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Job Title:  HWY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC 1- FALLON

HWY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC 1 - 60025193
Posting Close Date:  N/A
Location: 

FALLON, NEVADA, US, 89406

Requisition Id:  8113

Department: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Division: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION 

Business Unit: HR-TRANSPORTATION ADMIN 

Work Type: PERMANENT 

*Pay Grade: GRADE 33 

Salary Range: $47,188.80 - $69,739.20

Fulltime/Parttime: Full Time 

 

Recruiter: STEPHANIE L SWANSON 

Phone: 775 888-7276 

Email: stephanie.swanson@dot.nv.gov 

 

 

Position Description

 

Highway Equipment Mechanics maintain, repair, and modify medium (GVWR 10,500-26,000 lbs.) and heavy (GVWR greater than 26,000 lbs.) highway maintenance and construction equipment.

 

Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.

 

This position is located within the Fallon Maintenance Division, District 2. Incumbents diagnose, maintain, modify, and repair Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) equipment and are responsible for keeping equipment in the District's fleet in good repair for routine highway maintenance and emergency response. This includes a variety of light, medium, and heavy equipment. Repairs include, but are not limited to, engine repair or replacement, repairing and rebuilding brake systems, steering and suspension system components, differential and drive line components, servicing of automatic and manual transmissions, electrical and wiring systems. Duties also include repairing, maintaining, fabricating, and installing parts, components, and special use items. Keeping the fleet in safe operating condition is critical to daily operations, and in effectively preserving and managing our assets.

 

To see full Class Specifications visit: http://hr.nv.gov/Resources/ClassSpecs/Class_Specifications-9_0//

Minimum Qualifications

  • Completion of a recognized automotive/equipment repair apprenticeship program; OR completion of the Equipment Mechanic-in-Training program in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.

 

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

  • The exam will consist of an application and resume evaluation. It is essential that applications/resumes include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

 

Special Requirements

  • A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
  • Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.
  • A valid Class A or B commercial driver's license is required within six months of employment.
  • Incumbents are required to furnish their own mechanic's tools.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Skill in basic arc and acetylene welding and cutting and basic machining.
  • Skill in repairing, rebuilding and modifying components of highway equipment including diesel and gas engines, automatic and manual transmissions, and hydraulic equipment.
  • Ability to prepare repair orders, requisition supplies, and document condition of equipment.
  • Ability to diagnose and determine what is necessary in repairing a system to restore proper working condition.
  • Ability to read and understand repair orders, service manuals, operating system manuals, and hydraulic and electrical schematics.
  • Working knowledge of equipment systems and operating characteristics of medium and heavy highway maintenance and construction equipment from a variety of manufacturers.
  • Working knowledge of methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the construction, assembly, overhaul, repair, and adjustment of automotive and heavy construction and maintenance equipment.
  • Ability to use various diagnostic and testing equipment and precision measuring devices.
  • Working knowledge of safe working procedures and the proper use, storage, and disposal of hazardous materials.

This recruitment may close at any time based on the number of applications received.  Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.

 

*The salary range indicated in this announcement is based on the Employee/Employer retirement compensation schedule. An employer-only option is available at a reduced salary range.

 

The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

 


Nearest Major Market: Reno