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Dock Operative

Posted 22 February by Peel Ports Easy Apply Featured Ended

Applicants are invited to apply for the Dock Operative vacancy within the Operations Department at Marine Terminals Limited, Dublin. This is an initial 6 month Fixed-Term Contract and there are multiple positions available.

Role Purpose: To work within a team to carry out operations efficiently, effectively and in a safe manner, ensuring on-time delivery of planned activity, continuous flow of productivity and high customer satisfaction levels.



The Dock Operative role will include the following responsibilities:

-Operate plant and machinery as required for the Container Cargo Handling Operations
-Carry out pre-checks on plant, machinery and equipment prior to commencing operation
-Support the Maintenance department as required
-Assist with container lashing and twist locks as required
-Report plant, machinery and equipment defects to the Maintenance department without delay
-Demonstrate commitment to multi-skilled activity where appropriate and being involved with all aspects of operations
-Facilitate with the mooring and unmooring of vessels as required
-Communicate information to the Shift Supervisor in an accurate and clear manner
-Deliver a safe personal working culture under the Peel Ports’ Safety365 Golden Rules

Applicants interested in this role should ideally possess the following skills and experience:

-Previous experience of operating heavy mobile plant and machinery such as cranes, container handlers, forklift trucks and tug and trailers would be desirable
-Experience working within a Port environment and/or vessel discharge would be considered an advantage
-Capable of working effectively under pressure in a business critical environment
-A positive and flexible approach to working hours
-Commitment to maintaining Health and Safety standards, as well as demonstrating compliance to safety policies and procedures
-Ability to work at heights and willingness to work within a sometimes dusty environment
-Effective communication and team work skills
-A full, valid Republic of Ireland Driving Licence or equivalent is essential

In return you will receive:

-25 days of annual leave
-Company Pension with matching contributions of up to 10%
-Life Assurance
-Development through training
-Attractive salary sacrifice schemes for new car, bike, iPad etc.
-Company Medicash
-Referral Bonus
-Discounted Cinema Tickets
-Free Parking

Peel Ports is More than Ports. It's a unique network that connects everything from ports and terminals, shipping lines, fabrications and repair operations.

It's a network that we're constantly developing and growing. With our strategically located ports across the UK, we are able to offer unique logistics solutions for our container and unitised customers and link seamlessly with our RoRo and LoLo connections. Everything Peel Ports does is designed to bring added value to every service we offer our clients.

Required skills

  • Cranes
  • Fork Lift
  • Plant Operations
  • Vessels
  • Ports

Reference: 34536956

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