Great Lakes Shipyard now hiring with 50 jobs available

Towing positions are also open, including tug captains and tug engineers

The following is the text of a news release from The Great Lakes Towing Company:

(CLEVELAND) — The Great Lakes Towing Company, owner and operator of the largest fleet of shipdocking tugboats on the U.S. Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Seaway, and Great Lakes Shipyard, a full-service ship repairs and construction operation on the Great Lakes, announced plans to hire 50 employees before the end of the first quarter of 2016 to support continued growth driven by client demand.

"At the towing company, we’re looking for great people to join our team and grow with us,” said Joe Starck, company president. “We are committed to hiring a diverse team of people — providing employees with a unique opportunity to learn and develop through training to perpetuate our position as a leader in the Great Lakes community and throughout the industry.”

Current shipyard positions include:

Shipyard welders and pipefitters
Naval architects
Project engineers
Quality managers
Outside machinists
Diesel mechanics
Marine electricians
Steel foreman
Paint foreman

Current towing positions include:

Tug captains
Tug engineers
Senior port engineers

The company offers an excellent benefits package that includes:

Health care
Life insurance
Short-term and long-term disability insurance
Employee assistance program
401(k) profit-sharing plan
Vacation and sick time
Company paid holidays
Friendly working environment

The towing company has positions available at its headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio. Interested candidates can submit their resume and/or application to (email); (fax) 216-781-7472; or (mail) Attn: Human Resources Department, The Great Lakes Group, 4500 Division Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44102

The Great Lakes Towing Company is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer M|F|vets|disabled.

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