Super Intendant (Port Arthur, TX)

Compensation Range
$60,000 - $70,000
Location(s)
Summary/Objective:
The Superintendent is responsible for directing and coordinating the operations of discharge, load, and departure of assigned transportation, while guaranteeing quality, security, safety and efficiency in accordance with relevant operational and technical parameters. The Superintendent is the first line supervisor of the operations management team and is responsible for the direction and supervision of union labor. The Superintendent is often the only member of management interacting with labor while working a ship and must represent the interests of SSA while supervising the union labor.
Essential Responsibilities:
* Supervises personnel in proper operating procedures, and counsels, disciplines and/or makes termination decisions as needed to ensure an efficient operation while working within the restrictions of the labor agreement. The Superintendents termination decisions are subject to review by higher management.
* Enforces productivity levels by supervising workers in within the terminal operation and a follow up assessment prior to shift end.
* Plans, holds and documents daily safety meetings.
* Responsible for the compliance under HAZMAT and OSHA Regulations. This would include reporting any incidents to the supervisory immediately.
* Ensure that all required personnel are wearing Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), such as safety vest, safety toe boots, safety glasses and protective hard hat, when applicable.
* Responsible for investigation and reporting damages and liabilities to the appropriate management and authorities.
* Complete damage reports accurately and report & review any incidents and/or issues to appropriate Manager of the operation to understand risk analysis and liability.
* Serves as a key coordinator between all parties, vessels, customers, agents and labor.
* Oversees and ensures that all policies and procedures are being managed efficiently and effectively.
* Visually inspect areas for hazards and bring all inquiries to management.
* May be required to verify all cargo is loaded/discharged efficiently and within regulations.
* Work with Dispatchers and/or Union halls to staff accordingly.
* Partner with management in hiring, discipline and documentation as well as termination process for employees.
* Performs other related duties as required
Onsite Status
Essential Job Responsibilities:
Qualifications:
* High school diploma or equivalent work experience.
* At least 3 years managing labor preferred.
* Valid Driver's License and CPR certificate required
* Extensive rigging expertise, including load/stress and calculation skills.
* Thorough knowledge or principles of terminal operations
* Knowledge of safety and accident prevention codes and regulations
* Knowledge and understanding of cargo stowage and stability strongly desired
* Knowledge of local unions dispatching rules.
* Required to observe all safety and health requirements for container terminal environment.
* TWIC card Required.
Supervisory Responsibilities: Yes

Work environment:
* Must be able to work in rotating shifts, days, evenings and nights.
* Must be able to work in extreme outdoor temperatures of hot and cold, extremely dusty conditions and occasionally, conditions of high levels of noise.
* The ability to work in an environment that may be hazardous to persons unable to see and hear fast moving equipment
* The ability to drive 10%

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