Rainer Auto and Equipment Technician- Buckley, WA

Employer: DSHS

Job Description:
We're looking to hire a Journey-level Automotive and Equipment Technician to maintain, inspect, diagnose, and repair light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles and other motorized equipment at Rainier School Residential Habilitation Center.

This is a Non-Permanent Part Time position with a guarantee of 6 months working.

Some of what you'll do:

Maintain and repair a fleet of vehicles and other equipment that includes lawn maintenance equipment, blowers, pumps, generators, machinery, wheelchair lifts, tractors, forklifts, snowplows, and man-lifts
Maintenance spans a variety of work such as powerplants, drivetrains, various drive pumps, and gearboxes
Rebuild engines, transmissions, differentials, brake systems, steering/suspension, hydraulic and electrical systems
Modify client equipment
Diagnose and repair complicated electrical circuits on gas/diesel-powered and electrical vehicles, lifts, electronic control modules, motors, and circuit boards
Perform body repair of metal and fiberglass, and vehicle painting
Maintain records of repairs, parts costs, and other recordkeeping

We're looking for someone with
High school graduation or possession of a GED certificate and
Three 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 and/or industrial/commercial equipment repair, including welding, may substitute year for year for up to two years of experience)
One year of experience as a journey-level mechanic maintaining and repairing heavy-duty equipment, or journey-level standing as a heavy equipment and/or industrial/commercial mechanic as demonstrated by completion of a recognized apprenticeship
Journey-level standing as recognized by a labor union.

Questions? Please email grant.grady@dshs.wa.gov and reference 04807

Per Governor Inslees’ Proclamation 21-14 (Download PDF reader) state employees must be fully vaccinated. Your vaccine status will be verified. Please note medical or religious accommodation may be available, once an offer of employment is made.
Supplemental Information
Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history may be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the job. This announcement may be used to fill multiple vacancies. Employees driving on state business must have a valid driver's license. Employees driving a privately owned vehicle on state business must have liability insurance on the privately owned vehicle.

Washington State Department of Social and Health Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in any area of employment, its programs or services on the basis of age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity/expression, marital status, race, creed, color, national origin, religion or beliefs, political affiliation, military status, honorably discharged veteran, Vietnam Era, recently separated or other protect­ed veteran status, the presence of any sensory, mental, physical disability or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal by a person with a disability, equal pay or genetic information. Persons requiring accommodation in the application process or this job announcement in an alternative format may contact the Recruiter at (360) 725-5810. Applicants who are deaf or hard of hearing may call through Washington Relay Service by dialing 7-1-1 or 1-800-833-6384.

Contact Person:
Phone: (360) 725-5810
Location: Pierce County- Buckley, WA
Application Method: Online: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3502037/dshs-rainier-auto-and-equipment-technician
Base Pay: $25.28 - $28.59 /HR

Posted on June 27, 2022

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