RTG Operator

Company Details

West Africa Container Terminal {WACT}is one of the first greenfield container terminals to be built in Nigeria under a public-private partnership. WACT is located in Onne port (some 30kms from Port-Harcourt) in Rivers State. We have been successfully connecting East, North, West Central Nigeria and Rivers state to the world.  We are employing to fill the job post below:

Employment Title: RTG Operator

Area: Onne, Rivers
Job Type: Full Time

Key Responsibilities

  • Operates rubber-tyred gantry cranes to load and unload containers to and from internal and external road trucks in the port.
  • Park/Gantry the RTG according to the Traffic Management Plan and Yard Supervisor and equipment handling instructions
  • Handle the containers with care (Avoid Rough handling on Trucks).
  • Perform equipment precheck at beginning of shift to ensure that all of the parts are operating properly.
  • Identifies and reports any safety problems, malfunctions, or damage to quay crane equipment, before, during or after the shift.
  • Operate the RTG safely according to the received instructions/information from the Yard Supervisor and terminal operating system (TOS) while carrying out all RTG activities (Discharge, load, Re-Stow, Etc.).
  • Ensure achieving all agreed targets productivity with Zero Accident
  • Assist in the training of employees in the Operation of the RTG as required by Management
  • Report all the defects as and when noticed to yard Supervisor & Technical RTG team.
  • Follows safe operating procedures and instructions, preventing any injury to persons, or damage to containers and other equipment and property.
  • Carries out duties and tasks in an efficient, productive manner.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Acts as foreman under Hook when not operating the RTG Cranes.

We are looking for:

  • Minimum: SCCE / WAEC requirement.
  • Requires at least two years or more of equipment operations terminal operations environment, or similar, related industry.
  • Previous experience as a reach stacker operator or empty handler would be expected as a natural progression to this position.
  • Is thoroughly familiar with the strict implementation of international standards of safe working practices terminal operations.
  • Requires a comprehensive understanding of container terminal operations, especially vessel cargo logistics, hazardous cargo, break-bulk and special cargo handling requirements and equipment.
  • Good hand-eye coordination and a good sense of depth perception.
  • Able to work at heights, No Acrophobia, must have a sense of depth and distance perception.
  • Basic English: oral and writing skills. Also, must have a working knowledge of the Pidgin English.
  • Previous experience of working in a multi-cultural environment is an advantage.
  • Has a current Driving License.
  • No past record of safety and operational procedure breaches/warnings

We Offer

  • We run a profitable business that has been made possible through top-quality services, cordial business relations with customers, regular interaction with stakeholders, human resource development, modern
    handling equipment and superior e-commerce capabilities.

Contract Type / Duration
The role is on a contract basis for Twelve (12) months fixed term contract with the option of:

  • Possible renewal, or
  • Outsourcing to a third-party supplier.
Application Closing Date

23rd November 2020.

How to Apply

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