Tampa Port Authority

Performs skilled work involving repairs, maintenance and construction of buildings as well as maintenance of heavy equipment and passenger bridges.

Essential Functions & Duties:

  • Performs diverse tasks including but not limited to set up and break down for events at designated facilities; moving furniture; assembling cubicles; performing routine inspections. These tasks may require occasional adjusted schedules such as nights, weekends, holidays.
  • Perform complex repairs, maintenances or new construction on port buildings, port tenant buildings and any other facilities.
  • Preventative maintenance on heavy equipment, passenger bridges, water and sewer systems, fire pumps, generators, fire protection, electrical system, HVAC systems, etc.
  • Job planning, material purchasing for complex projects and all safety related needs.
  • Maintain and operate port heavy equipment, tools, vehicles, passenger bridges, etc.
  • Performs mathematical calculations to prepare reports, complete work projects; acts as team leader on a project basis.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques used in construction trades.
  • Skilled in two or more of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting
  • Ability and willingness to work non-standard hours.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holiday
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces, on ladders, scaffolding, towers and lift buckets up to considerable height.
  • Ability to operate motor vehicle, heavy equipment and willing to be trained on the operation and maintenance of passenger loading bridges and boats.
  • Ability to work in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions, high noise levels and around hazardous environment.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of the tenth grade; and
  • Three or more years of experience as a skilled trades worker in two or more of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting, or other skilled trades.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience that would reasonably be expected to provide the job-related competencies listed above.

Special Requirements:

  • Incumbent must possess a current and valid Florida Motor Vehicle Operator's License or capable of obtaining one within thirty days from the date of hire.
  • Must successfully pass a seaport security background check and compliance for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

Physical Requirements:

Moderate – Occasionally lifts and carry up to 50 pounds.

Position Type / Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time position. Non-standard hours. Normal work week is Saturday - Wednesday and hours are 7:00am - 3:30pm. Schedule may vary during cruise season.

Information provided will be subject to public inspection in accordance with the Florida Sunshine Law.

Port Tampa Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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