Port Worker


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Operating Division : TPT Richards Bay MPT
Position Title : Port Worker
Employee Group : Non Permanent
Department : Operations
Location : Various Locations
Reporting To : Operations Supervisor
Grade Level : HRLYL1
Reference Number : 2021279

Position Purpose:
The Provision of labour as directed by supervisor in order to ensure a safe and clean working environment or optimised
cargo operation in Kendal (Mpumalanga).
Position outputs:
• Cleaning of operational equipment (rail siding, rail wagons, cabin etc)
• Inspect of Container and Rail Wagon condition,
• Rail Siding monitoring operations
• Opening and Closing of rail wagon twist-locks
• Loading off- loading and stacking of cargo in compliance of standard operating procedures.
• Hooking /unhooking and loading of rail wagons and offloading of road trucks
• Tarping/ untarping where applicable
• Place/remove dunnage, Clean Rail and Road Spillages.
• Cleaning of operational areas, rail trucks, plant, workshop, offices, sheds and ablution facilities as instructed.
• Compete applicable documentation i.e. accident reports
• Identification of correct cargo handling equipment/gear.

Qualifications & Experience:
• Matric with Minimum of 2 years as a port worker /general worker experience
• Grade 10 with a minimum of 3 years working experience in Bulk Cargo, Rail/ General worker /Road or a similar working environment.

• Attention to details
• Cleanliness
• Terminal Layout
• Safety
• Stack Positions

Important Information:

  • Position Ring-Fenced to the Kendal Community in Mpumalanga
  • Proof of residential address must be attached / proof of address from the ward councillor.
  • Confirmation of the voters roll which must be obtained from the local Municipality.
  • Indicate Last School Attended and Certified Copy of School Report/Matric
  • Certified copy of ID
  • Write the Reference Number on the CV

If any of the above documents are not attached, application will be deemed invalid

Please drop off CV together with the supporting documentation to:
TPT Kendal Inland Terminal

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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