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Jacobs Automotive Mechanic in Bremerton, Washington

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Wages –$34.76 per hour

We are looking for an experienced Automotive Mechanic to join our team. This position repairs automobiles, brucks, buses and other vehicles. Test drives vehicles and checks components using diagnostic equipment at Naval Base Kitsap near Silverdale & Poulsbo. Regular hours Monday-Friday with overtime available. Rewarding work with purpose – over 50 employees with 20+ years longevity proves it!

Competitive pay and top-shelf benefits package supporting our national defense. Our facilities team serves a diverse range of high-value national strategic missions, including all types of submarines, aircraft carriers, and the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard.

Benefits package with United Steelworkers valued at over $10+ / hour includes:

  • Paid vacation. Two weeks at one year, grows to three weeks after five years and four weeks after ten

  • Personal Leave 1 hour of paid Personal/Sick leave for every thirty (30) hours worked.

  • Pension and 401K

  • Medical and dental insurance

  • 11 Paid Holidays

Summary/General Description Of Job:

The Automotive Mechanic repairs automobiles, trucks, buses and other vehicles. Test drives vehicles and checks components, using equipment diagnostic devices.

Essential Duties & Job Functions:

  • Inspects, maintains, modifies, and repairs all types of gasoline‑powered vehicles and equipment, including autos, light trucks, manlifts; electric, diesel and gasoline forklifts.

  • Determines general condition of vehicles or equipment, nature of malfunctions, and extent of needed repair, using equipment such as aligning machines, test equipment, gauges, oscilloscopes, stroboscopes, dynamometers, wheel balancing, etc.

  • Checks condition and replaces all fluids, coolants, and lubricants as needed. Repairs vehicles by removing, disassembling, repairing, and replacing parts, and cleaning, reassembling, and replacing assemblies.

  • Uses hoists, hand tools, power tools, and power equipment such as valve re-facing machines, brake drum lathes, aligning machines, etc.

  • Maintains and cleans tools and equipment.

  • Performs general preventive maintenance as assigned.

  • Responsible for keeping work area clean and orderly.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

May perform work in other classifications when incidental work is necessary to the accomplishment of the work assignment. Significant work in another job classification may be required if accompanied by any wage adjustments applicable.

Accountable For:

  • The proper use of tools and equipment commonly used in the automotive field.

  • Completing all mandated training requirements per government and management directives.

  • Timely and cost effective performance of duties.

  • Timely completion and accuracy of all departmental work.

  • Dealing with a variety of people in a professional, courteous manner in diversified situations.

  • Adherence to established company safety policies and good industrial and office safety practices.

  • Compliance with company Standard Operating Procedures and Personnel policies and procedures.

  • Having the ability to work well under pressure.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Job Requirements (Education, Experience, Professional Associations):


  • Four years’ experience as automotive mechanic in commercial or governmental repair work.

  • Must have full knowledge of and the ability to troubleshoot and repair both gasoline and light duty diesel‑powered internal combustion engines, associated power trains, brake systems, and all other vehicular component parts.

  • Must have and maintain hand tools of the trade to perform the normal work of the classifications.

  • Must obtain and maintain required explosives certifications when assigned to ordnance operations.

  • Must possess valid Washington State driver's license with acceptable driving record.

  • Must meet and maintain company physical and security requirements, including respirator qualification, and clearance eligibility when required.

  • Must be able to lift 50lbs.

  • Must possess good communication skills for a service team environment.

  • Ability to successfully pass any background checks and/or drug testing required on the contract.

  • U.S. Citizenship.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migrated_files/employers/eeoc_gina_supplement.pdf) .