December 18, 2018

From the desk of Capt. Jeff Monroe, MM, AMPE

International Association of Maritime and Port Executives

 

PORT POSITION OPENINGS

 

The following posting are from our IAMPE Alumni.  Postings of positions are distributed to all members (2,300+) free of charge for members.

 

12-1 Rhenus Project Logistics Inc-Customer Service Operations Operator for Air and Ocean (w/m)

 

Challenges to help you grow.

• Your task is to provide innovative and efficient supply chain solutions in relation to import, export, transport and customs clearance operations.

• It is your responsibility to support our customers from the order acceptance to delivery.

• Within this process you create offers, accept bookings of air and ocean shipments and organize the handling of the assignment.

• Finally, you are filling import and export entries into our operational transport management system.

• Being engaged in customs formalities and customs tariffs is another important part of your area of responsibility.

• In your role you will required to work independently and with great motivation on the further development of our business model.

• Your high understanding of customer needs enables you to develop and implement logistic solutions in cooperation with the vision of the management board.

• Last but not least, you contribute your expertise in a business unit with a high strategic impact.

 

Qualifications:

• You have at least 3 years of work experience in the air & ocean forwarding business within the USA or in the State of Texas.

• Within this time you gained knowledge about customer quotations, customs clearance procedures, issuing B/L and AWB and carrier bookings.

• Proficient English skills, both oral and written are essential. Any further language skills i.e Spanish are an advantage.

• An IATA dangerous good certificate completes your skills.

• With your high motivation and independent work, you are ready to accept new challenges in an international environment.

• You can distinguish yourself in service orientation, have a high attention to quality and the ability to think in terms of processes.  When you join our company, you’ll be involved in the business right from the very start. As part of the team, you will drive the processes of Rhenus Project Logistics Inc to improve the customer’s experience. A friendly working environment with a strong vision on organic team growth and personal development. Moreover, you will be given all the opportunities and space you need to further develop your skills and turn your ideas into reality. Help grow our company and make the most of the excellent career prospects we can offer you.

 

Interested parties must email their CV to:

renier.els@us.rhenus.com

 

12-2 Title: Dock Worker

Location: Fernandina Beach, Florida

 

Description:

Nassau Terminals is looking for experienced dock workers to perform a variety of task for growing company in Nassau County. The dock worker is responsible for the safe, efficient and quality‐conscious transfer of containers and cargo to and/or from vessels, trucks and railcars.

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Successful completion of broad operational tasks related to transfer in waterside operations.

  • Manually and using mechanical lifting equipment, transfer containers and

  • cargo for storage in the yard or in warehouses for further transfer onto vessels or onto land transportation from the terminal.

  • Effectively coordinate with vessel personnel, complete required documentation and reports related to transfers.

  • Participate in the upkeep and maintenance of equipment, gear and related.

  • May be assigned to general duties in all areas of operations of the terminals. Responsible for accomplishing tasks to supervisor’s expectation and within Company standards.

  • Participation in safety and environmental training and attendance to daily briefings.

  • Observation of company safety and operational procedures and policies.

  • Promptly reporting of any observed unsafe conditions to management

  • Housekeeping of terminal grounds.

  • Performance of any other type of terminal function as instructed by the supervisor.

 

Requirements:

  • Successful work experience demonstrating good workplace attendance,

  • compliance with policy, willingness to work overtime and safe and quality conscious work.

  • Previous experience in an industry related to the transportation of cargos is preferred. Marine experience is a plus.

  • Must meet the criteria to obtain and maintain a Transportation Workers Identification Card

  • (TWlC) as required by USCG/DHS regulations.

  • Successful completion of pre‐employment background check and drug screen upon job offer.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Must take direction from supervision and work cooperatively with others.

 

Physical demands:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the incumbent may be required to stand, walk, sit, ascend/descend stairs; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls, reach with hands and arms, frequently lift up to 50 pounds, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear and wear the required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Working conditions:

  • Position is assigned a variable schedule (days, nights, weekends) and will be required to work overtime.

  • Tasks are performed indoors and outdoors in all types of weather conditions.

  • Job level commensurate with experience and skill set

  • The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

 

Title: Industrial Electrician – Crane Maintenance

Location: Fernandina Beach, Florida

Department: Maintenance/Cranes

 

General Summary

Responsibilities include performing preventive maintenance on cranes and support equipment. This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repair and replacement of components to keep cranes and support equipment in safe operation with minimal downtime. This position will periodically be required to troubleshoot or support repairs of facility electrical equipment which may include high mast lighting, electronic gates, transformers, 3‐phase panels, etc. Must have experience with AC/DC variable drive systems, navigate and comprehend general arrangement drawings and one‐line prints. Experience and understand PLC and relay logic systems a must.

 

Essential Functions

  • Perform Preventive Maintenance, Troubleshoot and Repair drive systems on cranes and facility assets to include HML.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot single and three phase components to include 480v, conductors, relays, contactors, PLCs and monitoring equipment.

  • Perform megger readings or same basic theory to track life span of motors and schedule maintenance plans.

  • Perform duties routinely with or without direct supervision and adapt to constant change in priorities.

  • Perform duties safely utilizing self‐motivation and “think outside the box” process.

  • Safely perform duties at 200’ heights to include man lifts and work platforms.

  • Proficiently operate all equipment to perform maintenance and repairs.

  • Keep accurate and up to date records of all maintenance and repairs.

  • Test and inspect completed work to assure proper performance and timely completion.

  • Communicate with supervisor and/or manager daily at a minimum.

  • Professionally receive feedback and provide open dialog.

  • Perform duties during inclimate weather.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precaution of surroundings.

  • Comply with all safety regulations and adhere to company safety policies and procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • 3‐year industrial electrical experience, could be in combination with training.

  • Basic hand tools (e.g. wire cutters, strippers/crimpers, pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, nut drivers, VOM, etc.)

  • Work overtime assigned, may include night shift, weekends or holidays.

  • Perform other duties as required or assigned

  • Florida Class E Driver License or equivalent.

  • Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) within 90 days.

 

Title: Industrial Warehouse Operator

Location: Fernandina Beach, Florida

Description:

Perform an array of functions that may include receiving and processing incoming stock and materials, picking and filling orders from stock, packing and shipping orders, or managing, organizing and retrieving stock in an industrial area.

 

Responsibilities Include:

• Operate forklifts (11,000 to 50,000 pounds), vehicles and equipment as required

• Maintain up‐to‐date safety certifications as required (forklift certification and driving)

• Unload, count, mark and reconcile materials.

• Material quality control

• Organize yard, shelf and pallet inventory

• Stage project materials

• Prepare materials for shipment (shrink wrapping, banding, boxing, labeling)

• Load materials onto truck, covered van or flat bed

• Deliver material to field locations as needed

• Run errands to assist with facility or inventory management

• Perform daily pre‐inspection on forklift, vehicle and equipment

• Clean and maintain work space and operating area

• Deal with a wide variety of people with tact, courtesy and professionalism

• Maintain a regular, dependable attendance and high level of performance

• Maintain a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets and employees,

and the public

• Other duties as assigned.

 

Position Requirements:

• Must have a valid driver’s license, and a driving record satisfactory to the company and its

insurers

• Ability to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Card) as issued by TSA

(Transportation Security Administration)

• Successful completion of the company drug screen and background check upon job offer

• Stock and maintain warehouse inventory.

• Proficiency in Microsoft applications, including but not limited to Outlook, Word and Excel.

• Perform the required and expected duties while adhering to safety policies.

• Forklift experience

• Ability to work with a team, take direction from supervisor(s), focus attention on details,

follow work rules, and adhere to work schedules required

 

Physical demands:

• Physical ability to lift as much as 60lbs, bend/stoop, kneel and climb stairs/ladders.

• Ability to use hand tools and equipment, repetitive hand use such as simple grasp and

twisting motion included.

• Must be able to perform repetitive work in extreme weather conditions.

 

Working conditions:

• M‐F, 7‐4 pm, 1hr lunch Saturdays, Sundays and holidays as required due to operational

requirements.

• Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.

• Respond to/address callouts and emergencies outside of regular business hours.

• May work in low‐lit areas

• Must be able to work overtime

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.

 

CONTACT: 12-2, 3, 4

Valerie Elliott   valerie.elliott@worldwideterminals.com

2345 Friendly Road, Fernandina, Florida 32034 904-261-0753

 

 

“For A World Connected By Water”

IAMPE SPONSORS AND EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS

 

Capt. Jeffrey W. Monroe, MM, MTM, AMPE
Director: Education, Standards and Training Programs
International Association of Maritime and Port Executives
11 Katahdin Road. Portland, ME 04107-2828 USA
Phone: (207) 741-7000, Cell: (207) 615-7989    

jeffrey.monroe@iampe.org

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