The Mechanic performs work to keep machines, mechanical equipment, or the structure of an establishment in repair. Duties may involve welding; machining; repairing electrical or mechanical equipment; installing, aligning, and balancing new equipment; and repairing vehicles, machines and tractors.


• Inspect and repair machinery depending on damage and general wear and tear
• Perform routine engine maintenance and repair on small and large landscaping equipment, heavy equipment and vehicles including but not limited to, diesel engines, power trains to include differentials, transmissions, clutches and drive shafts, electrical systems, automotive AC systems, hydraulic systems, steering and brake systems
• Performs maintenance and repair activities on various pieces of heavy equipment including but not limited to heavy-duty trucks, material spreader, excavators, high pressure pumps, bulldozers, graders, backhoes, trailers, street sweepers, aerial towers and man lifts
• Inspect equipment or materials to diagnose the cause of errors or other problems or defects and determine next steps
• Perform welding to complete structural repair and fabrication on various vehicles and equipment
• Read blueprints and schematic drawings to determine product instructions or specifications
• Design and operate welding machines that join or bond components to fabricate metal products to improve existing design and reliability
• Assemble, align, and clamp work pieces into holding fixtures to bond, heat-treat, or solder fabricated metal components to ensure proper assembly
• Complete projects using a variety of welding techniques such as MIG, TIG, ARC, and Gas welding; cutting with Oxygen/Settling, Plasma cutters, and Cut-off saws; and the use of benders and bending equipment
• Operate grinding equipment
• Effectively prioritize multiple projects
• Safely use hand and shop power tools, equipment, and diagnostic devices
• Must adhere to all policies and procedures of the Pechanga Tribal Government


• High School diploma or GED required
• Minimum of 5-8 years of experience maintaining and repairing small and large engines for landscaping equipment, heavy equipment and vehicles required
• Certified in automotive and diesel repair preferred
• Welding Certification preferred
• Experience using hand and power shop tools, equipment and diagnostic devices required
• Proficient in the repair of the following: diesel engines, power trains to include differentials, transmissions, clutches and drive shafts, electrical systems, automotive AC systems, hydraulic systems, steering and brake systems required
• Proficient in the use of all tools of the trade, i.e. compressors, hydraulic lifts, power and nomadic tools required
• Proficient in arc-welding, gas welding, plasma cutters and grinders and cutoff saws soldering, brazing required
• Ability to diagnose and repair large hydraulic systems
• Proficient in metal fabrication required with ability to read blue-prints and schematic drawings
• Proficient in repair of small and large gas and diesel engines required
• Must be able to speak, read and write in the English language
• Ability to operate all heavy equipment, loaders, Skip-loaders, Dump trucks, Water truck, Back hoe
• Ability to trouble shoot gas- diesel engines and small engines
• Ability to diagnose and trouble shoot Electrical and Computer -Controlled Electrical systems
• Proven strong mechanical aptitude
• Basic math skills required
• Valid driver’s license with proof of insurance required
• Clean DMV record
• This position must comply with the Pechanga Tribal Government’s Drug-Free Workplace Policy. This includes: pre-employment testing, post-accident or injury, and random testing
• Must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation


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About Pechanga Tribal Government

Complete Job Descriptions and Applications are located at:


Direct link to open positions and application: https://www.pechanga-nsn.gov/index.php/contact/employment

Send Application and Resume to:
Fax: 951-587-2209

Hiring Preference: The Pechanga Tribal Government is an equal opportunity employer.  Consistent with federal law, the Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians applies Indian preference in employment.  It is the policy of the Pechanga Tribal Government to give preference in hiring, promotions, and transfers into vacant positions to qualified applicants in the following order: 1) Pechanga Tribal Members; 2) Pechanga Tribal Member Spouses; 3) non-member American Indians.  Drug Testing: The Pechanga Tribal Government is a drug-free workplace.  All employees are subject to drug testing.  Background Investigation: All candidates and employees may be subject to a background investigation.