Calaveras County Public Works Department is seeking a full-time mechanic to work in the Equipment Service Center division. The incumbent will, under general supervision, perform tune-ups, service and repair trucks, graders, tractors and other power-driven and mechanical equipment, and to do related work as required.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Inspects trucks and other road construction and maintenance equipment to locate and determine the extent of necessary overhaul or repair.
Does general overhaul and repair work on light and heavy trucks, gasoline and diesel engines, tractors, bulldozers, graders and other mechanical equipment.
Welds and repairs parts.
Inspects, adjusts and replaces necessary units and related parts including valves, pistons, main bearings and assemblies.
Repairs and overhauls brakes, electrical and ignition systems, clutches, transmissions, differentials, and rear axle assemblies.
Repairs cooling, fuel and exhaust systems.
Installs special equipment.
Tunes engines using standard testing equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance work on vehicles including lubrication and oil changes as specified.
Requests parts as needed.
Responds to emergency repair calls in the field.
Rebuilds damaged parts.
Fabricates and assembles new parts.
Operates a variety of diagnostic tools.
APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
Interested individuals must submit the following to 891 Mountain Ranch Rd San Andreas, Ca 95249:
Calaveras County application
Application materials will be reviewed to evaluate the specific qualifications of each applicant and determine which applicants will continue in the screening process. Incomplete application information will result in the candidate being screened out of the process. Those candidates identified as having qualifications best suited for the position will be invited to participate in the interview process.
Standard practices, equipment and tools of the automotive mechanical trade; the operating principles of gasoline and diesel engines and of the mechanical repair of heavy trucks, construction equipment including hydraulic units and pumps; safe work practices.
Make mechanical repairs to a variety of county owned power equipment; demonstrate skill in the use of shop tools, including welding equipment; adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair, remodeling or rebuilding problems; maintain simple records; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; maintain cooperative working relationships.
Education, Training and Experience:
Equivalent to graduation from high school and two years of journey level experience as a mechanic; successful completion of a related apprenticeship program may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.
Licenses, Certificates, or Registrations:
Possession of a valid California driver’s license.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits package provided. Please see our website for details.
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