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Owyhee Irrigation District (OID) has supplied irrigation water to lands in Malheur County including Adrian, Nyssa, and Ontario, Oregon since 1932. The district was formed to supply agricultural water to the entire Owyhee Project and today remains the largest irrigation district in Eastern Oregon.

Be a part of an important contributor to the success and livelihood of the region by joining our team!

Current Available Positions:



The Description  

The Mechanic is responsible for planning, directing, managing, coordinating, and supervising the programs for acquisition, assignment, utilization, maintenance, repair, replacement, and disposal of fleet vehicles & Large/Small Equipment. The District’s Fleet is considered large which includes small engines, light duty pickups, CDL Trucks, & Heavy Equipment.  The Fleet manager serves as the primary contact concerning the entire fleet and operations.

Job Scope

  • Vehicle & Equipment Maintenance
  •  Mechanical diagnostics & Repair
  •  Preventative Maintenance Management
  • Maintain & record data regarding everything pertaining to the fleet

Essential Functions

Responsibilities, in no particular order, include, but are not limited to:

  •  Maintain & record data regarding everything pertaining to the fleet
  •  Looks for ways to reduce costs, in addition to finding means for getting better fuel efficiency.
  •  Oversees the end-to-end lifecycle of each company-owned commercial vehicle & equipment.
  •  Vehicle/Equipment inspection and maintenance
  • Vehicle/Equipment performance monitoring, record keeping, and improvement
  •  Prepare reports in a timely manner.
  •  Keep accurate records and forms.
  • Follow safety procedures and keep a safe work environment.
  •  Participate in Safety Committee
  •  Maintain tools, equipment, and vehicle.
  •  Operate hand and power tools
  •  Inventory Management
  •  Practice effective time management techniques.
  •  Other related duties and responsibilities as required.






Owyhee Irrigation District is an equal opportunity employer:

We adhere to a policy of making employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, age, or disability. This includes Veterans, Lesbians, Homosexuals, Bisexuals, Transgender, and LGBT+. We assure you that your opportunity for employment with the Owyhee Irrigation District depends solely on your qualifications.

  • Both the employee and the Owyhee Irrigation District may end the employment relationship at any time, without specified notice or reason. If employed, do understand that the Company may unilaterally change or revise their benefits, policies and procedures and such changes may include reduction in benefits.
  • Further understand that it is the policy of the Company to employ all employees on an  “at will” basis unless a written employment contract designates an employment period for a specified term. Notwithstanding this policy, the Company may hire an employee on a probationary basis for a period of time. During this probationary period, the employee shall be paid the agreed upon salary or hourly rate, but shall not be entitled to receive any other benefits paid or provided by the Company.


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