Maintenance Technician

Northwest Lineman College Oroville , CA 95965

Posted 7 months ago

Hiring a Maintenance Technician at an Award-Winning Company in Oroville, CA

POSITION: Full time, Non-Exempt

LOCATION: Oroville, CA

SALARY: $19.00 per hour + DOE

Full benefit package

DEADLINE: May 13, 2019

Northwest Lineman College (NLC), is seeking a Maintenance Technician to ensure our facilities and vehicles are at a benchmark level of operation and maintained in a proactive, positive and helpful manner. This position directly affects the quality of the student training and staff satisfaction by providing a physical environment that is a source of pride.

Why Northwest Lineman College?

Northwest Lineman College is an industry-leading institution, providing educational services for the line trades in the Power, Gas and Telecom industries. NLC has been setting the benchmark standard of training for pre-apprentice, apprentice, and journey-level linework since 1993. We are a rapidly growing, visionary and innovative employer who genuinely cares about the happiness of our people. That's why we're a six-time "When Work Works" award winner.

We are passionate about training because we change lives and improve safety. We value our customers and thrive in the dynamic world of power and telecom delivery, pushing ourselves to excellence and making work fun.

What you'll be doing:

  • Perform mechanical, routine maintenance and general repair on line trucks and other vehicles and equipment.

  • Ensure interior facilities, exterior grounds, parking lots and vehicles are maintained, functioning efficiently and have a clean appearance, and responds to faculty and staff in a prompt and courteous manner.

  • Maintain shop area, tools, and equipment in logical and organized format to minimize theft and ensure they are operating properly.

  • Conduct thorough inspections of vehicles and all motorized equipment resulting in minimal downtime

The success patterns for this position are:

  • High school diploma or GED

  • Minimum of two (2) years' prior work experience in vehicle maintenance, general construction, and facility repairs, or any combination of equivalent education and experience

  • Valid driver's license, good driving record, and able to obtain a CDL Class A with Airbrake endorsement and Certified Forklift Operator's license during first year of employment

The successful candidate will have the following personal characteristics:

  • Demonstrate an assertive and passionate desire to complete all projects and improvement ideas in a proactive manner

  • Ability to anticipate and respond positively to change

  • Excellent active listening and communication skills in English, both oral and written

  • Maintain a high standard of friendly customer service and an organized work environment

  • Self-starter who is highly motivated and detail-oriented

  • In short-you will embody the NLC spirit! Not sure what that means? Watch our spirit video here

The work environment and physical demands may require:

  • Ability to tolerate extreme weather conditions while working

  • Comfort with heights in order to access elevated platforms, roofs, etc.

  • Ability to climb ladders and stairs

  • Standing, walking, pushing, pulling, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, and kneeling

  • Frequently lifting and/or moving up to 100 pounds

  • Demonstrated ability to use hand and power tools

  • Strong manual dexterity

  • Specific vision abilities including close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception (either naturally or with the aid of eye glasses)

  • Passing a pre-employment physical exam and drug screen


Please visit our website at to apply and to learn about our amazing benefits. All inquiries and submissions will be kept strictly confidential.

Northwest Lineman College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and six-time recipient of the "When Work Works" award, which recognizes exemplary employers who create effective, flexible workplaces to increase business and employee success.

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Maintenance Technician

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