Posting Code:
JPGCTLAB
Job Title:
Laborer (Terminal Operations)
Division:
Jacintoport
Location:
Houston, TX
Department:
Terminal Operations
City:
Houston
State:
Texas
Zip Code:
77015


POSITION SUMMARY:       

This position is responsible for performing all labor duties within the Terminal Yard Operations.  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:

Position reports directly to the Terminal Operations Manager, receives direct supervision from the yard foreman and does not exercise supervision over any other position.


POSITION HOURLY RATE
- $12.00

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

PRIMARY

  • Perform all functions in accordance with operating and safety guidelines
  • Manually lift and place wood on ground to prepare setup for cargo
  • Secure cargo to various pieces of equipment such as chassis and moffets being delivered to the vessel
  • Maintain a clean work area, free of debris or safety hazards, and awareness of surrounding (i.e. vehicles, equipment, etc.) at all times

     

    SECONDARY

  • Assist forklift operator receiving and delivering cargo during cargo operations
  • Perform other general yard duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS/ABILITIES:


REQUIRED

  • Must have prior manual labor experience
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and speak Basic English
  • Must have the ability to function effectively in a fast paced, team oriented work environment
  • Must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees
  • Must have the ability to think logically, follow procedures, instructions and make sound decisions
  • Must be able to work (flexible hours) extended hours including nights, overtime, weekends and holidays

 

PHYSICAL/ REQUIREMENTS:

  • Subject to physical screening may be required along with other tests as applicable
  • The employee is frequently required to use their fingers
  • The employee frequently is required to talk and/or hear
  • The employee is frequently required to stand and/or walk
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 

 

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Outdoor exposure to all possible environmental factors such as extreme heat, rain, wind and high humidity during day and night shifts
  • The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.
  • The employee is continuously exposed to dust, fumes, and airborne particles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

 

SAFETY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Report safety hazards
  • Immediately report incidents involving injury, illness, or property damage
  • Wear appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) as instructed by immediate supervisor.
  • Comply with all company safety policies, procedures, and rules.
  • Refuse any unsafe task or operation.
  • Participate in safety meetings and training.
  • Be constantly aware of their personal safety and that of their coworkers.

 

DISCLAIMER:

  • The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.
  • The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

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