The incumbent in this position performs a wide variety of duties to include troubleshooting and repair of integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and related systems. The incumbent disassembles and overhauls major components of light duty engines / systems such as farm equipment, Pick-up Trucks, lawn equipment and 4 Wheel Utility Vehicles, and performs engine tune ups. This position maintains multiple vehicle maintenance tools and equipment, and fabricates and welds intricate components of equipment. The position may function as lead worker.
Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.
- Performs preventive maintenance to include lubricating, cleaning, servicing, inspecting, and testing equipment.
- Uses manual and computerized diagnostic equipment to evaluate, troubleshoot, make adjustments and diagnose equipment malfunctions or defects.
- Repairs/replaces various parts and assemblies using mechanic power and handtools.
- Interprets schematics and blue prints to perform inspections, diagnosis, wiring procedures, and maintenance of mechanical, hydraulic, ignition, lighting, warning, and injection assemblies and component systems.
- Operates computers, interprets parts, service, and automated equipment management system/ manuals to perform research, order parts, prepare records, and analyze equipment malfunctions.
- Fabricates parts, performs gas/electric welding and makes body repairs.
- Responds to road service requests and/or assists with tow trucks/wreckers.
- Conducts road test/operational checks for diagnostic purposes to determine equipment deficiencies and for post-maintenance tests.
- Cleans and cares for tools, equipment and shop facilities.
- Follows safety rules and practices, and complies with Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) standards in the performance of duties.
JOB REQUIREMENTS for Equipment Mechanic III
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:
- Six months experience in performing comprehensive engine tune-ups, evaluating emission control systems and adjusting gas and diesel engines.
- Six months experience in performing intricate adjustments and alignments to front ends and/or brakes, rears and other drive train components.
- Six months experience in electric or gas welding.
- Knowledge of troubleshooting and repairing integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and related systems on vehicles and equipment.
- Possession of a valid Driver’s License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).
Conditions of Hire
Criminal background check: A satisfactory criminal background check is required as a condition of hire. The recruiting agency may require the applicant to pay for the criminal background check as part of the conditional offer of hire.
Pre-employment Drug Testing: Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.
This position is a classification organized under an exclusive bargaining representative (labor organization). The candidate selected for this position shall be asked to join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, decline joining the labor organization and not pay dues or a fee. The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.
The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position. It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties. For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content. Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.
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