Transdev Marine Trades Helper in New Orleans, Louisiana


The individual in this position will be responsible for preventive maintenance and general repairs to the ferry maintenance facility, ferry terminal buildings, ferry landings and ferry vessels.


  • Maintenance and repairs to buildings and terminals includes the building structure (interior and exterior), including steel, concrete, paint, windows, ceilings, roofing, furniture, fixtures, air conditioning /heating systems and other mechanical structures and systems such as plumbing, carpentry and electrical, and maintenance of surrounding planted areas and lawns.

  • Maintenance and repairs to landings includes the landing general structure, including steel, roadways, timber facings, bumper systems, and other mechanical structures and systems such as plumbing, electrical and hydraulic systems.

  • Maintenance and repairs to vessels includes the vessel general structure, including steel, paint, windows, and other mechanical structures and systems such as plumbing, propulsion, bilge and ballast, piping, electrical and hydraulic systems.

  • Starts, operates and checks for safety and maintenance of a wide variety of motorized vehicles, power and hand tools, and other motorized equipment.

  • Performs minor maintenance on all equipment assigned to his use.

  • Requisitions supplies and materials as needed.

  • Performs crowd control operations at the ferry terminals for large passenger events such as carnival season and other festivals

  • Performs other duties or assignments as directed by higher ranking personnel, including emergency situations such as weather events


Education, Licensing, and Certifications :

  • High school diploma or equivalent, such as GED

  • Transportation Workers Identification Card (TWIC)

Experience :

  • At least 12 months experience in the building construction trades, building maintenance, vessel maintenance, or maintenance or repair of mechanical equipment. Work as a deckhand on the ferries may serve as a substitute for up to 6 months of the required experience on a month for month basis

Skills and Knowledge Required:

  • Ability to use a wide variety of hand and power tools and marine equipment

  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions

Travel requirement (as a percent): <5% for occasional meetings

Pre-Employment Requirements:

Must submit to drug testing and a criminal background check

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to work shifts or flexible work schedules as needed.

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to manipulate, handle or feel; reach with hands or arms; and talk or hear.

  • Regularly required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl; and smell.

  • Regularly required to work at various heights.

  • Regularly required to lift up to 100 pounds.

  • Must be able to work outdoors in varying weather and environment conditions.

  • Must be able to work with paints and cleaning chemicals safely.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions upon request.

Transdev is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

EEO is the Law Poster:

Drug free workplace

If based in the United States, applicants must be eligible to work in US without restrictions for any employer at any time; be able to pass a drug screen and background check

Requisition ID 2018-8323

Position Category Maintenance/Mechanics/Parts/Utility/Materials

Internal Reference 462

Company/Division Transdev Services