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Company: NSC
Location: Jacksonville, FL
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Construction, Housing, Real Estate


Immediate need, top pay, overtime possible! Looking for reliable laborers comfortable working in confined spaces, near machinery and exposed to wet or dirty conditions.

The pumper improver performs a physically demanding but critical job in maintaining a safe work environment aboard ships by cleaning areas, transferring liquids and removing hazards to obtain Marine Chemist s Safe for Workers-Safe for Hot Work Certifications. Top performers may be eligible for full time, permanent positions.

Job Duties include:

  • Assist with Set-up of pumping operations
  • Assist with opening of tanks and associated paper work
  • Assist with Set-up of positive and negative ventilation
  • Assist with Set-up of air service with little or no supervision
  • Assist with blanking tanks and associated paperwork
  • Power washing
  • Assist with Operation of vacuum truck
  • Assist with oil spills
  • Assist with air and hydrostatic testing

Must be able to comprehend instructions, drawings, and general correspondence.
Must understand ship repair terminology and ship compartment location nomenclature.
Must be physically and medically capable of wearing all required personal protective equipment (PPE) required for the job as prescribed under OSHA standards. PPE includes hard hat, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, goggles, respirator, safety harness, safety line, flotation gear, etc.)
Must be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals using US customary measurement system.
Must possess a basic understanding of the metric system.

The work environment characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job:
  • wet or humid conditions (non-weather)
  • working near moving mechanical part
  • working in high, precarious places
  • exposure to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals;
  • extreme cold or extreme heat

The employee must be able to work in confined or enclosed spaces, must not be a claustrophobic.
The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Must be able to tour all vessels, piers, docks and work sites.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear.

SPECIFIC PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: May be required to demonstrate any or all requirements.
1. Lift/push/pull 50 lbs to 100 lbs on an occasional basis (0-33% of the day).
2. Lift/push/pull up to 20 lbs on a frequent basis (34-66% of the day).
3. Perform prolonged standing (2-3 hours). Bend, squat crouch, crawl and kneel.
4. Climb in a safe manner (climbing, includes stairs, scaffolding, ladders and ramps).
5. Work at a variety of levels and positions (ex. Waist, eye, above head).
6. Good balance while working on uneven surfaces and maneuvering obstacles.
7. Sufficient handgrip and coordination to carry and operate tools and equipment.
8. Access work areas through 18 x 36 openings and work in confined spaces for prolonged periods of time (33-66% of the day).
9. Respond to visual, verbal, and audible sounds/commands.
10. Work at heights above 12 from ladders, scaffolding, and manlifts.
11. Fully extend the arm while reaching overhead, reaching out, reaching to the side and reaching down.
12. Perceive attributes of an object/material such as size, shape, temperature and texture by means of receptors in the hands and fingers.
13. Turn head from side to side and about on the vertical axis. Turn body at the waist from side to side and about the vertical axis.
14. Work in small confined spaces.


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