Quay Crane Operator

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South East
Salary Description:
circa £28,000
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London Thamesport (LTP) is located in the heart of South East England and is one of the UK’s busiest container and general cargo ports, a member of the Hutchison Port Holdings Group, LTP regularly welcomes new vessels and is diversifying to accommodate varied cargoes. With further investment anticipated; we are looking to recruit three Quay Crane Operators to support shipside operations within the port. This role is for a fixed term contract of one year. Key Requirements These include: To operate all models of ship to shore cranes, subject to appropriate familiarisation and to load and unload containers and cargoes on vessels as determined by the computerised sequencing and stowage plans provided. Fully and appropriately utilise computer technology of the cranes to maximise productivity safely. Comply with the provisions of the Safe Code of Practice for Container Operations, Shipside Operations, Crane Operating Handbooks and any other applicable documentation as provided. To carry out checking duties as required. Perform daily running checks (as per Standard Operating Procedures). Maintain own knowledge of relevant Health and Safety policies and procedures and ensure own working practices, and those of others, are in accordance with them. Report any accidents/incidents to Control IMMEDIATELY, and preserve the scene of the incident for thorough investigation. When required, work from the CTS frames/headblock as banksman. Undertake all aspects of rigging/twistlock duties subject to holding the appropriate active competency as required. Ensure compliance to all policies, standard operating procedures and safe working practices that maybe in existence. Ensure riggers are called and in attendance as per Safe Code Of Practice. As directed attend any training identified as beneficial for the role and further development. Participate fully in all initiatives designed to improve productivity, safety, working practices, such as working parties and pre-vessel meetings. Who we are looking for? Suitable applicants will have: Extensive knowledge and experience of a port environment and Ship to Shore Gantry Crane operation. Previous training/experience in Shipboard Rigging. Aware of Port Health and Safety requirements. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines Full UK Driving Licence.  

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Contact: Kris Clare

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