Wasilla, Alaska | Mechanic
FLSA Classification: Non-exempt
Reports to: Dispatch / Terminal Manager
Status: Full Time, Regular
Normal Work Hours / Days: Regular shop hours are 7AM-5PM Monday through Friday. Often required to work overtime in high season based on workload. Summer schedule may be adjusted to accommodate decreased workload.
Under direct supervision, maintains and repairs diesel and gasoline industrial trucks, other industrial machinery and equipment, facility and grounds machinery and tools, and other related equipment associated with commercial motor vehicles and equipment to include trailers, dollies. Completes inspections and preventive maintenance requirements; correcting vehicle/equipment deficiencies; adjusting and alignments; and keeping records. Maintains and lubricates tools and equipment, may change engines, transmission, differentials, tires, batteries, and other parts associated with industrial equipment.
To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty to satisfaction. The requirements listed here are represent the knowledge, skills, and or ability required. Two to three years related experience with gasoline and diesel engines and other parts and accessories associated with commercial motor vehicles, equipment, and /or commercial motor vehicle trailer repair. Position requires technical understanding, attention to detail, dependability, thoroughness, verbal communication, documentation skills, inventory control, and job knowledge.
Supervisory Responsibilities: None.
Must be 18 years or older. Must have own basic hand, air, and electric tools to repair and maintain heavy industrial vehicles and equipment. Specialty tools are a plus.
Education / Experience:
A High School diploma or GED. Technical school preferred.
Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Mechanic must have the ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Must be able to read, write, and speak English to interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports, update records and respond to official inquiries.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
The Company passionately believes that health, safety, security, environmental stewardship, and quality assurance, are paramount to a healthy, productive work environment for all employees, our customers, and the general public. All employees are responsible for developing sufficient knowledge of the Company’s HSSEQ (Health, Safety, Security, Environmental, & Quality Assurance) Plan.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that mechanic must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the mechanic will be required to walk, sit, stand, talk, or hear. Other requirements include the use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to adjust focus.
Must be able to lift objects from floor to above shoulder level and be able to lift from lying position on back overhead. Must frequently lift and/or move items that weigh up to 10 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move items that weigh up to 50-75 pounds, and have the ability to climb steps and ladders. Mechanic must possess a high degree of attention and considerable dexterity in the control tools and machinery.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this job. Company health, safety, security, environmental, and quality assurance guidelines and policies must be followed at all times.
Mechanics, Welders, and Shop Laborers will be working the majority of the time indoors with protection from weather conditions, but not necessarily from temperature changes. Some work is outdoors with weather conditions of both hot and cold temperatures. There are periodic high noise levels and vibrations associated with this job from engine noise, air compressor, air-powered equipment, and other shop noises. There is possibly sufficient noise, either constant or intermittent, to cause possible hearing loss. There is a potential for physical hazards such as exposure to fumes, odors, dust, mechanical hazards, and potentially dangerous life-threatening equipment and materials.