2021-09-13 2021-10-18

Fleet Mechanic & Fleet Mechanic Senior

Northshore Utility District
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Kenmore, Washington
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 72259
  • Organization Website
  • Organization Type: Public Water/Wastewater Agency
  • Location: Kenmore, Washington
  • Job Status: Full-time
  • Job ID: 72259
  • Organization Website

Note: COVID Vaccination required for employment through NUD. NUD will consider accommodation requests as required by law.

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JOB DESCRIPTION
Northshore Utility District is currently accepting applications for an open position of either Fleet Mechanic or Senior Fleet Mechanic dependent upon qualifications. This position is a part of our Maintenance & Operations Department, reporting to the Fleet & Facilities Supervisor. We are looking for someone who is a team player, is eager to learn, can take initiative, and work effectively alone or in a team environment.

This position works independently under general supervision to maintain, troubleshoot and repair fleet vehicles, equipment and tools owned by the District and other agencies that contract for fleet and equipment maintenance services.

Fleet Mechanic Duties & Qualifications

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Perform the following under supervision:
  • Picks up and delivers vehicles for maintenance.
  • Picks parts.
  • Researches information on equipment and vehicles.
  • Performs diagnostic and maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
  • Assists in the maintenance/troubleshoot/repair of minor and major equipment and vehicles ranging from small engines, to large trucks including inland marine and emergency response vehicles.
  • Operates the fueling system.
  • Provides road-side emergency repairs as needed.
  • Researches information on equipment and vehicles for maintenance or purchase.
  • Logs billable time utilizing specialized fleet management software.
  • Competently uses diagnostic tools and accurately interprets manuals and diagrams to troubleshoot and properly repair electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned.

ABILITIES (POSITION REQUIREMENTS)

  • Basic automotive mechanical skills.
  • Understanding of appropriate safety rules and safe working methods.
  • Communication (oral and interpersonal) skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, and the other agencies.

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Two-year experience as mechanic or equivalent skill level as validated by the M&O Director or his designee.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License
  • Washington State Commercial Driver’s License – Class A with Tanker endorsement – to be obtained within one year of employment in this position

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Most work is performed indoors and shall be exposed to electrical, mechanical and chemical hazards. Some work is done at high elevation (height) or deep in underground vaults. Nights and odd hours in response to emergencies is required.

This positions typically require: fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions, bending, crawling, lifting, pushing and pulling. Exerting in excess of 50 pounds of force to lift and move objects.

Sr. Fleet Mechanic Duties & Qualifications

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Performs diagnostic and maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
  • Maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs of minor and major equipment and vehicles ranging from small engines to large trucks including inland marine and emergency response vehicles.
  • Competently and efficiently constructs and fabricates as necessary – utilizing various metal, plastic, fiberglass and wood fabrication tools (i.e. welders, oxy acetylene torches, saws, mills etc.)
  • Provides road-side emergency repairs as needed.
  • Researches information on equipment and vehicles for maintenance or purchase.
  • Competently uses and accurately logs billable time utilizing specialized fleet management software.
  • Consistently and competently uses diagnostic tools and accurately interprets manuals and diagrams to troubleshoot and properly repair electrical and mechanical equipment.
  • Instructs and trains more junior mechanics where appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

ABILITIES (POSITION REQUIREMENTS)

  • All aspects of the job summary.
  • Operations, services, and activities of a fleet maintenance program.
  • Methods, practices, materials, techniques, tools, and equipment used in carrying out fleet maintenance.
  • Applicable federal state and local laws, codes and regulations including those related to facilities and fleet maintenance and safety standards.
  • Occupational hazards and standard safety procedures.
  • Possess excellent customer service skills.

SKILLS

  • Expert understanding of all aspects of the methods and procedures for the maintenance and operations of vehicles and equipment used by a water and sewage utility.
  • Ability to coach, train and assist junior mechanics.
  • Comprehensive understanding and application of appropriate safety rules and safe working methods.
  • Analyzing problems, identifying solutions, and proposing actions.
  • Operating specialized fleet management and facility software.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (written and oral, and interpersonal) with co-workers, supervisors, and other agencies.

TRAINING & EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED.
  • Satisfy requirements of the District’s Fleet Mechanic position.
  • Three years of experience as Fleet Mechanic with the District or equivalent skill level as validated by the M&O Director or designee.
  • Five years of experience working as a journey level mechanic in an automotive and/or truck repair shop.
  • Complete a minimum of 20 hours of leadership training.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Washington State Driver’s License
  • ASE – Automotive Service Excellence Certification (Master Level) – to be obtained within 18 months of employment in this position
  • Washington State Commercial Driver’s License – Class A with Tanker endorsement – to be obtained within one year of employment in this position
  • Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) – Master Fire Apparatus Technician Certification – to be obtained within 36 months of employment in this position
  • Boaters Card – desired

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
Most work is performed indoors and shall be exposed to electrical, mechanical and chemical hazards. Some work is done at high elevation (height) or deep in underground vaults. Nights and odd hours in response to emergencies is required.

This positions typically require: fingering, grasping, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions, bending, crawling, lifting, pushing and pulling. Exerting in excess of 50 pounds of force to lift and move objects.

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