Towboat Captain at Oldcastle

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Randolph, Missouri

Job Description:

Job ID: 497280

Holliday Sand & Gravel Company, a CRH company, is one of the leading sand and gravel producers throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma. Holliday Sand & Gravel Company is a dynamic company known for its causal, team-oriented work environment. We provide opportunities for career growth and advancement to employees at all levels.




Reports To: Plant Supervisor

Department: Sand & Gravel

Location: All HSG Locations


Under general supervision and according to established policies and procedures, complies with all applicable safety policies and regulations. Understands and abides by established US Coast Guard rules and policies for operating equipment on US navigable waters. This is a union position.


  • Navigates vessel and ensures safe operation of vessel as to not cause injury or damages.
  • Use specialized knowledge of local winds, weather, water depths, currents, and avoiding other marine traffic, outlying shoals, and other hazards to operate boat/barge.
  • Load and transport assorted pieces of equipment, supplies, and materials.
  • Steers tow boat towing
  • Performs fire drills
  • Responsible for safety of all crew and conduct safety meetings.
  • Properly and safely fender, moor, and/or anchor boat/barge.
  • Consult maps, charts, weather reports, and navigation equipment to determine and direct work boats/barge movements.
  • Give direction to crew members.
  • Maintain any required logs.
  • Outfit and maintain proper safety equipment.
  • Inspects towing vessel.
  • Direct maintenance on the vessel as needed.
  • Responds to any situation that would require emergency rescue of persons.
  • Coordinate crew changes and fueling procedures.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.


Ability to operate general hand tools. Ability to read, write, understand warning labels, instructions, signs, pay attention to details, etc. Good communication skills required.

Willingness to work throughout full area Company operates on either day or night shifts. There will be required overtime and weekend work.

Work requires sitting and ability to climb stairs.

Must possess a Master of Towing license from USCG, with licensing areas covering _______

______ Ton license with TOAR Endorsement

Radar Observer Endorsement


High school graduate or equivalent preferred.


Job hazards include exposure to noise.


Work requires walking, climbing, bending, pushing, pulling, twisting, lifting objects that occasionally weigh up to 75 pounds unassisted and over 75 pounds with help. Ability to climb stairs while carrying up to 50 pounds.

Successfully pass the EFT for the Holliday Sand & Gravel Operators Hoist Engineers.

Specific physical demands have been validated by on-site job analyses involving, job shadowing, direct measurements, and employee surveys. These physical demands are determined to represent essential functions of this job. The essential functions for job placement are based on a job physical demands validation analysis. The essential functional abilities required to perform this job safely take into consideration mechanical and personnel assistance that can be reasonably offered or made available without adversely affecting job productivity standards and/or creating an undue hardship on the employer.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employee will be required to follow all instructions of his/her supervisor and to perform other work assignments related to plant operations as requested.

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Holiday Sand & Gravel Company, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date: Jun 11, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Kansas City
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