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City of Charleston Heavy Duty Mechanic in Charleston, South Carolina

Job Description

Performs a variety of highly skilled duties to maintain and/or repair the property or equipment of the City, including heavy duty machinery and vehicles, using a variety of machines, tools and equipment by performing the following duties. Maintains and repairs City vehicles and diesel equipment including garbage trucks, sweepers, scows, dump trucks, vans, pick-up trucks and various construction equipment. Disassembles engines or motors and performs general repairs. Installs and adjusts brakes, batteries, tires, wiring, and glass; repairs differentials, carburetors, distributors, fuel pumps, steering systems, starters, generators, universal joints, hydraulic systems, high pressure pumps, and valves etc. Diagnoses and repairs light, medium, and heavy duty vehicles (class 1-8), components and systems, such as; fuel systems, cooling systems, electrical systems, exhaust systems, ignition systems, hydraulic systems, and air brakes systems. Performs minor fabrication and welding. Assists other technicians in making diagnoses and repairs. Picks up and delivers of vehicles and equipment. Performs other duties as assigned. Requires: *Associate's degree (AA/AS), Trade School training, or equivalent; and five years of related experience and/or training, to include experience working on heavy duty machinery and vehicles; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with diagnostic equipment, software, scanner, digital volt ohm meter, and starting and charging system testers required. Valid state issued driver’s license. Valid Commercial Driver’s Permit – Class B within 3 months of employment. Valid Commercial Driver's License – Class B within 1 year of employment. Must pass and maintain at least 2 ASE Medium-Heavy Truck Certification Tests (T2-T8) per year until recognized as an ASE Certified Master Medium-Heavy Truck Technician in the fourth year of employment. Must possess a full set of standard and specialty mechanic tools, including a full set of standard and metric sockets, both hand and impact; 1/4 in, 3/8 in, and 1/2 in drives, torque wrenches, diagnostic volt/amp meter, spanner wrenches, adjustment wrenches, full set of hammers, and diagnostic gauges. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have functional knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Outlook, Excel and Word or similar software.*

Branch: 2150 Milford Street

Division: Fleet Management

Location: Charleston, SC 29401

Closes On: April 19, 2019 at 05:00 PM EST

Job Status: Full-Time

Department: Public Service

Rate of Pay: $21.22 to $23.34 per hour -

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Program. Auxiliary aids and
services available upon request to individuals with disabilities.

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