Arkansas Electric Cooperative

Mechanic l

Job Locations US-AR-Arkansas
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/6/2018 4:59 PM)
Job ID
# of Openings
Right of Way
Min Pay Rate
USD $16.00/Hr.
Max Pay Rate
USD $18.50/Hr.


Mechanic I

Arkansas, USA

Right of Way – Full Time

*This position qualifies for the AECC/AECI employee referral program. 

Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. (AECI) is an organization with a rich history and a bright future. As a leader in the energy industry we look to our employees to help us grow, change, and provide power to over 500,000 members of our 17 electric distribution cooperatives.


A Mechanic I performs proper maintenance repairs on Right-Of-Way vehicles and equipment. In this position, you will be given the opportunity to work alongside peers who are versatile, enthusiastic, and strive to push forward AECI’s mission.



  • Consults with crew foreman concerning repair of equipment, and advises concerning daily maintenance of equipment and small repairs.
  • Inspects and repairs equipment when necessary to insure proper operation.
  • Travels to various jobsites and makes necessary adjustments or repairs of equipment in the field.
  • Oversees fleet, purchases necessary parts and supplies used to maintain equipment.
  • Performs gas, hydraulics and diesel engine repairs; also repairs drive train on heavy equipment and fabrication and welding.
  • Performs electrical troubleshooting as needed.


Minimum Qualifications

*As a condition of employment, this position requires a post – offer, pre-employment Fitness for Duty Exam


·         High School Diploma, plus 4 years of related experience and/or training.

·         Able to work in outside or inside working environment, where there may be potential hazardous working conditions and life-threatening situations (fire, chemical, moving mechanical parts, electrical sources, fumes, airborne particles, heights, protective landowners, etc.).

·         Able to occasionally lift up to 100 pounds and regularly lift up to 25 pounds

·         Valid driver’s license

·         Able to work in extreme heat or cold

·         Able to work in extremely loud areas

·         Able to perform highly repetitive and physical functions

·         Must be able to travel to various locations throughout Arkansas, Missouri and Oklahoma and stay overnight as required to complete work assignments

·         Must be able to work extra hours when necessary and report to work whenever needed during non-scheduled working periods

·         CPR and First Aid certification (or ability to obtain in first 6 months)



·         401(k) Retirement Plan

·         Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance

·         9 Paid holidays.

·         Educational assistance

·         Paid Time Off accruals

·         Short-term disability

·         Long-term disability

·         Free & confidential Employee   Assistance Program


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Should you elect to apply for this position, AECC/AECI will review your qualifications. If after reviewing the qualifications and experience of all applicants, your skills and credentials meet our needs, someone from our organization may contact you. Please be advised that the time required to complete the applicant review process typically takes between 30 and 90 days, but could extend beyond that. Once the position has been filled, all applicants will be notified via email.


Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation and Arkansas Electric Cooperatives, Inc. are Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or any other protected category.




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