• Rolling Stock Mechanic

    Job Locations US-AK-Larsen Bay
    Posted Date 5 months ago(1/30/2018 12:32 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1211
    Category
    Alaska Operations
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of the plant vehicles and small engines. This includes diesel and gasoline trucks, forklifts, backhoes, along with outboard motors. Assist with power plant operations and fuel transfers. Reports to the Facility Maintenance Manager.

    Responsibilities

    • Establish a regular preventative maintenance schedule for all vehicles in the plant’s fleet.
    • A survey of the existing inventory with an eye to long-term goals.
    • Expeditious resuscitation of varying engine and power train systems.
    • Routine service on ignition, battery, and other operating systems.
    • Change and repair tires as needed.
    • Ensure a safe and orderly workshop.
    • Maintain an on-site parts inventory and track hours and materials used.
    • Winterization of vehicles and the post-season ordering of parts and supplies.
    • Assistance with other plant and company projects as needed.
    • Other duties assigned as needed.

    Qualifications

    • 3 years of previous experience as a vehicle mechanic.
    • A working understanding of gasoline, diesel, and propane engines.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of all other vehicle operating systems.
    • Excellent troubleshooting skills and a quick learner.
    • A familiarity with hydraulics, marine and two-stroke engines helpful.
    • Capable of working outdoors in Alaskan field conditions as needed.
    • Accustomed and adaptable to occasional part shortages. 
    • Good communication skills and an amiable representative of Icicle Seafoods.
    • Able to perform well under stress 7 days/week, perhaps up to 16+ hours/day.
    • An enthusiasm to assist in other cannery projects and grow with the facility.
    • Willing to live and work in a remote location 4 – 5 months during the summer.

    Working Conditions

    Must be able to work 7 days a week, 12 hours a day in wet, cold conditions. There are areas within the plant that contain moving and loud machinery, and hearing protection and other safety and protective equipment is required.

     

    • Depending on experience.
    • Hourly.
    • Transportation, room and board included.
    • Excellent benefits

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