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Mechanic

Berkeley County

Berkeley County

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Moncks Corner, SC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023
Job Summary and Essential Functions

This position typically provides the maintenance of all County vehicles and equipment; repairs and diagnoses mechanical and electrical repairs; and deals courteously and effectively with fellow employees and citizens.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Performs a complex level of skilled craft duties in the area of automotive mechanical repair.
  • Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on automobiles, emergency vehicles, dump trucks, light construction equipment and various agricultural equipment.
  • Uses state of the art test equipment to diagnose and repair gasoline/diesel engines as well as electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Coordinates and performs tire repairs, balancing and replacement on a variety of county vehicles and equipment to include emergency vehicles, heavy construction equipment, commercial tractor and trailers, heavy dump trucks and agricultural equipment.
  • Performs replacement of parts such as starters, brake systems, brake pads, water pumps, etc.
  • Removes, repairs and replaces major components as necessary.
  • Analyzes test readings, computer printouts, and trouble reports to determine equipment repair needs and required repair methods.
  • Rebuilds, repairs and tests automotive fuel injection units.
  • May perform roadside maintenance and service on all vehicles.
  • Checks gas and oil levels in all storage tanks.
  • Completes maintenance and repair worksheets.
  • Prepares requests and orders for parts.
  • Wash and clean vehicles as requested.
  • May ensure adherence to safe working practices and procedures.
  • May provide training, guidance and assistance to lower level technicians.
  • Works on generator engines throughout the County.
  • May assist with maintaining material and tool inventory.
  • Maintains cleanliness of common areas and workspaces.
  • May coordinate daily work schedules for all technicians.
  • May lead, oversee and participate in the more complex tasks of technicians.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements to Perform Work
  • High School diploma or equivalent;
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver's license for South Carolina with safe driving record;
Entry Mechanic:
  • Six (6) months of related automotive experience;
Mechanic:
  • Two (2) years of related automotive experience;
Senior Mechanic:
  • Five (5) years of related automotive experience;
  • Must have and maintain a valid Commercial Driver’s License Class A for South Carolina required with preferred HAZMAT endorsement and a safe driving record;
Special Requirements:
  • ASE Certifications preferred;
  • Serves "on-call" status on a rotating basis for after hours, weekends and holidays as scheduled;
  • Departmental testing may be administered during interview;
  • A criminal background check will be completed on selected applicant if a current one (less than 3 years old) is not on file;
  • This is a safety sensitive position and is subject to random drug and alcohol testing.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of working in a dealership setting.
  • Knowledge of working in a large vehicle dealership setting.
  • Knowledge of common maintenance shop safety practices.
  • Ability to perform roadside maintenance and service on all vehicles.
  • Ability to operate electronic and diagnostic software and equipment from various manufacturers highly preferred.
  • Ability to read and write.
  • Ability to use or repair small, medium and heavy equipment and machinery.
Physical Demands

This position requires the employee to reach, pull and push with hands and arms; stand; use hands to handle, feel, finger, grasp or operate objects, tools or controls; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; use mental acuity and repetitive motion; and walk, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to ninety-five (95) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Conditions

The work is regularly performed in an environment with heavy equipment and machinery that could result in bodily harm to co-workers or others. Thirty-seven and one half (37.5) hours per week. Normal work hours are Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. with the ability to work after hours when necessary. Scheduled hours/days and location subject to change. May be required to work extra hours and to perform extra or different duties during emergency situations.

This job is no longer accepting applications

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