Assist in the movement of heavy loads

Description

Provide assistance in the relocation of heavy loads; set up and operate a rigging system of ropes and cables in order to move heavy cargo.

Alternative labels

help to relocate heavy loads
assist in the moving of heavy
help to move heavy loads
help move heavy loads
assist the moving of heavy loads
assist in the movement of large loads
perform activities to support the movement of heavy loads
help to move large loads
support the relocation of heavy loads
provide assistance in the relocation of heavy loads
provide assistance in the movement of heavy loads

Skill type

skill/competence

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Assist in the movement of heavy loads is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Warehouse worker: Warehouse workers execute the accurate handling, packing and storage of materials in a warehouse. They receive goods, label them, check quality, store the goods and document any damage. Warehouse workers also monitor stock levels of items, keep inventory and ship goods.
Container crane operator: Container crane operators operate electrically powered cranes equipped with cantilevers on which hoisting gear is supported to load or unload container cargo. They move towers in position alongside vessel and lower cantilevers over the deck or hold of a vessel. They lift and move container along the cantilever and position the container on the dock, on the vessel deck or in the hold.

Optional skill

Assist in the movement of heavy loads is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Maritime pilot: Maritime pilots are mariners who guide ships through dangerous or congested waters, such as harbours or river mouths. They are expert ship handlers who possess detailed knowledge of local waterways.
Shunter: Shunters move shunting units with or without wagons or groups of wagons in order to build trains. They manage the driving of locomotives and are involved in switching wagons, making or splitting up trains in shunting yards or sidings. They operate according to the technical features, such as controlling movement via a remote control device.

 


 

References

  1. Assist in the movement of heavy loads – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022