Applications will be accepted through July 5, 2019 - Apply on-line at www.wfec.com
SUMMARY: Under general supervision of the Fleet Supervisor, the Mechanic maintains and repairs fleet vehicles, trucks, trailers, and related equipment. The incumbent also maintains shop tools, the shop area, and other equipment in a clean, safe and reliable condition.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. Performs timely preventive maintenance and repair on fleet vehicles including gas, diesel, and electric vehicles to ensure reliable and safe operation. Maintains tools, equipment and working environment in a clean and safe operating condition. Performs preventive and corrective maintenance and repair on light and heavy equipment such as tractors, backhoes, dozers, trenchers, forestry cutters, diggers, aerial devices, and cranes. Performs maintenance and repair on various equipment hydraulic systems. Reads and interprets manuals pertaining to vehicle and equipment troubleshooting and maintenance. Uses diagnostic testing equipment to troubleshoot and identify vehicle and equipment problems. Performs all work in a safe manner and follows all safe work practices and procedures. Performs welding to assist in the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment. Completes required forms, either written or through computer application, to ensure accurate records on all vehicles, including oil and filter change intervals, fuel usage, and repair frequency.
COMPETENCIES: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Technical Skills: Displays technical knowledge equal to job requirements; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.
Quantity: Meets productivity goals; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
Quality: Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
Problem Solving: Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
Attendance/Punctuality: Is consistently at work and on time; Uses paid leave within policy requirements; Informs supervisor about necessary absences in a timely manner.
Organizational Support: Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values.
Dependability: Follows instructions and responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
Safety and Security: Observes safety and security procedures; Determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
Customer Service: Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments to customers.
Cost Consciousness: Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Conserves organizational resources.
QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and behaviors required.
Education and Experience: Requires a high school diploma or GED, and a minimum of two years' experience in automotive or heavy equipment maintenance, or completion of a two-year vocational technical or similar training program in vehicle maintenance. Experience in both gasoline and diesel mechanics is preferred. Welding experience or certification is also preferred.
Language Skills: Must be able to orally communicate effectively with supervision and fellow employees. Incumbent must be able to keep clear and concise written records.
Math Skills: Must be able to perform basic math processes such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and percentages.
Reasoning Ability: Must be able to analyze a mechanical problem, determine the cause, and apply reasonable solutions.
Computer Skills: Must have some experience using a personal computer.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: This job requires the incumbent to acquire and maintain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and be a qualified driver under current Department of Transportation rules and regulations.
WORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS: Normally works a daytime weekday schedule, but may be required to work overtime, nights, holidays and weekends, and travel overnight with short notice.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform 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 is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. The job requires wearing personal safety equipment including breathing apparatus, vision within normal range (corrective lens are permitted), and hearing within normal range (hearing aids are permitted).
WORK ENVIRONMENT: 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 is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The employee is exposed to wet and/or humid internal and external conditions; working in confined spaces; inclined or uneven surfaces; fumes or airborne particles; and hazardous chemicals. The noise level in the work environment may be loud.
MUST MEET ALL PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS
WFEC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY PROVIDER AND EMPLOYER
MINORITIES, FEMALES, DISABILITY, AND
VETS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
About Western Farmers Electric Cooperative
WFEC is a generation and transmission (G&T) cooperative, headquartered in Anadarko, Oklahoma, was organized in 1941, when western Oklahoma distribution cooperatives found it necessary to secure an adequate power supply at rates that farmers and rural industrial developers could afford. Throughout its history, WFEC’s membership has grown to include 21-member cooperatives, plus Altus Air Force Base. These members are headquartered in Oklahoma and New Mexico. Today, with seven generating facilities, and a total power capacity exceeding 2,200 megawatts, including contract power purchases, WFEC owns and maintains over 3,700 miles of transmission line to over 330 substations and switch stations. Generating facilities are located at Mooreland, Anadarko and Hugo, Oklahoma and Lovington, New Mexico. For more information, visit www.wfec.com.