Lead Auto Worker

  • Full Time
  • Salt Lake County, UT
  • $19.28 - $28.16 an hour USD / Year
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  • Salary: $19.28 - $28.16 an hour

State of Utah

Rev up your career with the Utah Department of Corrections (UDC) as an Auto Worker! Enjoy the perks of full-time year-round employment, including 12 paid holidays each year, while indulging your passion for hands-on work and mechanical problem-solving. If you’re skilled, motivated, and ready to drive your future towards a rewarding path, join our team and be a driving force in transforming lives through automotive rehabilitation.

Principle Duties
The Auto Worker will need to know how to operate a variety of tools ranging from pneumatic to power and hand tools. You will perform all journey-level mechanic duties including:Diagnosing, adjusting, and repairing UDC equipment.
Inspecting parts for wear, breaks, and defects.
Using diagnostic testing and calibrating equipment.
Completing paperwork to account for parts and labor.
Supervising inmate workers and working around inmates.
Completing other duties as assigned.

The Ideal Candidate
The best-qualified individual for this position is someone who:Has any mechanical certifications.
Has at least 6 years of directly related professional experience.
Is very detail oriented and willing to learn and adapt to new ways.
Takes charge and has a high standard of workmanship.
Has a current ASE Certification or will have one within the next six months.

Why You Should Join Our Team
Besides working with a dedicated team of professionals who are dedicated to ensuring the public’s safety, you will receive great health and retirement benefits. Click here to view a summary of the benefits we offer. We also provide generous paid time off so you can spend more time with your family and have a positive work-life balance.

The Agency
The Utah Department of Corrections is a dedicated team of professionals who ensures public safety by effectively managing offenders while maintaining close collaboration with partner agencies and the community. Our team is devoted to providing maximum opportunities for offenders to make lasting changes through accountability, treatment, education, and positive reinforcement within a safe environment. For more information on the Utah Department of Corrections please click here.

Supplemental Information

Adherence to Safety and security guidelines, policies, and practices while working in and around this environment.
This job is NOT public safety certified and does not require peace officer status or certification.
Risks that require the use of special safety precautions and/or equipment, e.g., working around operating machines, working with contagious diseases or hazardous chemicals, etc.
The work requires considerable and strenuous physical exertion such as frequent climbing, lifting heavy objects over 50 pounds, crouching or crawling in restricted areas, and defending oneself and/or others against physical attack.