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Lehigh Hanson Marine Engineer in Brooklyn, New York

AutoReqId: 10800BR

Line Of Business: Cement Operations

Department: Distribution

Primary Location: Brooklyn-NY

Pay Class: Hourly

Job Posting:


We’re Lehigh Hanson. Our products build cities and towns, including stadiums that hold thousands of fans, and bridges that support millions of vehicles. We have thousands of employees across hundreds of locations in the U.S. and Canada, making us North America’s leading supplier of cement, aggregates, ready mixed concrete, asphalt and related construction materials.

We might be a big company, but we appreciate and encourage our people to share their ideas and help shape our future. We want every one of our people to play an active role in growing our business. With our diverse product lines and locations across North America, there are opportunities to explore different roles and work on a variety of exciting and interesting projects.

We’re a tight knit team. While we strive to be the best, we do it with an attitude that is humble, accessible and down-to-earth. We don’t ask you to “fit in” to our culture. We invite you to add to it.


Lehigh Hanson is seeking a qualified Marine Engineer who will install, repair, and maintain mechanical, electrical, pumps, and compressor systems on our stationary barge/terminal in Brooklyn, NY. This role is a great opportunity for motivated individuals who want to work on marine/barge equipment. Below is a partial list of responsibilities and duties.

  • Learn and understand entire operation to be able to rotate with other technicians in the control room or wherever needed.

  • Maintain oil levels in all pumps and air compressors.

  • Maintain air compressors and plant air.

  • Maintain the ballast system for the barge

  • Maintain the bilge pump and sewage tank in the engine room

  • Maintain the mooring lines and the winches on deck.

  • Keep engine room and surrounding areas clean at all times.

  • Maintain air conditioning system on the barge.

  • Maintain and organize spare parts inventory

  • Maintain all valves in the engine room

  • Maintain stability of barge for safe operation.

  • Perform mechanical and electrical repairs with proven mechanical and electrical experience.

  • Follow plant and OSHA Safety Policies, including the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment. Maintain an awareness of plant environmental standards. Takes corrective action to address minor problems or reports compliance issues to appropriate supervisor for resolution.

This position will reside in Brooklyn, NY


  • Associate’s degree or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school.

  • Mechanical and Electrical experience

  • System knowledge of HMI and PLC control systems.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, area, circumference, volume, percentages, and ratios; and, Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry in practical situations.

  • Ability to work extended hours and irregular schedules

  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as individually, on complex issues

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Physical Requirements: sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, twisting, climbing, balancing, bending (bending at the waist, lifting above the waist and lifting below the waist), kneeling, reaching, grasping (use of both hands), squatting, repetitive motions, manipulative finger movements with both hands, use of wrists (flexing or rotating with both wrists), use of both feet, use of arms above and below shoulder, work extended periods of time in same position, perform duties in all climates i.e. weather, extreme temperatures, tolerate heights, lift and carry up to 75 lbs., work in confined spaces, capable of wearing respiratory and other personal protective equipment

  • Must be able to obtain and keep a TWIC card for employment.


Benefits & Compensation are provided in accordance with the Longshoremen's local 1814 collective bargaining agreement.

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Lehigh Hanson is a drug free workplace

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled