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Job Opening: Mechanic

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REPORTS TO: Fleet Manager

PAY GRADE: Full-Time (40 hours/week); Non-Exempt position, benefits apply

Salary Range: Step 1 $26.52/hour to Step 3 $30.33/hour DOE

JOB SUMMARY: Service and repair of County vehicles and road construction equipment. Application of mechanical skills and exercising independent judgment in diagnosing equipment malfunctions. Determining proper action to correct malfunctions and then repairing equipment as needed.  Works cooperatively and effectively with the public and other employees. This position is non-exempt and subject to a collective bargaining agreement.     

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: This position will be assigned a combination of job functions from among different job duties within this class or perform similar duties of similar responsibility and

  1. Service and repair diesel trucks, heavy equipment, light trucks, and passenger vehicles, both in the shop and in the field.
  2. Diagnosis of equipment malfunctions using computers, analyzers, and scanners.
  3. Operate a single-axle and tandem axle truck and trailer, a dozer, a loader, and other road construction and maintenance equipment.
  4. Gas and electric-arc welding.
  5. Load, secure, transport and unload heavy equipment.
  6. Assisting other employees as needed.
  7. Perform other related job duties as assigned Mechanic.


  1. At least 3 years of experience repairing and servicing heavy equipment or light trucks and passenger vehicles.
  2. Experience using computers, analyzers, and scanners for diagnostics.
  3. Ability to work flexible schedules.


  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent.
  2. Certification from nationally recognized trade organizations, and/or a degree from accredited trade schools is required.


  1. Must acquire a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License within one year from the date of hire.
  2. Certified welder preferred if not, most work towards welding certification one year date of hire.
  3. ASE certification preferred if not most work towards ASE certification one year of date of hire. 
  4. Valid driver’s license.
  5. Must successfully pass a background, driving record check, and CDL physical. 

WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL ABILITIES: Routinely stands, bends, sits, kneels and/or squats in awkward positions on hard surfaces for extended periods: walks, climbs, and/or crawls up or down inclines, stairs, ladders, etc. sometimes while carrying, pulling, pushing and/or lifting objects in excess of 50 pounds. Exposure to noise, fumes, chemicals, and/or extreme weather conditions can be expected. Regular and punctual attendance is required. Occasionally work extended hours, varied starting times, on weekends and holidays, and on overtime, sometimes with little or no notice.

Work hours and workdays may vary. Occasionally work extended hours, varied starting times, on weekends and holidays, and on overtime, sometimes with little or no notice. 

BEHAVIORAL STANDARDS: Respectful, courteous, and friendly to customers, other County employees, and County leadership. A team player that helps the organization meet its objectives. Takes initiative to meet work objectives. Effectively communicates with customers and County employees. Gets along with co-workers and managers. Positively represents the County, maintaining the trust County residents have placed in each of us. Demonstrates honest and ethical behaviors at all times.

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