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Crane/Winch Mechanic Helper

Status: Now Accepting Applications

Company: Galliano Marine Service

16201 East Main Street

Cut Off, LA 70345

Recruiter: Nicky Collins


Office: (985) 601-4285

Fax: (985) 601-4237

The crane/winch mechanic helper assists installation, maintenance, and repair workers in maintenance, parts replacement, and repair of vehicles, industrial machinery, and electrical and electronic equipment. The crane/winch mechanic helper performs duties such as furnishing tools, materials, and supplies to other workers; cleaning work areas, machines, and tools; and holding materials or tools for other workers.

Basic Skills

The crane/winch mechanic helper will:

  • Give full attention to what other people are saying, take time to understand the points being made, ask questions as appropriate, and not interrupt at inappropriate times.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Monitoring/assess performance of self, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Talk to others to convey information effectively.
  • Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem solving and decision making.

Technical Skills

The crane/winch mechanic helper will:

  • Watch gauges, dials, or other indicators to make sure a machine is working properly.
  • Perform routine maintenance on equipment and determine when and what kind of maintenance is needed.
  • Repair machines or systems using the needed tools.
  • Determine causes of operating errors and decide what to do about it.
  • Control operations of equipment or systems.

System Skills

The crane/winch mechanic helper will:

  • Consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Determine how a system should work and how changes in conditions, operations, and the environment will affect outcomes.
  • Identify measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance relative to the goals of the system.


The crane/winch mechanic helper will:

  • Transfer tools, parts, equipment, and supplies to and from work stations and other areas.
  • Disassemble broken or defective equipment to facilitate repair and reassemble equipment when repairs are complete.
  • Install or replace machinery, equipment, and new or replacement parts and instruments, using hand or power tools.
  • Examine and test machinery, equipment, components, and parts for defects to ensure proper functioning.
  • Hold or supply tools, parts, equipment, and supplies for other workers.
  • Position vehicles, machinery, equipment, physical structures, and other objects for assembly or installation, using hand tools, power tools, and moving equipment.
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair tools, equipment, and machines and assist more skilled workers with similar tasks.
  • Adjust, connect, or disconnect wiring, piping, tubing, and other parts using hand or power tools.
  • Clean or lubricate vehicles, machinery, equipment, instruments, tools, work areas, and other objects using hand tools, power tools, and cleaning equipment.
  • Assemble and maintain physical structures using hand or power tools.
  • Tend and observe equipment and machinery to verify efficient and safe operation.
  • Apply protective materials to equipment, components, and parts to prevent defects and corrosion.
  • Order new parts to maintain inventory.
  • Diagnose electrical problems and install and rewire electrical components.
  • Prepare work stations for use by mechanics and repairers.

Work Activities

The crane/winch mechanic helper will:

  • Operate vehicles, mechanized devices, or equipment.
  • Communicate with supervisors, peers, or subordinates.
  • Get information.
  • Inspect equipment, structures, or materials.
  • Performing general physical activities.
  • Handle and move objects.
  • Update and use relevant knowledge.
  • Repair and maintain mechanical equipment.
  • Identify objects, actions, and events.
  • Monitor processes, materials, or surroundings.
  • Work at elevated heights.


  • Travel is on an as-needed basis and may include domestic and international trips.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Motor-vehicle driver check


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k)
  • Company-paid short-term disability

EOE AA M/F/VET/Disability