North Carolina State Ports Authority

Equipment Operator II

North Carolina State Ports Authority - Posted 1 month ago
$35k-36k/year  + Equity

Full-time

Wilmington, DE

Category
Port Operator
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
124 employees

Port:  Wilmington

Port Operator Job description

Safely and efficiently load and offload containers, trucks, and railcars on NC Ports' general cargo terminal. Operate various cargo handling equipment to fulfill customer needs and requests.

DESCRIPTION OF WORK:

  • Load and unload containers trucks or railcars in a safe and efficient manner as instructed by departmental leadership
  • Participate in recouping activities, relocation of cargo, manual labor, or other special work assignments as required
  • Assist the cargo supervisors and team leaders in the verification of cargo and identification of damaged units as instructed
  • Operate all cargo handling equipment (such as large industrial forklifts, container handlers/reach stackers, yard trucks, etc) as required to accomplish cargo movements safely and effectively
  • Responsible for clearing work areas of debris as it is generated
  • Must possess knowledge of repetitive container, truck, and railcar loading patterns as well as cargo-specific stow patterns for effective warehousing/storage
  • Perform physical inventories and investigate discrepancies, as required
  • Perform equipment inspections or warehouse inspections, as required
  • Participate in vessel operations, as assigned
  • Work overtime as assigned, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • All other duties as assigned by management

PREFERRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent is required
  • 2 years of experience operating heavy equipment is required
  • Must be able to read and understand instructions, perform basic math, be able to write simple sentences or a series of names or numbers, and distinguish between cargo marks
  • Continuous attention to detail while operating machinery is required
  • Must follow all safety guidelines including wearing personal protective equipment
  • Must be physically able to lift up to 50 pounds and climb on and off equipment and/or climb ladders on railcars and buildings.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and meet TWIC security requirements

HOW TO APPLY:

Please apply by submitting a resume and state application (PD-107) by email or via fax at (910) 746- 6434. All applications must reference the above job number to be considered for this position.

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