Mechanic A (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Green Diamond Resource Company

  Shelton, Washington, United States


The Mechanic A is responsible for the repair and maintenance of logging equipment to keep downtime to a minimum and to meet production demands.  Equipment ranges from pickup trucks to swing yarders.  Repair work is performed at the shop or on-site in the woods, regardless of weather conditions.  This is a full-time position and is based out of our Camp 1 facility located about 10 miles West of Shelton, WA.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (other duties may be assigned)

The Mechanic A must be able to perform all functions to accomplish the primary purpose of the job.

  • Must understand fundamental operation of, and demonstrate ability to operate, equipment being serviced and maintain organized service records on equipment assigned. 
  • Understand and perform repairs on diesel, hydraulic, brake, air & hoist systems; drive trains; undercarriage
  • Understand and perform repairs on 12 to 24 volt electrical systems.
  • Understand and perform repairs on swing yarders.
  • Must be able to rebuild undercarriages – field rail repairs.
  • Must be able to use gas and arc welding equipment.
  • Able to operate shop trucks, and boom trucks.
  • Check lubricant levels, perform scheduled oil changes, and perform simple mechanical tasks using hand tools.
  • Wear all required safety equipment and comply with all safety rules and regulations.


  • Wash equipment and perform shop housekeeping.
  • Pick up and/or deliver parts.
  • Advanced mechanical work, welding and fabrication.
  • Understand and repair gasoline engines, newer style electronics, and fuel injections.
  • Advanced hydraulic pump/cylinder repair skills.
  • 120 volt and larger electrical repair skills.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum 5 years hands-on experience operating heavy equipment and mechanical work experience.
  • Must possess valid Washington State Commercial Driver’s license. 
  • CDL Class:            B
  • Endorsement:   N
  • Restriction:         K
  • Valid First Aid/CPR card.
  • Effective and professional relationships with co-workers within immediate work group, outside the immediate department, and with key contacts outside the company.
  • Effective and productive communication skills; speaks well, communicates ideas clearly.  Writes well - clearly and concisely.  Is approachable and open to discussion.
  • Conducts self in a professional manner at all times.  Treats others with respect at all times.  Does not tolerate discrimination based on race, gender, religion, ethnic background, or national origin.  Shares knowledge with others; participates in mentoring.
  • Manages multiple priorities professionally with minimum disruption to others.  Organized and proactively manages environment.  Responds to unexpected challenges successfully without losing track of daily responsibilities.  Prioritizes workload in order of importance.  Reliably follows through with job assignments.
  • Learns, applies and retains new methods and information.  Creative in solving problems.  Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges.


  • Ability to conduct self in a professional manner and to maintain effective and professional relationships.
  • Maintain punctual and regular attendance.
  • Exhibits a “can do” attitude with a positive approach to challenges.
  • Leads by example and exemplifies the Green Diamond Core Values in actions and behaviors.
  • Ability to work with integrity, trust, and commitment.
  • Ability to foster and support a diverse, ethical, and respectful workplace.
  • Ability to be adaptable, tolerant of ambiguities, and open to change.
  • Solutions-oriented team player.
  • Seeks out information, training, and other resources needed to facilitate continual professional development necessary to be successful in this position.
  • Participates in the building and maintaining of a positive and healthy organizational culture.


  • This position is located in Shelton, WA.
  • Works primarily (90%+) of the time in the field under varying topography and climatic extremes.
  • Ability to orient, climb, and traverse steep rugged, densely vegetated terrain on a consistent basis in in sometimes harsh weather conditions for long periods of time.
  • Must have the ability to see distance and detail with accuracy.
  • Must have ability to work independently and without immediate supervision in remote areas.
  • Works in conditions that may expose employee wildlife encounters, poison oak and/or insect bites.
  • Mandatory travel to remote company locations.
  • Must maintain punctual and regular attendance and present appropriate professional appearance at all times.
  • Requires the use of standard safety equipment in regulation with Green Diamond.
  • This position may be exposed to pesticides.
  • This position is a Physical and Mental Requirement Classification 4.