Mechanical & Facilities Maintenance Technician I

Job Title: Mechanical & Facilities Maintenance Technician I
Status: Full Time Hourly
Department: Mechanical & Facilities Maintenance
Location: San Luis Obispo
Hours: Monday – Friday, call outs, after hours, holidays and weekend work at overtime rates is required
Supervisor: Distribution Manager
Pay Range: $21.00 to $24.00 per hour DOE


Job Summary:

Under general supervision perform basic maintenance, troubleshooting and repairs, to fuel, oil and air delivery systems, light electrical work, both AC/DC electrical repairs in various industries, on JB Dewar Inc. owned equipment and facilities. Ability to advance to higher levels within the Mechanical & Facilities Maintenance department.

Essential Skills & Responsibilities:

  • Cleaning interior and exterior of petroleum tanks. Wire wheel/sand down exterior surfaces and apply fresh coat of primer/paint as needed
  • General knowledge of pump systems. (i.e. lube and fuel pumps, meters, oil controls desirable)
  • Must have good knowledge of mechanics and mechanical skills
  • General electrical and plumbing, (including black pipe, tubing, PVC, air, and water) knowledge.
  • Must be able to manage time and work with minimal supervision
  • Keep accurate time, material and field documentation in English.
  • Must be able to use e-mail to communicate and document work and answer questions.
  • Keep JB Dewar maintenance vehicle and work area clean and stocked with agreed upon inventory.
  • Valid Class C or better California Driver License with a clean driving record to operate company owned vehicles. Will be required to obtain Hazardous Materials Endorsement within 90 days of employment.

Desirable Skills:

  • Willingness to attend industry training and obtain Certifications
  • Install/troubleshoot/repair cardlock controls, remote tank monitoring equipment
  • Preventative maintenance inspections of fuel and lube truck pumping equipment
  • Ability to coordinate more than one project at a time and meet established deadlines.
  • Knowledge of invoicing, inventory control, special parts ordering process
  • California Department of Weights & Measures certified within the first 180 days of employment (company will supply training materials)
  • Veeder-Root Level 1 certification within first 180 days of employment (company will supply training material)
  • Forklift certified within the first 90 days of employment (company will supply training material)

Essential Physical Functions:

  • Kneeling, squatting, twisting, reaching, climbing, pulling, pushing, driving, grasping, fingering, keyboarding and bending down required.
  • Able to lift 50 lbs (may be required to perform lifting test)
  • Required to work from heights, at times from ladders and other types of platforms
  • Prolonged periods of standing and walking on (normal, uneven, slippery surfaces)


This job description is not all inclusive. J.B. Dewar reserves the right to change job duties and essential job functions as required by business necessity.