The following documents must be presented to receive an application:
This position is responsible for the maintenance and repair of heavy equipment, both gas and diesel powered. The employee in this position inspects, evaluates, diagnoses, troubleshoots, overhauls, repairs, and performs preventive maintenance on diesel apparatus, trucks and equipment. Services, repairs, adjusts, and test all diesel engines, fire pumps, aerial ladders and equipment. Inspects, repairs and maintains electrical, brake, air conditioning, and hydraulic systems. Recondition and replace parts as needed. Rebuilds diesel engines and components. Maintains tools and equipment. Performs related duties.
- Valid Georgia Class “C” Driver’s License (No Class “CP” or “D”)
- High School Diploma or the equivalent
Must be an experienced diesel mechanic with the knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with the completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to having a high school education. Sufficient experience to understand the basic principles relevant to the duties of the position, having had a similar position for three (3) years. Certifications in Diesel Engine Diagnosis and Repair, Drivability and Electrical preferred. Knowledge of Allison transmissions, airbrakes and air systems. Knowledge of heavy truck and equipment maintenance and repair procedures, mechanical diagnostic procedures, HVAC, hydraulic, electrical and brake systems. Possession of a valid Georgia Class “C” driver’s license.
The work is performed while sitting, standing, stooping, bending, crouching or walking. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects, climbs ladders and uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity. The work is typically performed in a shop and outdoors, occasionally in cold or inclement weather. Exposure to noise, dust, dirt, grease and machinery with moving parts. The work requires the use of protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves or vests.