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Job Description:

  • 1) Supervises and coordinates activities of STEVEDORE II engaged in loading and unloading ships' cargoes: Assigns duties to workers, and explains methods of handling, stowing, securing cargo, and setting up hoisting equipment.

  • 2) Determines what cargo requires special handling and how it is to be stowed in ship's hold.

  • 3) Signals WINCH DRIVER to raise or lower cargo.

  • 4) May estimate dunnage required to brace and arrange cargo in ship's hold to prevent cargo damage.

  • 5) May maintain inventory of dunnage.

  • 6) May be designated according to work area as Header, Dock; Header, Ship; or kind of cargo stowed as Cotton Header.




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DOT:   911.137-018

Job Number: 4830