Rail Terminal Operator

Rail Terminal Operators are responsible for the safe assembly and dismantling and loading and unloading of trains within the terminal. They mainly perform product transfer operations and supervise the terminals. Physical fitness and self motivation is a must for this job. Rail terminal operators should also possess mechanical aptitude and have a high level of…

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Rail Engineer

Rail Engineers are responsible for installing and maintaining mechanical and electrical systems in railway machinery, equipment, train engines and passenger carriages. Day-to-day work of Rail Engineers can be different depending on their area of expertise. This can include locomotives/wagons (mechanical engineering), signals and overhead wiring (electrical engineering), the track (civil engineering) or communications (telecommunications/electronics engineering)….

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Network Controller

Network controllers are responsible for controlling the movement of trains using computerised and mechanical control systems. They also ensure that trains arrive on time and without incident. If an incident does occur, they make sure everything is made safe and gets back on track. They liaise with other employees to check that safety standards are…

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Vessel Traffic Officer

A Vessel Traffic Officer organises safe and efficient port operation activities which are environmentally acceptable. They coordinate ships within the port and harbor to avoid collisions by managing movements from a port control centre using computerised vessel traffic management systems. Vessel Traffic Officer’s must have strong communication skills as they are in constant contact with…

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Stevedore Team Leader

A Stevedoring Team Leader is responsible for managinga small group of stevedores and reporting to thestevedoring supervisor.This role usually exists in larger ports where a supervisor may have too manystevedores to effectively supervise at once. A Stevedoring Team Leader assignswork to their team and ensures the work is done safely and on time. Team Leadersshould…

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Port Engineer

Port Engineers are responsible for estimating, planning,and performing short and long-term maintenance, repairs,and modifications on vessels for a specific region.They supervise engineering personnel and ensure they are properly trained,qualified, and comply with regulatory training requirements. They also assist inthe development and adherence of the maintenance and repair budget and makerecommendations to the General Manager. Day-to-day…

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Harbour Master

Harbour Master are responsible for controlling the manner and time in which vessels may leave or enter a harbor/port and is mainly a shore-based role. They manage the port’s pilotage service and strictly follow the port’s regulations to ensure efficient facility use and secure navigation. Harbour Masters should have coaching and training skills as this…

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Gantry Crane Operator

A Gantry Crane Operator’s main role is lifting and positioning containers safely and efficiently from the wharf onto the ship and also lifting containers from the ship back onto the wharf. They also must follow the ship’s loading plan to make sure the cargo is loaded in the correct place. A gantry crane operator may…

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