The Operations Supervisor (Marine Superintendent) will be accountable to supervise, manage, direct and coordinate the safe, environmental compliant, efficient, and productive transfer of customers' cargo from rail cars to storage building or vessels and from storage building to vessels. The Operations Supervisor will ensure that the organized labor follow established terminal policies and procedures which protect and ensure customer cargo integrity while meeting or exceeding air, water, environmental conditions and cargo standards.
Essential duties and responsibilities:
Hire, supervise, direct, coach, train, and coordinate organized labor utilized to perform all work on a marine cargo handling facility. Be familiar with, comprehend, and be knowledgeable with all applicable labor agreements, documents and letters of understanding governing terminal workers. (Pacific Coast Longshore and Clerk's Contract Document, Pacific Coast Walking Bosses & Foreman's Agreement, Pacific Coast Marine Safety Code, and the IBEW Labor Contract).
Schedule, coordinate and facilitate cargo handling activities, preventive maintenance and maintenance repair activities which ensure the lowest unit costs, while meeting all applicable terminal, corporate, state, EPA, federal, marine and cargo owners regulations, rules and standards without exception.
Shall adhere to Corporate, Federal, and State EEO, affirmative action, fair treatment and harassment policies and regulations in all areas of responsibility taking immediate corrective action for any non-compliance.
Consistently maintain and demonstrate a high regard for personal safety, for the safety of company assets, employees, and the general public.
Minimum requirements: Education:
High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Experience / Specific Knowledge:
Progressive supervisory experience and/or training specific to supervisory/management techniques.
Mechanical experience and safety training in heavy industry.
Union operations experience.
Safety competencies in marine and railroad environments. Certification, licenses, registrations:
A satisfactory driving record as determined by the Company and a current, valid State driver's license are required.
Satisfactorily obtaining or already possessing a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card is a condition of employment. TWIC card is obtained by submitting an application, background check, and having fingerprints taken.
If the employee is subject to license or certification requirements or training as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies or the Company, now or in the future, compliance is required under this job description. Competencies, skills, and abilities:
Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook.
Well-balanced interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communications skills are required.
Demonstrated ability to write clearly and concisely for different types of audiences, deliver a presentation clearly and persuasively.
Must be accountable and take direction from Managers; keep required work schedules, which include regular and predictable job attendance; focus attention on details; follow work rules.
Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential.
Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions.
Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision and/or direction.
Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients, vendors, and regulatory agencies. Planning and Organizing: Establish a course of action for self and/or others to accomplish specific goals; plan and prioritize proper assignments of personnel and/or appropriate allocation of resources. Analysis: Identify problems and/or cause-effect relationships; identify key issues; secure relevant information from all appropriate sources; identify possible root causes of problems and develop and implement corrective actions for resolution of problems. Sound Judgment: Make decisions and/or take action based on logical assumptions derived from factual information gathered; seek out information from established policies and procedures and/or knowledge experts; seek input from others. Initiative: Actively attempts to influence events to achieve goals; does not wait to be told, but is a self-starter who takes action to achieve goals beyond what is required. Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude with co-workers, clients and vendors. Effective and Professional Communication: Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of management, employees, customers, vendors, and outside regulatory agencies at the local, state and federal level; clearly and effectively communicate both orally and in writing. Leadership: Utilize appropriate interpersonal styles and methods in guiding individuals/department (subordinates, peers, superiors) or groups toward task accomplishment. Consistently adhere to Kinder Morgan's policies and procedures and be a positive example for others by demonstrating the Company's core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Maximizes Performance: A key requirement is establishing performance goals for staff, coaching performance, providing training and evaluating performance, including taking disciplinary action when necessary. Integrity: Maintaining and promoting social, ethical and organizational values when conducting internal and external activities. Physical demands:
Employee must be physically capable of completing and satisfying all training requirements as stipulated by local, state or federal agencies and/or Company Policy.
May be required to work outside in varying and sometimes extreme weather situations. Working Conditions:
Position subject to a flexible work schedule; including nights, weekends, and holidays.
Individual will be required to carry a KM mobile phone and must be able and willing to respond to support projects 24/7, in case of emergencies or under special circumstances if necessary.
Extended work hours in cases of emergencies.
Must be able to work as required to meet cargo handling activities and work periods of consecutive days without time off as the schedule requires.
May be required to work alone (unsupervised).
Extended periods of sitting may be required for administrative activities. Supervisory responsibility:
Supervise ILWU workforce.
Oversee & supervise vendors & on-sight contractors as needed. Preferred education, experience, certifications, competencies, skills, and abilities: Above the minimum requirement; not required but advantageous in this position:
College or Trade School training in mechanical or engineering disciplines, or equivalent professional experience preferred.
Mechanical or electrical training desired.
Prior experience requiring mechanical aptitude and skill is a plus.
Knowledge of rail traffic coordinating processes.
Rail road equipment and bulk cargo handling operational experience.
Heavy Industrial experience having concurrent Safety, Quality and Environmental responsibilities.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed. This position may perform other duties as assigned.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.