Job Summary The Stevedore Chief oversees all the operational activities in loading and unloading of ship's cargo to ensure proper handling, safety, and security Principal Accountabilities(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)Ensures proper in

Stevedore Chief

DynCorp • 
Kwajalein, Marshall Islands, International
Position Type: Contractor
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Job Summary
 
The Stevedore Chief oversees all the operational activities in loading and unloading of ship's cargo to ensure proper handling, safety, and security
 
Principal Accountabilities
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
Ensures proper instructions regarding load out, discharge and equipment are given to Stevedore
Works with Terminal and Stevedores to ensure productive, efficient and quality operations
Works closely with Logistics Teams to aid in efficient flow of cargo to and from the Terminal
Learns to support profitability goals through effective and efficient workforce management
Develops an understanding of, complies with, and implements area accident prevent/safety and workers’ compensation procedures
Provides training sessions and on-going feedback to the workforce
Keeps senior management informed of work status and problems as they arise
Understands and accurately develops operational schedules, production, safety, and other reports and submits on a timely basis with corrective actions and planning
Develops understanding of operational procedures and systems. In time, provides ideas and feedback for improvement of procedures
Performs other responsibilities as assigned
Job Requirements:
Knowledge & Skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office software:  Excel, Word, Outlook
Thorough knowledge of principles of terminal operations and stevedore operations for break bulk and/or container vessels
Knowledge and understanding of cargo stowage restrictions with regards to hazardous cargo and stability considerations of vessels
Knowledge of safety and accident prevention codes and regulations and related industry governmental regulations
Understanding of the gear, equipment and gang make-up required for multiple commodities
Ability to make critical decisions in an ambiguous environment, under stressful conditions
Good verbal and written communication skills
Good organizational and multi-tasking skills
 
Experience & Education
High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree in Maritime operations or related field preferred
Minimum of four (4) years of related experience
Valid state issues driver’s license, and clean DMV record
Prior supervisory experience preferred
Experience with computerized operating systems
 
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to stand, climb, stoop, crawl and kneel for long periods of time and endure working outside on a daily basis often in inclement weather
Must be prepared to be called out at all hours
Living and working conditions at the assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
Long hours, exposure to weather and hazardous conditions
Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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