Lead Master Fleet Technician

Company Name: Valley Electric Association, Inc.
Phone Number: (775) 727-2126
City: Pahrump
State/Provence: Nevada
Zip: 89041
Job Title: Lead Master Fleet Technician
Number of Openings: 1
Position Type: Mechanics
Posting Start Date: March 9, 2018
Salary: $36.00
Salary Per: Per Hour
Work Time: 40
Work Time Type: Hours

The Lead Master Fleet Technician works under the general supervision of the Fleet Services Superintendent who reviews work through daily observation of assigned tasks, records, and customer/vendor feedback. This position provides reliable and continuous service by maintaining and repairing VEA fleet vehicles and equipment in a safe and timely manner.

Experience Required:

Education:  High school diploma or an equivalent of education, training, and experience to satisfy the requirements of this position. Complete two-year basic automotive training program from an accredited college or trade school or ten (10) years of experience in automotive, heavy duty truck, aerial lift, cranes, and body systems repair (in a paid employee status) or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Experience:  Experience must be sufficient to assist in management and direction of all aspects to repair, maintain and assist in the management of all fleet vehicles, equipment and personnel. Must have experience with computer systems related to fleet management.

Knowledge:  Must have a thorough knowledge of equipment and tools used by mechanics. Working knowledge of service requirements and general techniques of heavy duty vehicle repair. A thorough understanding of every aspect of Fleet compliance in regards to Federal, State, and County regulations.

How to Apply:

VEA is a member-owned nonprofit electric utility with a history of strong community ties and innovative accomplishments.

VEA provides service to more than 45,000 people in a 6,800-square-mile service area located primarily along the California-Nevada border, with the majority in Nevada. The service area starts in Sandy Valley, Nevada, southwest of Las Vegas and extends north more than 250 miles to Fish Lake Valley, Nevada.

VEA provides service to over 24,000 services with 2,120 line miles of distribution facilities and 16 substations. VETA, a wholly-owned subsidiary of VEA, is a transmission cooperative association providing service to VEA and other entities. VETA currently has over 350 miles of 230/138 kV transmission facilities.

VEA recently added to its members two high-profile federal government facilities in Nevada, the Nevada National Security Site and Creech Air Force Base. VEA is also the first utility outside of California to participate in the California Independent System Operator Corporation (California ISO) balancing authority.

VEA offers a competitive salary and benefits package, which includes company paid:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Short-Term Disability
  • Group Life Insurance
  • Business Travel Life Insurance
  • 401(k) plan
  • Pension plan
  • Vacation and Sick accrual
  • Holiday pay

To apply for this position and for more information about other employment opportunities at VEA, please visit our website at www.vea.coop.

Posting End Date: April 9, 2018