Northshore Utility District

Job Title

Fleet Mechanic or Senior Fleet Mechanic

Job Type

Full Time

Job Description

FLEET MECHANIC & FLEET MECHANIC SR.
Kenmore, Wa
Salary/Pay Rate:
$5,386-$8,257 per month DOE
Depending upon qualifications

Regular Full-Time

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

JOB DESCRIPTION
Northshore Utility District is currently accepting applications for an open position of either Fleet Mechanic or Fleet Mechanic Senior 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 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 and orders parts under the authorization of supervisor or senior mechanic.
Researches information on equipment and vehicles.
Performs diagnostic and maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
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.
Provided with oversight and guidance for non-routine complex repairs or safety sensitive work.
Other duties as assigned.
ABILITIES (POSITION REQUIREMENTS)
Basic automotive mechanical
Basic fabricating skills desired
Understanding of appropriate safety rules and safe working
Communication (oral and interpersonal) skills as applied to interaction with co-workers, supervisor, and the other
TRAINING, EXPERIENCE & CERTIFICATIONS
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.

Fleet Mechanic Sr. 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.
Assists with scheduling, job planning, and non-routine repair.
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 fleet 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 & CERTIFICATIONS
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
Washington State Boaters Education 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.

Contact Name

Victoria Prescott

Contact Email

Contact Phone

(425) 521-3748