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Hourly Ferry Repair Tech Sr.

Surry, VA 23883

Title: Hourly Ferry Repair Tech Sr.

State Role Title: Equipment Serv Repair Tech II

Hiring Range: $23.29 to $37.85

Pay Band: 4

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Jamestown Scotland Ferry

Agency Website: https://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/AllJobs.asp

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

This is a hourly/wage position limited to 1500 hours within a 12-month period/averaging up to 29 hours per week (effective from the first date of employment). This position does not include the State Benefits package.

Would you like to build a career in highway maintenance and construction, an industry that will offer you long-term career opportunities? Do you strive to serve others and make the place where you work and live a better place to be? Then consider working for the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Hampton Roads District, Jamestown Scotland Ferry in Surry, Virginia. We serve the citizens of the Commonwealth and travelling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life.

VDOT is seeking a Hourly Ferry Repair Technician Senior that is able to perform maintenance and repair tasks on all mechanical equipment onboard the ferries and docking facilities and prepare ferries for semi-annual and annual US Coast Guard safety inspections.

As a Hourly Ferry Repair Technician Senior, you will:

Maintain and Repair Marine Equipment â assist with diagnosing and repairing marine engines including fuel pumps and injectors, governors, jacket water pumps, cylinder heads, power assemblies and other components. Perform tune ups and preventive maintenance.

Maintain Vessel Auxiliary Systems â Perform maintenance and repairs on auxiliary systems, such as, air condition units, sanitary system, steering, fuel, electrical equipment and other auxiliary equipment on board the ferries.

Maintain and Repair Dock Equipment â Maintain and repair loading ramps including repair or replacement of sheaves, cables, hydraulic components, and other associated equipment. Perform preventive maintenance on dock equipment.

Prepare Ferries for U.S. Coast Guard Inspections â Inspect and test safety devices, relief valves, shut down devices, firefighting equipment, and other safety-related equipment to verify proper system operation. Accompany U.S. Coast Guard inspectors during inspection to verify system operability.

Information Processing and Paperwork â Prepare, process, and maintain required maintenance and repair documentation. Generate, complete, and close-out work orders in computer system. Perform time and leave entry. Prepare parts requests. Complete paperwork for warranty inspections and repairs.

We have Shared Values and a Code of Ethics. Your success in our organization depends upon modeling these values, therefore we welcome you to apply.

This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public in accordance with DPM 1-27, Staffing for Emergency Events.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of marine mechanical equipment or commercial mechanical equipment.
  • Ability to operate large and small equipment, motor vehicles, and tools.
  • Ability to independently perform major repairs and maintenance on a variety of marine equipment.
  • Ability to read and comprehend service and repair manuals, gauges, and testing devices and blueprints.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Ability to perform heavy manual labor.
  • Skill in the use of computers and software applications.
  • Valid driverâs license.

Additional Considerations

  • A combination of training, experience or education may substitute for education.
  • Experience repairing and maintaining marine mechanical or commercial equipment.
  • Experience preparing for U.S. Coast Guard inspections.
  • Possess a strong understanding and extensive experience in electrical repair and maintenance, i.e. lights, electrical panels, circuit breakers, switchboards, switches, wires/cables, junction boxes, receptacles, fuse blocks, terminal blocks, bus bars, relays, PLC, CAN bus, Modbus, battery components, alternators, motors, motor controllers, alarm panels, AC/DC distribution.
  • The ability to work with outside contractors to complete a task in a timely manner.

Special Instructions

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Fingerprint-based criminal history background check, DMV driving record check, references, and work history will be required prior to employment. Valid Drivers License Required. Pre-Employment Physical and Drug Screen. Random drug screening is performed throughout employment in this position. Wearing of safety shoes is required.

This position is designated as essential to emergency operations and may be required to work outside of normal work hours, on weekends and holidays during emergency situations which may include but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response and emergency operations to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

VDOT utilizes a market based pay program, which has been approved by DHRM. Therefore, advertised rates of pay may or may not align with the Commonwealth pay bands.

State applications will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the Commonwealth of Virginiaâs Job Board.

Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.

The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and optional resume; therefore, those who fully represent their qualifications and work history will be more successful with obtaining an interview. Submitting an incomplete application and/or resume lacking job history and relevant experience detail may impact interview eligibility. State applications submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered.

We are a â Virginia Values Veteransâ (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

Contact Information

Name: David Keesee

Phone: 757-956-3291

Email: David.Keesee@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealthâs commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Posted: 2023-09-06 Expires: 2023-10-07

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