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Company: T. Parker Host
Location: Baton Rouge
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTitle: Operator Status: Full-time, Non-exemptCompany: Host Terminals, LLCReports To: Terminal ManagerSupervises: N/ALocation: Host Terminals – Port Allen, LAHost stevedoring services started in 1925 and have continued to grow ever since. Our teams handle nearly 22M tons of dry bulk annually, along with more than 1,000 vessels, 1,100 yachts, 150 breakbulk vessels, 14,600 rail cars and 8M barrels of liquid bulk and containers. Our terminal operations leverage employee teams that take on unique challenges in diverse environments, while adding value and providing REAL solutions for our customers. As stevedores, Host handles the heavy lifting for our worldwide customer base.Position Summary: In this position, the team member will operate all terminal equipment to safely and efficiently distribute the cargo to the appropriate Cargo Holds as per the operating plan and instructions; Operate as a member of a team, responsible for coordinating information flow between each crew member and location staff/management in the receiving and loading of cargo.The successful candidate will have the following behaviors and demonstrate the competencies below. Core Principles: All team members must demonstrate an ability to adhere and understand the core principles of the company. This team member must be able to provide value and depth to the Core Principles of Host.· Our people are our greatest assets.· Their safety is our top priority.· We provide exceptional service.· We believe every relationship is important.· We are detectives, understanding all activities within our markets.· We know today's opportunities are tomorrow's growth.· We conduct all business with integrity.· We build on our legacy.Position Specific Behaviors:

  • Team player
  • Makes decisions and executes quickly
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Collaborative- works well with others
  • Excels in high growth, entrepreneurial and meritocratic environment
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Strong intellectual curiosity
  • Thrives in a pressurized work environmentDemonstrated Competencies to be Successful at Host
    • Self- starter
    • Problem solving
    • Communication
    • Customer Focus
    • Accountability
    • Executing both short-term plans and long-term plans tied to vision and "big picture" goalsEssential Responsibilities and Duties:[OPERATIONS FUNCTIONS] · Operates conveying equipment, dust collectors, ship loader, monitor fire suppression systems and all associated equipment to load ships per operating plan and instructions. · Operates equipment such as diesel or gasoline powered bulldozer, skid steer or heavy pay loaders, Ship Gear, Top Loaders to perform any work for which equipment is designed. · Maintains housekeeping standards as part of fire safety program or as designated by location staff/management.[MAINTENANCE] · Responsible for checking equipment for damage or repairs needed and reporting information to Maintenance Supervisor or Terminal Manager. · Make regular inspections of the transport systems and perform minor maintenance tasks such as adjusting and lubricating equipment, cleaning, washing, testing, replacing filters, hoses, and other minor maintenance as necessary to maximize port systems availability and reliability. · Performs minor maintenance tasks such as repairing, adjusting and lubricating equipment, gauges, valves, hoses, and etc. as necessary to maximize machine availability/reliability and assist maintenance personnel as required.[ADMINISTRATION] · Complies with all procedures to ensure governmental, state, and company certification standards are met. · Performs all duties assigned by the Shift Leader(s), Operations Manager(s), and Terminal Manager to make sure port operations continue without interruption.[SAFETY] · Ensure that safe equipment operating conditions are met before and during operation. · Works closely, as needed, with flaggers when making lifts or rigging equipment or material.Education, Knowledge, Experience, Skills and Abilities Required:• HS diploma / GED with experience operating heavy machinery including cranes and bulldozers • Ability to respond to issues quickly, safely and effectively in a fast-paced, stressful operating environment • Valid driver's license and TWIC or ability to obtain a TWIC required • Ability to work outside in all types of weather • Must be available to work varied hours, shifts including days/nights/weekends/holidays as requiredPhysical Requirements:• Must meet "fit for duty" requirements upon job offer (pre-employment physical and drug test) • The employee must meet physical requirements including but not limited to, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, climbing up/down ladders and stairs, negotiating uneven and moving surfaces • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds and work at protected heights up to 160 feet. • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. • Perform work in dusty environment and all types of temperature/weather conditions. For more information, please visit or Apply Online Here

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