Mechanic

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 https://cpws.com/employment. 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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