Columbia Power & Water Systems seeks an individual for a full-time, non-exempt Mechanic position to troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and service CPWS’ utility vehicles and equipment.

Duties and responsibilities include the following: perform and document routine and preventive maintenance on CPWS’ vehicles and equipment; perform and document repairs on CPWS’ vehicles and equipment; perform and document annual DOT inspections; identify mechanical problems either visually or with computer diagnostic equipment; prepare CPWS’ vehicles and equipment for inclement weather; maintain garage area and shop equipment; subject to stand-by, after-hours, and/or emergency call-out; and other duties as assigned.

Required skills and abilities include the following: acknowledge and adhere to all CPWS policies; regular attendance at work; perform duties safely without endangering self, others, and the public; ability to read, understand, and follow instructions and job-related material; ability to write; ability to use computer diagnostic equipment and software; ability to follow instructions; ability to work with people in a courteous manner; ability to use mathematical skills to be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide all units of measure; ability to work outside and be exposed to noisy places, fumes, chemicals, toxic substances, and machinery; and the ability to be exposed to weather conditions that are cold, hot, rainy, and windy.

Physical requirements include the following: ability to lift 0 – 100 pounds for 2 hours a day; ability to lift and/or carry objects weighing 0 – 25 pounds for 6 hours a day; ability to walk; ability to stand for 8 hours a day; ability to stoop, kneel, and crouch for long periods of time; and the ability to talk, see, hear, reach, handle, and feel.

Education, experience, and qualifications include the following: high school diploma or equivalent required; valid Tennessee Class A Commercial Driver’s License required; basic knowledge of mechanical repair of hydraulic systems, gas and diesel engines, braking systems, and lift device cabling systems required; and a minimum of five years of related experience and/or education preferred.

Residency requirements include residing within a CPWS service territory or Maury County due to the position being subject to stand-by, after-hours, and/or emergency call- out.

To apply for the position, interested applicants must submit an application. Applications can be submitted by visiting our website at Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Salary commensurate with experience and will only be discussed at interview. Excellent benefit package. Drug- Free Workplace. Drug testing is a condition of employment with CPWS. EOE.

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