Reporting to senior port management, the Lashing Superintendent supervises all aspects of container vessel lashing providing direction to labor in alignment with the highest standards of safety and focus on operational excellence.
- Ensuring compliance with approved procedures, Industry Safety Standards (OSHA), as well as all federal, state, local, and company safety requirements and policies. Identifies and responds to unsafe operations.
- Supervising all aspects of container vessel lashing to ensure operating practices observe policies and procedures, collective bargaining agreement, and local practices.
- Conducts regular meetings with labor, maintains safe working practices and procedures, and instructs on standard operating procedures. Maintains a productive working relationship with labor and union officials.
- Confirms manning, gives detailed direction; prioritizes and organizes work manner to optimize balance between safety and productivity.
- Monitoring and realigning operational procedures as required.
- Ensures that all documentation and reports are accurately completed in a timely manner.
- Reporting operational performance and confirming related documentations.
- Communicates with vessel crew to facilitate a safe working environment.
- Counsels subordinates on performance and safety maters.
PREFERRED EDUCATION & CERTIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s Degree in Marine Operations, Operations Management, Business Administration, or related discipline. Equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
- Advance degrees are a plus.
- Professional certifications are a plus.
- Two years in marine terminal management / stevedoring operations.
- Military experience is a plus.
- Demonstrated leadership and managerial skills.
- Knowledge of marine and stevedoring operations with exposure to supervising organized labor.
- Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and provide direction to individuals and/or groups.
- Knowledge of computer operations and ability to utilize MS office.
- Requires the ability to obtain a TWIC Card issued by the Department of Homeland Security.
- Must have valid driver’s license.
- Position requires heavy to very-heavy work, occasionally exerting 75-100 pounds of force and operating primarily in an outside environment often unprotected fro elements. Significant standing, stooping, climbing, grasping, and reaching and visual acuity is required.
- Must be available to work an irregular work schedule, including nights and weekends as required.
- The above responsibilities document the major levels and scope work expected of the incumbent. They are not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities required of the incumbent. The incumbent may be asked to perform other duties as required.