North Carolina State Ports Authority

Crane Maintenance Mechanic

North Carolina State Ports Authority - Posted 1 year ago
$44k-53k/year  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Crane Mechanic salary records


Wilmington, DE

Crane Mechanic
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
124 employees

Port:  Wilmington

Crane Mechanic Job description

Perform duties to maintain, repair, and upgrade heavy lift equipment including, but not limited to: Gantry, Container, and Mobile Cranes. Perform scheduled preventative maintenance, and methodical troubleshooting in a manner that minimizes downtime. Maintain, test, and repair associated system components and controls.


  • Analyze diesel engines, hydraulic systems, and other mechanical malfunctions and make necessary repairs as efficiently as possible in support of operations.
  • Utilize blueprints/ schematic diagrams associated with industrial mechanical, hydraulic, and electronic controls to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair equipment.
  • Must have computer skills that are utilized to process troubleshooting and repairs in equipment’s electronics, instruments, fixtures, and wiring.
  • Encourage and follow safe work practices and safety policies and regulations.
  • Monitor and inspect equipment for proper function and safe operation.
  • Analyze equipment malfunctions and diagnose mechanical failures and problems.
  • Determine parts, materials, tools, methods, and services needed for project work.
  • Clean and disassemble equipment components.
  • Perform preventative maintenance on the above equipment/systems and communicate with the supervisor to schedule needed repairs.
  • Must be able to perform, laser alignment of shaft-driven equipment.
  • Must be able to operate shop drill press, power tools, forklifts, torque wrench, etc.
  • Must be able to use a variety of test equipment such as laser tachometer, multimeter, and engine pressure test equipment.
  • Perform some small-scale welding and burning as necessary.
  • All other duties as assigned by management.


  • A high school diploma or equivalent, plus two years of experience in equipment and vehicle mechanics, maintenance, and repair is required.
  • Basic reading, writing, and math skills are required.
  • Must be able to perform basic computer functions.
  • Comprehensive knowledge regarding equipment and preventative and corrective maintenance is required.
  • Welding experience is preferred.
  • Skills and experience are required to troubleshoot, disassemble, repair, rebuild, replace, reassemble, and adjust equipment components and systems.
  • Must provide own hand tools, with sockets, and wrenches up to one and a quarter-inch size.
  • Ongoing training in areas of specialty is a must.
  • Overtime, holidays, and weekend work will be required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and meet TWIC security requirements.
  • Must be able to effectively use all PPE equipment and lift up to 50lbs.
  • Must be comfortable working at heights up to 200 feet on occasion.


Please apply by submitting a resume and state application (PD-107) by email or via fax to (910) 746- 6434. All applications must reference the above job number to be considered for this position.

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