Sets-up and operates material-handling equipment (i.e., power winch, grain trimmer, crane, and lift truck) to transfer cargo into or from the hold of ships and around dock area. May have to complete an apprenticeship and/or formal training in area of specialty with 2-4 years of experience in the field or in a related area. Familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field. Relies on limited experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of tasks. Works under general supervision. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required. Typically reports to a supervisor/manager.