Mechanic-Public Works – Deadline to Apply 7/31/2018 by 4:00 p.m.  

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for repairing and maintaining County vehicles and equipment.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains a variety of County vehicles and heavy construction equipment including automobiles, trucks, bulldozers, motor graders, backhoes, tractors.
  • Inspects, adjusts, and replaces necessary units and parts.
  • Repairs, welds, and overhauls major systems including engine, exhaust, electrical, transmission, hydraulic, and brake systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Tests repairs for proper functioning.
  • Repairs and maintains small equipment including lawnmowers and weed eaters.
  • Conducts emergency repairs on site.
  • Maintains records of time and costs of work performed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED BY THE POSITION

  • Knowledge of road construction and maintenance methods and practices.
  • Knowledge of the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of a variety of vehicles and equipment.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety requirements.
  • Skill in the analysis of problems and the development and implementation of solutions.
  • Skill in the use of diagnostic equipment.
  • Skill in utilizing specialized equipment to repair vehicles and equipment.
  • Skill in oral and written communications.
  • Skill in interpersonal relations.

SUPERVISORY CONTROLS

The Fleet Maintenance Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.

GUIDELINES

Guidelines include County and department policies and policies. These guidelines are generally clear and specific but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

  • The work consists of related maintenance duties.
  • The purpose of this position is to repair and maintain County vehicles and equipment. Success in this position helps ensure safe and serviceable County vehicles and equipment for Butts County.

CONTACTS

  • Contacts are typically with coworkers, other County employees and agencies, and members of the general public.
  • Contacts are typically to provide services; to give or exchange information; or to resolve problems.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including maintenance equipment, test and diagnostic equipment, etc. Must be able to use body members to work, move or carry objects or materials. This position requires: stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motion.  Must be able to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently. Physical demand requirements are at levels of those of heavy work.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY

None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education, or a combination of education, experience and skills that meet the prerequisites of the position.
  • Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the major duties of the position, usually associated with the completion of an apprenticeship/internship or having had a similar position for one to two years.
  • Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver’s license issued by the State of Georgia for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

 

Deadline to Apply 7/31/2018 by 4:00 p.m.