MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATIONinvites applications for the position of:
MPA Electro-Mechanical Crane Technician I (Electrical Option)
$36,557.00 - $61,691.00 Annually
05/30/17 11:59 PM
OPEN RECRUITMENT EXTENDED CLOSING DATE
The Maryland Port Administration (MPA) is an agency of the Maryland Department of Transportation. Its mission is to increase the flow of waterborne commerce through the ports of the State of Maryland in a manner that provides benefit to the citizens of the State. As the public port authority in Baltimore, the MPA not only owns marine terminals and dredged material placement facilities, but also interfaces with stakeholders across the entire public and private spectrum, including but not limited to: shipping lines, cargo interests, agents and forwarders, stevedores and terminal operating companies, the International Longshoreman Association, private terminals, federal agencies such as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, and city, county and state governments. The MPA is committed to retaining and expanding our workforce through career growth and development. The Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Port Administration (MPA) is recruiting for an "Electro-Mechanical Crane Technician" (Electrical Option). The purpose of the Crane Technician is to perform preventative maintenance on the container and mobile cranes located at the Port of Baltimore's public marine terminals. This position installs, troubleshoots and repairs the electrical and electronic components on the container and mobile cranes. The incumbent will perform preventative maintenance work orders on the cranes, to include: cable rollers, elevators, motors, electrical panels, festoon systems, transfer pumps, lighting, safety devices, MCC panels, A/C units, generators, spreaders, exhaust fans and disconnect switches. This position also drives and operates the fuel truck at the terminal. The position is responsible for performing the daily start-up and daily shut-down of the container cranes to ensure proper operation. The goal of this position is to keep the equipment in good working order, so that it is available for use in the loading and discharge of cargo, and so that equipment down-time is kept at a minimum level. This position is classified as emergency essential. The current vacancy exists at the Maryland Department of Transportation's Maryland Port Administration in Baltimore City, Maryland.
** Initial appointments for new State employees will not be above midpoint ($48,825). ** 1. Employees must be available for duty at such hours, day or night, as may be required in order to maintain continuous operation of the MPA's container cranes and are subject to call-in. 2. Employees are required to maintain a reliable communication link (telephone or beeper) for the purpose of emergency call back requirements. 3. Employees that work with or may be exposed to hazardous materials, such as: asbestos, lead-based paint or chromium, may be required to undergo periodic medical testing and may be required to pass hazardous materials training and have the ability to wear a respirator. 4. Persons appointed to positions in this class must maintain a prescribed level of physical fitness, and may be required to take a medical examination to determine physical ability to perform the work. 5. Applicants will be required to demonstrate the ability to perform maintenance work and climb an MPA container crane. 6. Employees in this classification are considered "Essential Employees" and must sign and agree to all policies and procedures relating to "Essential Employee" status. 7. Candidates will be subject to pre-employment drug testing in accordance with the Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs. 8. Employees in this classification are subject to substance abuse testing in accordance with the Transportation Code of Maryland Regulations 11.02.11, Testing for Illegal Use of Drugs.
TO APPLY: You must complete an MDOT (DTS-1) application to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE MDOT EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. Consideration for employment may be based solely on the contents of your application; therefore, it is essential that you provide complete and accurate information. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. If you have held more than one position at the same employer, please list each position that you held and the length of time that you held each position. Selected candidates may be subject to background and reference checks. You may download an application, or you may apply online at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment. If you need a paper application mailed to you, please call 410-865-1073. The individual selected for this position must obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Card when they start work with the MPA. A TWIC card is required of all maritime personnel. For information on how to apply for a TWIC card, please go to www.tsa.gov/twic. Mail your application to: Recruitment and Examinations Unit, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Hanover, MD 21076, or you may apply online at www.mdot.maryland.gov/employment. Your application must be received by 5/30/2017. Postmarks will not be accepted. Applications sent without sufficient postage will not be accepted and will be returned. Applications sent through interoffice mail that are not received by the closing date will not be accepted. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711). Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply. The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer. Applicants who have education obtained outside of the U.S. will be required to provide proof of the equivalent U.S. education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service, such as the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (http://www.naces.org) or the American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (AACRAO) International Education Services (http://ies.aacrao.org/). The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit and, may be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit. WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER MDOT does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation. Issue date: 4/20/2017 Reissue date: 5/1/2017
MPA Electro-Mechanical Crane Technician I (Electrical Option) Supplemental Questionnaire
Do you have at least 4 years of experience performing testing, calibration, inspection, repair and maintenance of electrical apparatus?
If YES, please describe your experience performing testing, calibration, inspection, repair and maintenance of electrical apparatus. Please be detailed and include the number of years of this experience and list the name(s) of the employer(s) where this experience was gained.
Do you have a valid driver's license? If yes, please list the license number and expiration date. If you do not have a valid driver's license, please write 'N/A'.
* Required Question
Education: Graduation from high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate. Experience: Four years of experience performing testing, calibration, inspection, repair and maintenance of electrical apparatus. Note: Education at an accredited college, university or vocational-technical post-secondary school in electrical, electronics or industrial maintenance may be substituted for up to two years of the required experience at a rate of thirty credit hours for each year of experience. Education must include coursework in: A.C./D.C. solid state circuit/motor analysis, programmable controllers, electronic circuits, microprocessors interfacing, fiber optic communications, fundamental/advanced digital circuits, industrial measurements, pumps, mechanical seals, mechanical drives, hydraulic/pneumatic systems, lubricating systems, blueprint reading, industrial mathematics, basic/advanced electricity, and/or machine tool processes.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATIONS:
1. Employees in this classification are assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland. All applicants must list their license number and expiration date on the application. 2. During the probationary period, employees will be required to obtain and maintain a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) valid in the State of Maryland. 3. Employees will be required to satisfy the agency's training and certification program requirements to obtain and maintain permanent status in this classification.
Maryland State Government Agency including seven (7) business units MTA (Maryland Transit Administration), MAA (Maryland Aviation Authority), MVA (Motor Vehicle Administration), MPA (Maryland Port Authority), TSO (The Secretary's Office), SHA (State Highway Administration), MDTA (Maryland Transportation Authority). Through these business units positions, salaries and work locations may vary.