State/Area: Louisiana

Regional Area: New Orleans Metro Area

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Job Number: JN -092021-5469

CLS is seeking General Laborers with prior Forklift Operation and Crane experience to work as a Stevedore performing dockside work in the New Orleans, LA area. 


Job Responsibilities:

  • Assists with loading and unloading cargo on barges and vessels
  • General housekeeping and upkeep of the rig, including cleaning and painting
  • Insure operational readiness of cranes, barges and mobile equipment
  • Assist with training of contractors and rig hands in stevedoring operations
  • Assisting mechanics, welders or any other personnel as directed for the completion of tasks in stevedoring operations
  • Complete required electronic reports and forms
  • Report all injuries, illnesses, near misses, damage or other issues timely
  • Assist with and share in the responsibility of maintenance on equipment and cranes
  • Additional duties and responsibilities as required or requested


Job Requirements:

  • Ability to follow direction and execute tasks under the supervision of the shift leads and managers
  • Reading and writing skills sufficient to comprehend/complete a variety of documents
  • Ability to work in a flexible schedule; must allow for changes in assignments, and priorities depending upon identified needs of the rig or vessels
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Ability to properly inspect and proficiently operate mobile equipment including loaders and track hoes in various working conditions
  • Proficient in the process of loading and drafting barges
  • Proficient in winch operations, securing of barges and proper rigging
  • Must be able to work in all types of climates
  • Promote the client company way and core Values
  • Must have a demonstrated history of safe work behavior and a sincere desire to follow and improve upon safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to work extended hours, evenings, weekends and Holidays
  • Current Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card required. If you do not have a TWIC card upon hire, you must apply for one within 5 days


Physical Requirements:

  • Must pass a pre-employment physical, drug screen and Company human performance exam (physical ability test)
  • Standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Frequent heavy lifting
  • Prolonged periods of kneeling, bending and climbing stairs/ladders
  • Ability to work near or on large bodies of water, at various heights and in confined spaces


Please apply now for further consideration and a member of our Staffing team will contact applicants who meet the qualifications listed for an interview. To check on the status of your application, please call 504-266-4283 or email [email protected].