Barge Cleaner

POSTED ON 12/1/2022 CLOSED ON 12/29/2022

Job Posting for Barge Cleaner at Wepfer Marine of Calvert City

Barge Cleaners work as a team to safely and efficiently clean barges and maintain the equipment used in the unloading, storing and reclaiming process.

· Responsible for the cleaning of barges

· Cleaning consists of: high pressure washing, bobcat/skid steer usage, scraping/shoveling of materials, usage of blowers

· Ability to handle 250 – 300 psi hoses

· Ability to constantly handle 40-50 lb. items

· Outdoor conditions on a consistent basis during a 365 day calendar year

· Ability to climb 25’ ladders

· Comfortable working around and over water

· Team Player and willing to follow directions

· Other duties assigned by the cleaning dock supervisor or operations manager

Qualifications include:

  • Stable under pressure
  • Able to pass a TSA background check
  • willing to learn from others

Barge Cleaners work as part of a team and must follow safe work practices to minimize the risk of danger to themselves and others. This position is 100% outdoors, in a range of weather conditions., which can be unpleasant. Hours of work can vary greatly depending on the business needs and special projects.

The physical work demand for this position are classified as very heavy work, during which the employee will exert 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently. Must be able to climb up and down ladders, work in confined spaces, and wear safety equipment.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $13.00 - $14.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Bonus pay


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)


  • Cleaning Experience: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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