Sutherland Group Enterprises
Posted 16 days ago
Full Time

Job Description

Brooklyn Barge & Tug Services is a leader in the barge and tug industry and offers a variety of lake services including barging, dredging, pile driving, debris clean up and machinery services. We operate on the Arrow Lakes and Kootenay Lake in the Kootenays region of British Columbia. We are proudly part of the Sutherland Group of Companies which has been providing transportation, road building, harvesting and equipment repair solutions in the Kootenays and southern BC since 1995.

Brooklyn is hiring for a Deckhand to support its marine services around the Nelson area.


Operation of small vessels including Sidewinder tug boats, crew boats and work boats Construction of decks, docks and wharfs Operation of various equipment including Pile Driver (both Hammer and Excavator Vibratory types), skidsteer, loader, excavator Maintenance and cleanliness of the barge, vessels and other equipment Effective communication with Equipment Operators via hand signals and radio communications while guiding/directing and moving equipment. Knowledge of how and when to use the emergency equipment located on the vessels


Minimum 2 years’ experience as a Marine Deckhand Experience operating vessels and equipment such as tug boats, pile driver, skidsteer, loader and excavator Wharf and dock building experience Valid Class 5 driver’s licence and clean abstract Certification in or willingness to complete the following courses; SVOP - Small Vessel Operator Proficiency SDV-BS - Small Domestic Vessel Basic Safety, formerly the MED A3 – Marine Emergency Duties ROC-M - Restricted Operator Certificate – Maritime, if the vessel you are operating is fitted with a marine VHF radio MBFA - Marine Basic First Aid (or other provincially recognized 2 day First Aid certification) Willingness to train for and ultimately acquire Master Limited 60 Ton ticket Strong mechanical aptitude Proven safety record Team player who is willing to pitch in wherever needed Ability to work weekends and overtime


Extended medical, dental and vision benefits after 90 days Matched contribution pension plan after 1 year Frequent overtime hours

Please apply attaching your resume.

Additional Info

Job Title: Deckhand Job Category: Driver/Equipment Operator Organization Name: Brooklyn Barge & Tug Services Location: Nelson Province/State: BC Job Type: Full Time, Permanent

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