Dakota Electric Association is a member-owned, member-focused electric distribution cooperative, striving to exceed our member’s energy expectations in a changing world. We are an equal opportunity employer and we believe that diversity of ideas, perspectives and backgrounds are essential to our business. As a Dakota Electric employee you would be an essential worker that would have a hand in serving our members. For additional information about Dakota Electric please visit: dakotaelectric.com.
Dakota Electric offers an extensive benefits package:
*Benefits are pro-rated for part time positions.
401(k) and Roth 401(k) with an employer contribution of 6% of an employee's base wage, plus matching contribution up to 4%.
Medical, dental and vision coverage
HSA and FSA
Employer-paid life insurance and long-term disability
Short-term disability and other voluntary benefits
Vacation, sick and personal leave
The part-time mechanic is responsible for supporting the mechanics with maintaining a safe and clean work environment within the shop area. The part-time mechanic’s primary duties are to keep the shop facilities and fleet vehicles clean and organized. The part-time mechanic’s other duties include, but are not limited to sweeping, organizing the shop area, keeping a clean wash bay area, crushing used oil filters, checking oil levels on fleet vehicles, and washing and cleaning pool vehicles and other duties as assigned. As time allows, the part time mechanic may be involved in other duties such as changing tires, performing oil changes, assisting with repairs, and other general vehicle maintenance as assigned.
Comply with established Dakota Electric Association safety and operating rules, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Be responsible for reporting any un-safe practices and/or hazards to a supervisor, manager or Vice President. Visibly committed and actively involved in Dakota Electric’s safety programs, initiatives and performance.
Maintain a clean and safe working environment to protect oneself and others in accordance with all department guidelines and all applicable company safety rules.
Must be able to operate different types of equipment such as vehicles, power operated equipment, and large trucks.
Must be able to assist mechanics/lead mechanic on repairs to all types of equipment, including but not limited to; vehicles, trailers, power operated equipment as well as hand tools.
Must be able to perform minor mechanic tasks including, but not limited to; tire changes, oil changes, car and truck washing, etc.
Will be assigned a daily/weekly task list that is the part-time mechanic’s responsibility.
Perform related work as apparent or assigned.
(All duties should be considered essential functions per the Americans with Disabilities Act.)
Education and Experience:
This position requires a high school diploma or its equivalent, courses or training related to vehicle repair/maintenance desired. One year of mechanical experience preferred.