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Banksman Job in Kenya

Rift Valley Railways (RVR) Ltd is in the middle of a Ksh. 25 Billion (USD.287M) turnaround process with major investments going towards expanding and modernizing the fleet, improving rail infrastructure, introducing high-end technology with a vision of becoming the premier rail and logistics provider.
Exciting career opportunities in EARHL department has risen and we now seek to recruit a strategic, committed & results driven persons.
Purpose: We require an all-rounded Banksman to based in Mombasa.

1 Post
Purpose: Providing support and relaying directions to the Crane Operator in the yard.
Key Strategic Deliverables
  • Attaching and detaching load to be moved
  • Direct the crane operator on load to be lifted
  • Ensuring load is safely secured (slung) before it is lifted
  • Ensuring no overhead infringements during lifting
  • Relaying directions to the crane operator for the movement of the load to its landing location
  • Guiding the crane operator on crane movements during reversing and tight maneuvers
  • Guiding the crane operator to the correct location
  • Directing movement of trucks within the yard to loading and offloading locations.
  • Opening twist locks on arriving container wagons
  • Closing twist locks on container wagons loaded in the yard.
  • Any other relevant duties as may be allocated from time to time
  • Recording details of commercial activities involving the crane e.g. container shifting, transshipments etc.
Academic and Professional Qualifications
  • Certificate in Purchasing , Supply Chain Logistics or related field will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of Grade D+ Form 4 certificate
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
  • At least 1 year’s work experience in freight forwarding / sea freight and /or transport industry
  • Technical know-how on machines
How to Apply: 

Suitably qualified applicants should submit their application letters, with detailed CVs including a day time contact phone number and email addresses citing the relevant job title on the subject line to:-

 The deadline for submitting application is before by close of business on 27th May, 2016

In the event that you are successful, we will require that you provide us with a certificate of Good Conduct that is not more than 6 months old.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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