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Part-Time Crane Operator

Part-Time Crane Operator

Department: Operations

Supervisor: Cargo Operations Manager

Functional Relationship: Operations Foreman


Summary of Responsibilities

The Crane Operator reports to the Cargo Operations Manager (COM). He/she works on a roster determined by the vessel schedule and berthing plan. He/she are responsible to safely load/unload cargo ships that are berthed at the pierhead. In house training and mentorship will be provided as required.

Job Responsibilities
  • Operate PBL Mobile Harbor Cranes (MHC) at the Pierhead to facilitate the unloading and loading of container/cargo vessels in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Operate ‘Dragline Crane’ as needs arise and directed by Supervisor/Manager
  • Assist in operating any other PBL equipment/vehicles when needed and operations/driving duties that may arise from time to time.
  • Daily equipment inspection per Checklist, servicing and all preventative maintenance of the equipment as assigned.
  • Maintain and update the MHC Logbook with all required relevant information including engine hours / mileage, service and repairs and maintenance.
  • Prompt reporting of all faults to the Operations Foreman in order for him to put in a work order to the Mechanical Manager for repairs.
  • He/she shall conduct a pre-operation check and test run of the crane to ensure that it is ready and fit for work.
  • Responsible for the upkeep of the equipment by assisting with minor maintenance from time to time.
  • Assist with refueling the mobile harbor crane (MHC) in preparation for the next operation and park the MHC in the designated area as directed by the Operations Foreman.
  • Report all accidents, damage incidents and performance issues immediately to the Operations Foreman on duty.
  • Actively multi-skill in order to have ability to operate other PBL equipment including towheads, forklifts, vehicles etc.
  • Any other duties and functions, of a related nature that may be assigned from time to time.
Job Qualifications/Requirements
  • High School Diploma
  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience working as a heavy equipment Operator; Crane Operator certification would be an asset
  • A valid class E (All) driver’s license
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