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Requisition Number 19-0044
Title Auto Shop Mechanic - DUT
Location Dutch Harbor
City Dutch Harbor
State AK
Description Auto Shop Mechanic - The primary job responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to maintaining, repairing and overhauling all types of automotive and industrial equipment for the production facility. Specific duties include repair and maintenance of company vehicles, gas, diesel, LP and electric forklifts and an array of plant mobile equipment (including but not limited to SUVs, Pick Up Trucks, dozers, backhoes, bobcats and mobile cranes). Repairs would include all engine, electrical and hydraulic parts and subassemblies of the vehicles in service. Inspects and tests equipment at prescribed intervals of time and usage, and immediately removes from service any potentially dangerous equipment. Inspects, tests, and aligns automotive equipment lights and wheels, and maintains electrical systems and controls. Disassembles, inspects and replaces worn or broken parts, fits and adjusts new or repaired parts as required, overhauls motors, transmissions, clutches, rear ends, steering devices, brakes and wheels, lifts, hoists, electrical and hydraulic systems. Responsible for changing batteries and propane tanks as required, maintains battery fluids, cleans battery connectors, stores empty propane tanks safely. Maintains part usage records and records of vehicle maintenance. Responsible for the Requisition of parts and maintenance of parts inventory working closely with the Parts Department. Other duties as assigned.

This position reports directly to the Auto Shop Supervisor with overall supervision by the Projects Engineer.

STARTING WAGE: DOE - STATUS: Non-Exempt Regular - Housing, Meals, Transportation to/from Point of Hire - Medical, PTO and 401(k) benefits upon eligibility.

WSI has a zero tolerance Drug and Alcohol Policy.

Requirements Qualified applicants must successfully pass a post-offer conditional Drug Screen. Must be able to read, write and speak English, and possess the ability to follow both verbal and written instructions. Must possess or be able to acquire a valid Alaska State Driver's License. Must have an Automotive Mechanic License or equivalent certification from a Technical School. Must have verifiable working knowledge of automotive repair. Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs, is required. Must be able to consistently lift up to 75 lbs. and be willing and able to work long hours for consecutive days in an often cold and wet environment. Must possess the ability to recognize, correct and report safety hazards. Must supply own tools. Must be willing to live and work in a multi-cultural team environment.

Westward Seafoods is an equal opportunity employer. We consider applicants for all position without regard to race, religion, creed, national origin, age, disability, martial or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Please let us know if you need reasonable accommodation during the hiring process.


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