Company: Sparrows Group
Skills: Rig Mechanic, Maintenance Technician, Mechanic
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Louisiana, USA, LA, US

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Position based out of Houma, LA, Slidell, LA, or Sulphur, LA


Perform all aspects of crane service in the field and in the shop.



  • Understand basic operations of mechanics.
  • Understand basic operations of hydraulics.
  • Communication skills both oral and written.
  • Must be familiar with crane rigging procedures.
  • Good driving record.
  • Able to perform tasks independently.
  • Must have own hand tools.



  • High School diploma or Equivalent



  • Inspect, troubleshoot and repair hydraulic cranes.
  • Repair winches, valves, engines and hydraulic components.
  • Carry out preventative maintenance program for offshore cranes.
  • Observe competitive activities.
  • Contribute to company image and reputation.
  • Manage and maintain assigned tools and equipment.
  • Maintain and follow driving guidelines for assigned company vehicle.
  • Must be able to identify most types of crane components.
  • Complete all paperwork thoroughly and in a timely fashion.
  • Know and understand Sparrows Offshore' Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality System manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
  • Understand and comply with all Safety and Environmental requirements.
  • Perform all other duties as required by Supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.
  • Perform electrical parts changeout, some electrical troubleshoot



It is mandatory that the incumbent is familiar with and follows the Company's Policy for Health, Safety, Environment and Quality and takes an active part in the compliance and improvement of the Management Systems to maintain our system certification. The incumbent must report any accidents, incidents, near misses, actual or potential problems with products, services or systems to the HSE(Q) Department Manager.


The incumbent also has legal responsibilities under country-specific health and safety legislation to follow all Company policies, procedures, guidelines, control measures, signage and permit conditions and to know what to do in an emergency. The incumbent is also responsible for the health and safety arrangements of subordinates (if any) and for any persons visiting them while on the Company premises.




  • Lead by example and communicate to all of their personnel that safe work and safe operations is an absolute requirement and not just an option.
  • Intervening whenever they see a violation and holding a one to one discussion.
  • Taking part in Workplace Safety Reviews and observation programmes on a regular basis and reporting findings to the HSE(Q) Department
  • Ensuring that HS&E risks in their business area are assessed, documented and that the control measures are communicated effectively to the workforce to prevent accidents and pollution.
  • Ensuring that any incidents in their business area are reported immediately and thoroughly investigated.
  • Seeking the advice and guidance of the VP,HSEQ to address any potential or actual issues.
  • Ensuring that any spills are dealt with by prompt emergency response to prevent pollution from reaching ground water and are reported promptly to the HSE(Q*) Department.



The above responsibilities are neither exclusive nor exhaustive and the incumbent may be called upon to carry out such other appropriate alternative or additional duties as may be required which are within their capability and competence.


The Sparrows Group is a global provider of specialist engineering, inspection, operations and maintenance services to the renewables, industrial and offshore energy markets.


Our multi-disciplined technical capability assures that our portfolio of products and services efficiently delivers the highest standard of quality and ensures the reliability and safety of critical equipment and people.


Working across the asset life cycle we: design, manufacture, rent, sell, operate, maintain, certify, refurbish, upgrade remove and replace equipment, as well as develop and train people.


As specialists in mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, structural, reliability, and automation and control engineering we deliver a broad range of structured and bespoke solutions to customers.


With approximately 2,500 employees worldwide and more than 45 years of experience working in the energy industry, we are the local specialists who have the network, knowledge and expertise to get it right.