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Stevedore Workers

Reference Number: DIV2148


Job Specifications

  • Location: Scunthorpe

    Location: Scunthorpe
  • Salary/Rate: £8.00 - 9.00 p/h

    Salary/Rate: £8.00 - 9.00 p/h
  • Job Type: Long Term Ongoing

    Job Type: Long Term Ongoing
  • Shift Type: Monday To Friday

    Shift Type: Monday To Friday

Job Description

Our reputable client based in Scunthorpe, is currently seeking reliable Stevedore Workers to work on the docks. Your purpose will be to ensure a smooth streamlined operation to load and unload vessels ensuring efficiency to minimise port time, to get the ship back on its journey as soon as possible.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this Job, you will regularly be required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. You will occasionally be required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. You will regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Hours of Work

  • Full and Part Time hours available
  • Days & Nights, 12 hour shifts
  • Monday to Friday - possible weekend work

Summary

Responsibilities

  • Loading & unloading vessels onto or from pallets, trays, racks, and shelves by hand and machinery keeping dock free of debris
  • Loads and unloads ship cargo, using winches and other hoisting devices. Secure lifting attachments to materials and convey load to destination or signal crane or hoisting operator to move load to destination.
  • Use of heavy machinery (straddle carriers, cranes, ship cranes, FLT etc)
  • Overall responsible for the stowing & positioning of cargo
  • Securing loads & releasing loads required - rigging / lashing
  • Stack or assemble materials into bundles or on pallets and bands bundles/pallets together.
  • General Dock work
  • Maintain good housekeeping in all work areas

Education

  • Specific dock positions require forklift certification or ability to become certified; and/or require a valid driver's license.

Experience

  • Previous dock experience
  • Proven record of stevedore, dock work and physical, manual work
  • CSCS / CCNSG / Safety Passport
  • Forklift upto 50ton
  • IN-HOUSE TICKETS WELCOME

Desired Skills

  • Hard working & dedicate to your job as these roles are physically demanding
  • Have the ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Flexible
  • Must be safety conscious & organised due to the environment in which you will be working
  • Happy to work long hours (12 hour shifts)
  • Must be a team player
  • Plant Operator Licences
  • Slinging / Rigging / Lashing / Steel experience

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