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Equipment Technician 2   

JOB TITLE:

Equipment Technician 2

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Vancouver Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Description




About WSDOT
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state.
In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.


The Opportunity
WSDOT is currently seeking an experienced mechanic who wants to utilize their skills to maintain a variety of motor vehicles and highway maintenance equipment.
As the Equipment Technician 2, the primary duties are to perform preventative maintenance, inspection, repair, and other services on all inventoried equipment within the Southwest Region.
This includes passenger vehicles, dump trucks, heavy equipment, and variety of highway maintenance equipment.
The preventative maintenance (PM) function is one of the most important maintenance requirements an Area Equipment Technician 2 accomplishes, in support of WSDOTs mission for the operation and maintenance of the transportation system.


What to Expect
Core business hours are from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday.
Weekends and holidays may be required to respond to non-scheduled call-out emergencies.


Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, you will:


  • Generate reports from the Fleet Management System to identify service schedule.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on all WSDOT equipment.
  • Perform repairs to equipment and vehicles which may include windshield wipers, traction control devices, heating systems, washing, tune-ups and adjustments.
  • Analyze and diagnosis electrical and mechanical problems.
  • Detect and repair safety items on equipment to reduce field down time and extend service for life of equipment used by WSDOT.
  • Initiate work orders and orders parts; communicate order status.
  • Operate a computer to maintain shop records.
  • Keep shop safe, clean, and orderly.
  • Abide by all safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications
To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
  • Three (3) years of experience in the performance of preventative maintenance and repairs assisting a journey level mechanic.
    (Successful completion of vocational technical training in heavy equipment may substitute year for year for experience).
  • A valid drivers license.
  • Supply basic hand tools.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to report to the Vancouver Shop within 60 minutes for after-hours callouts or emergency shifts.
  • Respond to emergency situations in all weather conditions; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, alone or a part of a team as needed.
  • Perform work and/or assist others in a confined environment.
  • Perform duties low to the ground, at ground level, and overhead.
  • Some night work and occasional standby and call-back may be required.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience using Fleet Equipment Management System (FEMS) and Microsoft Office Suite programs including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Experience reading and understanding equipment manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • An Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in automotive or light/heavy equipment repair.
  • Two (2) years of experience diagnosing WSDOT style fleet equipment.
  • Experience operating shop tools such as welders, drill presses, grinders, presses, hoists, air tools, and jacks.

Important Notes
  • This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
  • This position is not eligible for remote work.
  • In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position.
    For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements.
    Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in Chapter 357-28 of the Washington Administrative Code.
  • This position is subject to the drug and alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA).
    For more information, please go to DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing.
  • WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system; therefore, we are not eligible to extend STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT).
    For more information, please visit www.
    uscis.
    wa.
    gov.

Why WSDOT
  • Work-Life Balance We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals lifestyle.
  • Paid Leave In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees may earn up to 25 paid vacation days per year!
  • Tuition Assistance Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
  • Plan For Your Future WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options.
    Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more.
    Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically.
Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary.
Therefore, it is very important that the Work Experience portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.

In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
  • An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
  • Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies.
    This information can be entered in the References section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

Please click the \"APPLY\" button to proceed.
Note that you will be prompted to either sign in, or create an account.
This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity.


WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer.
We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency.
Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace.
All persons, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/ or gender identity, are encouraged to apply.
Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may
contact the listed Recruiter.


WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system; therefore, we are not eligible to extend STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT).
For more information, please visit
www.
uscis.
wa.
gov
.


Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Daisha Jordan, at Daisha.
Jordan@wsdot.
wa.
gov .
Please be sure to reference 24DOT-SWR-41553 in the subject line.

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

62568 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707131429-1a27fc0ffc8362e68a56363bf586b421

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Vancouver

Job Origin:

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Description




About WSDOT
Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) is the steward of an integrated, multimodal transportation system that helps to ensure people and goods move safely and efficiently throughout the state. In addition to building, maintaining, and operating the state highway system, WSDOT operates the largest ferry system in the nation, manages the world's longest floating bridge, and recently completed the world's widest tunneling project.

The Opportunity
WSDOT is currently seeking an experienced mechanic who wants to utilize their skills to maintain a variety of motor vehicles and highway maintenance equipment. As the Equipment Technician 2, the primary duties are to perform preventative maintenance, inspection, repair, and other services on all inventoried equipment within the Southwest Region. This includes passenger vehicles, dump trucks, heavy equipment, and variety of highway maintenance equipment. The preventative maintenance (PM) function is one of the most important maintenance requirements an Area Equipment Technician 2 accomplishes, in support of WSDOTs mission for the operation and maintenance of the transportation system.

What to Expect
Core business hours are from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM, Monday through Friday. Weekends and holidays may be required to respond to non-scheduled call-out emergencies.

Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, you will:


  • Generate reports from the Fleet Management System to identify service schedule.
  • Perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on all WSDOT equipment.
  • Perform repairs to equipment and vehicles which may include windshield wipers, traction control devices, heating systems, washing, tune-ups and adjustments.
  • Analyze and diagnosis electrical and mechanical problems.
  • Detect and repair safety items on equipment to reduce field down time and extend service for life of equipment used by WSDOT.
  • Initiate work orders and orders parts; communicate order status.
  • Operate a computer to maintain shop records.
  • Keep shop safe, clean, and orderly.
  • Abide by all safety policies and procedures.

Qualifications
To be considered for this opportunity, the following are required:
  • Three (3) years of experience in the performance of preventative maintenance and repairs assisting a journey level mechanic. (Successful completion of vocational technical training in heavy equipment may substitute year for year for experience).
  • A valid drivers license.
  • Supply basic hand tools.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Ability to report to the Vancouver Shop within 60 minutes for after-hours callouts or emergency shifts.
  • Respond to emergency situations in all weather conditions; 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, alone or a part of a team as needed.
  • Perform work and/or assist others in a confined environment.
  • Perform duties low to the ground, at ground level, and overhead.
  • Some night work and occasional standby and call-back may be required.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
  • Experience using Fleet Equipment Management System (FEMS) and Microsoft Office Suite programs including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Experience reading and understanding equipment manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • An Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification in automotive or light/heavy equipment repair.
  • Two (2) years of experience diagnosing WSDOT style fleet equipment.
  • Experience operating shop tools such as welders, drill presses, grinders, presses, hoists, air tools, and jacks.

Important Notes
  • This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
  • This position is not eligible for remote work.
  • In addition to base salary, employees may be entitled to other forms of compensation depending on the type, duties, or location of the position. For union-represented positions, more information on other forms of compensation can be found in the applicable Collective Bargaining Agreements. Information on other compensation types for non-represented positions can be found in Chapter 357-28 of the Washington Administrative Code.
  • This position is subject to the drug and alcohol testing requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA). For more information, please go to DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing.
  • WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system; therefore, we are not eligible to extend STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT). For more information, please visit www.uscis.wa.gov.

Why WSDOT
  • Work-Life Balance We are committed to ensure that our staff experience the reward of public service, while also sustaining a routine that suits each individuals lifestyle.
  • Paid Leave In addition to 12 paid holidays, full-time employees may earn up to 25 paid vacation days per year!
  • Tuition Assistance Permanent employees have several options for assistance with education expenses, including tuition reimbursement programs, government discounts at participating colleges throughout the state, and eligibility for federal student loan forgiveness.
  • Plan For Your Future WSDOT offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes a variety of healthcare options. Employees also have their choice of state retirement programs, and much more. Go to State Benefits for more information.

Check out this video to learn more: Why WSDOT?

How to Apply
Applications for this recruitment will be accepted electronically. Your relevant experience may be evaluated to determine salary. Therefore, it is very important that the Work Experience portion of the application be completed in as much detail as possible.
In order to be considered for this opportunity, please include the following with your online application:
  • An attached Resume outlining (in reverse chronological order) your experience to date.
  • Contact details for a minimum three (3) individuals who can attest to your work performance, technical skills, and job-related competencies. This information can be entered in the References section of the online application; does not require an additional attachment.

Please click the \"APPLY\" button to proceed. Note that you will be prompted to either sign in, or create an account. This step is required in order to submit an application to this opportunity.

WSDOT is an equal opportunity employer. We value the importance of creating an environment in which all employees can feel respected, included and empowered to bring unique ideas to the agency. Our diversity and inclusion efforts include embracing different cultures, backgrounds and viewpoints while fostering growth and advancement in the workplace. All persons, regardless of race, ethnicity, age, veteran status, sexual orientation, and/ or gender identity, are encouraged to apply. Persons with disabilities needing assistance in the application process, or those needing this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the listed Recruiter.

WSDOT does not use the E-Verify system; therefore, we are not eligible to extend STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT). For more information, please visit www.uscis.wa.gov.

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, Daisha Jordan, at Daisha.Jordan@wsdot.wa.gov . Please be sure to reference 24DOT-SWR-41553 in the subject line.


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