Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority


6 Snake Road, Okatie, SC 29909

An exciting career opportunity exists for a Mechanic I at Beaufort-Jasper Water and Sewer Authority located in Beaufort, S.C.  The Mechanic I is responsible for performing preventive maintenance and repairs on all fleet equipment including tractors, trailers, generators, excavators, pumps as well as all fleet vehicles. The Mechanic I assists the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor in maintaining all required records of maintenance work and repair information, orders parts and helps maintain inventory. ABOUTBJWSA:   BJWSA is a regional water and sewer utility providing services to the southeastern coastal South Carolina counties of Beaufort and Jasper. This region includes the historic City of Beaufort, Town of Bluffton and resort community of Hilton Head Island, and is centrally located between Charleston, SC and Savannah, GA. As part of the South Carolina Low Country, this area exudes traditional southern hospitality and is surrounded by boating, hunting, golfing, fishing, beaches, and great people. BJWSA is part of a community that promotes work/life balance where family and friends are most important. BJWSA employs approximately 160 employees who are dedicated to our mission to “inspire trust and enhance public health”. We treat and deliver an average of 20 million gallons of drinking water each day to over 50,000 retail customers. We also supply drinking water to wholesale customers who resell or redistribute our water to their residents. Overall, we serve over 171,000 Low Country residents with drinking water. We collect, treat, and recycle over 7 million gallons of treated wastewater (about 30,000 sewer accounts) safely back into the environment daily. 


Requires a high school diploma or equivalent and completion of a vocational/technical school program in auto/truck mechanics, and a minimum of two years’ experience dealing with auto and truck repair and maintenance, small engines and hydraulics or an equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Must have the ability to read and write and perform basic arithmetic calculations. Must possess ability to communicate, both orally and in writing.
Requires computer experience in Microsoft Office Products with the ability to use software used by the Authority.
Must possess or obtain within one year of hire certification in at least two mechanical areas by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in a core area such as brakes, engines, preventive maintenance, or tires.
Must possess a valid driver’s license, and must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months of hire.


Starting salary is $17.43 per hour plus an excellent benefits package to include S.C. Retirement System, 401k, generous leave programs, medical, dental, vision, life & disability insurance, an entrenched safety culture, developing wellness initiative, numerous employee recognition forums, extensive talent development opportunities, a flexible work schedule in a collaborative team and family type atmosphere.

Submit BJWSA application to: HR Dept., 6 Snake Rd, Okatie, SC 29909, or fax 843-987-7573. Deadline to apply October 7, 2016.

EEO/AA/M/W/Veterans and individual with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Salary: 17.43 per hour

Apply Online Here Apply By Email Call to Apply 843-987-9207 Fax Your Resume to 843-987-7573

Come Visit us at: 6 Snake Road, Okatie, SC 29909