Port of New Orleans

Port Crane Technician

Port of New Orleans - Posted 1 month ago
$3k-6k/month  + Equity

Full-time

New Orleans, LA

Category
Crane Mechanic
Career Level
Mid-Level, Senior
Company size
168 employees

Port:  New Orleans

Crane Mechanic Job description

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an (Port Crane Technician 1, Port Crane Technician 2, Port Crane Technician 3, or Port Crane Technician 4) depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s).

Salary ranges are listed below for the various positions.

Starting salary depends upon qualifications:

WS-215 / Special Entrance Rate $22.66

WS-216 / Special Entrance Rate $24.25

WS-218 / Special Entrance Rate $26.79

WS-219 / Special Entrance Rate $31.97

*VACANCY QUALIFIES FOR $2.31/hr PREMIUM PAY*

Port NOLA offers competitive benefits that prioritize safety, health, and wellness for our employees. Employees have access to the following benefits:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Medical and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Life Insurance options
  • Long-Term Disability Plan
  • State of Louisiana LASERS state pension program
  • Deferred Compensation Plan (457 plan) with employer match
  • Paid Louisiana State Holidays; and paid Annual and Sick Leave 
  • Wellness Center located in the Port Administration Building
  • Ship Shape Wellness Program

 No Civil Service test score is required in order to be considered for this vacancy. 

To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link above and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their applications to determine where they are in the recruitment process. The further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

For further information about this vacancy contact:

April McKnight

Port of New Orleans / Human Resources Analyst

P.O. Box 60046

New Orleans, LA 70160

504-528-3277

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

One year of general experience in the installation, maintenance or repair of hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and/or electronic systems in either a commercial or industrial setting; or one year of general experience in the maintenance or repair of computer-driven heavy equipment.

SUBSTITUTIONS:

Training in a vocational-technical school (trade school) or military school in the installation, maintenance or repair of hydraulic systems, mechanical systems, electrical systems, electronic systems, and/or computer-driven heavy equipment will substitute for general experience on a month-for-month basis.

NOTE:

Computer-driven heavy equipment can include but is not limited to, industrial cargo handling equipment, various types of cranes, conveyors, combines, dredges, movable bridges, gangways, subways, elevators, airplanes, etc.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

New employees must be able to obtain a Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC). When hired, employees who do not already possess a TWIC must immediately apply. Failure to obtain the required card may be grounds for termination.

Job Concepts

FUNCTION OF WORK:

To train in the maintenance, testing, and repair of computer-driven cranes used for loading and/or unloading ships.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Entry.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Direct from a Port Crane Supervisor; functional from higher-level Port Crane Technicians as needed. Other reporting relationships may be approved by SCS.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

None.

LOCATION OF WORK:

May be used by all Ports; other locations may be approved by SCS.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Port Crane Technician 2 by the absence of experienced-level responsibility for troubleshooting and maintenance tasks of computer-driven port cranes.

Examples of Work

EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

Assists in the maintenance, repair, or replacement of industrial-size electric motors, wire rope reeving systems, gear reducers, and hydraulic systems using maintenance manuals, schematics and diagrams. 

Assists with miscellaneous metal repairs, surface preparation for painting, brush and spray painting, and high-pressure cleaning.

Lubricates bearings, pins, gear works and other critical components of cranes.

Assists in the maintenance or replacement of lighting ballasts, bulbs and fixtures. 

Assists in the installation and repair of nonmetallic cables, thin walls or rigid conduit.

May assist higher level technicians in the troubleshooting of Programmable Logic Controllers and Variable Frequency Drives such as ABB 800, Compact Control Builder, Seimens Step 7, Allen Bradley, RS-Logix, Cutler-Hammer GH-95, General Electric DC 2000, and Logicmaster 90/70.

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