Alaska Marine Lines, Inc. Journeyman Mechanic in Seattle, Washington

DESCRIPTION/RESPONSIBILITIES: Coordinate and complete efficient repairs and preventative maintenance of the company's equipment; primarily forklifts with capacities from 4K and up to maximize equipment availability. Repair and maintain all manner of company equipment; forklifts, chassis, trailers, generator sets (15kw to 200kw), tractors, containers and refrigeration equipment. This position is a Safety Sensitive position. WHY WORK FOR ALASKA MARINE LINES We offer a stable and set work schedule that gives you a life outside of work. Having not had a single layoff in 30+ years, we offer you job stability in a career that can take you to retirement. Competitive pay and great benefits with a solid company that cares about its employees makes AML the place for you. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. * Diagnose & repair company equipment using specialized tools and meters as well as hand & power tools. * Perform preventative maintenance to ensure reliability of equipment. Foresee problems and make corrections before they happen. Make sound decisions in stressful situations quickly and accurately. Spot errors and make corrections in the equipment repair process. * Observe, listen and operate mechanical devices (both in and out of operations) to locate causes of trouble or signs of failure. Read company maintenance records on computer to determine correct repair procedures and other types of related information. * Install new systems either as designed or as changed by the company. Install special functional and structural parts in devices. Lubricate and clean parts. Make all equipment modifications on a level consistent with an experienced journey level mechanic. * Set up and operate all types of hand tools such as a press, grinder and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts. Operate cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts. Set up and operate all manner of testing devices such as fluke meters, multi meters and gauges. * Start and drive repaired equipment to verify conformance to specifications and to test performance. Operate equipment as required. * Diagnose and repair both high and low voltage electrical circuits using wiring diagrams and schematics. * Generate repair orders and parts inventory in fleet maintenance program. * Work with Shop Lead and Department Manager in maintaining adequate inventory of spare parts, materials, and tooling. Work with Purchasing Department in requisitioning items in the absence of Shop Lead and/or Department Manager. * Learn and properly use the manufacturer's service software with electronic equipment. * Own basic hand tools common to the trade and be willing and able to acquire additional tooling as the position requires. Properly use and maintain company supplied tooling. * Comply with all company safety polices, including use of protective equipment and Fit for Work. QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and physical demands in the work environment. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Journey level mechanic with at least 4 years related experience. AA certificate from college or vocational/technical school preferred. CFR 82 subpart F certification related to EP approved handling of Freon products. Ability to read and understand electrical schematics. Benefits include: * Time off benefits - 8 paid holidays, paid vacation, paid sick time and paid bereavement * Health - Complete benefit plan including medical, dental, vision and flexible spending accounts * Health