Mechanic I

Location
Herndon, Virginia
Salary
$46,568 - 61,447 DOQ
Posted
Mar 16, 2021
Closes
Apr 20, 2021
Career Level
Entry Level
Hours
Full Time

DUTIES:

  • Inspects and performs preventative maintenance and repair, servicing gasoline and diesel engines, hybrid vehicles, hydraulic and electrical systems for town vehicles and equipment Utilizes a variety of testing procedures and equipment to diagnose problems; repairs, replaces and rebuilds defective or worn parts and systems for restoration to proper working condition. Work may range from preventative maintenance to complete overhauling of parts and systems including, but not limited to vehicle engines, transmissions, brakes, tires, electric and hydraulic parts and exhaust systems, as well as specialized equipment in police vehicles, such as lights, sirens and onboard computers. Performs welding on vehicles and equipment as needed Repairs and maintains all town equipment from string trimmers to heavy equipment, welds and fabricates parts which include overhauling engines, transmissions, brakes and hydraulic parts Prepares work orders and pricing; order parts. Assures safe work area; cleans office and shop areas Test drives vehicles and equipment. Initiates and performs setup of new town vehicles and equipment Requires 24/7 response to vehicle and equipment emergencies Supports public works emergency operations, including but not limited to snow removal, storm cleanup and other inclement, weather-related needs, and other duties as needed Must report to work in, and wear at all times on the job, steel-toed safety shoes of an acceptable standard, effective the first scheduled workday. May not work without safety shoes Performs other duties as required

Position is considered “essential personnel” defined as staff who are required to report to their designated work location during weather related or other emergencies, even when town offices are closed, or normal operations are suspended.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or GED required Vocational or technical training in automotive mechanics and refrigerants required Supplemented by minimum of three years’ experience in automotive repair required, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience Valid Class A commercial driver’s license with acceptable record, or the ability to obtain within six months of employment Possession of Virginia State Vehicle Inspection license, or the ability to obtain within six months of employment Possession of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) refrigerant recovery/recycling certification, or the ability to obtain within six months of employment Possession of Virginia Department of Transportation Flagging certification, or the ability to obtain within six months of employment Possession of Forklift Operator certification, or the ability to obtain within six months of employment

HOURS:

  • Monday - Friday, 07:00 A.M. - 3:30 P.M