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Crane Operator

Wilmington, NC, USA Req #6736
Friday, June 4, 2021
Thank you for your interest in Carolina Marine Terminal. We are owned by Transportation Infrastructure Partners, a joint venture of Savage, a global transportation and materials handling company, and Ridgewood Infrastructure, LLC, a leading infrastructure investor in the USA. The terminal is operated by Savage and you will receive communications from Savage during the job application and hiring process for Carolina Marine Terminal.

Are you looking for a company that values you for the work you do? Our Crane Operators come to CMT for the challenge, growth and focus on safety, but they stay because of the outstanding culture that exists here. Our company was founded on processing and transporting materials for our customers. We understand and respect our Team Members as the lifeblood of what we do. Team Members are encouraged to find a better way and are enabled to “do things they never dreamed possible”.

The successful Crane Operator candidate will safely perform the basic tasks required to load, unload and move bulk products including aggregates, salt, and fertilizers at our Marine Terminal located in Wilmington, NC.

These are just a few of the benefits you can expect from working with us!

  • We provide Uniforms & PPE (laundering included)
  • (6) Paid Holidays
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental, and 401(k) with match

Here is what you will be doing

  • Follow proper safety rules and operating procedures to support zero tolerance safety objectives
  • Operate/maintain heavy equipment including a Gottwald shore crane, front end loaders, dozers, backhoes, excavator, conveyors, and other mobile equipment
  • Complete and maintain required daily paperwork
  • Housekeeping duties, including shoveling, washing down of work areas, and keeping restrooms, break rooms and work rooms clean and tidy
  • Assist Maintenance personnel, as needed and directed
  • Occasionally work in areas outside of your normal duties, when instructed by Supervision

Requirements of a successful Crane Operator

  • Must have the ability to obtain a TWIC card
  • Be able to read, write and understand English and follow written and/or verbal instructions
  • Physically able to handle large tools, climb on and off the equipment, ascend and descend ladders, and should not have a fear of heights
  • Possess Environmental & Safety awareness
  • Must be able to work a rotating (days/nights)12-hour shift to include weekends, holidays and overtime as necessary
  • High School or GED
  • 1-year marine, plant, or industrial experience operating a crane loading/unloading dry bulk or similar cargo
  • Previous military experience and proven ability to follow procedures is a plus

Here are some of the physical requirements for this role

  • Equipment Operators are routinely required to work outdoors and as a result are exposed to the elements
  • Ability to lift 50+ pounds


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.


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Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School
  • Wilmington, NC, USA