MechanicSouth Columbia Basin Irrigation District
Mechanic The South Columbia Basin Irrigation District is accepting applications for the position of Mechanic at our Wahluke facility (12 miles south of Othello, WA). Qualifications: Ability to maintain, diagnose, and repair all types of vehicles and machinery including automotive, heavy equipment, and on highway trucks. Two-year certificate from college or technical school in auto or diesel tech. preferred. Wage: $20.51 - $24.28 per hour. Benefit package includes medical, dental, retirement, paid vacation, holidays, and sick leave.
Mechanic Job Duties:
Keeps equipment available for use by inspecting and testing vehicles; completing preventive maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, replacing filters.
Maintains vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing engine failures; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components; repairing body damage.
Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems.
Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventive maintenance; calling for repairs.
Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options.
Keeps supplies ready by inventorying stock; placing orders; verifying receipt.
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.