Ship’s Gear/Crane Operator (Arabi, LA)


Associated Terminals is a world-leading cargo handling company, renowned for its safety, efficiency, and knowledgeable team. We are currently seeking experienced Ship's Gear Operators/Crane Operators to join our dedicated team of stevedores. In this role, you will operate and maintain assigned cranes and ship’s gear, ensuring the safe and efficient transloading of cargoes and commodities. This position offers a rewarding work environment, competitive wages, and opportunities for growth and advancement.


  • Operate and maintain assigned cranes and ship’s gear.
  • Ensure the safety of the team on ships and in the warehouse.
  • Perform lifts as required, providing guidance to an assigned crew.
  • Perform pre-job inspections and periodic maintenance on cranes.
  • Observe load hookup and determine load safety.
  • Report any unsafe operations or behavior to the production manager.
  • Support company safety initiatives and comply with all operational directives and company policies.


  • At least 2 years of friction and hydraulic crane experience in a maritime/industrial or warehousing environment (preferred).
  • Working experience in the stevedoring/warehousing industry (preferred).
  • Thorough knowledge of rig operation and maintenance programs.
  • At least 40 hours of seat time in all assigned equipment.
  • Proficiency in equipment and terminal operations.
  • Physical fitness to perform all essential physical demands of this job safely.
  • Advocate of a team concept and commitment to customer service.
  • Must possess a TWIC Card.


  • Competitive Benefits including paid holidays and vacation.
  • Training Provided.
  • All PPE including boots and uniforms provided.
  • Work/Life Balance Work Schedule.
  • Great 401K Plan.
  • Company Sponsored Life Policy.

Work Environment

  • The incumbent will work in all weather conditions and at different elevations. Noise levels may require hearing protection. The job site will contain light to heavy equipment vehicles, small to large equipment, materials, communication equipment, and tools. Rotational shift work required.




2 years: Friction and Hydraulic Crane experience in Maritime industry

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