Auto Mechanic Welder

Recruitment #22-CI5242-01

Salary Information

Compensation plans are based on a multi-step progression system. The pay range reflects the entry level and maximum salary potential in the assigned pay grade.

**A starting salary may be negotiated and will be commensurate with education, training and experience in alignment with pay administration policies and MCCP Board Rules & Regulations**

Nature of Work

The fundamental reason the classification exists is to perform skilled welding work in the fabrication and repair of automotive and related metal structures or equipment.  Work involves the use of acetylene and electrical equipment in the heating, welding, cutting, and brazing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals in accordance with standard trade practices.  Welding assignments are usually accompanied by blueprints, sketches and oral instructions indicating the type of material to be used.  Little supervision is received concerning work methods or techniques which are left largely to the discretion of the employee, but work is subject to inspection as to volume of production and quality of workmanship. Essential functions are: performs electric arc, M.I.G. and acetylene welding, brazing, silver soldering, lead soldering and acetylene burning and reads, designs and fabricates equipment.  Employee reports to the Master Automotive Mechanic.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED equivalent.  Must have at least two (2) years’ experience as a skilled welder or possess a Welding Degree or Certification.

NOTE:  Qualifying education, training and experience that provide the requisite knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the job will be considered.

Special Requirements

Employment is conditioned upon applicants acquiring and maintaining an Alabama Driver’s license and providing a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) from the Department of Public Safety as proof of an insurable driving record.  Must be able to work nights, weekends, or holidays as needed.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Must have the ability to lift objects of 60 -100 lbs. unassisted and the ability to work in inclement weather and dusty environments. Ability to remain in a standing position for extended periods of time. Ability to stoop, kneel, crouch, bend, twist, climb and balance to perform welding tasks on and under vehicles and equipment. 

Kind of Examination

Applications are being accepted to fill one (1) vacancy and any 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 used to rank applicants on the register. Tied scores will not be broken (in accordance with Personnel Rules and Regulations, Rule VII, Section 3). 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 11:59 p.m. on the closing date. If there is no closing date, the announcement may be closed at any time without prior notice.

Additional Information

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 may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a pre-employment 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).

BACKGROUND CHECK: Employment may be conditional upon the potential employee passing a background check. (Candidates will be asked to provide consent prior to the administration of background checks.)

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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