Equipment Mechanic I

Recruitment #112219-MCCA21-550400

Summary Statement

This describes first level mechanical trade work, encompassing activities as described in the Essential Functions. This level is involved in completing basic repairs on a variety of equipment and performing routine preventative maintenance and repair work under supervision of a technical superior.

Career Ladder

Upon satisfactory completion of department promotional standards and job requirements, employees may be eligible to be promoted to the next level.

Essential Functions

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 hand tools. 
     
  • 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

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Equipment Mechanic I
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Knowledge of operating diagnostic equipment used for inspecting and testing equipment for vehicles and equipment.
  2. Knowledge of diagnosing and repairing routine malfunctions on light duty vehicles such as pickup trucks, sedans or vans.
  3. Knowledge of preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment which includes lubricating, cleaning, and servicing. 
  4. Knowledge of math such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, or decimals.
  5. Possession of a valid Driver’s License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Conditions of Hire

As a condition of hire, the applicant must provide the basic required tools, as specified by the agency, upon employment.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process. 

DelDOT Medical Exam:  Applicants who meet the job requirements for the position, and who are made a conditional offer of employment, shall be required to meet the physical qualifications and examination requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations to hold a commercial driver’s license unless they are approved for either an Intra-State CDL Waiver of a Federal Waiver or Exemption.  In addition, applicants must not have incurred four or more serious traffic violations during the previous three years as defined by the Federal Motor Carrier Code.  The Department of Transportation will obtain driving record information maintained by the Division of Motor Vehicles for the preceding three year period.

As a condition of hire you must possess a valid CDL Class A or B drivers license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving) OR obtain one during the initial 90-day probationary period. 

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.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at https://dhr.delaware.gov/benefits/

Selection Process

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.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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