CERTIFIED DIESEL ENGINE MECHANIC
This position will primarily be responsible for a newly acquired contract that requires a fully functional emergency power supply system (EPSS), consisting of emergency generators, automatic transfer switches, generator switchgear, load banks, and diesel & gasoline fuel supply systems including fuel tanks. DAWSON will provide all labor, tools, supplies, transportation, and equipment necessary to perform inspections, maintenance, and testing of natural gas-fired EPSS equipment in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications, codes, etc. Responsible for providing 24 hr emergency services for remediation of loss of services by repair or connection of a backup mobile generator. Must provide a copy of your certification from a recognized training organization, i.e., Detroit, Cummins, Onan, or equal.
Position responds to service calls requiring, servicing, and repairing equipment and related fixtures, and performs inspections on both routine and emergency type basis requiring the use of trade practices associated with occupations in the mechanical, electrical, and associated trades.
Position receives assignments from supervisor or work leader orally or in the form of written or electronic service orders. This mechanic generally receives radio-dispatched trouble calls while on call and makes emergency repairs. Position determines the type and extent of repairs needed, methods and techniques to use, parts or components required, and complete work typically with no check-in progress. Ensures the product meets all specified requirements.
Position is responsible for the safe operation of the vehicle following all safety rules, regulations, and traffic signs. This mechanic assures that cargo is arranged properly for the best support. The position’s ability is regularly observed and evaluated, and trip tickets are checked for compliance with regulations and completeness. The employee is required to observe established safe working procedures. Appropriate protective clothing and/or equipment are provided to minimize or eliminate hazardous conditions, and its use is mandatory.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Essential Job Functions:
This is not intended as a comprehensive list; it is intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities.
Required Knowledge and Skills:
- Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies, procedures, and state, federal, and local laws.
- Performs preventative maintenance on all minor and major pieces of equipment related to facilities in accordance with the manufacturer’s O&M requirements.
- Sources and picks up ordered parts or supplies and restocks parts or supplies.
- Complies with all equipment, safety, and OSHA rules and regulations.
- Complies with all Company policies and procedures.
- Performs related duties as assigned.
- SOP for equipment operations and maintenance including safety rules and regulations.
- 4 years of technical and trade experience regarding the scope of work above.
- Highly technical skills in troubleshooting problems with facilities and equipment.
- Able to read blueprints and develop “As Built” drawings for all applicable components of facility maintenance.
- Mathematical computations and applications skills.
- Complying with all Company policies and procedures, including Company safety rules and regulations, recognizing hazards, and taking appropriate corrective action.
- Analyzing and troubleshooting problems with equipment, identifying solutions, recommending, and implementing methods, procedures, and/or techniques for resolution.
- Performing preventative maintenance on all assigned equipment and operating systems.
- Reading and interpreting blueprints and schematics.
- Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
- Reading, writing, and speaking English, and communicating clearly and concisely.
- Establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with individuals contacted in the course of work.
Certified underground storage tank system (UST) facility operator. High School diploma or equivalent, supplemented by hands-on or vocational school training, and a minimum of five (4) years of experience as a Certified Diesel Engine Mechanic, and a valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving history. Must live within 1 hour (approx. 60 miles) of Bethesda, MD.
Physical Requirements and Working Conditions:
Incumbents in this class are subject to extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, stooping and crouching climbing and walking, vision to monitor, occasional lifting of equipment or materials weighing up to 75 pounds. Incumbents may be exposed to toxic materials, toxic gases, electrical hazards, and dangerous tools and equipment.
DAWSON gives preference to Internal Candidates. If no internal candidate meets our qualifications, external candidates will be given consideration.
DAWSON offers a best-in-class benefits program including:
medical, dental and vision insurance; a 401(k) program with employer match; paid vacation and sick leave; employer-paid basic life and AD&D insurance; and a flexible work environment. Additionally, employees can choose from several voluntary benefits including: critical illness coverage; accident insurance; identity theft coverage; pet insurance; and an Employee Assistance Program.
DAWSON is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.