Wash Bay Technician

at Carlile Transportation

Type: Full Time
Location: Anchorage, Alaska
Pay Rate/Wages: $DOE

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The Shop Helper is primarily responsible for providing support to a team of mechanics, giving priority to steam cleaning all vehicles and equipment that pass through the wash bay. The incumbent will also perform some basic maintenance and repairs on support equipment and light duty vehicles, while under minimal supervision of a more experienced mechanic.


  • Operate safely and in compliance with all established HSSE policies and procedures
  • Steam cleans all vehicles, parts, and equipment as directed
  • Expedite parts and materials from vendors under the direction of senior shop staff
  • Maintain good housekeeping standards with focus on the care and custody of materials
  • Safely operate and park equipment within the yard and shop areas
  • Prioritize and complete day-to-day activities as assigned based on fluctuating customer needs
  • Assist mechanics with a variety of tasks as directed
  • All other duties as assigned

 QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience and Certifications)

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • Valid AK driver’s license
  • One year of experience in small tool or automotive repair, or a related field preferred
  • Basic knowledge of the following areas: equipment, truck, and trailer design and functionality


  • Excellent written, verbal and listening communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced shop environment
  • Treats people with respect; keeps commitments, inspires the trust of others, works with integrity and ethically, upholds organizational values
  • Follows instructions, responds to management direction, takes responsibility for own actions, completes tasks on time or communicates alternate plans
  • Must have a mechanical aptitude.


The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud. In addition to using computerized diagnostic equipment, mechanics use a variety of power and machine tools, such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, grinding machines, and welding equipment. Hand tools, including pliers, socket and ratchets, and screwdrivers, are also commonly used. The employee is often exposed to a variety of extreme weather and temperature conditions and fluctuations, such as cold, heat, snow, wind, rain, etc.


Carlile will make a reasonable accommodation(s) wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with disabilities, provided the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the essential duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made do not impose an undue hardship on Carlile.