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DEPARTMENT: Public Works
ENTRY SALARY: $19.02 per hour, plus benefits
JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for assisting in the mechanical repair and maintenance of county vehicles and equipment. Performs engine, exhaust, electrical, brake, hydraulic, HVAC, transmission, and other system repairs on a variety of vehicles and equipment. Performs scheduled preventative maintenance functions, including checking the condition of and operation of batteries, tires, lights, transmissions, exhaust systems, brakes, etc. Performs a variety of engine diagnostic procedures. Performs emergency roadside repairs on vehicles as required; troubleshoots vehicle/equipment failures at job sites. Completes required paperwork related to work orders and purchases requests. Maintains shop equipment and assigned tools. Delivers vehicles and equipment to the dealer for repairs. Performs small engine repairs. Maintains the shop and performs housekeeping duties. Fabricates and welds parts. Operates service truck, crane and forklift. Installs specialized equipment on emergency vehicles, including lights, sirens, radios, etc. Performs related duties.
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. 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.p >