Production Mechanic II
Regular Schedule: 39 hours per week, with benefits package A Non-Merit vacancy exists in the Office/Department of Public Works, Bureau of Solid Waste Management. Non-Merit positions are not classified within the Baltimore County Government Classification and Compensation Plan. A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below. Current and future vacancies occurring in any Office or Department of Baltimore County General Government may be filled from the list of eligible applicants. All interested candidates must apply at this time. List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications. Note: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time. Examples of Duties: Provides equipment operation services for the Baltimore County Central Acceptance Facility (CAF). Installs, maintains, and repairs mechanical equipment for various environmental projects. Installs, maintains, and repairs mechanical equipment, including heavy equipment and vehicles. Ensures that the installation and repair of equipment complies with agency policy and local codes and regulations. Replaces units or parts, such as gears, bearings, and filters. Tests newly-installed and pre-existing mechanical equipment. Orders replacement parts for equipment. Identifies and confirms time frame for completion of repairs. Uses precision tools, such as micrometer metal inert gas equipment, dial indicators, and revolutions-per-minute indicators. Communicates the necessity for proper and timely maintenance of all equipment to operators and management staff. Assists management staff in the training of staff in proper equipment maintenance techniques. Works with management and other maintenance staff to develop and implement a preventative maintenance program for mechanical equipment and vehicles. Operates county vehicles. EXAMPLES OF OTHER DUTIES May direct, coordinate, and evaluate staff, including interviewing, hiring, training. May plan, delegate, and direct work. May appraise performance, including rewarding and disciplining staff. May address complaints. May resolve problems. Performs related duties as required. NOTE: The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this classification. They may not include all of the duties of each position in this classification. Each position in this classification may not be required to perform all of the duties listed. Qualifications: Must possess at least a diploma from an accredited high school or an appropriate equivalent. Must have at least 5 year(s) of experience in installing, maintaining, and repairing mechanical equipment. Related vocational education may be substituted on a year for year basis for up to 3 years for the required experience. EXAMINATION PROCEDURE Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes. Conditions of Employment: Persons appointed to this position are subject to be called to duty in emergencies. Physical and Environmental Conditions Must safely perform the duties of the position without posing a threat to the health or safety of themselves or others. Duties require sitting, standing, walking, talking, hearing, and listening. Uses with hands and arms to handle equipment. Occasionally stoops, kneels, crouches, or crawls in order to service equipment. Uses appropriate vision to perform duties successfully. Duties entail exposure to extreme conditions, such as solid waste, heat, cold, rain, snow, mud, ice, dust, and loud noise. Works near moving equipment, equipment exhaust fumes, and airborne particles, such as dust. Exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals. Duties may entail working in confined spaces, including tanks, maintenance holes, silos, pits, vaults, spillways, and vessels. May have exposure to atmospheric hazards. Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in Baltimore County must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.