Tampa Port Authority

Salary Range: $35,464 - $63,398

Scope & Purpose:

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

Essential Functions & Duties:

  • Supervises and participates in the erection of small structures and the more complex alteration, repair and maintenance of plumbing, electric, and water systems and/or fixtures, brick, cement, HVAC, and carpentry work. These tasks may require occasional adjusted schedules such as nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Supervises the work of skilled staff by scheduling, assigning and reviewing work, providing training and counseling, and evaluating performance. These tasks may require occasional adjusted schedules such as nights, weekends and holidays.
  • Perform 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 and 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.
  • Knowledge of the construction and maintenance of various types of buildings and facilities.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures and safety equipment.
  • Skilled in two or more of the following trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, painting, HVAC, in a commercial setting. Basic to intermediate computer skills. Skilled in the operation of hand and electrical tools and equipment used in building and construction. Skilled in the operation of Heavy Equipment, Passenger Bridges a Plus.
  • Ability to plan, organize and supervise the work of others.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, rotating shifts, including nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • Ability to work various work schedules as needed, including emergency and/or disaster recovery situations (as member of Port PUSH TEAM for Emergency Response). Ability to climb ladders, operate forklift, operate port vehicles. Ability to operate Heavy Equipment a plus. Ability to work events, ability to work at the cruise terminals during cruise season and any other required event outside of the normal business hours including nights and weekends. Ability to inspect and maintain building's safety. Ability to keep utility records of Port owned properties and any records for the benefit of the Department's needs and goals.
  • 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 work in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions, high noise levels and around hazardous environment.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact effectively, confidently and professionally with PTB officials and employees, PTB tenants and the general public.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions and work independently.
  • Must possess honesty, integrity and sound professional judgment.

Minimum Training & Experience Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED; and
  • Four 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:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Florida Driver License.
  • Must successfully pass a seaport security background check and compliance for a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

Work Environment:

  • May require lifting (up to 50 lbs., bending, climbing, walking)
  • Exposure to potentially hazardous chemical solutions
  • Exposure to inclement weather
  • Flexibility in work schedule as determined by responsibilities of this position.

Physical Demands:

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. Frequent computer use.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.

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. May require additional or adjusted work schedules such as night, weekends, holidays and requires response for Emergency and or/ disasters.

Port Tampa Bay will require all new hires to show proof of being fully vaccinated before their employment can begin. Fully vaccinated is two full weeks after final vaccination shot.

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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