Dock Operator

Epic Midstream, LLC

St Rose, LA


Overview

The Dock Operator position is responsible for safely conducting marine transfers in the IMTT-Gulf Region. This position reports to the Shift Foreman.  This position resides at the St. Rose and Avondale terminals.

Responsibilities
  • Act as “person in charge of the facility” for coordination and communication with vessels.
  • Ensure proper hose or loading arm connection between the vessel and the IMTT dock.
  • Ensure that dock is in compliance with all U. S. Coast Guard requirements.
  • Monitor vessel mooring.
  • Preparation of necessary paperwork.
  • Serve as communications link between the Shift Foreman and the vessel.
  • Pig lines to and from dock, as needed.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the Shift Foreman
Qualifications

Education and Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • TWIC (Transportation Workers Identification Credentials) for access to IMTT’s terminal locations.

Skills and Abilities

  • Clear and concise written and verbal communication skills in the English language.
  • Ability to understand written and verbal communication in the English language.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work closely with others with a positive attitude and a willingness to help others. 
  • Ability to represent IMTT in a professional and positive manner.
  • Compliance with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to interact with vendors, service providers, and employees in a professional and courteous manner.
  • Good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Willingness to work on an unscheduled basis

Hours of Work

  • Typical hours of operation are 12 hour rotating shifts at night, during holidays, and on the weekends.
  • This position requires the ability to work rotating shifts and perform overtime and occasional weekend work as job duties demand.
  • Occasional travel may be necessary, sometimes with little or no advance notice.

Physical and Environmental Demand

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Because the facility and adjoining facilities handle hazardous materials, the employee must be able to ingress and egress in foreseeable emergencies. Must be able to work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
  • The large scale of the operation and the extensive layout of the facility require that the employee can walk and stand on uneven terrain, to climb stairs and ladders, and traverse inclines: uphill, downhill, or mixed. Because the facility and adjoining facilities handle hazardous materials, the applicant must be able to ingress and egress in foreseeable emergencies.  The applicant must be able to work safely without presenting a direct threat to self or others.
  • Ability to work with chemicals, high temperatures, high pressures, over water, at height as well as climb and lift. Must be capable of wearing respirator and/or other PPE during some operations or emergencies.

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed.  This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. The company reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary with or without notice.

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