Mechanical Technician I

Job Title: Mechanical Technician I

Department: Logistics

Supervisor: Mechanical & Facilities Maintenance Supervisor

Normal Working Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM (30 min lunch) After hour call outs are sometimes necessary via company mobile phone.

Base Pay: Hourly (Non-Exempt)

Primary Purpose of the Position:

Under general supervision, perform basic maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs to fuel, oil, and air delivery systems in various industries, on JB Dewar Inc. owned equipment and facilities.

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 knowledge
  • Must be able to manage time and work with minimal supervision
  • Keep accurate time and material records
  • Must be able to use e-mail
  • Keep JB Dewar maintenance vehicle clean and stocked with agreed upon inventory
  • Needs good communication skills
  • Valid Class C or better California Driver’s License with a clean driving record to operate company provided vehicle.  Will be required to obtain Hazardous Materials Endorsement within the first 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 material)
  • 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, keyboarding and bending down required
  • Able to lift 100+ lbs
  • 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.