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Crane Operator

Company Name:
Kinder Morgan
Crane Operator
Job ID #:9228 Location:MS-VICKSBURG
Functional Area:Misc./Trades Position Type:Full Time
Experience Required:3 - 5 Years Relocation Provided:
Education Required:High School Diploma
RC/Department:6417 -M.RIVER VICKSBURG TERMINAL :BULKB
Position Description
Primary purpose:
o Responsible for the safe and efficient operation of the dockside and overhead cranes utilized in the movement and discharge of bulk and break-bulk commodities from marine ships and barges along with all other terminal equipment, such as fork lifts, front end loaders, skid steers, and similar marine terminal/warehouse mobile equipment.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
o Physically manipulate, move and/or depress crane controls such as pedals, levers and buttons to move/regulate speed and direction of crane unit, booms, cables, buckets, etc., during equipment operation.
o Perform pre-use inspection of all equipment operated and perform preventative maintenance to include but not limited to adding fuel, oil, and lubricants, cleaning and changing cables, filters, hoses, belts, fuses, and adjusting brakes, clutches, limits and similar equipment or functions. Maintain service logs and report damaged and unsafe equipment to supervisor and/or maintenance for repairs.
o Set up, attach, fasten and/or prepare crane with hydraulic hoses, belts, power cords, other attachments and mechanical linkage for the activity assigned and operate the equipment within safe load tolerances.
o Operate all the equipment and perform the duties and responsibilities of the terminal's Equipment Operator/Maintenance positions as provided by USW union contract.
o Utilize proper Personal Protective Equipment for the assigned tasks and report damaged protective equipment and unsafe conditions to Operations Supervisor.
o Complete and maintain proper paper and computer documentation on product movement including but not limited to: proper weight, size and temperatures, warehouse locations, load slips and inventory tallies, etc.
o Assist with general maintenance and cleanliness of terminal and assist with product spills using shovels, scoops and any specialized tools and equipment as required and trained to use.
o Attend daily and monthly safety meetings; participate in and show proficiency (through written exam) in general and site specific operations and maintenance training programs for KM environmental, health and safety standards.
o Perform other duties as requested or required.
Position Requirements
Education: High School Diploma or equivalent
Experience / specific knowledge:
o 1 year crane experience in a construction, warehouse or industrial environment; time requirements can be waived for internal candidates trained and qualified.
Certifications, licenses, registrations:
o Valid Drivers License
o Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC) if required
Competencies, skills, and abilities:
o Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervision, work effectively and cooperatively with other people, focus attention on detail and follow established work rules.
o Must possess safety training and security certification as required by customers to work in their facilities and as required by all Kinder Morgan locations.
o Ability to deal with evolving operating conditions with few concrete variables in standardized situations.
o Demonstrate aptitude to execute and maintain necessary records.
o Successful completion of background check and post-offer and random drug screens.
o Ability to maintain regular, dependable attendance, valid driver's license and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its insurers.
o Ability to safely and efficiently operate bulk moving equipment in tight, cramped spaces and in, around and above other workers.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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