Port Worker

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Operating Division : TPT Port Elizabeth MPT
Position Title : Port Worker
Employee Group :
Non Permanent
Department :
Location :
Port Elizabeth
Reporting To :
Chief Operations Manager
Grade Level :
Reference Number :

Position Purpose:
The provision of labour as directed by Supervisor in order to ensure a safe and clean working environment or optimized
cargo operation.

Position outputs:

  1. Cleaning of operational equipment (such as ship to shore cranes windows, cranes’ cabins etc. )
  2. Inspection of container condition
  3. Reefer monitoring operation
  4. Opening and Closing of rail wagons twist locks
  5. Loading, off loading and stacking of cargo in compliance of standard operating procedures
  6. Hooking / unhooking
  7. Tarping / untarping where applicable
  8. Place / remove dunnage
  9. Cleaning of operational areas, rail trucks, plant, workshops, offices, sheds and ablution facilities as instructed
  10. Complete applicable documentation such as accident reports
  11. Identification of correct cargo handling equipment / gear

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Matric / NQF Level 4 with a minimum of 2 years working experience as Port Worker or General Worker


  • Terminal Layout
  • Safety
  • Stack Positions
    Skills Required:
  • Attention to detail
  • Cleanliness
  • Adhering to instructions

Apply Here: https://recruiting.transnet.net

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