Equipment Mechanic

City of York   York, NE   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on October 15, 2020

City of York – Equipment Mechanic

The City of York is seeking to hire an Equipment Mechanic. Under supervision, employee will perform skilled work in the repair, maintenance and operation of small engine, automotive and heavy-duty equipment.

Duties – Examples of work: Essential duties are: Repairs and maintains cars, trucks and equipment - transmissions, differentials, drive units, brakes, suspension systems, chassis, front and rear ends, cooling systems, fuel systems, instruments, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, accessory power equipment, coordinates contract major repairs, rebuilds engines, carburetors, ignition systems and radiators, performs general tune-up using testing machines, performs emergency road service, repairs bridges, fences structures, completes repair and simple operating reports. Other duties include: Performs other duties as required and on call for emergencies.

Qualifications: Knowledge of the standard practices, methods, and materials and tools used in the automotive mechanic trade and operation of automotive and heavy equipment. Ability to diagnose mechanical defects and determine parts and adjustments necessary to put equipment into proper operating condition. Mechanical aptitude. Ability to follow written and oral instructions. Ability to work on own and set priorities. Ability to perform moderate physical work and to lift and carry up to 50 pounds. Ability to stand, walk, ride, sit, bend, twist, crawl, grasp, pick, push, pull and perform similar body movements. Possesses hand/eye/foot coordination adequate to weld and make repairs and operate a vehicle. Ability to talk and hear in person, by telephone and two-way radio; ability to see equipment being repaired and read reports and manuals. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, and other employees.

Experience: Any combination of experience and training equivalent to completion of community college or automotive certificate plus 5 years of experience in the operation, repair and maintenance of automotive equipment.

Special Requirements: Possession of a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s license

The City of York is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.