Mate - Gulf Coast

A Mate, assigned to work on a Hydraulic Suction Dredge acts as a working Foreman and oversees the activities of the Deckhands engaged in various activities. This includes the handling of equipment and vessels engaged in various stages of the setting up and breaking down of pipelines and anchors; repairing, servicing and utilization of hydraulic dredging equipment, or other hoist machines used to lift material; will engage in the maintenance and repair of cable;  the removal and replacement of teeth on the cutterhead; cleaning and maintenance of the pumps and impellers; and utilizing various hand and power tools  when drilling, cutting, or torching various materials in the course of fabricating work pieces. He/she becomes the extra pair of hands in most activities and assumes responsibility for the direction and control of each task that he/she is supervising. He/she will participate in training and safety meetings. May lift, carry, pull or push miscellaneous equipment and supplies weighing up to 75 lbs.

This position is located in the Gulf Coast.


  • Commitment to work safety and follow all safety policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to perform specialized work aboard the Dredge and attendant plant.
  • Must be able to demonstrate the ability to communicate orally and in writing in the English Language.
  • Complete a pre-employment physical examination and drug screen.
  • Transportation to and from jobsite.


Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information or any other protected category.

Employment Type
Job Location
Gulf Coast
Date posted
February 5, 2020
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Position: Mate - Gulf Coast

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