Port of Lake Charles

Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District
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Here are current job opportunities at the Port.

Maintenance Specialist (1, 2 or 3) and Electrician

The Port of Lake Charles is seeking candidates for the position of Port Facility Maintenance Specialist 1, 2 or 3 and Electrician.  The selected candidates will perform basic to advanced level duties in the repair and maintenance of the railroad, heavy mobile equipment and vehicles, electrical systems, mechanical maintenance and facility and grounds. Placement and salary will depend upon experience.  This is a full-time Civil Service position, which includes benefits. No test is required.

Preferred qualifications include a wide variety of knowledge and experience such as:

  • Typical duties for railroad consist of but are not limited to the following: Inspecting railroad tracks; Repair and set railroad switches; Clean, lubricate and adjust railroad switches; Replace railroad crossties; Raise, tamp, and align railroad tracks; Operate equipment in the performance of track maintenance and grass cutting; Make minor repairs to equipment.
  • Typical duties for heavy equipment mechanic consist of but are not limited to the following: Repair and maintenance of the Port’s heavy mobile equipment and fleet vehicles including; electrical, drive train, engines, hydraulics, and computer controlled systems, tire replacement, cutting and welding, and mower and weed eater maintenance.
  • Typical duties for electricians consist of but are not limited to the following: Diagnose malfunctioning systems and equipment using test equipment and hand tools; Identify hazards, defects and needed repairs to electrical systems, equipment and components; Install, repair and maintain motors, transformers, motor starters, lights, circuits and wiring in compliance with electrical codes and standards; Perform basic mechanical repairs outside of the electrical trade and read blue prints and ladder logic.
  • Typical duties for mechanical maintenance consist of but are not limited to the following: Operate equipment, tools and machinery as part of daily routine activities; Perform routine preventative maintenance; Provide maintenance needs on shift work, call outs and weekends; Perform maintenance on bearings, pumps, conveyors, gearboxes; Perform shaft and drive component alignment; Read blueprints and perform layout and fabrication; Welding; Perform visual inspections; Diagnose equipment problems; Read and understanding repair manuals.
  • Typical duties facilities and grounds consist of but are not limited to the following: Operate equipment, tools and machinery as part of daily routine activities; Perform routine duties in the cleaning, repair and maintenance of office buildings, properties, facilities, docks, railroads, transit sheds, grounds and appliances; Operate tractors; Cut grass; Trim; Weed; Spray herbicide at all Port grounds; Performs tasks, such as shoveling, carpentry, welding, plumbing, electrical, railroad work and general upkeep of the buildings and grounds.

A valid driver’s license and good driving record are required. Other preferred qualifications include the possession of ASE Certification, CDL and experience with diesel engine equipment.

Performance of duties for this position requires manual physical labor such as standing, stooping, bending, walking, pushing, pulling, climbing, and lifting 30 pounds or more, work outdoors in all types of weather; and work around waterfront.

Application for the position must be made online following the instructions below. Civil Service will provide this agency with a list of qualified candidates once the applications have been collected.

Log on to jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov On the left of the page, click on, “Current Job Opportunities.” In the Search Box, type in Lake Charles Harbor. Click on the title for which you wish to apply. Click on the “Apply” tab at the top and follow instructions.

It is strongly recommended that you complete the application thoroughly and include all previous work experience. This could make a difference in the level at which you may be hired, as well as the salary.

Closing date is July 7, 2019.

Here is the job description for Maintenance Specialist: Port Facility Maint. Spec. – BT #1 Maint. Mech

Here is the job description for Electrician: Electrician (CPG Master)-June 2019

 

Administrative Assistant 6

The Port of Lake Charles is seeking candidates for the position of Administrative Assistant 6 with at least five years of experience. The selected candidate will provide administrative assistance, as it applies to leases and contracts, exercising independent judgment in the handling of critical and confidential situations. Review, monitor and track an average of 500 – 600 leases and other contracts to ensure compliance. Develop a system for enforcing provisions of the contract such as rent increases, term expirations, Consumer Price Index (CPI) adjustments, etc.,

Placement and salary will depend upon experience.  This is a full-time Civil Service position, which includes benefits. A passing score for the Civil Service 8500-OSE (Office Support Exam) is required to be considered for the position. For test schedules and locations, go to:
https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/TestInformation/TestLocations.aspx

Application for the position must be made online following the instructions below. Civil Service will provide this agency with a list of qualified candidates once the applications have been collected.

Log on to https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov, click on, “Current Job Opportunities,” in the Search Box, type in Administrative Assistant. Filter by Location and choose Lake Charles. Click on the title to apply, making sure it is the one designated for Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District. Click on the “Apply” tab at the top and follow instructions.

It is strongly recommended that you complete the application thoroughly and include all previous work experience. This could make a difference in being qualified for the position as well as in the salary level at which you may be hired.

Closing date is Sunday, June 30, 2019.

Attached is a job description.