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Piledriver: New Orleans, LA

Piledriver: New Orleans, LA



New Orleans, LA

Port of New Orleans Port Commission

Job Number



10/10/2019 11:59 PM Central

Supplemental Information



One year of experience in the operation of heavy mobile equipment, construction equipment, or maintenance equipment.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:
To hoist, set, design, and assist in the driving of steel and wooden piles, erecting struts, and braces, and making other wharf and bridge repairs.

Examples of Work

Rigs piles, directs them into leads after they are picked up, and spots piling where it is to be driven by giving necessary signals.

Removes and replaces caps, braces, wall plugs, shaling, sills, fenders, dolphins, and other wharf and bridge members.

Uses hand and power saws and foot adzes to cut and trim bridge and wharf members.

Bolts new frame member into places using power and hand tools for boring and drilling.

Ties re-enforcing steel.

Erects, checks, and works from scaffolding.

Uses cant hooks, jacks and blocks, and tackle to move and arrange timbers.

Directs and trains assigned helpers and apprentices.


State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to
the supplemental information above.
Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802


(866) 783-5462


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For further information about this vacancy contact:
April M. McKnight
Port of New Orleans / Human Resources Analyst
P.O. Box 60046
New Orleans, LA 70160