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Position Title:            Diesel Mechanic

Department:              Roads

Reports To:                Roads Coordinator

Classification:            Non-Exempt/Full Time

Introduction: This position is based out of the Burney office, but various work projects will be located within the Tribe’s 100-mile square. This position requires a variety of skills to perform minor and major mechanical repairs to automotive and heavy equipment.

·         Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services on truck and trailer equipment

·         Inspect brake systems, including adjusting air brakes, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other important parts to insure they are in proper operating condition.

·         Specialize in repairing and troubleshooting major components such as engines, transmissions, and differentials.

·         Identify and determine parts required for repair of disassembled units.

·         Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.

·         Maintain work area appearance and safety

·         Other projects and tasks as assigned by the supervisor

·         2-4 years of experience required

·         Pass background check

·         Pass pre-employment physical/drug screening check

·         A valid driver’s license is required, and, must either possess a CDL or have the ability to obtain a CDL license required

·         Welding & electrical experience

·         Must be able to perform PMs, BIT, and DOT inspections.

·         Must be able to acquire a Class A-CDL License after the successful completion of the 90-day probation period.

Note: This position requires awareness and deep appreciation of Indian traditions, customs, and socioeconomic needs. It requires the ability, at all times, to meet and deal effectively in contact with Indian

people and organizations. This requires tact, courtesy, confidentiality, discretion, resourcefulness, and good judgment in handling sensitive issues.

The Pit River Tribe is an Equal Opportunity employer and actively encourages application from all persons regardless of race, color religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, or ancestry, sexual orientation, sensory, mental, physical, or other non-disqualifying disability. Native Preference: Preference in hiring is given to qualified American Indians in accordance with the Indian Preference Act (Title 25, US Code, Chapter 14, Sub Chapter V, Sections 472 & 473).

Acknowledgement: This position description is intended to provide an overview of the requirements of the position. It is not necessarily inclusive, and the position may require other essential and/or non-essential functions, tasks, duties, or responsibilities not listed herein. Management reserves the right to add, modify, or exclude any essential requirement at any time with or without notice. Nothing in this position description, or by the completion of any requirement of the job by the employee, is intended to create a contract of employment of any type.

Must submit a completed Pit River Tribe Employment application.
Resume and cover letter encouraged Remit all Inquiries and Applications to Human Resources Department, HR Director 36970 Park Avenue, Burney, California 96013

(530)335-5421 ext.2102

(530)335-3140 Fax


Additional Application:

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Reference Check
  • Motor Vehicle Record Check
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 23.00
    Maximum Hourly Wage: 26.00

    About Pit River Tribe

    The Pit River Tribe is a Tribe comprised of eleven (11) autonomous bands: Ajumawi, Atsugewi, Atwamsini, Ilmawi, Astarawi, Hammawi, Hewisedawi, Itsatawi, Aporige, Kosalektawi, and Madesi, that since time immemorial have resided in the area known as the 100-mile square, located in parts of Shasta, Siskiyou, Modoc, and Lassen Counties in the State of California.

    Accessible by Public Transportation: Yes