Utility Person

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Operations

Publish Date: February 4, 2020

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tropical Shipping

Pressure washes equipment, treats rusted areas and properly applies a protective coating on equipment. Clean and maintain the shop area.

To apply for this job please visit hrwppb06v.trophq.tropical.com.


Pressure wash equipment as required using an aerial man-lift and fork-lift as needed.
Treat rusted areas on equipment and apply protective coating of paint.
Clean oil drain areas once a week.
Clean shop wash and paint areas once a week.
Clean and maintain the shop and surrounding areas.
Performs all other assigned duties.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or equivalent
EXPERIENCE: Six months experience in cleaning and painting.
LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License. Certified to operate aerial man-lift and fork-lift.
PHYSICAL: Operations - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer or handheld. Ability to frequently twist, bend, reach, squat, kneel, climb on equipment, push/pull 50 pounds, crawl, lift and carry at least 80 pounds on a daily basis. Able to withstand constant exposure to extreme weather conditions.

(Education and experience minimums can be substituted with any equivalent combination of training and experience)