Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA)
April 11, 2022
400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro, NC
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Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA), Carrboro-Chapel Hill’s not-for-profit public service agency delivering high-quality water, wastewater, and reclaimed water services 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 the ability to work independently.  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 always followed.

Responsible for ensuring 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 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. OWASA does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, disability, age, or sex in administration of its programs or activities, or employment decisions.

Salary range:  $48,138 - $74,131

If you would like to be considered for this opportunity, you must apply on our website:  Closing date: April 29, 2022

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Salary range:  $48,138 - $74,131


To be considered for this opportunity, you must apply on our website: