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

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

Associated Terminals

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Responsible for the safe operation of the crane, as well as the safety of the gang on the ships and in the warehouse

  • Report unsafe operations and behavior to the assigned production manager
  • Responsible for the safe transloading of cargoes and commodities
  • Ensures the maintenance of the crane, including performing pre-job inspections and periodic maintenance
  • Ensures the assignment of crew personnel to perform preventative maintenance
  • Observes load hookup and determines load safety
  • 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 REQUIREMENTS:

  •  At least 2 years of friction and hydraulic crane experience in a maritime/ industrial or warehousing environment

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  •  High school or equivalent (preferred)

 SKILL/ KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  •  Experience in a similar position in an industrial setting (preferred)
  • Working Experience in the stevedoring/ warehousing industry (preferred)
  • Ability to safely operate assigned equipment
  • Thorough knowledge of rig operation and maintenance programs
  • Thorough knowledge of personnel safety programs
  • At least 40 hours of seat time in all assigned equipment
  • Proficiency in equipment and terminal operations
  • Be physically fit to perform all essential physical demands of this job safely
  • Demonstrated safe work practices, history, and leadership ability
  • Advocate of a 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:

The 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.  Rotational shift work required.  Twelve or more hours per day spent in a work environment.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

The physical nature of the work will vary from day to day based on operational needs; however the job will require the incumbent to be able to perform: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, typing, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motion. Incumbent will also be required to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) including, but not limited to: Hard Hat, eyewear, safety vests, gloves, masks/ respirators (when necessary) and steel-toe boots.
Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/ or in excess of 50 lbs. frequently, and/ or in excess of 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.


Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

Innovative: Consistently introduces new ideas and demonstrates original thinking
Team Player: Works well as a member of a group
Loyal: Shows firm and constant support to a cause
Leader: Inspires teammates to follow them
Dedicated: Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity

Experience

Preferred

At least 2 years of friction and hydraulic crane experience in a maritime/ industrial or warehousing environment

Licenses & Certifications

Required
TWIC Card

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