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IRPT 2020 Conference: April 20-22 in Little Rock, Arkansas

Heavy Equipment Operator: Covent, LA

Heavy Equipment Operator: Covent, LA

Associated Terminals is hiring for a full-time heavy equipment operator In Covent, LA.

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Responsible for the safe operation of assigned equipment (Track hoe, front-end loader, bobcat, etc) in areas such as ship/ barge holds, deck, and dock areas while navigating around other equipment and personnel.

  • Ensures the maintenance of all assigned equipment including performing pre-job inspections and periodic maintenance. This includes but is not limited to the replacement/ inspection of all fluids, filters, fuels, and greasing systems
  • Acts as a signalman for other equipment operators and crane operators
  • Perform all required deckhand duties
  • Complete daily inspection reports and forwards to maintenance as needed
  • Report ALL incidents through company’s reporting protocol
  • Support company safety initiatives
  • Demonstration of knowledge of all required competencies
  • Perform other duties as required


  • Experience in a similar position in an industrial setting (preferred)
  • Working Experience in the stevedoring industry (preferred)
  • Ability to safely operate assigned equipment
  • Ability to operate heavy equipment within a confined space
  • Thorough knowledge of rig operation and maintenance programs
  • Thorough knowledge of personal safety programs
  • Proficiency in equipment and deck operations
  • Be physically fit to perform all essential physical demands of this job safely
  • Demonstrated safe work practices, history, and leadership ability
  • An advocate of the team concept
  • Commitment to customer service
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Must comply with all operational directives and company policies

WORK ENVIRONMENT: Incumbent will work in all weather conditions ranging from warm/hot-cool/cold as well as occasional rain. Will work at different elevations, noise levels will be moderate-high. Job site will contain light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment, and tools.