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Ferry Repair Technician Sr

Company: Virginia Department of Transportation
Location: Surry
Posted on: March 13, 2023

Job Description:

Title: Ferry Repair Technician Sr Hiring Range: $48,452 - $60,565 Pay Band: Agency: VA Dept of Transportation Location: Jamestown Scotland Ferry Agency Website: Recruitment Type: General Public - G Job Duties 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 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 Ferry Repair Technician Senior, you will:Maintain and Repair Marine Equipment -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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 -- 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.VDOT is an emergency response agency and this position is the core of this requirement, therefore you will work outside of normal work hours during emergency operations, which may include but are not limited to, inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations in accordance with DPM 1-27, Staffing for Emergency Events.We are the third largest state maintained highway system in the country, maintaining over 58,000 miles of roads, bridges, and tunnels, employing over 7700 people through a diverse workforce consisting of classified and hourly employees. Our strong culture focuses on:---- teamwork---- transparency---- creativity and collaboration that values differences,---- nimble learning Minimum Qualifications for the position include: ---- 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 driver--s license. Preferred Qualifications for the position include: High school diploma or GED preferred; equivalent experience or training may substitute for education.Preferred Position Specific Qualifications: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 r----sum---- is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your account to check the status of your application for this position. If selected as a finalist, you will undergo:---- References and verification of work history.---- DMV Records Check. A driver--s license is required.---- Pre-employment physical and drug screen. Random drug screening is performed throughout employment in this position.---- Fingerprint-based criminal history records check.Other special requirements:---- Wearing of safety shoes is required.Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment. State applications and/or resumes will only be accepted as submitted online by 11:59 p.m. on the closing date through the state applicant tracking system, Recruitment Management System (RMS). State applications and/or resumes submitted via email, postal mail, fax, or in person will not be considered. Applicants are expected to fully represent qualifications and work history on the State application and/or an uploaded resume to be considered for this position. The decision to interview an applicant is based on the information provided in the application and/or resume. The state application tracking system will provide a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or resume is submitted successfully. Please refer to -- Your Application-- in your state profile account to check the status of your application for this position. Multiple positions may be filled from this recruitment.The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) is an Equal Opportunity Employer by both policy and practice. For more information about our employment practices, please visit -- Information for VDOT Employees and Applicants-- at: 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. Contact Information: Name: Victoria Ternig Phone: 757-805-0643 Email: In support of the Commonwealth--s 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: for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.

Keywords: Virginia Department of Transportation, Newport News , Ferry Repair Technician Sr, Engineering , Surry, Virginia

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