Marine Dredge Captain (New Orleans)

 

The Port of New Orleans is accepting applications for a Marine Dredge Captain (New Orleans, LA)

 

 

Salary $3,968.00 - $7,115.00 Monthly         Location New Orleans, LA

Job Type Classified           

Department Port of New Orleans Port Commission

Job Number PNO-636-121721-AM

Closing 1/29/2022 11:59 PM Central

 

Supplemental Information

PNO-636-121721-AM
 
*THIS VACANCY QUALIFIES FOR $1.50/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 application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. 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
P.O. Box 60046
New Orleans, LA 70160
504-528-3277

Qualifications

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Either of the following will qualify:

 

  1. Four years of experience as an operator, mate, or engineer in the operation of a dredge plus the possession of a United States Coast Guard license as a Master of Towing Vessels for operation of an uninspected towing vessel of not more than 100 gross registered tons upon inland waters of the United States. Also, must be certified as a Designated Examiner by the United States Coast Guard for use in completing TOARS (Towing Officers Assessment Record).

 

  1. Four years of experience as an operator, mate, or engineer in the operation of a dredge plus the possession of a United States Coast Guard Engineer's license with a minimum requirement of authority as a Designated Duty Engineer.

NOTE:

Possession of a current Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) must accompany license when required by the US Coast Guard for duties performed.

 Job Concepts

 FUNCTION OF WORK:

To plan and supervise the operations of a large cutterhead dredge and associated support equipment consisting of support barges, push boat, and anchor handling tug.

LEVEL OF WORK:

Manager.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED:

Direct from an Engineer 5 or equivalent level supervisor. May receive supervision from higher level personnel.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED:

Direct over Marine Operator 3, Dredge Chief Engineer, and/or other personnel involved in dredge operations and maintenance.

LOCATION OF WORK:

Port of New Orleans.

JOB DISTINCTIONS:

Differs from Engineer 5 in that only the dredge work unit is supervised.

Differs from Dredge Chief Engineer and Marine Operator 3 by the presence of supervision for all maintenance and operations of a large floating suction dredge, attendant tugs, and barges.

 Examples of Work

EXAMPLES LISTED BELOW INCLUDE BRIEF SAMPLES OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. PLEASE NOTE THAT NOT ALL TASKS ARE INCLUDED.

  • Plans operations, such as moving the dredge to new work locations.
  • Directs Sounding Boat in order to provide pre- and post-digging depths.
  • Oversees and is in direct charge of dredge when crews are working either normal or extended around the clock shifts.
  • Required to be on call 24 hours a day for all incidentals pertaining to the dredge and river conditions.
  • Inspects work in progress.
  • Assists in the planning, implementation, and inspection of all drydocking and contractor related repairs to Dredge and associated equipment.
  • Provides direction and assistance in the location of sunken debris and lost cargo in river.
  • Maintains inventory and reorders spare parts for Dredge and other support equipment.
  • Prepares production reports, requisitions, purchase orders, and dredging charges to wharves.
  • Checks dredging permits and maintains current United States Coast Guard Certificates of Documentation on all towing vessels used for dredging operations.
  • May tow dredge, dredge supply barge, floating pontoon dredge discharge pipelines, piledriving barge, cargo barges, and other floating equipment.

Port of New Orleans is a deep-draft multipurpose port at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. The Port’s facilities include 20 million square feet of cargo handling area, more than 3.1 million square feet of covered storage area and 1.7 million square feet of cruise and parking facilities. It is connected to major markets across the continent by the interstate highway system and is served by six Class I rail lines, 50 ocean carriers, 16 barge lines and 75 truck lines.

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