Boat Loader Helper

Assist Boat Loader I to pump liquid cargo from and into barges and tankers.
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Salary Range
$17,000 – $35,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Boat Loader Helpers do?

Assists BOAT LOADER I to pump liquid cargo, such as petroleum, gasoline, heating oil, sulfuric acid, and alum liquor, from and into barges and tankers: Catches mooring hawsers and ties them around dock posts to secure vessels. Couples hoses to valves on ship’s tanks and turns handwheels to open or close valves. Removes lines from vessels and casts off hawsers. Drains loading hoses and places them on dollies. Cleans oil and waste materials from dock, using squeegees, broom, and rags. May be designated according to vessels loaded as Barge-Loader Helper.

Should I be a Boat Loader Helper?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • Also known as: Barge-Loader Helper, Hopper Loader, Loading Dock Helper

    How to become a Boat Loader Helper

    Most Boat Loader Helpers have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9haaaa&chl=no+college+%2888%25%29|certificate+%2811%25%29|associate%27s+%281%25%29|||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,88,88
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