Lead Diesel Mechanic

by / Thursday, 16 March 2017 / Published in Jobs

Job Opening: Lead Diesel Mechanic  Job Number 123
FLSA:                NON EXEMPT
Range:              11

Location:         Bethel, AK

Schedule:         M-F, 8am-5pm
Travel:               less than 10%

Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Inc., a generation and distribution utility serving 57 villages in Alaska, is seeking Lead Diesel Mechanic for its Bethel, Alaska plant. This position requires experience maintaining diesel engines and associated equipment, including overhauling, troubleshooting, tear down and rebuilding of the engines. This position will also act as a Lead and resource for Plant Operators and Mechanics at the Bethel plant. Qualified applicants must have knowledge and experience with circulating pumps and other mount driven equipment, as well as working understating of electrical and power generating systems. Some welding and fabricating knowledge is preferred, but not required.

Must be able to lift, wrench, and manipulate parts, equipment and tools both mechanical and stationary. Current generation system at this location includes six (6) 16-645 EMD engines with heat recovery systems.

Must be able to work flexible hours, shift work as needed, and on call.

Education Requirements: High School Diploma (or equivalent)

Experience Requirements:  

5-7 years of similar experience and complexity

AVEC provides a stellar benefit package and a competitive salary, salary is DOE. Standard pre-employment drug and alcohol screening as well as a background check are required.

Interested applicants must submit a completed application to  or mail to:

Human Resources Department
Alaska Village Electric Cooperative, Inc.
4831 Eagle St.
Anchorage, Alaska 99503

To download AVEC’s Employment Application click HERE.

Wages: DOE

This position is open until filled.