TEHAMA COUNTY invites applications for the position of:
Public Safety Vehicle & Equipment Mechanic I
SALARY: $3,277.00 – $3,993.00 Monthly
OPENING DATE: 07/21/20
CLOSING DATE: 08/17/20 05:00 PM
Under general supervision, troubleshoots, maintains, and does minor repairs on emergency vehicles and equipment; operates and maintains a variety of hand, power, and shop tools.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
Inspects, evaluates, and tests equipment and vehicles; estimates time and material requirements; reads and interprets shop manuals and specifications; reviews and monitors completed work to ensure quality control standards are met. | Performs minor equipment repairs and maintenance tasks, including locating and diagnosing mechanical defects; performs minor repairs on various types of motors and valves, gasoline, and diesel engines, referring more complex repair needs to outside contractors for completion. | Monitors and repairs routine wear and damage to vehicles and equipment. | Operates, maintains, and repairs a wide variety of hand and power tools used in vehicle and equipment maintenance; ensures care and safety while using tools and equipment. | Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment for all employees. | Maintains records on maintenance and repair work performed, work orders, and inspection reports. | Ensures the proper usage, maintenance, repair, and storage of all tools and equipment. | Drives vehicles and operates a wide variety of mechanic’s tools, electrical test equipment, tire removal machine, hand and power tools, and other related equipment and tools. | Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions to remain current on practices and new developments in assigned work areas. | Provides technical work direction to other staff performing preventative maintenance and other mechanical work; oversees the work of work release inmates. | Maintains inventory and makes purchases through competitive bid process; prepares required reports.
KNOWLEDGE OF: Principles and practices of repair, servicing and preventive maintenance of gasoline and diesel-powered equipment | Techniques, methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the servicing, and preventive maintenance of gasoline and diesel-powered equipment | Operation and maintenance of a wide variety of equipment, hand, shop, and power tools used in the work | Safe work methods and safety practices pertaining to the work | Applicable Federal, State, County, Department, and Division laws, regulations, codes, policies, and procedures | Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment | Record keeping principles and procedures | Techniques for dealing effectively with and providing a high level of customer service to all individuals contacted in the course of work
ABILITY TO: Read and comprehend schematics | Identify and implement effective course of action to complete assigned work | Inspect the work of others and maintain established quality control standards | Train others in proper and safe work procedures | Locate and diagnose minor engine and other operating defects; use electronic and mechanical shop diagnostic equipment |Make minor repairs of motors, transmissions, differentials, chassis parts, electrical, fuel, ignition, cooling, steering, hydraulic, and air systems, including proper testing and adjustments | Operate a wide variety of power hand tools in a skillful manner | Estimate needed materials and labor and secure sufficient quantities | Read and interpret various materials pertaining to the responsibilities of the job, including instruction manuals and diagrams | Prepare and maintain a variety of accurate records and reports | Use English effectively to communicate in person, over the telephone, and in writing | React calmly and professionally in emergency, emotional and/or stressful situations | Work independently and as a team member | Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted on the job | Make accurate arithmetic, financial and statistical computations
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & LICENSES:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be: • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college-level coursework in the automotive maintenance and repair field. • One (1) year of work in automotive, heavy equipment and/or emergency equipment maintenance and repair. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
LICENSE & SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: • Requires a valid California driver’s license. • Requires incumbent to provide own set of basic mechanic tools. • Other certification(s) specific to functional area of assignment may be required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must possess mobility to work in a standard shop setting and use and operate a variety of tools, power tools, equipment and machinery; to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; to identify mechanical issues, to identify and locate parts and repair tools/equipment, to inspect, analyze, and diagnose problems with automobiles, trucks, and a variety of gasoline and diesel powered maintenance and construction equipment; strength, stamina and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; color vision to read various dials, gauges, and identify color-coded cables and wires; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. The job involves walking and working on slippery or uneven surfaces. Positions in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work. Employees must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, up to 50 pounds, as necessary to perform job functions.
WORKING CONDITIONS: Employees primarily work in the centralized maintenance shop and are exposed to loud noise levels, vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, dust, paint fumes, mechanical and/or electrical hazards, grease, oils, solvents, machinery with extremely hot surfaces and/or moving parts, and moving objects or other vehicles. Employees may interact with upset staff when trying to diagnose and/or resolve an equipment related problem. Employees may be required to work on evenings, weekends, and holidays and participates in after-hours emergency response and on-call and callback assignments.
The department currently has one (1) vacancy. In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Public Safety Vehicle & Equipment Mechanic I, as well as subsequent vacancies, which occur during the life of the eligibility list.
Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered. To be considered for this position, the following MUST be submitted with your completed application:
If you have questions about this recruitment, please contact the department at the phone number listed below. All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.
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22840 Antelope Blvd PO Box 729 Red Bluff, CA 96080 530-529-7950
Position #2020-P0881 PUBLIC SAFETY VEHICLE & EQUIPMENT MECHANIC I KH
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