Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

by June 18, 2019



The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), a progressive water utility providing water, sewer and reclaimed water services to the Towns of Chapel Hill, Carrboro and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, seeks a highly responsible, detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Mechanic.

Ideal candidates should be self-motivated team players with a positive attitude and a proven solid work ethic. Candidates must have good communication skills with the ability to assist the team to fulfill the mission and goals of OWASA while ensuring safe work practices are followed at all times.

The purpose of this position is to ensure safe, reliable and efficient operations within repair and maintenance of OWASA’s vehicles and equipment. This is accomplished by performing skilled mechanic work on vehicle systems, brakes, steering, tires, transmission, air conditioners, inspections, etc. Position operates various trucks and other equipment to complete preventative maintenance and repairs. Other duties include purchasing materials, spare parts and communicating with vendors. Work is accomplished by receiving and completing work orders through a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS).

This position requires six-months to one year of advanced study or training at a community college or technical school with three to five years of relevant experience.   Position requires a valid North Carolina (NC) Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).  Must be able to obtain a NC Inspections Licenses and the EPA Section 609 Certification. Must meet and maintain requirements for safety sensitive position (ability to wear a full-face respirator, complete HAZWOPER training, etc.). Position frequently exerts 10-25 pounds and occasionally 50-100 pounds. Previous experience using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) is preferred.

OWASA provides excellent benefits to include membership in the NC Local Government Employees Retirement System.  Paid Health, Dental, Vision and Life insurances.  Additional benefits include:  Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Leave, Bereavement and Parental Leave, Educational Reimbursement, Bonus Pay for Additional Certifications and/or Education.

OWASA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to continuous improvement, sustainability creativity, diversity and inclusion.

Salary range:  $46,841 – $72,135

Closing date: July 3, 2019

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Certified Orange County Living Wage Employer.

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