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Mechanic I

Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Posted: Mar. 12, 2018

End Date: Jun. 29, 2018

This is a full-time position and receives all benefits afforded to regular employees. 

Summary:This position is responsible for performing mechanical work involving servicing, maintenance, and repair of vehicles, light/heavy equipment, maintenance equipment, and other automotive/mechanical machinery.

Essential Job Functions:
Performs general mechanical repair work on vehicles, trucks, light equipment, heavy machinery.  Inspects,  tests, and diagnoses  problems  involving  various  systems/components of vehicles  or equipment,  such as gasoline/diesel engines, ignition systems, computerized engine controls, electronic fuel injection systems, transmissions, differentials, steering systems, electrical systems, suspension systems, hydraulic systems,  brake systems, drive train systems, engine cooling systems, fuel systems, charging systems,starting systems, exhaust systems, emission systems, inflatable restraint systems, heating/air conditioning systems, or lighting systems. Performs appropriate repair, removal,  replacement, rebuilding, or maintenance work on vehicle/equipment systems and components. Removes or replaces brakes, wheels, steering components,  shocks, transmissions, vehicle cylinder heads,differentials, suspension springs, starters, alternators, water pumps, or radiators. Removes or replaces engines, engine parts, and engine gaskets.Checks engine timing and performance. Turns or replaces rotors/drums. Replaces rings, bearings, and universal joints. Repairs/replaces clutches. Repairs/rebuilds carburetors. Adjusts/repairs brakes. Repairs emergency generators. Repairs air conditioning systems and recovers refrigerant. Repairs or replaces doors, lifts, seats, radios, lights, windows, and mirrors.Tests vehicles, machinery, equipment, and parts to ensure proper operations. Conducts road tests of vehicles undergoing repair. Operates a variety of machinery, equipment, and tools associated with repairing, maintaining  and testing vehicles and equipment, which may include a service truck, tractor, heavy machinery, light equipment,forklift, vehicle lift,  hoists, engine analyzer,  tire changer,  battery charger,  brake  lathe,  hydraulic   jack,  air compressor, pressure washer,  generator, refrigerant recovery machine, drills, bench grinder,  pump, air tools, welder, cutting torch, chainsaw, gauges,  meters,  diagnostic   instruments,  mechanic   tools,  or two-way  radio.  Makes emergency service calls for disabled vehicles/equipment at work sites or on the road. Performs other related tasks as assigned.

High school diploma or GED; supplemented by vocational/technical training in mechanics or automotive/mechanical maintenance; supplemented by three (3) years previous mechanical experience in automotive repair; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.Valid Driver's License is required. Valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is preferred. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification is preferred.