Position Description

Journeyman Mechanic: Maple Valley $1500 Bonus
Location Maple Valley
Job Code 747
# of openings 1
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Cedar Grove Composting is currently seeking a reliable Journeyman Mechanic to join our outstanding fleet maintenance team. This position maintains a diverse range of equipment including heavy equipment, trucks, trailers and processing equipment. The journeyman mechanic troubleshoots and maintains/repairs a variety of systems.

Work schedule will be swing shift Monday through Friday, 8 to 10 hour shifts, with some weekends required. Cedar Grove offers competitive wages, shift differential pay, tool allowance, benefits and paid vacations. This is a non-Union position. Mechanics must possess the required hand tools to perform the applicable job assignment.

What We Offer

  • $1,500 new hire bonus after completing 60 day probationary period
  • $24 -$32/hr depending on experience
  • $0.25/hr tool allowance
  • $0.60/hr swing shift differential pay
  • Paid Vacation and Sick leave
  • Health, Dental, Rx, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) plan with 4% match

Why Cedar Grove?

Cedar Grove is an industry – leading environmental solutions company that harnesses the vitality of organic material by recycling it into innovative products. In doing so, we energize cities, businesses and citizens to be a force for good by coming full circle with their organic waste.

Using nature as our guide and proven technology, we’re responsible for transforming waste materials into inventive products that benefit our community. We divert supposed “waste” that would otherwise be mixed in with trash and shipped to landfills and transform them into clean, nutrient-rich products.


  • Perform routine maintenance and repair on belt lines, grinders, screen plants, off road equipment and on road truck/trailers and collection vehicles.
  • Diagnose equipment problems and perform corrective repairs.
  • Complete accurate work orders showing labor and materials used to perform each job.
  • Remain current with industry standards.
  • Maintain cleanliness of shop and work area.
  • Personal safety and shop safety.
  • Assist in other duties as assigned by the manager.


Essential Skills and Knowledge

  • Keep abreast of vehicle repair techniques.
  • Diverse mechanical aptitude including diesel, gas truck and heavy equipment repair.
  • Fabrication and welding experience.
  • Prefer 3-4 years of mechanic experience and/or attendance in a mechanic program.
  • Minimum Class B CDL with Air Brake Endorsement or ability to obtain one.
  • Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Computer skills a plus.
  • Must pass background check and drug test.
  • At least 21 years of age.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand, stretch, and bend for a 10 hour day.
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather for a short period of time.
  • Must be able to work in confined spaces. (i.e. under trucks/machinery) or in strenuous positions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.


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