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Fleet Mechanic - Senior
COVID Vaccination required for employment through NUD. 

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.  An incumbent of this journeyman-level position is expected to have well-developed skills for all or most facets of the job summary.  Provides technical advice; assesses situations and site conditions to make recommendations to superiors and regularly respond to non-routine inquiries or service calls. Provides feedback and assistance regarding crew performance and assists with work planning, scheduling and prioritization.  Will act as Fleet and Facility Supervisor in his/her absence.

  • 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.
Position: Fleet Mechanic - Senior
Organization: Northshore Utility District
Location: Kenmore,  WA 
United States
Salary: 5,832-7,812/per month
Posting Start Date: 2/2/2021
Date Posted: 8/2/2021
Knowledge of:
  • 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 in:
  • 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.
  • 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 and Certification 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
Other Requirements:
  • Reliable and regular attendance, and ability to work harmoniously with other employees.
Status: This listing expires on: 10/31/2021
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Organization Information
Northshore Utility District
6830 NE 185th St

Kenmore,  WA 98028
United States
(206) 245-5676
Victoria Prescott

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