Equipment Technician (Mechanic)

Olivenhain Municipal Water District | Encinitas, CA

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Posted Date 1/28/2020

This at will position is responsible for repairing and maintaining all District vehicles and equipment; coordinating outsourced repairs and services; tracking mandated California Department of Motor Vehicles and Bureau of Automotive Repair smog certifications; and meeting regulations for Above Ground Fuel Storage. The pay range is $26.80 - $37.50 per hour DOQ.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

Performs maintenance and repairs of District vehicles as well as gas and diesel powered equipment along with their electronic components. Inspects and diagnoses vehicles and equipment. Coordinates automotive and welding repairs with outside vendors as necessary. Responds to emergency service calls for repairs or towing. Fabricates, repairs, and installs a variety of automotive equipment and related components. Installs, troubleshoots, and maintains vehicle tracking database system within each vehicle. Inventories and maintains supplies and fuels in an organized manner in compliance with laws. Coordinates the removal of District generated hazardous waste and reporting. Coordinates California Smog and BIT (Biennial Inspection of Terminals) programs. Administers District Preventative Maintenance Program for Annual Vehicle and Equipment Grading Replacement Policy. Maintains proper documentation in an organized manner meeting Federal, California and local requirements including work, time and material logs, Air Pollution Control District documentation, and equipment operating permits. Monitors equipment repair history and makes recommendations for replacement. Maintains, enters, retrieves, and generates vehicle, equipment, and work order reports from computer information system; creates, opens, and closes work orders within the Enterprise Asset Management database system. Administrates and troubleshoots the Gasboy fuel system database for the Above Ground Fuel Storage.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of automotive services and maintenance experience; skills to diagnose, troubleshoot, and perform preventive and corrective maintenance on an automobile and truck fleet. Experience with industrial equipment repair and maintenance. High School diploma or equivalent. California driver’s license and proof of insurability required. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Automotive and/or Truck Technician certifications desirable (must be obtained within two years). California smog technician certification is highly desirable.

OMWD offers a very competitive benefits package including CalPERS retirement, a 9/80 work schedule, and fully paid health, dental, and vision insurance premiums for family coverage. Interested candidates must submit a completed District employment application, current resume, and attach copies of relevant certifications.

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Application Deadline: 5:00 pm on Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Entry Level

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