Dredge Oiler

Dredge Oiler
Dredge Oilers is responsible for fueling, lubricating, performing daily preventative maintenance and minor repairs on dredge pumps, engines, and auxiliary plant necessary to the dredge operation.

Essential Job Functions

  • Checks fluid levels in engines, swing drives, transmissions, final drives, differentials, hydraulic system and cooling systems
  • Takes fluid samples from engines, swing drives, transmissions, final drives, differentials, hydraulic system and cooling systems
  • Changes Engine oil and filters, fuel filters, and air filters as necessary.
  • Check and evaluate all mechanical functions to ensure correct operation.
  • Check belts and hoses to ensure proper operating condition
  • Keep equipment cleaned and well maintained
  • Participate in all repair and maintenance activities
  • Abide by company and worksite safety policies to achieve a “Safety First” workplace

Supervisory Responsibilities



  • Entry level position, Previous experience in basic maintenance and mechanical services preferred but not required
  • Ability to work 84-hour work week
  • Ability to live aboard vessel for full rotation
  • Ability to understand hand signals and verbal commands in English

Certifications or Licenses

TWIC – Transportation Worker Identification Credential


Physical Requirements

Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb stairs & ladders

Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies, and parts up to 50 lbs., unassisted


Additional Duties

Additional duties, activities, functions and responsibilities of the position may be required as necessary.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mike Hooks, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation.

Benefits at Hooks


Competitive Salary

We work hard to ensure that employees are compensated at or above industry standards.
Give us a call to discuss current rates.


Medical, Health & Dental

Medical insurance available after 60 days of employment. After 1 year, the employee's medical is covered by the company.

Health & Dental available after 90 days of employment.


401(k) + Matching

After 1 year of service, all employees are eligible to participate in our 401(k) program with matching based on years of service.

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