Operator 1- River Crew
Kinder Morgan - Gramercy, LA

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Position Description

To load dry bulk products (non-hazardous) into barges with the use of conveyors and loading spout in a safe and efficient manner. Perform all work in strict accordance with company, environmental, health and safety policies and procedures.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
  • Move barges as needed, tying off barges with ropes and cables.
  • Inspect barges upon their arrival.
  • Gauge empty barges.
  • Load barges to specified drafts.
  • Communicate with control room operator via radio when to move winches, loading spout, start and stop conveyor, etc.
  • Perform daily preventative maintenance.
  • Cross train on other jobs inside of terminal.
  • Attend daily, weekly and monthly safety training.
  • Perform housekeeping duties in work area.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Position Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience Specific Knowledge:
  • Previous experience with barge handling.
  • Ability to obtain TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Credential) as issued by TSA (Transportation Security Administration).
  • Ability to successfully complete MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) training.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug screen and background check upon job offer.
Competencies/Skills and Abilities:
  • Effectively communicate, orally (face to face and by telephone) and in writing, in English with coworkers, contractors, government officials and Senior Management.
  • Read and understand written material (in English), including use and understanding of basic numerical calculations.
Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to sit, stand, and walk for extended periods of time.
  • Must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be willing to work in protected areas at heights greater than six (6) feet above the ground.
  • Must be able to work over water (dock).
  • Must be able to reach, climb, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl.
  • Must be able to hear and smell for deficiencies or hazards.
  • Must be able to pass a respiratory fit test.
Working Conditions:
  • Must be able to work in all weather conditions.
  • Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, weekends and holidays as required.
  • Must be available to respond to call-out as required.
  • Must be able to work with a team, take direction from supervisor, keep required work schedule, focus on attention to details, and follow work rules.
Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills and abilities:
Above the minimum requirements; not required but advantageous in this position:
  • Previous river and/or barge experience preferred
  • Previous bulk terminal experience is preferred.
  • OSHA Certification not required but a plus.

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