Winchman Ship Gear Operator
Gulf Stream Marine
Houston, TX Posted 7/19/2021 $19.00 / Hour Full Time Skilled & Trades
  • Perform all functions in accordance with operation and safety
  • Inspect all equipment before use to ensure is safe to
  • Report any gear found to be unsafe to the Vessel Superintendent, Walking and/or Gang
  • Operate Ship's Gear Crane, carrying a high volume of production, loading and unloading cargo, and containers in a safe and efficient manner, without the risk of damaging or harming the crane, equipment, cargo, vessel, wharf, and
  • Conduct and follow crane hand signals with flagman when performing the loading and discharge of cargo and containers.
  • Maintain communication with personnel throughout operation in accordance with cargo handling
  • Inform supervisor immediately if detect any damages and/or spoiled cargo before loading
  • Maintain a clean work area, free of debris or safety hazards and awareness of surroundings (i.e. vehicles, people checking equipment, ) at all times.
  • Perform other assigned duties as assigned.



  • Competitive Salaries
  • Medical Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plans
  • Basic Life Insurance
  • 401k and Company Match
  • Red Wings Boots Voucher
  • TWIC Card Programs
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • GSMU Training and Development Programs



  • Valid TWIC Card
  • Valid State Issued ID or Driver License
  • Ability to pass a 10-panel drug screen
  • Must have a minimum of (2) two years of industry related experience operating ship's gear crane equipment.
  • Must have (1) one year experience operating heavy equipment such as the 9K, 30K or 52K forklift.
  • Must have advanced knowledge understanding flagging signals used in cargo handling.
  • Must possess Forklift Certification.
  • Must have the ability to read, write, and speak Basic English.
  • Must have the ability to function effectively in a fast paced, team oriented work environment.
  • Must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision and strong initiative.
  • Must have the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees.


Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Subject to physical and/or DOT Screening is required along with other tests as applicable
  • Employee must be able to work in high
  • Employee is continuously required to sit (while driving), grasp and exercise eye-hand coordination and eye- hand-foot coordination.
  • Employee is frequently required to reach forward, exercise repetitive foot and wrist motion and finger
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use their
  • Employee is frequently required to talk and
  • Employees are occasionally required to stand, walk, climb, bend-forward, squat, twist, and reach-overhead.
  • Employee is occasionally required to lift, carry, push and pull up to 55
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust

Houston, TX 77012
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