Mechanic 1

Company Name Quonset Development Corporation
Location North Kingstown
Date Posted September 6, 2021
Job Type Full-time


This position is an entry-level mechanic and performs routine maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and construction equipment, including but not limited to the Mobile Harbor Crane. Work may include, but not limited to hydraulic/air brake, steering and suspension components, fluid and filter changes, tires, bodywork, oil changes, and any other equipment, consumer or commercial, under close supervision.  Performs all other related work as assigned.

  • Repairs and services gasoline and diesel powered automotive and heavy construction equipment including the Mobile Harbor Crane, trucks, tractors, generators, and grounds-keeping equipment.
  • May use simple diagnostic equipment to inspect, test and troubleshoot fleet vehicles and light and heavy equipment and conducts preventative maintenance.
  • Repairs small engines; replaces/repairs tires.
  • Operates a variety of motor driven vehicles and equipment to accomplish maintenance responsibilities, including snow removal, grounds and utility maintenance.
  • May be required to perform duties during off-duty hours including when called as stand by status for emergencies.

The ideal candidate will have the following qualifications:


  • High school degree or equivalent; followed by a qualified trade school.
  • Two (2) years automotive mechanic maintenance experience in an established and reputable facility.
  • Possess a Class B Rhode Island Commercial Driver’s License (CDL); candidates will be considered who do not possess the Class B CDL but will be required to obtain the license within six (6) months of appointment.
  • Limited License B Hoisting Engineering license; candidates will be considered who do not possess the Hoisting license but will be required to obtain the license within six (6) months of appointment.


  • Working knowledge of standard practices, materials, tools, and processes involved in automotive maintenance and repair.
  • Working knowledge of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles, heavy duty and construction equipment, and general automotive equipment.
  • Proven ability to interact with others in a positive, effective manner and to perform assigned tasks independently.
  • Holds a current and valid driver license.

Salary will depend on experience and licenses; ranges between $25.00 - $27.50 per hour.

Quonset Development Corporation offers a generous benefit package to full time employees including; Blue Cross Blue Shield, Delta Dental, VSP, retirement programs with employer match and longevity pay.

Please send letter of interest and resume by September 24, 2021 to:

Mechanic I Selection Committee

Quonset Development Corporation

95 Cripe Street

North Kingstown, RI  02852

Fax (401) 268-9885 or e-mail:

 No phone calls please.

QDC is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that values diversity.  Registered with the Department of Homeland Security as an E-Verify Employer