Whitman County Public Works   Colfax, WA   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on May 3, 2024
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HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC - Whitman County’s Public Works. This position is responsible for skilled mechanical repair work performing a wide variety of duties associated with the maintenance of diesel, gasoline, hydraulic and electrical systems on trucks, tractors, graders, bulldozers, backhoes, etc. 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. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Two years mechanical work experience in the repair of gas and diesel automotive, road construction and maintenance vehicles/equipment, or substituting, on a month for month basis, any combination of experience, education or training which would provide the level of knowledge and skill required. Possession of a valid Class “A” Commercial Driver’s License with tank endorsement preferred. Must have a safe driving record. Possession of a complete set of heavy-duty mechanics’ tools for use on all job duties. Starting Wage: $26.57/hr Full Wage Range: $26.57-$30.52/hr Open Until Filled. Full time benefits include: County contribution of 90% paid to medical, dental, vision, time loss •Employer paid basic life insurance and EAP• Washington State Department of Retirement Services 401a•Voluntary benefits such as; additional retirement plan options, voluntary term life insurance, AFLAC, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) •Twelve paid holidays annually •Vacation and Sick leave accrue at 8 hours per month. Whitman County Application is required. It is available at www.whitmancounty.org, or 400 N. Main Street, Colfax, or by calling (509) 397-6205. ADA/EOE

Whitman County Public Works

400 N Main St
Colfax , WA