Mechanic I

Job Description

Walla Walla County Public Works
Position: Mechanic I
Salary Range: $21.38 – 28.64 per hour Starting Salary: DOQ, DOE
Location: Public Works Department
Employment Type: Full Time (40 hours per week), Union Position, Benefits Apply
Open until filled
Brief Duties and Responsibilities: Performs skilled mechanical overhaul, preventive maintenance, and repair work on trucks, tractors, graders, loaders, automobiles, road maintenance equipment, and related types of equipment on diesel, gasoline, hydraulic, electronic, and electrical systems. Employees of either class will have frequent contact with the operators of equipment to determine the nature and extent of mechanical problems to be repaired. Employees are required to have considerable knowledge of equipment systems and parts and are expected to independently inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical problems using electrical and mechanical testing equipment, hand tools, and a variety of power tools. Perform duties and represent the County to the public in a professional and courteous manner. Perform other duties as assigned. See the job descripion for the complete list of essential functions.
Working Environment: Work is normally performed in the County shop; however, employees may be required to work in adverse weather and/or working conditions to repair equipment in the field. Must possess the physical ability to stand on hard surfaces for long periods of time; bend, lift, twist and perform repetitive hand motions, while performing work. Frequently lift 40-50lbs, occasionally lift 100lbs.
Minimum Qualifications: Two (2) years of mechanical work experience in the repair of gas and diesel automotive and road construction and maintenance vehicles and equipment and ASE certification; OR substituting, on a month for month basis, any combination of experience, education and training which would provide the level of knowledge and ability required. Must possess a valid driver’s license. Class “A” CDL with tanker endorsement required or must obtain within 120 days of being hired. Ability to provide own mechanic tools. Pre-employment drug and alcohol screening required.
Application: Walla Walla County Employment Application and Resume required. Information available: where you can apply online and/or download the job descripion. (509)524-2600; fax (509)524-2603 or e-mail

Type: Full-time

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