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Heavy Duty Mechanic

Company: Knife River - Western Oregon Division Department: Spokane Shop 246102
Location: Newman Lake, WA Hiring Manager: Jeremy E Anderson
Closing Date: 12/31/2023 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Knife River is a PEOPLE-first company. Our team members are the key to our success, and we are committed to giving them the tools, training and time to do their jobs productively and go home safely each day. Our goal is to build strong teams that, in turn, build strong communities. Join our growing team today!

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic at our Shop in Newman Lake, Washington.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
- Help maintain and repair construction trucks and equipment, including hydraulic repair, brake work, electrical repairs and welding
- May perform service repairs in the field
- May have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of units from small fleet vehicles, class 8 trucks/trailers, construction equipment and large mining machines
- Complete all paperwork that may be necessary
- Must have own journeyman hand tools, but Knife River does provide large tools and has a replacement policy
- Assure all safety policies and procedures are followed to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors observed
- Other duties assigned as needed

Hours: 6:00am - 2:30pm
Must have the ability to work flexible shifts, including overtime, off shifts and weekends.

The wage range for this position is $26.00-$40.70/hr
Minimum Qualifications:
- Previous mechanical experience on class 8 trucks, trailers and equipment
- Strong troubleshooting skills
- Welding and fabrication experience desirable
- Ability to obtain and maintain a valid driver’s license, and clean driving record: Knife River will assist with training and expense
- Ability to pass a pre-employment criminal background check, physical/functional exam and drug screen
- Display a professional and courteous attitude towards all team members

Full-time employees are eligible for the following benefits:
-Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance
-Health Savings & Flexible Spending Accounts
-401K with Company Match
-Profit Sharing
-8 Paid Holidays
-Paid Time Off
-Life Insurance
-Employee Assistance Program
-Safety Incentives
-Years of Service Recognition
How To Apply:
To be considered for this position, candidates must complete and submit an employment application at by the posting deadline noted above. If unable to complete an application online you may print and send completed application to any Knife River NW address or stop in one of our locations to complete an application. Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

If you are an individual with a qualified disability as defined by federal, state, or local law and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application for any reason, please contact your state employment agency or you may call 541-693-5900 to speak with a human resources representative.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.
Veterans: Put Your Skills to Work with Us!
At Knife River, we are committed to helping our military transition to civilian life. We are constantly looking to add veterans to our workforce and want to make the transition as smooth as possible. There are many jobs within the military that are transferable to our Heavy Duty Mechanic position:

Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic
Track Vehicle Repairer
Construction Equipment Repairer
Maintenance Supervisor

Coast Guard:
Machinery Technician

Caterpillar Diesel Technician
Construction Mechanic
Advanced Construction Mechanic

Engineer Equipment Mechanic
This Employer Participates in E-Verify (PDF).
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected Veteran status.

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