$3,904.00 - $7,025.00 Monthly
New Orleans, LA
Port of New Orleans Port Commission
1/25/2024 11:59 PM Central
- This position is in the Bridge Maintenance Crew of the Facility Services Department of the Port of New Orleans Maintenance Division and reports directly to a Port Facility Maintenance Foreman.
Acting under the supervision of the Port Facility Maintenance Foreman, responsible for electrical and mechanical maintenance and repairs of four moveable bridges along the IHNC: St. Claude Ave., Florida Ave., Almonaster Ave., and Seabrook.
This position participates in the required PORT training program and obtains additional training in order to facilitate the efficient performance duties and/or required tasks. Performs all duties in accordance with Port safety policies. This is a safety sensitive position that requires random drug screening throughout the year.
The incumbent is required to possess and maintain a valid Louisiana Driver’s License, Class E, or other state equivalent, and be knowledgeable and capable of the safe operation of various types of equipment required to fulfill the needs of the position and the PORT. The incumbent is required to have knowledge of the use of a UHF radio, which requires proper radio etiquette. The incumbent shall utilize a telephone, cell phone, two-way communication device, computer, and email to facilitate communications if required. The incumbent must be able to perform duties many times without direct supervision and be knowledgeable enough to interpret unforeseen conditions as they may arise. Incumbent may be required to work overtime. May also require working immediately before, after, or during a disaster.
90% Bridge Maintenance Duties
Incumbent is responsible for performing maintenance of four movable bridges. This includes, but is not limited to, preventative maintenance, repairs, and equipment replacement of mechanical, electrical, and structural components of the bridges, bridge operator houses, associated traffic control devices, and other items related to the bridges. Cleans gear rooms, disposes trash from around bridges. Maintains work areas and washrooms in a clean and orderly condition. Installs and maintains electrical equipment such as motors, starters, relays, panel boxes, switches, coils for single and three phase systems on bridges. Installs alters, maintains and repairs electrical cable, conduit, public address systems, traffic signs, telephones, floodlights, and other electrical fixtures and equipment on bridges. Greases gears in machine room. Services main bearing and landing shoes with grease. Starts auxiliary propane engine to operate bridge. Check air compressor oil, cleans filter and drains moisture from volume tank. Checks oil in bushing of motors in machine room. Assists with routine and emergency inspections. Ensures adequate and proper communication of maintenance activities by self or others to bridge operators. Works as part of bridge call-out team.
5% Operator Duties
Incumbent shall become certified to operate all four movable bridges and regularly perform
openings at each bridge to maintain proficiency. In certain circumstances, incumbent may be required to fill in as a bridge operator until a permanent relief arrives such as when a regular operator calls out or has to leave unexpectedly at the last minute.
5% Other Duties, Including Emergency Support
Incumbent is required to perform a variety of tasks and assignments, as directed by the
Supervisor, necessary to fulfill the mission of Facility Services Department and/or Port Maintenance Division.
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 Port Administration Building
* Ship Shape Wellness Program
No Civil Service test required.
To apply for this vacancy, click the "Apply" link above and complete the 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.
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Port of New Orleans / Human Resources Analyst C
P.O. Box 60046
New Orleans, LA 70160
Three years of experience in building construction trades, building maintenance, or in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of water vessels, movable bridges, or other equipment such as heavy, mobile, mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic.
Training in building construction trades, building maintenance, or in the operation, maintenance and/or repair of water vessels, movable bridges, or other equipment such as heavy, mobile, mechanical, electrical, or hydraulic will substitute for a maximum of two years of the required experience on a month for month basis.
Custodial building maintenance is not qualifying.
Examples of building construction trades include cabinetmaker, carpenter, concrete finisher, electrician, HVAC controls technician, HVAC mechanic, ironworker, millwright, painter, pipefitter, plasterer, plumber, refrigeration mechanic, roofer, sheet metal worker, steamfitter, tile setter and welder.
Examples of building maintenance include Maintenance Repairer 1/2, B/G/E Maintenance Repairer 1/2 and Maintenance Repair Foreman.
Examples of repair/maintenance of mechanical equipment include Operating Engineer 1/2, auto mechanic, Mobile Equipment Maintenance Mechanic, Mobile Equipment Overhaul Mechanic and Mobile Equipment Master Mechanic.
FUNCTION OF WORK:
To perform advanced level duties in the repair and maintenance of Port office buildings, properties, facilities, docks, railroads, transit sheds, grounds, and appliances and to operate and maintain the mobile equipment used in these maintenance operations.
LEVEL OF WORK:
Direct from Port Facility Maintenance Foreman.
LOCATION OF WORK:
May be used by all Port Authorities.
Differs from Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 2 by independently operating equipment and machinery and performing maintenance tasks.
Differs from Port Facility Maintenance Foreman by the absence of full supervisory responsibility over a crew of Port Facility Maintenance Specialists.
Examples of Work
EXAMPLES BELOW ARE A BRIEF SAMPLE OF COMMON DUTIES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS JOB TITLE. NOT ALL POSSIBLE TASKS ARE INCLUDED.
Operates equipment used at the Port's facilities such as dump trucks, bush hog tractor, forklifts, dozers, belts, stacker, conveyors, and front-end loaders used in the maintenance of the Port's office buildings, properties, facilities, docks, railroads, transit sheds, and grounds.
Pulls and installs crossties and repairs railroad tracks when needed.
Re-rails railcars that have derailed.
Required to work around waterfront including cargo-handling areas where ships are being loaded and railcars and trucks are being unloaded.
Makes minor repairs to equipment and performs user maintenance necessary to keep equipment in clean, good working order.
May oversee lower level workers and assist in training new employees.
Assists in tasks such as grass cutting, shoveling, minor carpentry, welding, or plumbing repairs and general upkeep of the grounds and facility.