WASHINGTON STATE PATROL: Equipment Technician 3- WSP Academy in Shelton (Mason County), WA

Employer: Washington State Patrol - Property Management Division

Job Description:
This position is located at the WSP Academy in Shelton, WA.

About the Agency & Division:
The WSP actively supports Diversity, Equity, Inclusion in the workplace, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The WSP strives to create and foster an inclusive culture inspiring everyone to be their authentic selves, speak openly, and be courageous. The WSP continues to focus on equitable hiring, training, and promotional practices and policies through innovative recruitment and retention solutions. Partnering with our communities helps the WSP provide the best in public safety services now and into the future.

The Property Management Division (PMD) is responsible for providing comprehensive facilities management through the capital and operating budget process. The Property Management Division falls within the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Bureau and consists of three sections, the Facilities Section, the Fleet Section, and the Supply Section.

The Fleet Section acquires, equips, issues, and maintains agency vehicles and related emergency equipment. Section personnel also manage a statewide replacement and retirement schedule for all vehicles. Additionally, the Fleet Section manages purchase cards and the WSDOT Fuel card programs for the agency. The Fleet Section interacts with Collision Expert International (CEI) on vehicle collisions, vehicle damage, and repairs. Fleet Section personnel collect, analyze and report data on agency vehicles including repair costs, maintenance costs, and fuel use.

This position inspects vehicles and equipment and diagnoses problems requiring repair. This position makes major and minor repairs and performs preventative maintenance on all types of police fleet vehicles and equipment ensuring the equipment is safe and operational through its life cycle of use by Washington State Patrol employees.

This position is responsible for:
Performing preventative maintenance by diagnosing, repairing, and/ or replacing police vehicles and equipment, training vehicles, and motorcycles.
Estimating time and materials required for repairs and communicating needs for vehicle repairs with vehicle custodians, supervisors, and Academy staff.
Maintaining vehicle records and work orders.
Maintaining appearance and organization of the assigned workstation.

Required Qualifications:

Must have a High School Diploma or GED equivalent.
Must possess a valid, unrestricted Washington State Driver's License.
Three years of experience as an equipment shop assistant, or assisting a journey level technician in vehicle or truck repair. Successful completion of a vocational training program in heavy equipment or vehicle repair may substitute year for year for up to two years of experience.
Ability to perform professional level diagnostics, rebuilding, and repairs on fleet vehicles and equipment
Ability to perform inspections and maintenance on fleet vehicles and equipment
Ability to diagnose and repair police vehicles, emergency equipment and lighting.
Ability to effectively communicate both verbal and written
Ability to use and operate Microsoft Outlook and Word
Knowledge of using tools safely including vehicle hoists, tire-changing equipment, hand tools, and test equipment.
Knowledge of vehicle and equipment diagnostic equipment

Special Conditions
Must obtain a Forklift operators certificate within six months of employment.

Why work for the Washington State Patrol?
A healthy life/work balance by offering flexible schedules and telework options for most positions.
An Infants at Work Program that is based on the long-term health values of infant-parent bonding and breastfeeding newborns.
Continuous growth and development opportunities.
Opportunities to serve your community and make an impact through meaningful work
Employment opportunities that recognize military veterans and/or military spouse per Governor Executive Order 19-01
Qualification for the Public Loan Forgiveness Program
Supplemental Information
For more information regarding how to apply for this position, please click here (Download PDF reader).

WSP Policy 1.04.020 - WSP does not engage in, or assist with, civil immigration enforcement, therefore; In no stage of the hiring process will the immigration status of family members of the candidate be investigated by the Washington State Patrol.

Please contact Monica Simpson at [email protected] .

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Contact Person: Katie Thornton
Phone: 360-704-5408
Email: [email protected]
Application Method: Application online https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/washington/jobs/3999884-0/equipment-technician-3-wsp-academy-in-shelton-mason-county
Base Pay: $59,616.00 annually

Posted on July 24, 2023

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