LYNDEN: Mechanic - Juneau, AK

Employer: LYNDEN

Job Description:
Alaska Marine Trucking is looking to hire energetic, adventurous, and hard-working individuals like you to join our team! We offer competitive wages, paid time off, medical, dental, vision and prescription benefits, a 401k, and plenty of opportunities to grow personally and professionally. If you are looking for an exciting and fast-paced career that is both challenging and rewarding, Alaska Marine Trucking is where you want to be!

Alaska Marine Trucking provides and manages local freight distribution services in Alaska which includes loading, unloading, warehousing, pickup and delivery. Alaska Marine Trucking works closely with Alaska Marine Lines in coastal communities throughout Southeast, Central, and Western Alaska.

We currently have an opening for a Mechanic in Juneau, Alaska. This is a Full Time position which offers family friendly benefits, a competitive pay package and professional growth.

Currently, our benefit package includes:

Paid time off – start with 17 days paid time off a year (PTO)+ additional extended leave paid time
Paid Holidays– 8 paid holidays a year in addition to PTO

Health Insurance – medical, dental and vision with low employee contributions

Health Insurance for your family– we also contribute to medical, dental and vision for your family.
401(k)– with company match + additional annual retirement contribution.
Tuition Reimbursement
Employee Assistance Program
Life Insurance and AD&D– we pay at no cost to you.
Long term disability– we pay at no cost to you.
Opportunities for internal promotions/career advancement

Be part of our Team and create big possibilities in your life with a challenging and rewarding career at Alaska Marine Trucking.


Provides maintenance on heavy-duty equipment such as lift trucks, tractors, freight moving equipment and product transfer systems. Also provides maintenance and repair for company facilities at the direction of Maintenance Manager, Service Center Manager and/or Shop Lead.


Mechanic I

Perform general preventative maintenance. This includes fluid changes, greasing equipment and minor component changes. Shop cleanliness and safe work practices are essential. This is an entry level position and on-the-job training will be provided. However, formal education is encouraged. Mechanic will need to learn a basic skill in our M&R software. Must be certified on a 4T forklift.

Mechanic II

All the responsibilities of a Mechanic I. Ability to perform FHWA inspections. The ability to assist with more major component swaps like hydraulic pump, engines and transmissions. Basic welding skills. Electrical, hydraulic, engine, A/C and emissions system diagnostics and repairs diagnostic skills required. Must have at least a Class A CDL permit. This position requires at least 1-year Mechanical experience. Must be willing to travel when needed. 52T forklift certified.

Mechanic III

All the responsibilities of a Mechanic I-II. Has a Class A CDL with appropriate endorsements. Ability to perform major component changes alone if needed. Can work independently as well as take lead on projects. Can create and receive PO’s in our M&R software system.

Mechanic IV

All the responsibilities of Mechanic I-III. Advanced knowledge and skills in electrical, hydraulic, engine, A/C and emissions systems diagnostics and repair. In depth knowledge of our M&R software system. Completion of AMT Leadership training is required.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must possess mechanical inclination and be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Attendance and timeliness are essential functions of this position; employee customarily works at least 40 hours/week on a planned continuous basis. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


High school diploma or equivalent. Experience in working on heavy duty equipment. Must have advanced knowledge of hydraulic and DC electrical systems and basic understanding of metal fabrication. Must be an experienced welder in both MIG and stick processes. The ability to troubleshoot complex electric over hydraulic systems and the ability to read and understand both electrical and hydraulic schematics is required. Experience in the transportation industry is preferred.


Ability to read, interpret, and write documents such as bills of ladings, tariffs, delivery receipts, military documents, procedure manuals, employee and safety manuals, and routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively and clearly with customers, vendors, managers, and other employees. Strong communication skills both verbally and in written form.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, area, circumference, volume, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical solutions.


Ability to understand detailed written and oral instructions; ability to prioritize and problem-solve in time/safety-sensitive situations; ability to read and understand wire and hydraulic schematics.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed written or oral instructions, and the ability to prioritize and problem-solve in time/safety-sensitive situations.
Ability to organize and follow through to completion projects and tasks assigned or assumed; ability to provide objective and decisive action(s) necessary to resolve any/all issues with minimal disruption to operational performance.
Basic computer program skills: Microsoft Windows, Excel, Word, Visio and Outlook.
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.
Hazardous materials training.
Detail oriented, good interpersonal skills, and organizational skills.
Must be flexible to work extended hours and adaptable to change.
Must have the ability to work well under pressure.
Ability to maintain accurate records and reports in the provided maintenance software.
Ability to analyze repair mechanical failures.
Must be capable of working with little or no supervision as well as working as part of a team.
Must provide own toolbox and sufficient hand tools to perform most assigned duties.


Alaska Commercial Driving License with air brake endorsement.
Valid DOT medical card.
Forklift Operation Certification.
FHWA Inspector Qualification Certification (per 49 CFR § 396.19) and Brake Inspector Qualification Certification (per 49 CFR § 396.25)


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, talk and hear while communicating with customers, drivers and co-workers during the normal course of daily activities; the employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch while inspecting vehicles and other equipment.
The employee is regularly required to use hands, arms and fingers to perform the normal duties of the job such as inspecting equipment, entering computer data, manipulate objects, tools, or operate controls.
Employee must be able to use eyes, hands and fingers to keyboard, operate phones, fax, radios, and other office machinery.
The employee is regularly required to hear, speak, and listen while communicating with telephones, radios and in person with customers and coworkers.
The employee must possess close, distance, peripheral and depth perception.
The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel or crouch around equipment and facilities.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus during the normal course of the job.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pound objects and is occasionally required to lift as much as 100 pound objects.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job; reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is regularly exposed to fumes, airborne particles, vibration, toxic or caustic chemicals, wet, and/or humid conditions and occasionally works in high, precarious places.
The employee occasionally works in an environment with a risk of electric shock.
The noise level in the work environment ranges from moderate to moderately loud.
The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions, including incremental Arctic cold conditions and extreme heat and cold.


A post-conditional offer of successfully passing an employment drug test and background investigation are required.

At Alaska Marine trucking, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will be considered.
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Posted on August 10, 2023

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