MECHANIC I, II, or III
J O B N O T I C E
The City of Ashland is accepting applications for the position of
MECHANIC I, II, or III
Public Works Department, Fleet Maintenance/Solid Waste Division
Supervisor: Mechanic Supervisor
Supervises: Mechanic of Higher Grade May Supervise Mechanic of Lower Grade(s)
Grade: 27, 28, 29
Class Characteristics: Under general supervision, performs skilled tasks in repairing and/or performing preventative maintenance on automobiles, trucks, and equipment; performs related work as required.
General Duties and Responsibilities: Performs general repair and/or body work on all City vehicles and motorized equipment including automobiles, trucks, and specialized equipment, including gasoline and diesel powered engines. Determines needed repairs from operator, specialized testing equipment and road tests; makes necessary repairs; road tests to check repair work before vehicle and/or equipment is placed back into service. Performs major and minor body and/or mechanical repairs, rebuilding and routine preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment. Makes welding repairs on equipment. Locates and picks up parts. Repairs hydraulic systems on dump trucks, street sweepers, backhoes, graders, etc. Repairs and installs snow removal equipment. Performs maintenance on snow removal equipment. Tunes engines. Changes oil, brakes, tires, etc. Prepares and maintains accurate records on all vehicles and equipment serviced. Maintains tools, equipment and shop area in clean, orderly condition. Assists with snow removal when needed.
Training and Experience: Graduation from high school or equivalent supplemented by required mechanical work experience per job classification.
Certification/Licensing Requirements: Must possess required A.S.E. automotive certifications per job classification. Mechanic II and III must possess or obtain valid Commercial Drivers’ License (CDL) within six (6) months of appointment. Graduation from vocational school with mechanical specialization is preferred, but not required.
Availability: Must be available for callouts and emergencies; may occasionally be required to work evenings or weekends.
Apply: Room 301, City Bldg., 1700 Greenup Ave., Ashland, KY, Monday - Friday,
8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or Application downloadable at www.ashlandky.gov.
Complete Job Descriptions and Classification Requirements available in
HR Office. NO FAXED OR EMAILED APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.
Closing Date and Time for Accepting Applications: Friday, June 2, 2017, at 4:00 p.m.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Deadline for Applying : Jun 3, 2017