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We are looking for a Mechanic/Operator/Laborer in Klawock, Alaska.


This position will assist with keeping all modes of transportation and motorized tools serviced and in well working condition. The fleet includes highway vehicles, heavy equipment, trailers, ATV’s, small engines and power tools. Primary responsibilities include maintenance of a wide assortment of vehicles, including oil changes, switching engines and overall general maintenance. Additional responsibilities include welding, helping the line crew, operating heavy equipment and providing general overall support to assist crews with daily workloads. Other duties/projects assigned as business need dictates.


A successful candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated, detail-oriented, and able to follow directions. Our ideal candidate will have mechanic and operator experience with a general understanding of welding, building construction, and maintenance.


Desired Qualifications

  • High School or GED
  • Previous mechanical maintenance experience, specifically working on company vehicles and equipment
  • Previous heavy equipment operating experience
  • Automotive technician training
  • Ability to operate track backhoes and other equipment for clearing
  • Structural and pipe welding experience; training and certificate preferred
  • Personally equipped with own mechanic tools
  • CDL, Medical Examiners Card, CPR, and First Aid Card
  • A pre-employment background and drug test
  • Ability to periodically travel to other properties and meetings as required
  • Ability to work regular overtime as needed
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to be insured by AP&T
  • Proven ability to cope with Alaska’s harsh weather & challenging environment


Recognized as one of the most progressive utilities in Alaska, Alaska Power & Telephone ( currently provides service to communities located above the Arctic Circle, deep in the Wrangell Mountains and throughout the islands of Southeast Alaska.


Applications are only accepted online. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. There is no relocation benefit for this position.


EEO Employer/Vets/Disabled and Drug and Alcohol-free workplace