Under general direction, the Mechanic/Machinist performs preventive, routine and emergency maintenance and repair of a variety of heavy and light equipment, related systems and components.
Example Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of: basic techniques of shop theory and bench work such as chipping, sawing, filing, drilling, welding (MIG and ARC), soldering, gearing, threading, grinding and heat treatment; maintenance and repair of a variety of equipment including hydraulically and pneumatically operated machinery; arithmetic functions needed for precise measurements in performing machining duties; safety rules and regulations in the workplace, field, and while operating equipment; and familiarity with basic composition, characteristics, and uses of commonly used machine shop metals and materials.
Ability to: read/modify schematic drawings, blueprints and do layout work; understand and interpret the designs and measurements indicated on equipment or parts specifications; read and perform the required procedures in operation, instruction, and service manuals; follow safety rules and regulations in the workplace, field, and while operating equipment; orally communicate messages, instructions, directions and other ideas with a variety of people such as supervisors and co-workers in a clear and concise manner; present information in writing, expressing ideas, information and instruction clearly and concisely; perform MIG and ARC welding including using Oxy Acetylene equipment safely; ability to work under certain hazardous conditions and with hazardous materials while working with solvents and at high altitudes; lift heavy weights; and maintain a current valid Class C driver license.
Skills to: use various tools in machining work proficiently to include the safe and efficient use of hand tools, measuring devices, and portable power tools and machine tools.
Example Experience and Training
- Completion of a recognized four (4) year machinist’s apprenticeship program and two (2) years of verified experience as a journey-level maintenance machinist OR;
- A combination of machinist trade-related training (a minimum of two years) and experience as a journey-level maintenance machinist totaling six (6) years AND;
- CWEA Mechanical Technician Certification, Grade 1-4
- Possession of a valid Class C driver’s license.
Special Requirements: Work may involve physical effort and considerable dexterity; continuous exposure to somewhat disagreeable physical and working conditions, such as, working underground or in dark, dusty, cramped, damp, dirty, noisy, and oily places; and use of ladders, cranes.
- Apprentice/training $56,400 to 67,200
- Journey-level $69,600 to 86,200
- Supervisory $97,500 to $112,500
Source: BAYWORK Labor Report 2017