Dredge Leverman

Marine Transportation · Long Beach, California
Department Marine Transportation
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation (DOE)

Crane Operator/Leverman I, II, III

Location:                              Long Beach, CA

Department:                      Marine Transportation

Reports to:                          Port Captain

Schedule:                           Full-time; Minimum 40 hours; May involve travel to several locations and extended stays outside of home port. Long hours, short notice travel, weekend duties, ad occasional 24 hour on-call status. Travel expenses to and from home airport covered by company. No relocation required. 


                                                                               Leverman I


  • NCCCO License with LBC, TLL Endorsements
  • Physical & Drug Test
  • Respirator Fit test
  • Qualified Rigger
  • Certification School


  • Conventional crane operating Experience           

                                                                               Leverman II           


  • All requirements for Leverman I


  • Must have experience with clamshell dredge
  • Qualified open oceans barge experience
  • Must posses working knowledge of crane systems
  • Must be able to perform preventative maintenance on crane systems

                                                                                   Leverman III


  • All requirements for Leverman I and II
  • NCCCO Endorsement. Preferred: LBT LBC, TSS, TLL, BTF, STC

Knowledge/ Skill

  • Develop and implement critical lift plans
  • Must display leadership skills and be able to direct work on deck of the barge
  • Must be able to complete barge logs, monthly crane inspection reports
  • Responsible for completion of all maintenance and repairs of crane


Mental   Aptitudes Required:

·         Attention to detail

·         Ability to handle stressful situations with focus.

·         Desire to learn, comprehend and progress, willingness to start from the bottom.

·         Understanding the importance of and taking pride in and responsibility for mastering the small things before mastering the big ones.

·         Understand and respect the chain of command. Ability to take direction no matter how it is given.

·         Continuously demonstrate a string sense of responsibility and ownership by being proactive in all situations/tasks.

Physical Aptitudes Required:

·         Must be able to lift 100 lbs. without restriction. Position involves lifting, pulling ad operating heavy equipment and objects.

·         Agility to bend, stoop, or squat, and climb high steps/ladders frequently.

·         Physical dexterity and strength to operate deck machinery; work on equipment that is poorly accessible or in confined work spaces.

·         Must be able to keep balance/equilibrium while performing duties at various heights.

·         Ability to work in confined spaces for prolonged periods of time.

·         Adequate hearing & vision ability.

·         Proper heat/cold tolerance, working in all weather conditions.

·         Comfortable working while exposed to grease, dirt, paint, water, etc.

·         Must be able to swim.

Tests, Certifications and Other Requirements:

·         NCCCO (National Commission for the Certification of Crane Operators) with LBC and TLL Endorsements or NCCER with equivalent endorsements

·         Physical & DOT Drug Test

·         Respiratory Fit Test

·         TWIC Card

·         Participation in random drug testing program

·         Excavator experience a plus

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  • Location
    Long Beach, California
  • Department
    Marine Transportation
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation