State/Area: Louisiana

Regional Area: New Orleans Metro Area

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Job Number: JN -092021-5465

CLS is On the Hook for a committed and motivated Stevedores. Our client is seeking General Laborers ( prior Forklift Operation experience a plus!) to perform stevedore dockside work in the New Orleans, LA area. Responsibilities include ensuring vessel cargo is loaded and unloaded correctly, efficiently, and safely. If you are looking for a new career path, or love working on the docks, apply through CLS as a stevedore today!

Stevedore Job Responsibilities

As a general labor stevedore, your primary responsibilities will be to load and unload a vessel’s cargo correctly and safely. Applicants will also operate heavy machineries, such as a crane or forklift, to unload cargo containers from trucks and other vessels. Additional responsibilities include the following.

·      Assists with loading and unloading cargo on barges and vessels

·      General housekeeping and upkeep of the rig, including cleaning and painting

·      Ensure 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

Stevedore 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

Apply for Stevedore Jobs through CLS Today

Are you ready to begin a fulfilling job in a growing industry? If you are ready to begin your next career as a Stevedore, apply through CLS! If your experience meets the qualifications listed, please apply now and email a current resume to [email protected] A member of our Operations team will contact applicants with relevant experience and qualifications for the position.