DPW Fuel Night Mechanic Assistant

Location: Gerlach, NV

Department: DPW

Type: Temporary

Min. Experience: Experienced

JOB SUMMARY 

The DPW Fuel Night Mechanic Assistant will work with the DPW Fuel Mechanic Lead to service, maintain, repair, and inspect the DPW Fuel vehicle fleet. Shifts for this role will start at the end of the DPW Fuel Team service day and will continue into the evening. This role will assure that all vehicles are ready for use in time for their scheduled departure.
 

The deadline to apply for this role is 5:00pm PT on Monday, June 25, 2018.


 

DUTIES & ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Perform daily maintenance and safety inspections on the DPW Fuel Fleet
  • Troubleshoot, repair, maintain, and service the fleet as necessary or as directed by the DPW Fuel Mechanic Lead
  • Immediately report any safety or maintenance issues to the DPW Fuel Safety Lead
  • Perform all necessary repairs, maintenance, service, and upgrades in a timely manner
  • Fill fuel truck tanks in the evening so they are ready to go out in the morning
  • Understand Fuel Spill Response Plan and execute it as needed
  • Work with the DPW Fuel Crew  to plan and execute LNT and Waste disposal plans
  • Attend and support crew attendance to daily Morning Meetings

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Be familiar and act in accordance with Burning Man’s staff policies
  • Maintain DPW related correspondence via assigned Burning Man mailing lists
  • Perform various other duties as assigned by the DPW Fuel Safety Manager, the DPW Fuel Superintendent, and the DPW Construction and Utilities Superintendent

 

LEARNING AND TEACHING

  • Documentation – Assists in the creation, publishing, and maintenance of process documentation related to their assigned duties.
  • Knowledge sharing – Helps acculturate and educate junior staff and volunteers in Burning Man culture and business processes.
  • Training development – Collaborates with the education team to develop training materials in their area of expertise, as requested.
  • Learning – Pursues ongoing learning in their area of expertise, working to stay current on emergent knowledge, skills, and processes.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

REQUIRED

  • Familiarity with vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Working knowledge of liquid fuel pumping equipment
  • Experience with tools and equipment related to vehicle maintenance
  • Ability to troubleshoot mechanical issues with vehicles and fuel equipment
  • Ability to adjust schedule seasonally to work at the Burning Man event held in Nevada  

PREFERRED

  • Experience with festival or entertainment production work sites
  • Familiarity with Google Suite software: Docs, Sheets, and Gmail
  • It is helpful if the candidate has previously been to Burning Man and/or is familiar with its culture


 

REQUIRED LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Must have a valid state issued driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • OSHA 10 Certification, or completion of  OSHA 10 training with DPW

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

Off-playa:  Work is primarily sedentary in nature, no special demands are required.

On-playa:  Work is primarily sedentary but will also include the need to find and meet with department representatives who may not be in the vicinity therefore this could include walking or using some form of transportation. Some of the work will be in outside weather conditions and will be exposed to fumes or airborne particles as well as possible extremes in temperature.
 

ABOUT THIS ROLE

This is a temporary, full-time position ineligible for benefits, working out of Gerlach, Nevada. Burning Man is an equal-opportunity employer.

The expected timeframe of temporary full-time employment for this role, during the DPW work season, is August through September.

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