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Mechanic II

at City of Port Orange

Pay: up to $14.28/hour
$14.28 - $
Posted: 9/19/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2514844

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Objectives

Automotive Mechanics shall be eligible for $500.00 a year for each ASE Certification, Allison Auto Transmission, or Emergency Vehicle Technician certification earned and $1,500 a year for Advanced Specialist & Master Auto Technician up to a maximum of $2,000 per year.
This is a highly skilled position responsible for mechanical work at the journeyman level in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and construction type equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Examine vehicle and discuss with lead mechanic the nature and extent of damage or malfunction.
  • Plans work procedure
  • Raise vehicles, with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle
  • Remove units such as engine, transmission, or differential
  • Disassemble units and inspect parts for wear
  • Repair or replace parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings
  • Overhaul or replace carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps
  • Realign and adjust brakes, align front end, repair or replace shock absorbers
  • Replace and adjust headlights, and install and repair accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers
  • Make tests to locate defects in operation and as a check on repairs before returning equipment to service
  • Perform welding duties as required

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Eight (8) years experience at the journeyman level as an automotive or diesel mechanic and/or training.
Certifications, Licenses, and Registrations.
  • Class B Commercial Drivers License.
  • Certification as an automotive mechanic.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of construction, design, repair and adjustment of diesel motors and of the common types of construction equipment where such motors are used for power, such as graders and tractors.
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment needed for major and minor repairs of diesel and gasoline motors.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems, especially those employed in diesel powered construction equipment.
  • Knowledge of both light and heavy-duty electrical systems in regard to their role in the proper functioning of engineering equipment.
  • Knowledge of the principles of operation of diesel fueled and gasoline internal combustion engines.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret work related documents.
  • Ability to write correspondence, memos, and other documentation in standard English text. Ability to effectively present information in written and oral format to individuals.
  • Ability to comprehend and apply principles of basic mathematical concepts related to this position.
  • Ability to follow and interpret instructions furnished in written and oral format.
  • Skill at diagnosing defects and failures of diesel and gasoline motors and diesel and gasoline powered equipment.