Mechanic/Maintenance Tech

Mechanic/Maintenance Tech – FT

Job Status:  Open and Accepting Applications

Job Closing Date:  Open Until Filled

Sunset Empire Transportation District (SETD), based in Astoria, Oregon, is seeking applications to fill a full-time Mechanic/Maintenance Tech position.  This position maintains all District vehicles, equipment, buildings and fixed assets.

Qualifications include high school diploma or GED, three (3) years experience in repair and maintenance of transportation equipment, including experience in diesel equipment repair (air brake maintenance and repair a plus), ability to read and understand maintenance manuals, electrical diagrams and diagnose electrical systems, ability to repair and maintain gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment, ability to follow written and oral instructions and exercise independent judgement and ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Certifications required include Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) w/air brakes and passenger endorsement.  DOT Medical Examiners Certificate and ASE brake repair certification preferred.

  • Pre-employment drug screening and background check required
  • Wage range is $15.45 – $21.89 per hour +Excellent 100% Employer Paid Health Benefits

 The Area

Astoria is in Clatsop County where the Pacific Ocean meets the mighty Columbia River.  The area is rich in its natural beauty and a destination spot for people from all over the world.    There are many historical aspects to the area including being located at the end of the Lewis & Clark trail.

Mission Statement

Sunset Empire Transportation District is dedicated to providing safe, reliable, relevant and sustainable transportation services to Clatsop County with professionalism, integrity and courtesy.

 To Apply

Applications available on SETD website https://www.nworegontransit.org or copies available at the Astoria Transit Center 900 Marine Drive or the Seaside Transit Center 30 N. Holladay Dr. Return application along with a resume and current driving record to  SETD Attn: Sue Farmer, Human Resource, 900 Marine Drive, Astoria, OR 97103 or Fax at 503-861-5375 or Email to [email protected]Sunset Empire Transportation District is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sunset Empire Transportation District is an Equal Opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity for all employees in all matters of employment (such as hiring, promotion, transfer, training, layoff, compensation, fringe benefits and termination) regardless of ethnicity/race, religion, national origin, age, gender, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by law.