Longshoreman Workers


Longshoreman  Job Description:

We are looking to recruit a hard-working, safety-minded Longshoreman to assist our dockyard team with loading and unloading cargo. The Longshoreman will inspect containers for possible damages and follow signals and instructions to ensure cargo is loaded and unloaded proficiently. You will apply your knowledge of handling different types of cargo to perform your duties prudently. To ensure success you will perform your duties swiftly and efficiently to minimize time vessels are docked in a terminal, which is costly. Preferred candidates are team players, and fast-paced and prudent. Longshoreman Responsibilities:
  • Attending and participating in safety meetings and training.
  • Ensuring work areas are clean, tidy, and clear of debris and other obstructions.
  • Maintaining awareness of surroundings and potential safety hazards when performing duties.
  • Following vessel loading plans and instructions.
  • Preparing cargo for lifting.
  • Loading and unloading cargo to and from vessels' holds.
  • Securing cargo on vessels.
  • Ensuring compliance with safety procedures and policies.
  • Informing supervisor of damaged or unsafe cargo, and other safety hazards, injury, illness, or property damage.
  Longshoreman Requirements:
  • Previous dock or warehouse experience in the transportation industry.
  • Proficient with operating forklifts and yard truck.
  • Completion of physical examination.
  • Ability to speak, write and read basic English.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, and to follow instructions and procedures.
  • Must have the ability to lift 25 pounds or more.
  • Must be able to stand, sit, climb, walk, and bend for 8 to 10 hours per day.
  • Available for work 8-to-12-hour shifts, weekends, nights, and holidays.
  • Undeterred by heights, confined or cluttered spaces, noise, adverse climatic conditions and the proximity of moving mechanical parts.
  • Must have TWIC BADGE.
FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION CONTACT A RECRUITER AT: nscmayport@nsc-tech.com   NSC Cares! At NSC our company culture is strong! You work hard for us and in return we want to provide you with as many benefits and resources as we can:    
  • Medical Coverage
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Short- and long-term disability coverage
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Legal Assistance
  • Long Term Opportunities
  • Training and Career Growth Opportunities
  • The chance to be a part of an amazing team
  NSC is committed to connecting good people with good jobs!   NSC is an innovative staffing firm that specializes in placing qualified skilled, technical and professional talent in virtually any market. Our meticulous dedication to Quality and Safety is a testament to our success. We are The Staffing Experts!   NSC is a drug free company. NSC is an EOE AA/M/F/VHO/D.