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Kent

Full Time

Equipment Technician/Mechanic

Turf Star Western is seeking a mechanic to join our growing team in the Pacific Northwest, based out of our Kent, WA location. New equipment set-up to high hour service repairs and everything in between. The primary focus will vary based on experience but will include work on all types of landscape commercial and contractor equipment. Duties can include, but not be limited to small engine overhaul, maintenance on gas and diesel engines, hydraulic systems, welding, and minor painting. This position also assists in maintenance of the facility and shop work areas, including shop tools, demo inventory, and other equipment. We look for candidates who will represent Turf Star Western in a professional and ethical manner when dealing with both customers and internal staff. Strong communication skills are essential.

Job Qualifications

  • Background in mechanics.  
  • Turf equipment preferred, but not required 
  • Some computer skills required 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • We will train on how to use engine and ECU diagnostic software
  • This is an active position. The candidate must be able to sit or stand for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs. • Specialty tools provided, as well as non-specialty tools if necessary

Essential Functions

  • Set-up new equipment/demo units  
  • Troubleshoot/Repair mechanical problems with commercial equipment 
  • Repair small gas and diesel engines, hydraulic systems and/or electrical systems 
  • Performs simple and advanced blade sharpening 
  • Recondition used/off- lease equipment 
  • Accurately and timely submits administrative duties daily. Parts orders, labor logs, accurate electronic reporting  of time and attendance, etc
  • Operation of lift truck

Job Offerings

  • Wage range for this position is $23 to $27.00 per hour. Hired applicant placement within the range is based on  qualifications and professional experience.  
  • Overtime pay is possible based on season and business needs 
  • Eligible for discretionary variable compensation 
  • Mon-Fri (NO Weekends!!) 
  • Paid 2 times a month (semi-monthly)  
  • Paid time off earned per pay period based on months of service 
  • 9 paid holidays per year
  • 401(k)

Benefits

Turf Star, Inc partners with Insperity, under a Professional Employer Organization (PEO) partnership which offers medical, dental, and vision benefits for employees (and their dependents). Company paid life and AD&D insurance. Health savings account, flexible spending account are available. Ancillary benefit offerings, such as: life insurance, disability insurance, accident insurance, and critical illness insurance.

Disclaimers

Turf Star, Inc is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state, and/or local law.

Turf Star, Inc is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by federal, state, and/or local law.

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