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Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation
Kotzebue, AK
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Title: Mechanic

Location: Kotzebue, AK

Status: Non-Exempt

Position Summary:

Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation is looking to hire a Mechanic to work in the Auto Shop and Arctic Circle Power. Service light duty vehicles, heavy equipment, and small engine vehicles while ensuring that all vehicles are repaired and maintained in a manner, resulting in minimum down time, at a reasonable cost, while maximizing their service lives. Responsible for completing work orders, and ensuring customers are treated both courteously and respectfully.


  • Keep equipment available for use by inspecting and test vehicles, completing preventative maintenance such as, engine tune-ups, oil changes, tire rotation and changes, wheel balancing, and replacing filters.
  • Maintain vehicle functional condition by listening to operator complaints; conducting inspections; repairing mechanical and electrical systems malfunctions; replacing parts and components; repairing body damage.
  • Verifies vehicle serviceability by conducting test drives, adjusting controls and systems.
  • Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards.
  • Maintains vehicle appearance by cleaning, washing, and painting.
  • Maintains vehicle records by recording service and repairs.
  • Keeps shop equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshooting breakdowns; maintaining supplies; performing preventative maintenance; calling for repairs.
  • Contains costs by using warranty, evaluating service and parts options.
  • May assist with keeping supplies ready by maintaining inventory stock, placing orders, and verifying receipt.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
  • Accomplishes maintenance and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Maintain a clean shop area and ensure all hazardous materials are properly labeled and stored.
  • Observe all applicable safety rules and regulations.
  • Assists customers with KIC rental equipment when needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements:

  • HS Diploma / GED required
  • Experience repairing and maintaining both light vehicles and heavy equipment preferred
  • Valid driver's license required
  • Experience and ability to run computer diagnostics for vehicles
  • Must be able to lift 75 pounds
  • CDL preferred
  • Welding experience preferred

Apply online at our website:

Disclaimer: This is not to be an exclusive list of all responsibilities', duties, and skills required of the person in this job. KIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. KIC considers all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, family responsibility, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran's status or any other legal protected status. Pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation, may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to KIC Shareholders and their Descendants. EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCP here. Successful candidate must pass, comply and adhere to KIC's Drug and Alcohol policy/testing requirements and pass a thorough background check including fingerprinting.

Kikiktagruk Inupiat Corporation


Kotzebue, AK
99752 USA



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