The Enviva team is driven by our shared vision for a renewable energy future. We are a fast-growing, purpose-driven, global energy company specializing in delivering sustainable wood bioenergy solutions. We are the world’s largest producer of sustainable wood pellets, which provide a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels.
Enviva is looking for a Vessel Operator. This position is responsible for safely loading wood pellets on to a vessel at our Port operations.
Essential Job Functions:
Ensure docking, undocking, and mooring process is completed safely
Line handling both in docking and undocking (pull, cleat, order of lines thrown)
Control room operations to ensure vessel is loading correctly (load rate, gate control, fine mitigation)
Operate heavy equipment on vessel – loaders, crane and ship loader operation
Complete man overboard training, shifting vessels requirement
Keep area generally neat and orderly
Operate mobile equipment such as Bobcat and Lull to move dust collection bags
Keep area clean of accumulated dust
Follow all workplace and job safety procedures
Complete safety certification as required for the position
Communicate operational information as required
Enter maintenance work requests as applicable
Escalate issues promptly for proper resolution
Perform other duties as required and serve as a back-up resource as needed
Ability to work multiple shift schedules and rotating shifts as required, understand maritime requirements
High school diploma or able to complete GED requirements with six months of hire
Must demonstrate mechanical aptitude
Ability to understand and follow written and verbal job instructions
Proficient in mathematics and measurement
Team player demonstrated with past work experience or activities
Must be able to work in outdoor environments and occasionally in temperatures above 100 degrees and below 32 degrees
Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment
Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment.
Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day
Willing and able to work around moving equipment and machinery
Willing and able to pull and lift, up to 50 lbs.
Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.
Enviva is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition or privilege of employment. Enviva does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member, genetic information or any other status protected by law. Enviva complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we operate.