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Equipment Technician 3 - Okanogan

  • ... State of Washington Dept of Transportation
  • ... Okanogan, Washington, United States
  • ...

    Full-time

  • ... Salary: 82886 per year
  • Posted on: Apr 24, 2024       Expires on: Jun 08, 2024

Equipment Technician 3 - Okanogan   

JOB TITLE:

Equipment Technician 3 - Okanogan

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Okanogan Washington United States

REMOTE:

No

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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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 Equipment Technician 3 (ET3) to openly support and be involved in the WSDOT Safety program. The ET3 performs journey-level inspections, diagnoses, and makes major and minor repairs, and performs preventative maintenance on all types of vehicles and equipment used in highway and other jobs performed by the WSDOT. Unusual problems that may occur are brought to a higher level (Technician Lead or Supervisor) with probable solutions and outcomes. This position supports the mission of the agency by maintaining the equipment and vehicles used by WSDOT staff to keep roadways safe for travel.

What to Expect
The schedule for this role is 6:00AM – 4:30PM Monday – Thursday, or Tuesday – Friday, with the possibility for varying shifts seasonally.

Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the Equipment Technician 3 will:


  • Perform preventative maintenance, repair, maintain all types of equipment used in the maintenance and construction of roadways.
  • Maintain and repair all types of diesel, gasoline, electric and alternative fuel type of motors or engines to maintain and restore to reliable condition; includes diagnostics, adjustments, removal and installation.
  • Trouble shoot and repair all electrical / electronic systems, automotive and specialized.
  • Fabricate, weld, and install additional equipment.
  • Use M-5 Fleet Management System to write & adjust M5 work orders, enter labor, charge out parts, and review vehicle/equipment history records.
  • Order parts necessary for the repair, overhaul, fabrication etc. that are necessary to complete assignment.
  • Attend training and other types of meetings as required.

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, OR
  • Journey-level standing as a heavy equipment mechanic, demonstrated by completion of a recognized apprenticeship, OR
  • Journey-level standings as recognized by a labor union, OR
  • One (1) year of experience as a journey level mechanic maintaining and repairing heavy-duty equipment.

In addition to the above, the following is also required:
  • Ability to maintain a Class B CDL (without restrictions) with endorsement N and without air brakes restriction and DOT medical certification or obtain within 12 months of hiring, WSDOT will assist in training for this licensing requirement.
  • Ability to be punctual, reliable, team oriented and able to communicate and follow instructions and assignments in writing, through the use of a computer, phone and in person for the purpose of leading, instructing, scheduling, and disseminating information concerning the shop’s operation and work plans.
  • Ability to read and understand repair manuals and other printed materials.
  • Ability to learn new systems and teach/mentor employees assigned to them.
  • Basic Personal Computer knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Software.
  • Participate and ensure a safe workplace be provided and assure correct Personal Protective Equipment be used; attend and participate in regular safety meetings.
  • Ability to move loads weighing up to 50 pounds and move loads weighing over 50 pounds with assistance.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
  • High school graduation or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Class B CDL with N and Air Brake endorsement, no automatic transmission restriction
  • Successful completion of vocational technical training in heavy equipment, light vehicles and/or industrial/commercial equipment repair, including welding/fabrication.
  • ASE certifications in Automotive and/or Heavy-duty equipment.
  • DOT brake certifications
  • A/C certification.

Important Notes
  • This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
  • The salary listed includes the legislative-approved 20% assignment pay.
  • 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, please visit www.uscis.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.

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 of 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 via email.

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, S. Fields, at fieldss@wsdot.wa.gov. Please be sure to reference 24DOT-NCR-24727 Okanogan in the subject line.

Position Details

POSTED:

Apr 24, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

82886 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1714889874-387008e525d59919513a49bced64d22e

LOCATION:

Washington United States

CITY:

Okanogan

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 Equipment Technician 3 (ET3) to openly support and be involved in the WSDOT Safety program. The ET3 performs journey-level inspections, diagnoses, and makes major and minor repairs, and performs preventative maintenance on all types of vehicles and equipment used in highway and other jobs performed by the WSDOT. Unusual problems that may occur are brought to a higher level (Technician Lead or Supervisor) with probable solutions and outcomes. This position supports the mission of the agency by maintaining the equipment and vehicles used by WSDOT staff to keep roadways safe for travel.

What to Expect
The schedule for this role is 6:00AM – 4:30PM Monday – Thursday, or Tuesday – Friday, with the possibility for varying shifts seasonally.

Among the varied range of responsibilities held within this role, the Equipment Technician 3 will:


  • Perform preventative maintenance, repair, maintain all types of equipment used in the maintenance and construction of roadways.
  • Maintain and repair all types of diesel, gasoline, electric and alternative fuel type of motors or engines to maintain and restore to reliable condition; includes diagnostics, adjustments, removal and installation.
  • Trouble shoot and repair all electrical / electronic systems, automotive and specialized.
  • Fabricate, weld, and install additional equipment.
  • Use M-5 Fleet Management System to write & adjust M5 work orders, enter labor, charge out parts, and review vehicle/equipment history records.
  • Order parts necessary for the repair, overhaul, fabrication etc. that are necessary to complete assignment.
  • Attend training and other types of meetings as required.

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, OR
  • Journey-level standing as a heavy equipment mechanic, demonstrated by completion of a recognized apprenticeship, OR
  • Journey-level standings as recognized by a labor union, OR
  • One (1) year of experience as a journey level mechanic maintaining and repairing heavy-duty equipment.

In addition to the above, the following is also required:
  • Ability to maintain a Class B CDL (without restrictions) with endorsement N and without air brakes restriction and DOT medical certification or obtain within 12 months of hiring, WSDOT will assist in training for this licensing requirement.
  • Ability to be punctual, reliable, team oriented and able to communicate and follow instructions and assignments in writing, through the use of a computer, phone and in person for the purpose of leading, instructing, scheduling, and disseminating information concerning the shop’s operation and work plans.
  • Ability to read and understand repair manuals and other printed materials.
  • Ability to learn new systems and teach/mentor employees assigned to them.
  • Basic Personal Computer knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Software.
  • Participate and ensure a safe workplace be provided and assure correct Personal Protective Equipment be used; attend and participate in regular safety meetings.
  • Ability to move loads weighing up to 50 pounds and move loads weighing over 50 pounds with assistance.

It is preferred that qualified candidates also have:
  • High school graduation or possession of a GED certificate.
  • Class B CDL with N and Air Brake endorsement, no automatic transmission restriction
  • Successful completion of vocational technical training in heavy equipment, light vehicles and/or industrial/commercial equipment repair, including welding/fabrication.
  • ASE certifications in Automotive and/or Heavy-duty equipment.
  • DOT brake certifications
  • A/C certification.

Important Notes
  • This recruitment may also be used to fill additional positions per business needs.
  • The salary listed includes the legislative-approved 20% assignment pay.
  • 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, please visit www.uscis.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.

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 of 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 via email.

Contact us
For inquiries about this posting, you may contact the assigned Recruiter, S. Fields, at fieldss@wsdot.wa.gov. Please be sure to reference 24DOT-NCR-24727 Okanogan in the subject line.

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