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Diesel/Equipment Mechanic

at Brown County Human Resources

Pay: up to $23.60/hour
Salary : $23.60 Hourly
Posted: 4/13/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2389153
Keywords: mechanic, repair, diesel

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Title:Diesel/Equipment Mechanic
Closing Date/Time:Continuous
Salary:$23.60 Hourly
Job Type:Full-time
Location: Highway, 2198 Glendale Ave. Green Bay, Wisconsin
 
Schedule:

Summer: Tuesday-Thursday 7am-5pm, Friday 6am-4pm
Winter: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Perform repairs and overhauls large diesel engines on heavy duty dump trucks, motor graders and road construction equipment; and performs other related duties. 
 
NOTEMust have own full supply of tools, including sockets, box wrenches, open ends and other necessary small tools.
 
 Essential Duties:
Inspects, maintains, repairs and overhauls large diesel engines on heavy duty dump trucks, motor graders and road construction equipment.
 
Repairs equipment including, engines,  transmissions, brakes, power steering, hydraulics, engine emission systems, electrical work including diagnosing and repairing electrical system problems, repairing and rebuilding starters, alternators and generators and any other engine related parts.
 
Repairs or replaces components on heavy truck suspension.
 
Performs preventative maintenance.
 
Services and repairs gas and diesel pick-up trucks, staff autos and small equipment such as lawn mowers, air compressors and water pumps.
 
Makes service calls to repair trucks and construction equipment in the field.
 
Performs air conditioning repair
 
Conducts road tests on equipment.
 
Performs welding, brazing or cutting, and other equipment shop work.
 
Makes repairs to the asphalt plant with the assistance of the plant foreman.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
 
Performs related functions as assigned.
 
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT USED:
 
Hand tools and wrenches for equipment repair
Electronic diagnostic testing equipment and tools
Engine compression testing equipment and tools
Engine timing equipment and tools
Gas and diesel engine fuel system testing tools
Drill press lathe milling machine
Shear and brake press
Air conditioning recovery, recycling and recharging equipment
Welder
Band saw
Iron Worker
Materials such as oil, fuel lubricants and parts cleaner.

 Minimum Qualifications Required:
Education and Experience:
 
Graduation from an accredited technical college in auto or diesel mechanics, plus three years of garage
mechanic experience working on large diesel engines; or any equivalent combination of education, training
and experience which provides the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities.
 
Licenses and Certification:
 
Valid Class "A" Wisconsin Commercial Driver's License (may need hazardous endorsement within 6
months.  
Certification as a diesel mechanic preferred
Vehicle air conditioning certification a plus
 
 Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of the methods, tools and materials used in the repair of automotive, construction and
maintenance equipment.
 
Knowledge of operation of gasoline and diesel engines.
 
Ability to work with multiple OEM diagnostic software.
 
Ability to understand repair and specification manuals.
 
Ability to use proper methods, tools and equipment in the repair of automotive, construction and
maintenance equipment.
 
Ability to work in all weather conditions.
 
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
 
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff.
 
Ability to work the required hours of the position.
 
Ability to assist in snow removal when needed.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 
Ability to lift 75 pounds maximum with the assistance of another person, and frequent lifting and/or carrying objects weighing up to 40 pounds.
 
Intermittent standing, walking and sitting; occasional driving.
 
Frequent bending, twisting, squatting, climbing and reaching.
 
Ability to communicate orally in a clear manner
 
Ability to distinguish sounds at various frequencies and volumes.
 
Ability to distinguish people or objects at varied distances under a variety of light conditions.
 
Ability to tolerate exposure to cold, heat, noise, vibrations, parts cleaners, oil and fuel and hazards in the work environment.