Truck Mechanic

Location: Anchorage

Company: Delta Western

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Mechanic, Trucking

Publish Date: December 20, 2018

Company Description: Delta Western is the largest independent distributor of fuel and lubricants in Alaska. With the best customer service in the business, our company has become a household name in over 250 Alaskan communities. DWP travels waterways throughout Alaska to service some of the most remote communities in the state. The company safely navigates unique and challenging river and weather conditions. It is a lifeline to these locations, delivering a whole year’s supply of heating fuel, power generation fuel, unleaded gasoline, and lubricants. Lubricants are also distributed throughout the state from our distribution facilities, freight barge, and trucks on the Railbelt highway system. The company’s core belief is that safety is our first priority. Our Safety Management System includes continuous improvement, employee involvement at all levels, and aligning employee goals with company goals. DWP gives back to the communities it serves by supporting many charitable organizations, including donating $150,000 in scholarships for local high school students. Additionally, each of our remote sites supports charitable organizations through mentoring, volunteerism, and fundraising, making a personal difference in the communities they serve.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • This position has been filled

Delta Western

Job Summary

The Truck Mechanic will inspect, perform preventative maintenance & repair heavy & light duty rolling stock. This position is based in Anchorage and will primarily support Dutch Harbor. This position will also assist other Western Alaska Sites (Bethel & Dillingham). This rotational position requires travel 90% of the time.

Summary of Essential Job Functions

Maintains service logs and records of maintenance on vehicles and motorized equipment using fleet maintenance and management software.

Prepares work orders and costs estimated for materials and labor.

Keeps tools, equipment and work areas clean, organized and in good working condition.

Maintains inventory of supplies needed and used.

Performs preventative maintenance on equipment. Maintains on-board spill kits and safety equipment.

Diagnos problems, repairs, replaces, and reassembles parts including brakes, cooling systems, drive trains, electrical, exhaust and emissions, heating and air conditioning, hydraulic, air, steering and suspension and coupling devices.

Travels independently to remote facilities to do annual DOT inspections. Installs, maintains and repairs tanks, pumps, and meters at these or customer locations. Travels to Anchorage or other locations for training and meetings.

Road tests vehicles.

Attends safety meeting and follows Safety Management System.


Education and Experience: Associates degree in heavy duty equipment mechanics and two years’ experience working in a related role.

Certificates, Licenses & Registrations:

  • Valid Alaska Class A CDL with Tanker, Hazmat, Air Brake and Combination Vehicle Endorsements
  • Evidence of qualified brake inspector under 49 CFR 396.25
  • Evidence of qualified vehicle inspector under 49 CFR 396.19
  • ASE Medium/Heavy Duty Certification (T1-T8)