Nature of Work
The fundamental reason this job exists is to supervise
and instruct mechanics and auto servicers and perform highly skilled work in
the diagnosis, maintenance and repair of trucks, heavy equipment, automobiles,
farm equipment, motorcycles and fire apparatus (City) and to perform
highly skilled work in the diagnosis, maintenance, and repair of a wide range
of trucks, heavy equipment, and farm equipment (County). Assists the
superintendent in the overall supervision and management of the division. The essential functions are: supervises
mechanics and servicers in the diagnosis, maintenance, repair of large
trucks, off-road heavy equipment, automobiles, light trucks, motorcycles, small
engines, and fire apparatus (City); performs
equipment repair work on light, medium and heavy duty trucks, and off-road equipment; communicates with parts department personnel, businesses, other divisions
and supervisors; performs miscellaneous functions; troubleshoots
and performs repairs on electrical systems on various makes and models of
repairs on hydraulic system on various makes and models of heavy equipment; and
troubleshoots and repairs brake systems. Incumbents
perform the more difficult repairs as needed, and report to a Garage
Applicants must have at least five
years of recent experience as an automotive, diesel engine, heavy equipment, or
fire apparatus mechanic at the journeyman level. Journeyman experience must include at least
two years of apprenticeship experience working under a trained mechanic and at
least one year of experience working independently as a lead mechanic. Applicants must also have experience using
computer testing or diagnostic equipment on vehicles, diesel engines, heavy equipment,
or fire apparatus. Preference may be given to those with current Automotive
Service Excellence (ASE) certification(s) or previous training or experience
supervising mechanics or technicians.
Must be willing to respond after normal working hours, work day or night shift, and be on-call 24 hours during emergency situations or when deemed necessary. Must possess and maintain a current Alabama Driver's License and have an insurable driving record. Must be willing to obtain an Alabama Commercial Drivers License (CDL) (City). Must have a Commercial Driver's License (Class A), from the State of Alabama, or must obtain one within six (6) months of employment date (County). Must be able to attend specialized training out-of-town as needed to maintain or improve skills.
Physical ability to lift heavy equipment, engine, and body parts assisted or unassisted such as batteries, brake drums, weighing 50-100 pounds as needed to maneuver heavy objects to make repairs. Physical ability to stand for long periods of time of up to 3 or 4 hours as needed to make repairs. Physical ability to stoop, bend and crouch as needed to make repairs. Physical ability to repair heavy equipment while exposed to adverse weather conditions such as ice, rain, cold and heat when vehicle/equipment breaks down and to work in a dusty environment. Physical ability to climb to heights of up to 12 feet using a step ladder as needed to make repairs.
Kind of Examination
Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any other vacancies that may occur during the life of the register. The current vacancy is with the City of Montgomery Fleet Management Department. Applicants will be screened and qualified based upon education and experience as shown on the application and supplemental questionnaire. For this reason, applicants are urged to fill in the application form and supplemental questionnaire completely, providing detailed information concerning the kinds of jobs they have held, the dates they held them, where and exactly what their duties were. If more than five qualified applications are received, the supplemental questionnaire will be scored to rank the qualified applicants on the eligible register and tied scores will not be broken. If there are five or less qualified applicants, they will be considered equally qualified and placed on the register in alphabetical order.
Complete an online application by visiting Montgomery City-County Personnel's Online Employment Center. Paper applications are no longer accepted. Completed applications will be accepted online until 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.
BENEFITS: Employees are offered a competitive benefits package which includes health, dental, and life insurance, paid annual and sick leave, paid holidays, and a retirement program.
DRUG TEST: Employment is conditional upon the potential employee passing a preemployment drug test. (The drug test may require the submission of a sample of hair, finger nails, and/or urine that will verify illegal drug use).
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY: Discrimination against any person in recruitment, examination, appointment, training, promotion, retention, discipline, or any other aspect of personnel administration because of political or religious opinions or affiliations or because of race, national origin, or any other non merit factors is prohibited. Discrimination on the basis of age, sex, or physical disability is prohibited except where specific age, sex, or physical requirements constitute a bona fide occupational qualification necessary to proper and efficient administration.
REQUEST FOR ACCOMMODATION: Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is the responsibility of the applicant with a disability to request accommodation which he/she requires in order to participate in the application or examination process. The Personnel Department reserves the right to require documentation of the need for accommodation under the ADA. In order to request accommodation in the application or testing process, contact the Personnel Director at (334) 625-2675.
I9: Prior to your employment, you will be required to provide to your employer documentation of your identity and employment eligibility in order to comply with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
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