Full-Time Equipment Technician I
This position diagnoses problems and makes mechanical repairs to all types of equipment used in roadway and parts maintenance and performs vehicular maintenance for all county departments. The Technician at times will be working in the field three or more hours per shift servicing equipment. This is a journey level position requiring experience in welding and fabrication, maintaining gas and diesel truck engines, and hydraulically operated equipment. Major duties include: inspecting, diagnosing, and making repairs to road construction and grounds maintenance equipment and automotive fleet; and designing, modifying, repairing, and installing hydraulic systems and components.
Education and Experience:
Three (3) years of experience as a journey level equipment/vehicle Technician Certified vocational course work or training relating to repair and maintenance of various fleet equipment may substitute for up to one (1) year of the required experience. Five (5) years of experience working on diesel truck engines and hydraulically operated equipment is highly desirable.
Must possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license.
Must possess or be able to obtain a Commercial Drivers License Class A with air brake and HAZMAT (Hazardous Materials) endorsement and passenger endorsement, within one (1) month of hire.
Experience in welding and fabrication is highly desirable.
Any combination of education, experience, and training that would demonstrate the ability to perform the work will be considered.
Knowledge of: Gas and diesel truck engines and hydraulically operated equipment; mechanical repair and preventive maintenance.
Ability to: Independently perform major repairs and maintenance on a variety of diesel trucks; read and comprehend service and equipment manuals; operate large and small equipment, motor vehicles, and tools in a safe and efficient manner; work independently in the performance of regular duties; accurately and neatly record and maintain a variety of data.
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Salary Grade: Local 1432.177 $30.49 – $34.61- per hour
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