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Mechanic II

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The Hamilton County Engineer's Office
Published
May 25, 2021
Location
138 East Court Street, Room 700, Various Locations throughout Hamilton County, OH
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Position:  Mechanic 2 (2478-50)

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Job Id:  2478-50

Mechanic 2 (2478-50)

 

Deadline to Apply:

Open Until Filled

 

Work Location:

Various County Locations

 

Work Hours:

40 hours/week

 

Salary Range: 

Dependent on qualifications

 

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, the Mechanic 2 diagnoses, adjusts, repairs, maintains and repairs County vehicles and equipment including gas, diesel and propane powered engines.

 

FOR SERIOUS CONSIDERATION, PLEASE SUBMIT A RESUME WITH APPLICATION

 

REQUIREMENTS (Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification):

  • Associates Degree from an accredited college, university, or technical training institute with major course work in Automotive Technology, Automotive  Technician, Automotive Maintenance and Repair or Diesel Technician or closely related field and two (2) years work experience in performing equipment and vehicle maintenance and repair;
  • or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must possess a valid state of residency driver’s license.
  • Must remain insurable under the County’s vehicle insurance policy.
  • Must have, or be able to obtain within the first ninety (90) calendar days of appointment, a valid Class A - Commercial Driver's License issued by the state of residency.

WORKING CONDITIONS: 

Employee ascends and/or descends ladders, stairs, or scaffolds; works in an area in which the means of egress is or can be obstructed; has exposure to chemical compounds found in an office environment (e.g., toner, correction fluid, etc.); is exposed to environmental conditions which may result in injury from fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases, and/or poorly ventilated work areas; is exposed to possible injury from hazardous gases, chemicals, flammables, air contaminants, hazardous waste, unclean or unsanitary conditions, electrical shock; exposed to possibly injury as a result of working with moving mechanical parts of equipment or machines;  works in or around crowds; has contact with potentially violent or emotionally distraught persons or vicious animals or life threatening situations; has exposure to fire, hot, cold, wet, humid, or windy weather conditions; exposure to hazardous driving conditions; works second or third shift; exerts 20 to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or 10 to 25 pounds of force frequently; occasionally lifts objects 50 pounds or less; occasionally carries objects 50 pounds or less; occasionally pushes objects 50 pounds or less; occasionally pulls objects 50 pounds or less.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

·        Performs maintenance and major mechanical repair work on County vehicles and equipment including gas, diesel and propane powered engines  (e.g., tunes engines, rebuilds and replaces engines, hydraulic systems, brake and exhaust systems, changes fluid, replaces headlights, signal lights, tires, radiators, etc.);

·        Fabricates or modifies parts as needed to perform repairs;

·        Operates test equipment or talks to operator to locate mechanical problems;

·        Uses hand and electric tools to perform repairs;

·        Operates overhead crane to remove and replace  parts and supplies.

·        Operates pickup truck and wrecker;

·        Performs repairs on vehicles and equipment on road call emergencies;

·        Picks up supplies and equipment needed for repairs and maintenance.

·        Maintains records of equipment repairs and maintenance (e.g., oil changes, lubes, parts replaced, tune-up, dates, etc.); records daily use of fuel;

·        Completes time sheets recording hours worked by mechanics;

·        Oversees work of mechanics;

·        Maintains adequate supply of parts and supplies needed for maintenance and repair.

·        Maintains records of equipment repairs and maintenance (e.g., oil changes, lubes, parts replaced, tune-up, dates, etc.);

·        Records daily use of fuel;

·        Completes time sheets recording hours worked by mechanics;

·        Oversees work of mechanics;

·        Maintains adequate supply of parts and supplies needed for maintenance and repair.

·        Welds cracked or broken metal parts and appendages on equipment and vehicles;

·        Cuts shapes and fabricates brackets, hinges, special tools, etc.

·        Attends meetings and serves on committees, as directed; attends training and seminars, as directed.

·        Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable OSHA safety standards that pertain to essential functions.

·        Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance;

·        Due to the nature of the job, when scheduled for on-call assignment, the Mechanic 2 must be available to return to work after normal work hours or on weekends and/or holidays when called to do so

·        Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge of:

  • County and departmental goals and objectives;* County and departmental policies and procedures (can be developed after employment);
  • Two-way radio operation;
  • Mechanical maintenance;
  • Heavy and medium duty equipment maintenance and repair;
  • Vehicle maintenance and repair;
  • Proper lifting techniques;
  • English grammar and spelling;
  • Office practices and procedures.

Skill in:

  • Typing; data entry; word processing; computer operation; computer programs (e.g., Microsoft Office);
  • Welding; soldering;
  • Motor vehicle operation;
  • Use and operation of medium and heavy duty vehicles and equipment;
  • Use of bench and hand tools.

Ability to:

  • Interpret extensive variety of technical material in books, journals, and manuals;
  • Deal with problems involving several variables within familiar context;
  • Read, copy, and record figures accurately;
  • Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers;
  • Copy records precisely without error;
  • Complete routine forms;
  • Communicate effectively;
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships;
  • Perform heavy manual labor;

Travel to and gain access to worksite.

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