Pumper Helper Local Candidates Only

HUTCO, Inc. | Jacksonville, FL

Posted Date 12/04/2019


Currently seeking a Pumper Helper


1. Comply with OSHA standards and best safety practices.

2. Arrive at the designated work site at the assigned time and end the shift as directed by the supervisor.

3. Work shifts and overtime as assigned.

4. Must have experience using hand and power tools associated with the trade in a safe manner.

5. Keep the work area clean and safe at all times, especially at the end of the shift.

6. Understanding of NavSea Standard Items, especially 009-88, 009-25, and standards of other regulatory bodies as applicable.

7. Complete daily work assignments and provide status of unfinished work for shift turnover.

8. Use appropriate sections of NAVSEA, ABS, Coast Guard standards and manufacturer’s tech manuals required to accomplish the tasks. 9. Provide Objective Quality Evidence (OQE) as required by the work specifications or assigned by the supervisor or Journeyman.

10. Comply with the Company’s “Non-Discrimination and Anti-Harassment Policy” which expects that all relationships among persons in the workplace will be businesslike and free of bias, prejudice, and harassment.

11. Carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Resolve unexpected events related to your assigned task in a professional manner.

12. Work Tasks Include:

a. Assist with setting up pumping operations

b. Assist with tank openings and closings

c. Assist with setting up ventilation

d. Assist with setting up air services

e. Assist with tank washing

f. Assist with blanking inside and outside of tanks

g. Assist with oil spills

h. Assist with air testing and hydrostatic testing



A Pumper Helper is responsible for assisting the Improvers and Journeymen accomplish all tasks required for the preparation of spaces for a Marine Chemist’s “Safe for Workers-Safe for Hot Work” Certifications, and other tasks requiring cleaning areas and transferring liquids. Work is accomplished in all phases of ship repair and modernization of maritime vessels including US Naval Vessels, Military Sealift Command, and commercial ships and barges. The position requires a comprehensive understanding of gas free conditions, handling Hazmat, and the paperwork required to accomplish the tasks. The capabilities listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability desired by the shipyard. QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

1. Must be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence.

2. Musty have a basic understanding of ship repair terminology and ship compartment location nomenclature.

3. Must be physically and medically capable of wearing all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards. PPE includes hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.)

4. Must be able to convey material condition of the ship as it pertains to the assigned work item, and provide recommended corrective action.

5. Must have 8 hour Hazwoper training to handle oil Must be able to prepare spaces for gas free certification.

6. Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals using US customary measurement system.

7. Must possess a basic understanding of the metric system.

8. Two (2) years of related experience, one (1) in the maritime environment.



A limited benefit plan is available to Hutco, Inc. employees through Essential Staff Care. Available plans include:

· Medical / Prescription

· Dental Coverage

· Vision Coverage

· Short Term Disability Benefits

· Term Life Benefits

· Accidental Death & Dismemberment Benefit



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