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Fabrication Shop Lead/Equipment Technician Lead

Company: State of Washington
Location: Olympia
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Fabrication Shop Lead/Equipment Technician Lead

Recruitment #2021-05-0279

This is a Full-time, Permanent, Represented position.

Want to join something GREAT and make a difference?

The Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has an exciting opportunity within our Administration and Technical Services Section. Are you a highly skilled individual who loves welding, fabrication and working on a wide variety of custom projects? Are you passionate about work quality and leading others to excellence? If you enjoy working in a shop environment with something new every day, and have good practical fabrication skills with a proven ability for leading teams, then this opportunity may be right for you.

The DNR Fleet Repair and Fabrication Shop in Tumwater Washington is seeking a Lead Fabricator to join a team that with help support building and maintaining a wide variety of fleet vehicles and equipment. You will be the lead fabricator responsible for the performance of others, while also working on the development, fabrication, assembly, and repair of custom equipment. This equipment ranges from wildfire apparatus, farming and marine equipment, to small motored equipment and more.Responsibilities:

* Provide and oversee design, fabrication and repairs to the DNR fleet. * Ensure work is performed in a safe, quality and timely manner. * Dispatch work orders to technicians and welder. * Attend and provide input for training at monthly safety meetings. * Participate as part of the Tumwater Shop leadership team.

Required Qualifications:

* 5 years' experience working in a fabrication/weldingshopenvironment. * Welding certification. Proficiency in MIG & TIG welding. * At least 2 years verifiable experience leading 2ormoreemployeeswithinthelast5years. * Mechanical vehicle and equipment repair and orassemblyexperience. * Experience using computerized fabrication shop equipment. * Ability to operate Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.Ability to effectively communicate both verbal andwritten.Abilitytooperatefleetmanagementsoftware. * Hands on welding test will be required at time of interview. * A valid driver's license and have two years of driving experience. This position requires driving as an essential function. Finalists and/or interview candidates may be asked to provide a driving record from all states in which they have held a license during the past three years.

Our ideal candidate will also have the qualifications listed below:

* A.S.E. Certification. * A.A. or Bachelor's Degree * Class A CDL. * Previous experience in the manufacture and repair of fire apparatus. * Experience in small motored equipment repair and maintenance.


One of the world's most scenic places, Washington State offers breathtaking discoveries for people who love natural beauty and outdoor recreation, from the Pacific Coast shores to the rugged Cascade Mountains to the rolling hills of the Palouse. Your office will be located in Tumwater. For more information on this area visit, https://www.ci.tumwater.wa.us/

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, telework (mobile-work) is expected for most office activities. When approved to return, staff are expected to report to their assigned duty station for work activities or may be approved for telework based on DNR's telework policy.

About the Department of Natural Resources(DNR).

Our mission is to manage, sustain, and protect the health and productivity of Washington's lands and waters to meet the needs economically and socially for current and future generations. At DNR we approach our work through the lens of making Washington a better place environmentally and are dedicated to serving Washington's lands and communities through diversity, equity and inclusion. With nearly 1,500 employees in locations throughout Washington, we manage and protect more than 5 million acres of state-owned forest, range, commercial, agricultural and aquatic lands.

DNR provides excellent benefits, a few of those include:

* Commitment to organizational health and wellness * Work/life balance * DNR Employee Resource Groups (Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council, Women's Employee Resource Group, Veterans Employee Resource Group, etc.) * Statewide Employee Business Resource Groups, visit here to learn more * Leadership that empowers and supports employees * Professional development opportunities * Educational and career development aid * Public Service Loan Forgiveness Eligibility * Opportunities to participate in wildland fire suppression assignments * A comprehensive benefit package that includes employer contributions toward health insurance, paid holidays, retirement plans, sick leave and vacation days. Visit http://careers.wa.gov/benefits.html for more information.

How to Apply:

To be considered you must apply online at www.careers.wa.gov (Click on the APPLY button above). You must complete the entire online application to be considered for the position.

Once you submit your online application, you can check your status by logging into your account. If you experience technical difficulties creating, accessing or completing your application call NEOGOV toll-free at (855)524-5627 or email CareersHelp@des.wa.gov.

Application Requirements:

* Attach a letter of interest describing how your experience and qualifications relate to the position profile and the position required, desired and special requirements. * Attach a resume describing your experience and qualifications. * Provide three to five professional references - you may attach a document, use the References text field in the online application, or include with resume. * Complete all supplemental questions.

Additional Information:

This recruitment may be extended and may also be used to fill future similar vacancies for up to sixty (60) days.

Veterans wishing to claim Veteran's preference please attach a copy of your DD-214, NGB-22 or other verification of military service. Please black out your social security number prior to attaching. We thank you and are grateful for your service!

Persons needing accommodation during the screening process or this announcement in an alternative format may contact DNR Recruiting staff at (360) 522-2500 or (360) 522-0143 or by email at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov. Those with a hearing impairment in need of accommodation are encouraged to contact the Washington State Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) at 1-800-833-6388 or www.washingtonrelay.com.

DNR is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind.

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Questions? Please contact Tjernberg at(360) 902-1380,Jason.tjernberg@dnr.wa.gov or e-mail us at DNRrecruiting@dnr.wa.gov

Keywords: State of Washington, Olympia , Fabrication Shop Lead/Equipment Technician Lead, Other , Olympia, Washington

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