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ADM Barge Loader/Barge Cleaner – St. Louis, MO in St Louis, Missouri

Job Title:

Barge Loader/Barge Cleaner – St. Louis, MO



Job Description:

Barge Loader/ Barge Cleaner St. Louis, MO

This is a full time, hourly position.

Job Responsibilities:

Potential assignments may include, but are not limited to:

  • Work well within a team

  • Operate hoists, Operate powered industrial truck such as forklift, skid steer crane & excavator, operate hand tools and power tools

  • Safely load barges at the facility with all grains and product to grade and specification

  • Operate equipment in the facility (Bucket Elevators, conveyors etc.)

  • Execute housekeeping tasks to company standard (Shoveling, sweeping etc.)

  • Conduct general plant labor

  • Cleaning the decks, hoppers and covers of barges

  • Cleaning tank barges

  • Cleaning preparation using pumps, wash hoses and hooking up a crane

  • General cleaning and maintenance of crane barges, shops and yards

  • Use hand signals for safe crane operations

  • Assisting harbor boats, mechanics and welders

  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required or requested

Job Requirements:

  • Previous experience preferred, but not required

  • Ability to follow direction and execute tasks under the supervision of the leadperson, assistant manager and location manager

  • Crane & Excavator operating experience preferred, but not required

  • Reading and writing skills sufficient to comprehend/complete a variety of documents

  • Ability to work in a flexible schedule; must allow for changes in assignments, and priorities depending upon identified needs of the operations

  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team

  • Must be able to work in all types of climates

  • Promote the ADM Way and core Values

  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures

  • Ability to work extended hours, evenings, weekends and Holidays

  • Must have reliable transportation to and from work

Job Qualifications:

To be considered for an opportunity, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Commitment to ADM’s goal of achieving a zero injury culture; understand and follow company safety policies and procedures. Carry out a diverse and inclusive culture

  • Exhibit regular and prompt attendance

  • Able to meet physical requirements of the position including, but not limited to: prolonged periods of standing and sitting, working in confined spaces and from heights, bending, kneeling, climbing stairs and ladders, working in a variety of conditions (heat, cold, dust, etc.), lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted

  • Willing to work weekends, holidays, on-call and overtime when needed

  • Demonstrate initiative to work independently while flexible enough to work in team setting when needed

  • Exhibit a professional image at all times; maintain a positive and respectful attitude

  • Previous barge loading, electrical and mechanical experience is preferred

  • High school education or equivalent is preferred

Physical Requirements:

  • Standing for prolonged periods of time

  • Frequent heavy lifting

  • Prolonged periods of kneeling, bending and climbing stairs/ladders

  • Ability to work near or on large bodies of water, at various heights and in confined spaces

Relocation assistance is not available with this position.

This position offers a complete benefit package, including 401K/ESOP, pension, health, life, vision, and dental insurance.

ADM requires the successful completion of applicable pre-employment drug screen, medical/respirator questionnaire and a background check.


St Louis


MO - Missouri

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ADM is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability and veterans status.

About ADM::

At ADM, we unlock the power of nature to provide access to nutrition worldwide. With industry-advancing innovations, a complete portfolio of ingredients and solutions to meet any taste, and a commitment to sustainability, we give customers an edge in solving the nutritional challenges of today and tomorrow. We’re a global leader in human and animal nutrition and the world’s premier agricultural origination and processing company. Our breadth, depth, insights, facilities and logistical expertise give us unparalleled capabilities to meet needs for food, beverages, health and wellness, and more. From the seed of the idea to the outcome of the solution, we enrich the quality of life the world over. Learn more at www.adm.com.