Opening: Equipment Mechanic
Human Resource Department
36245 Main St., PO Box 67, Whitehall, WI 54773
715-538-2311 ext 224 firstname.lastname@example.org
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The purpose of this position is to inspect, maintain and repair all department trucks and equipment for safe operation by all employees. The work is performed under the guidance of the Highway Commissioner and the Shop Superintendent.
High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical specialized training in mechanical repair
Current & valid CDL license is required. Comprehensive knowledge of engines, transmissions, drive lines, electrical skills, hydraulic re-pair, and air brake systems. Knowledge of ag tractors and heavy equipment repair
Gas and diesel engine diagnostics, EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection Knowledge), Computer/Scanner experience for troubleshooting codes on equipment, trucks and electronic sander controls
Comprehensive knowledge of machine operations and maintenance is essential
All required application materials can be found at www.tremplocounty.com
Completed application must be received (via mail, email, fax or hand-delivered to HR) by 4:30 pm 07/22/2016
Equal Opportunity Employer
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
The pay range for this position is: $21.09
A comprehensive benefit package is offered to county employees, see the benefit page for more details.
Trempealeau County contributes 88% of the lowest cost plan.
Employee contribution varies depending on the Plan selected.
Disability Income Insurance
Critical Illness Insurance
Accident Income Insurance
Life Insurance (spouse & family available)
Dependent Care Reimbursement
Two (2) Voluntary Deferred Compensation Plans
Trempealeau County and the employee each pay 50% of the actuarially required
contribution to the Wisconsin Retirement Fund.
2016 General Rate
Employer Share – 6.6%
Employee Share – 6.6%
Vacation is accrued per pay period based on years of service,
starting at 12 days per year up to 25 days per year.
New Year's Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day,
Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, Christmas Day, Personal Holiday
Sick is accrued per pay period based, up to 12 days per year
Position Title: Equipment Mechanic
Date: April 2016
Reports To: Highway Commissioner / Shop Superintendent
Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position is to inspect, maintain and repair all department trucks and equipment for safe operation by all employees.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
The following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.
Perform repairs on all department equipment; vehicles, hot mix plant, graders, loaders, crane, dozers, tractors, asphalt paver, rollers, and distributors
Trouble shoot and repair equipment so as to make it safe for all employees
Able to assist other mechanics
Dispatch on a rotating basis during after hour emergencies
Perform equipment repairs during after hour emergencies
Report to Shop Superintendent any findings of machinery abuse
Must provide own tools
Must provide own transportation to Whitehall Shop
Perform any and all duties as assigned by the Shop Superintendent
Responds to year-round weather events and emergencies. Subject to call in 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Minimum Training and Experience Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical specialized training in mechanical repair. Current & valid C.D.L. License required. Comprehensive knowledge of engines, transmissions, drive lines, electrical skills, hydraulic repair, and air brake systems. Knowledge of ag tractors and heavy equipment repair. Gas and diesel engine diagnostics, EFI (Electronic Fuel Injection Knowledge), Computer/Scanner experience for troubleshooting codes on equipment, trucks and electronic sander controls. Comprehensive knowledge of machine operations and maintenance is essential.
Physical and Mental Abilities Required to Perform Essential Job Functions
Language Ability and Interpersonal Communication
Ability to compare, count, differentiate, measure, assemble, copy and record and transcribe data and information. Ability to classify, compute and tabulate data.
Ability to utilize a wide variety of descriptive data and information such as work schedules, meeting charts, time cards, safety regulations, diagrams, material safety data sheets, product specifications and general operating and maintenance manuals, lists, vouchers, invoices.
Ability to understand and follow directions, reading, writing, and basic math skills
Ability to compare, count, differentiate, measure and/or sort data and information.
Must demonstrate good communications, human relations, and organizational skills
Ability to maintain good public relations, along with a willingness to learn are mandatory
Ability to communicate effectively with County personnel, vendor representatives and community service workers.
Able to work on own initiative
Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide, and calculate percentages, fractions, and decimals.
Judgment and Situational Reasoning Ability
Ability to use functional reasoning in performing semi-routine functions involving standardized work with some choice of action.
Ability to advise and provide interpretation to others how to apply policies, procedures and standards to specific situations.
Ability to exercise the judgment, decisiveness and creativity in situations involving a variety of generally pre-defined duties which may be subject to frequent change.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS REQUIRED TO MEET THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: Some of the time is spent driving, sitting, bending, twisting. A majority of the time is spent standing, walking, climbing (using legs and feet). Some of the time is spent talking, hearing low and high volumes, lifting and carrying. In certain situations it is necessary to stoop, crouch, kneel and push/pull. Much of the time is spent using near vision; some time far vision. Little time is spent light fingering, one half time spend medium fingering and some of the time spent heavy fingering. At times moderate to heavy manual labor. Ability to operate, maneuver and/or steer equipment and machinery including, but limited to Welders, Diagnostic equipment, Torches, Trucks, Grinders, Forklift, Drill press, Hoists, Measuring devices, Jacks, Hand tools, Cranes, Wrenches, Specialty tools and any other equipment as needed to insure safe repair of equipment
Much of the work is done indoors. Some of the time is spent outdoors and in vehicles. Noise does exist most of the time due to being around machinery and other equipment. There is a threat of physical attack or injury from the public in some unusual situations. Being exposed to communicable diseases could happen in unusual situations. The presence of odors and dust may happen in some situations. Working in all sorts of weather (rain/snow) (hot/cold) including all four (4) season of Wisconsin Weather.
Trempealeau County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
Employee's Signature Supervisor's Signature