port Engineer is responsible for working Monday through Friday 8am-5pm, weekend availability is a must.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Provide the required expertise advice and planning for the running vessel engineers and prepare/plan for any shipyard maintenance in close partnership with the Shipyard Project Manager.
    • Provide shore side engineering support to fleet (mechanical, electrical, HVAC, general repairs, and technical support).
    • Specify machinery and equipment for replacement and new construction.
    • Develop maintenance and repair projections.
    • Formulate dry-docking plan in coordination with the Port Captains and Project Managers.
    • Visit vessels in operation for repair and preventive maintenance planning.
    • Communicate and coordinate all work and plans with other departments.
    • Observe and follow and enforce all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal safety equipment and proper use of equipment and tools.

    What you’ll need:

    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Knowledge of marine mechanical and electrical systems.
    • Computer skills such as Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
    • Ability to travel as needed to vessels and shipyards in performance of duties, including out-of-town stays.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Repair Coordinator

    DIVISION – James Marine Elmwood

    Location: Belle Chasse, LA

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    The Repair Coordinator’s primary role is to aid in the completion of shipyard barge repair projects. The coordinator is responsible for organizing numerous aspects of a project from beginning to end. This role is imperative for assuring that all projects are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Coordinate all repair work and internal work within the shipyard as assigned.
    • Open and assign job numbers to all work performed by each specific shipyard.
    • Work with the Superintendents and other members of Management in determining the scope of work and assigning step numbers for each project performed.
    • Check for accurate time and material postings.
    • Create and update job tickets for each project.
    • Track the progress of each job until its completion.
    • Check on proper time and material postings to each job daily.
    • Deliver daily work tickets detailing job numbers, steps and work descriptions. Collect all project write-ups from the foreman over the job.
    • Combine all paperwork from the Warehouse, checking for accuracy and remedying any errors through coordination with shipyard management and purchasing.
    • Prepare jobs for invoicing or send out as “waiting approval” for review by the customer, and a purchase order number, if necessary.
    • Deliver complete invoice to accounts payable for future processing.
    • Assist with other clerical and data analysis as needed.
    • Update job tracking sheets in Excel to insure that Management has the most up to date job cost information.
    • File all paperwork related to current jobs and review time sheets.

    What you’ll need:

    • Associate degree preferred, but not required.
    • Understanding of basic shipyard processes and terminology, as well as accounting practices.
    • Microsoft Office skills including Word, Excel and Outlook.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Electrician

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    The Electrician will be responsible for installing, repairing, and updating electrical systems, light fixtures, wiring, power outlets and circuit boards in residential and small commercial properties.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Install, repair, and update electrical systems, light fixtures, wiring, power outlets and circuit boards in residential and small commercial properties.

    What you’ll need:

    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Knowledge of electrical codes.
    • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to make decisions without supervision.
    • On the job training, regular training and re-certification required.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Safety Engineer

    DIVISION – James Elmwood (A subsidary of James Marine, Inc.)

    Location: Belle Chasse, LA

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As a Shipyard Safety Engineer, you will be responsible for ensuring personnel and facility safety by identifying and correcting potential safety hazards. The work schedule is Monday through Friday 7am-4pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Implement, and evaluate programs and procedures to ensure personnel and facility safety.
    • Monitor and control company’s safety/environmental standards in accordance with OSHA and state regulations.
    • Assist management and tracking of worker injury claims.
    • Investigate industrial accidents to minimize recurrence.
    • Tour facilities; to identify and correct potential hazards; and to ensure compliance with safety/environmental regulations.
    • Conduct or coordinates safety training to educate workers about safety policies.
    • Take after-hours call as assigned.
    • Maintain/update environmental permits, plans and Facility manuals.
    • Collect and analyze environmental data.
    • Review Environmental regulations and determine applicability.
    • Maintain Air permit systems to assure compliance with permits.

    What you’ll need:

    • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year University; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
    • Clear written and verbal communications.
    • Ability to organize and write procedures in a logical/methodical manner.
    • Good time management skills.
    • Able to maintain confidential information.
    • Able to respond to, interact and collaborate with customers, vendors/suppliers and employees.
    • Attention to detail, with a high level of accuracy.
    • Self-starter, with ability to work independently and as a team member.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Shipyard Deckhand

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location:  Wickliffe, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    Do you love working as a deckhand but don’t want to live on a boat for 28 days? We are on the hunt for a local deckhand to work within our shipyard! This is a full-time position responsible for working first-shift (6am-2:30pm), overtime and weekends are scheduled as needed.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Build and check tow by utilizing various tools/equipment to include but not limited to wrenches, ratchets, shackles, chain straps and wires/cables.
    • Move and stack sets of rigging throughout the vessel and barges.
    • Move pumps and hoses about the barges and place hoses in wing tank/void for removal of water.
    • Assist with the stocking and delivery of various supplies from on the vessel to and from the front hole.
    • Complete skiff operations to allow the crew to go ashore and come aboard the vessel.
    • Complete processes to allow the vessel to take on fuel.
    • Complete daily and periodic cleaning tasks to include but not limited to trash removal, mopping, scraping, sanding and painting.

    What you’ll need:

    • Possess The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration.
    • Must reside locally.
    • Some deckhand experience is preferred but not required.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Pilot - Linehaul

    DIVISION – Tennessee Valley Towing

    Location: Paducah, KY, NO RELOCATION NECESSARY!

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    We are on the hunt for experienced full-time Pilots for the Upper Mississippi, Lower Mississippi, Tennessee, and Ohio River systems. This is a marine-based position responsible for working a continuous schedule of 28 days on the vessel, with 14 days off.

    What you’ll get:

    • 6 paid holidays.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Determine the course and speed of the vessel, maneuver to avoid hazards, and continuously monitor the vessel’s position with charts and navigational aids.
    • Respond to emergency situations according to Tennessee Valley Towing’s policy and procedure manual.
    • Overall command of the operation of the vessel and supervise the work of all officers and crew.

    What you’ll need:

    • Must have updated and correct License by USCG for navigation.
    • Possess The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration and The Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC) from the U.S. Coast Guard.
    • Ability to keep up with fast-paced paperwork requirements and possess basic computer knowledge for communication and navigational purposes.
    • Ability to read and understand USCG regulations and possess basic math calculations like ETA’s, MPH, etc.
    • Ability to communicate and handle situations with the vessel crew and vessel management competently.
    • Ability to supervise the vessel crew and management proficiently. Provide prompt resolution of problems and conflicts as they occur.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Human Resources Generalist

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    The Human Resource Generalist assists James Marine, Inc. in achieving its corporate goals by providing direct support to all employees and collaborating with the Human Resources Department to maintain positive employee relations. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Assists the Human Resources Department with a wide range of responsible clerical, technical, administrative, and office duties.
    • Provides general clerical and administrative support to the Human Resources Department; write and type letters, employment verifications, memos, and other correspondence related to assigned human resource programs, projects and activities.
    • Assists with the successful execution of company policies, which includes but is not limited to, the ADA, FMLA, GINA, EEO and Intimidation/Harassment policies.
    • Assists manager in determining type of leave employees may need.
    • Performs all administrative duties for implementing and tracking employees’ Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, and FMLA leaves of absence.
    • Schedule quarterly retirement enrollment meetings.
    • Provide administrative support to the recruiting process.
    • Responsible for the contract employee process, including but not limited to, scheduling job classification testing, communication with hiring managers and contract companies, and entering of data into HRIS system.
    • Provide support to the Human Resources Manager and/or Vice President of Human Resources in conducting employee investigations.
    • Input notes from employee discussions pertaining to leaves, complaints, investigations, and terminations, among other things into the HRIS for documentation purposes.
    • Create a variety of reports related to human resource initiatives, projects, and activities, such as technical and status reports.
    • Reviews, tracks, and documents compliance with mandatory and non-mandatory training, continuing education, and work assessments. This may include safety training, anti-harassment training, professional licenses, on-the-job training, and certifications.
    • Conduct data research, compilation, and analysis for HR projects and reports.
    • Assists with new hire orientations and employee recognition programs.
    • Maintains knowledge of trends, best practices, regulatory changes, and new technologies in human resources, talent management, and employment law.

    What you’ll need:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration or related field.
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Human Resources.
    • Bi-lingual in English & Spanish helpful, but not necessary.
    • Understanding of core human resource functions and procedures.
    • Must possess proficiency in using a computer, including Microsoft Office and other HRIS databases.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Must show proficiency and tact through proper e-mail etiquette.
    • Must have the ability to make sound decisions in time sensitive, high-pressure situations.
    • Must be detail-oriented and analytical, with strong problem-solving and organizational skills and the capacity to manage several tasks at the same time.
    • Exercise good judgment and maintain confidentiality in maintaining critical and sensitive information, records, and reports.
    • Ability to work under pressure, with frequent interruptions and a high level of employee engagement by phone or in person.
    • Coordinate activities and meet deadlines.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Driver

    DIVISION – Tennessee Valley Towing

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

    Job Summary:

    A driver is responsible for transporting our crew members to and from our vessels in a safe and timely manner. A driver may also be asked to take the vehicles to have them serviced and/or cleaned when needed. The work schedule can vary between 30-50 hours a week, dependent upon our scheduled crew changes. Some weekends may be mandatory.

    What you’ll get:

    • 6 paid holidays.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Transport crew members from office to the vessel and vice-versa (the vessel could be located 6+ hours from office).
    • Take vehicles to be cleaned and/or serviced when needed.

    What you’ll need:

    • Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.
    • On-call availability

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Welder/Grinder

    DIVISION – Big River Propeller (A division of James Marine, Inc.)

    Location: La Center, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    The candidate will be responsible for repairing propellers by safely operating air grinders and Arc/MIG welders. Duties may be performed within dry-docks and/or inside the fabrication shop.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Arrive promptly and attend daily meetings to receive work assignments.
    • Operate heavy equipment such as fork truck and overhead crane to transport materials to appropriate location.
    • Weld propeller blades by Arc and MIG weld process.
    • Grind and polish propeller blades by means of an air grinder. This task is accomplished under direction of a senior employee in a safe manner.
    • Maintain a neat workspace and complete basic cleaning duties such as sweeping and discarding trash.

    What you’ll need:

    • Ability to safely and successfully perform any/all essential job functions.
    • Ability to meet and maintain all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Ability to maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
    • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices.
    • On the job training, regular training and re-certification required.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    IT Specialist

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As an IT Specialist, you will be responsible for developing, managing, and supporting the technological systems that JMI uses to maintain its computer and software networks. The work schedule is Monday through Friday 8am-5pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Manage multiple systems, networks, applications, and telecommunications.
    • Perform tasks related to programming, analysis, networking, data processing, and administration.
    • Install and update system software.
    • Keep track of confidential data and communications utilized on the JMI network.
    • Diagnose, identify, and resolve operational or technical problems within a hardware device, software or equipment.
    • Research and recommend technology.
    • Provide employees with technical support and troubleshoot computer issues.
    • Take after-hour calls as assigned.
    • Ability to prioritize the information systems.
    • Implement security measures and monitor corporate compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

    What you’ll need:

    • Bachelor degree or equivalent; or more than 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Valid Driver’s License.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet, Development, Design and Database software.
    • Clear written and verbal communications.
    • Ability to organize and write procedures in a logical/methodical manner.
    • Good time management skills.
    • Able to maintain confidential information.
    • Able to respond to, interact and collaborate with customers, vendors/suppliers and employees.
    • Attention to detail, with a high level of accuracy.
    • Self-starter, with ability to work independently, as a team member and under general supervision.

    Equal Opportunity Employer

     

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    Warehouse Specialist

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Calvert City, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    The Warehouse Specialist plans, organizes, and monitors the receiving, storage, and distribution of items received from suppliers and production shops. They are responsible for ensuring a smooth and consistent operation so parts and supplies can easily be located and distributed to the proper departments. The specialist will also be accountable for monitoring the departmental budget to ensure expenditures are within guidelines as well as coordinating the evaluation of inventory control procedures and recommending process improvements when necessary. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 6am-2:30pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Maintain a personnel structure and staffing level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving mission in an effective and efficient manner.
    • Plan and coordinate work, train and motivate, monitor and evaluate performance of warehouse and receiving associates; ensures their ability to safely operate material handling equipment; counsels, records and disciplines as necessary. Develop crew leaders to effectively oversee the daily routines of their assigned crew members.
    • Maintain an equipment structure and level to accomplish the warehouse and receiving mission in a safe, effective manner. Provide appropriate equipment and racking to ensure the safe transport and storage of all materials. Research material handling equipment to ensure procurement of the most suitable equipment in terms of performance, safety, and reliability.
    • Oversee the receipt of materials into the warehouse and the supplying of materials to fabrication and stages material for assembly and sub-assembly. Ensure materials are stored properly to conserve space and comply with safety procedures. Oversee the rotation and cycle-counting of inventories within the warehouses.
    • Establish and maintain optimum stock levels at all warehouses to meet production and operation requirements.
    • Monitor and measure receiving and warehouse performance for accuracy of locator, receiving reporting, movement and storage of material, and transfers to service parts.
    • Develop and recommend annual budget requirements for the warehouse and receiving department. Anticipate and request funding for future personnel requirements. Anticipate and request funding for future material handling equipment.
    • Coordinate the evaluation of inventory control procedures and recommend process improvement to ensure inventory integrity.

    What you’ll need:

    • B.S. or B.A. degree in business management, industrial management or related field.
    • 3 to 5 years of experience in warehousing, receiving, inventory control or materials management in a manufacturing environment, with two (2) years of supervisory experience.

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    Receptionist

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As a receptionist, you will be the first point of contact for our company by greeting employees/guests when they come into the office and by answering the phones. You will coordinate front-desk activities which include distributing correspondence, redirecting phone calls to the appropriate department and other administrative tasks as assigned. To be successful in this role, you will need a pleasant personality, as this is also a customer service role. The Receptionist is also responsible for handling emergencies in a timely and effective manner as well as multi-tasking. The work schedule is Monday through Friday, 8am-5pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Greet and welcome guests as soon as they arrive at the office.
    • Direct visitors to the appropriate person and office.
    • Answer, screen and forward incoming phone calls.
    • Ensure reception area is tidy and presentable, with all necessary stationery and material (e.g. pens, forms and brochures).
    • Provide basic and accurate information in-person and via phone/email.
    • Receive, sort and distribute daily mail/deliveries.
    • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception desk (monitor logbook, issue visitor badges).
    • Order front office supplies and keep inventory of stock.
    • Update calendars and schedule meetings.
    • Arrange travel and accommodations as well as prepare vouchers.
    • Keep updated records of office expenses and costs.
    • Perform other clerical receptionist duties such as filing, photocopying, transcribing and faxing.

    What you’ll need:

    • High school degree; additional certification in Office Management is a plus.
    • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
    • Hands-on experience with office equipment (e.g. fax machines and printers).
    • Professional attitude and appearance.
    • Solid written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.
    • Excellent organizational skills.
    • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks.

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    Cook

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    The cook is responsible for planning and preparing daily meals for deck crew aboard the assigned vessel. The work schedule is a continuous rotation of 28 days on the vessel, 14 days off the vessel.

    What you’ll get:

    • 6 paid holidays.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Cook and serve well balanced meals a day for 7 – 8 individuals.
    • Order and maintain grocery/galley supplies, while abiding by a budget.
    • Keep galley clean and sanitary.
    • Wash dishes and clean up after meals.
    • Use a variety of kitchen utensils and appliances.
    • Follow & respond to emergency situations in a timely manner, as directed by vessel station bill.

    What you’ll need:

    • Prior experience preparing home cooked meals for groups of people.
    • Possess the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration.
    • Transportation to and from office (located in Paducah, KY) for crew change.
    • Ability to be away from home for 28 days at a time.
    • Good communication skills.

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    Manual Lathe Machinist

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location: Hahnville, LA and Elmwood, LA

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As a machinist, you will be responsible for the creation and repair of boat driveline components by operating a multitude of machinery. There are openings for both first and second shift at James Marine Hahnville and James Elmwood. First shift is responsible for working Monday through Friday, 6am-2:30pm and second shift is responsible for working Monday through Friday, 2pm-10:30pm. Weekends and overtime are assigned as needed.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Safely operate various machines throughout machine shop which includes but is not limited to lathes, mills, welders, presses and saws.
    • Transport materials to appropriate workstation by utilizing overhead crane.
    • Operate heavy equipment such as fork lifts to transport materials to/from machine shop.
    • Must be able to read/comprehend technical documents and blueprints to allow for proper production of materials.
    • Perform manual MIG, TIG and stick welding.
    • Create custom materials such as gaskets to ensure proper sealing of components.
    • Be able to access various vessel locations to perform measurements/inspections of driveline components.
    • Perform preventative maintenance (PM) and reactive maintenance on all machines.
    • Perform basic cleaning duties and maintain an orderly shop.

    What you’ll need:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
    • River industry and barge/boat experience preferred but not required.
    • Ability to meet and maintain all qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
    • Maintain reasonably regular and punctual attendance.
    • Compliance with all personnel policies and practices.
    • Ability to work alone for extended periods and in teams.

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    Harbor Pilot

    DIVISION – Florence Fleet (A division of James Transportation, LLC)

    Location: Florence, AL

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As a Harbor Pilot, you will be in command of the operation of a vessel and will be responsible for supervising the work of all crew members. You will determine the course and speed of the vessel, maneuver it to avoid hazards, and continuously monitor the vessel’s position with charts and navigational aids.

    What you’ll get:

    • 6 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Command the tugboat to tow barges into and out of harbors, rivers, lakes, and bays; signals workers on deck to rig towlines to barges to be towed; determine the proper course and towing speed on basis of specialized knowledge of local winds, weather, tides, and current; steers the tugboat to push or pull barges to destination utilizing navigation devices such as radar, sonic depth finder, compass and aids other aids to navigation, such as buoys.
    • Pay careful attention at all times and respond to emergency situations according to the Company policy and procedure manual. Must have the ability to keep up with paperwork requirements for effective communication and navigational purposes. Must have the ability to read and understand the United States Coast Guard (USCG) regulations and possess basic math skills.
    • Move pumps and hoses about the barges and place hoses in wing tank/void for removal of water.
    • Assist with the stocking and delivery of various supplies from on the vessel to and from the front hole.
    • Complete skiff operations to allow the crew to go ashore and come aboard the vessel.
    • Complete processes to allow the vessel to take on fuel (inland division).

    What you’ll need:

    • Must have updated and correct License by USCG for navigation.
    • Possess The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration and The Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC) from the U.S. Coast Guard.
    • Ability to keep up with fast-paced paperwork requirements and possess basic computer knowledge for communication and navigational purposes.

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    Shipyard Pilot

    DIVISION – James Marine Hahnville

    Location: Hahnville, LA

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment. 

    Job Summary:

    A Pilot is in overall command of the operation of a vessel and is responsible for supervising the work of all crew members. They determine the course and speed of the vessel, maneuver it to avoid hazards, and continuously monitor the vessel’s position with charts and navigational aids. This is a full-time position, responsible for working second-shift (2pm-10:30pm). Weekends and overtime are scheduled as needed.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Determine the course and speed of the vessel, maneuver to avoid hazards, and continuously monitor the vessel’s position with charts and navigational aids.
    • Respond to emergency situations according to the Company’s policies and procedures manual.
    • Overall command of the operation of the vessel and supervise the work of all officers and crew.

    What you’ll need:

    • Must have updated and correct License by USCG for navigation.
    • Possess The Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) from the Transportation Security Administration and The Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC) from the U.S. Coast Guard.
    • Ability to keep up with fast-paced paperwork requirements and possess basic computer knowledge for communication and navigational purposes.
    • Ability to read and understand USCG regulations and possess basic math calculations like ETA’s, MPH, etc.
    • Ability to communicate and handle situations with the vessel crew and vessel management competently.
    • Ability to supervise the vessel crew and management proficiently. Provide prompt resolution of problems and conflicts as they occur.

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    Diesel Mechanic

    DIVISION – James Wickliffe

    Location:  Wickliffe, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As a diesel mechanic, you are responsible for conducting machine work as indicated on job blueprints or manufacturer specification manuals with minimal to no supervision. You will be responsible for working second shift, 2pm-10:30pm, Monday through Friday. Overtime and weekends are scheduled as needed.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Read, interpret and work from job blueprints or manufacturer specification manuals.
    • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Dismantle, clean, repair and re-assemble light and heavy facilities machinery and equipment.)
    • Operate the equipment assigned to repair to check for proper operation and/or adjustment.
    • Properly diagnose and troubleshoot any equipment worked on. Must work to very close specifications.
    • Align machinery on proper foundations and work to very close specifications.
    • Compose and document material bills for jobs assigned. A
    • Write routine reports and correspondence as well as speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

    What you’ll need:

    • Valid driver’s license.
    • Prior work history as a diesel mechanic, shipyard experience preferred.
    • Knowledge of proper pressure flows of fluids, including but not limited to the following: oil, hydraulic, water, etc.

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    Associate General Counsel

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location:  Paducah, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As an Associate General Counsel, you will provide expert advice on complex legal matters in an area of responsibility and specialized industry. You will be responsible for actively identifying and logically assessing potential legal risks in ambiguous, unique, and/or complex business situations. You will create valuable risk management recommendations by leveraging sound risk assessment information to further achieve business objectives; while effectively communicating information to the company, its officers and associates.

    What you’ll get:

    • Relocation assistance if applicable.
    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Provide direct, ongoing support to the General Counsel.
    • Provide expert advice (including legal opinions and recommendations) on complex legal matters in areas of contract and real estate law and a wide range of legal matters in a specialized industry.
    • Review, draft and negotiate various complex contracts, agreements and legal documents.
    • Monitor and ensure organization compliance with federal, state, and local laws; enforce adherence to requirements; advise management on needed actions.
    • Actively identify and logically assess situations of high legal exposure or risk; understand overall business risk tolerance and consider it in the context of risk management strategies and actions.
    • Manage outside counsel who represent the organization in important litigation before courts and administrative tribunals, including preparing or reviewing the preparation of briefs and other court documents.
    • Deliver difficult messages, news or challenges to client when necessary; respond to client challenges to advise directly and effectively.
    • Establish a wide network of relationships; build rapport with associates at all levels within the Company and the Company’s customers and vendors.
    • Train or mentor non-attorney on procedural or legal issues.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned by General Counsel, President and other corporate officers.

    What you’ll need:

    • JD Degree from an accredited law school. Licensed to practice law in Kentucky or Louisiana or eligible for and achieves admission to the Kentucky or Louisiana bar within a reasonable time.
    • Five or more years of relevant legal experience.
    • Significant experience with or knowledge in real estate and contract law.
    • Sound business acumen and knowledge of the business goals and objectives as they relate to the legal matter at hand.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills for contacts with all levels of management and employees.
    • Analytical ability to interpret statutes, regulations, insurance policies and other contracts.
    • Decision-making ability to set work priorities and make recommendations.
    • Ability to lead, initiate, organize and coordinate complex projects and/or cases that cross functional or business lines.
    • Take the lead role in negotiations that are extremely complex, strategic or sensitive in nature.

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    Structural Steel Fitter

    DIVISION – James Built

    Location:  Calvert City, KY

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    As a steel fitter, you will be responsible for using an acetylene torch to cut and trim materials, laying out and squaring large steel plates, marking reference lines, and accurately positioning angle/I-beam structures to weld. This opening is for first shift, 6am-2:30pm.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Examine blueprints and lists of parts to obtain job specifications.
    • Lay out steel plate/make sure to square and prepare for parts.
    • Cut and organize steel structures to print specifications.
    • Build and position jigs designed to assist in the assembly of new parts.
    • Layout and build plates, bulkheads, and frames
    • Align parts in relation to each other by using jacks, turnbuckles, clips, wedges, mauls.
    • Use overhead crane to move parts once they are assembled.
    • Mark and install hatches, brackets and clips as needed.

    What you’ll need:

    • Knowledge of shop math and problem solving skills.
    • Knowledge of and ability to operate overhead cranes, torches, welding machines, and shop tools.
    • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
    • Ability to follow company policies and procedures as well as instructions given by management. This includes proper usage of PPE at all times.

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    Tool Room Attendant

    DIVISION – James Marine, Inc.

    Location:  Hahnville, LA

    Who we are:

    Our family-owned company began with twenty-five employees and has a proud history of extraordinary service and growth to the inland waterways. With over 1,300 employees in the JMI family of companies, we have 12 locations across Kentucky and Louisiana. We proudly promote a diverse workforce with an inclusive culture that encourages creativity and a positive team environment.

    Job Summary:

    A Tool Room Attendant is responsible for overseeing inventory by ensuring appropriate stock is maintained at all times and tools are properly checked in and out to employees. The attendant will also deliver materials and supplies to the shipyard. This position is responsible for working Monday through Friday 6am-3:30pm, overtime and weekends are scheduled as needed.

    What you’ll get:

    • 8 paid holidays.
    • Paid time off.
    • Health, dental, vision and supplemental benefits.
    • Expanded medical services program.
    • Wellness program.
    • Life insurance.
    • 401(K) matching.
    • Employee Discounts.
    • Referral Bonuses.

    What you’ll do:

    • Track inventory and maintain a complete stock at all times by keeping records of the tools, equipment and supplies that are assigned to various departments and/or jobs.
    • Deliver materials to the shipyard.
    • Check tools in and out of the tool room to employees.
    • Mark tools with proper symbols and determine when repairs need to be made.

    What you’ll need:

    • High school diploma or G.E.D.
    • Bi-lingual in English and Spanish preferred.

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