Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is currently searching for a Vehicle Technician to join the Facilities department. Reporting to the Manager of Distribution and Services, this position is responsible for general management of the Institution’s vehicles to provide a safe and functional vehicle fleet. Requires limited direction, thorough experience and training, and skilled in several trades required for this position. Unusual situations are reviewed with the Distribution and Services Manager or escalated to Facilities Director as needed. This is a regular, full-time, non-exempt position and is eligible for benefits.
Additional duties as assigned.
High school or equivalent or vocational school required.
3-5 years experience working in vehicle maintenance and repair, including automotive and equipment maintenance and repair.
Valid Massachusetts drivers license required.
Ability to obtain (and maintain) CDL and and necessary state and federal licenses is required. As such, must be able to pass a pre-employment physical examination and pre-employment or random drug testing as required by 49CFR.
Physical requirements include but not limited to lifting to 30 lbs. and carrying 10 to 25 lbs. 10 times per day. Physical requirements also include frequent prolonged standing and walking, repetitive motion, kneeling, bending, stooping, twisting, climbing ladders/stools, use of hands for basic grasping/manipulation, use of hands for fine manipulation, and reaching above and below the shoulders. Occupational requirements include hearing, talking, understanding verbal instructions and safety warnings, working around others, working with others, and working alone. Ability to read, write and speak English. All are welcome to apply!
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