Education. High school or GED
Experience. Five (5) years full time experience in major overhaul, repair and maintenance of automotive and construction equipment, including three years in the repair of diesel engines and/or hydraulics
Experience/Education substitution. In accordance with County Policy
Licenses/Certifications. Must have a valid unrestricted driver’s license. Will be required to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License Class A with HazMat/Tanker endorsement within the first year of employment.
Special Requirements: Positions requiring a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) to operate vehicles on public roads are subject to federal drug and alcohol testing regulations, which include pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return to duty, and follow-up testing.
Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.). Background check and driver’s license record
Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and standard practices of the automotive mechanic’s trade, with particular reference to heavy and light duty maintenance and equipment; the operating and maintenance requirements of heavy duty and maintenance equipment; heavy equipment and automotive repair and maintenance safety principles and practices; the use of air powered equipment, lifts, and hoists; heavy equipment hydraulic systems operations and maintenance practices; occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in general vehicle and heavy equipment maintenance work; proper use and disposal of hazardous materials in accordance with established guidelines; traffic laws and rules involved in vehicle and equipment operations; Federal OSHA, State and County regulations, and County policies regarding safe work practices.
Ability to follow written and oral instruction; read and interpret diagrams, technical data and specifications, and operation/service manuals; operate air powered wrenches, tire break-down equipment and Acetylene, MIG or TIG welding equipment; diagnose and repair complex problems within accepted guidelines.