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Junior Fleet Service Technician & Shop Assistant

Seattle, WA, USA Req #561
Tuesday, January 14, 2020
Formerly Puget Sound Blood Center and Lane Blood Center, Bloodworks is backed by more than 70 years of Northwest history and 250,000 donors. A national leader in transfusion medicine, Bloodworks has been chosen to serve more than 90 hospitals in Washington, Oregon and Alaska – partnering closely with local hospitals to deliver the highest level of patient care. Patients with traumatic injuries, undergoing surgeries or organ transplantation, or receiving treatment for cancer and blood disorders all depend on our services, expertise, laboratories and research. We are local, nonprofit, independent, volunteer-supported and community-based.

Help save lives every day! Bloodworks has an opening for a Junior Fleet Services Technician/Shop Assitant. In this position you will perform preventative maintenance on all assigned Bloodworks’ vehicles, assist fleet mechanics in diagnostics and repairs, pick-up vehicle repair parts and supplies and, reposition vehicles.

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Perform preventative maintenance of vehicles and bloodmobile generators including mechanical and physical inspections, road tests, fluid changes, lubricating components, tire replacement and rotation and, wheel balancing.
  • Assist mechanics as needed in diagnosing and repairing electrical, mechanical and physical fleet vehicle defects.
  • Order and/or pick-up parts, supplies and tools as needed and do so in a cost effective and time efficient manner. 
  • Pick-up, deliver and swap vehicles as needed for fleet maintenance requirements. 
  • Drive vehicles to and through emission testing stations.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and organized shop.
  • Clean vehicle interiors and exteriors as needed.
  • Document services, repairs and other completed work on departmental and inter-departmental forms and reports.
  • Allow for some scheduling flexibility to assist with emergent after hours vehicle repairs and vehicle movement.
  • Follow all safety procedures, standard operating procedures and regulatory requirements including the Bloodworks
  • Vehicle Safety and Training Policy when operating or riding in company vehicles.
  • Perform other duties as required.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High School graduate or G.E.D. plus advanced technical/vocational course work, preferred
  • 2 years experience preferred in vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Possess and maintain a driver’s license for at least 3 years.
  • Must have valid Washington State driver's license and meet the MVR standards required by PSBC Vehicle Safety
  • And Training Policy. 
  • Must have or have the ability to obtain a Washington State Commercial Driver's License, Class B or Class C. Possession of a CDL license preferred.
  • Must pass post-offer, pre-employment drug/chemical dependency test and comply with departmental Drug & Alcohol Policy. 

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Positions require constant standing; frequent heavy lifting; overtime and on-call status (occasionally); and extensive close work, CRT work, and travel (rarely).
  • Ability to work under and around vehicles and equipment, outdoors, and in all types of weather.

 

 

 

 

Bloodworks Northwest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 
  • Seattle, WA, USA