Automotive Mechanic II - 2 Openings!

  • Job Reference: 24-06250
  • Date Posted: 11 June 2024
  • Company: NC Department of Transportation
  • Location: Halifax, North Carolina
  • Salary: $36,682 to $55,512
  • Bonus/Benefits: Full State Benefits including Pension!
  • Sector: Government & Defence, Trades & Services, Automotive, Government & Defense
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/697caps4 by August 2.
 
This posting is for 2+ openings and your application will be considered for ALL of them!
 
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NEW HIGHER SALARY: 36,682 - $55,512
 
The Challenge
We are hiring skilled automotive and heavy equipment mechanics to join our Halifax Equipment Shop team to do semi-skilled and skilled small engine, automotive, and heavy equipment work.
 
In this role, you will:
  • Perform skilled small engine, automotive, and heavy equipment repairs.
  • Service, inspect, repair, rebuild, and diagnose mechanical systems for gasoline, diesel, and alternative-powered engines/equipment. Your work will range from routine inspections and service to highly complex mechanical systems analysis using advanced diagnostic instruments and software.
  • Conduct parts/systems failure analysis.
  • Calibrate, adjust, and operate engine analyzers.
  • Routinely determine materials, techniques, and tools to accomplish work assignments that vary in complexity depending on the type of mechanical system and ancillary components/equipment.
  • Perform a variety of recurring and non-recurring work, such as electrical, suspension, brake system repairs, and fitting/repairing more complex ancillary and specialized equipment.
  • Consult with senior technicians or a supervisor on complex assignments.
 
What You Bring
  • A complete set of mechanic tools.
  • Experience performing preventive maintenance on 1+ of the following: light, medium, heavy-duty trucks, and heavy equipment.
  • Experience diagnosing electrical systems and proper wiring repair.
  • Hydraulic system repair experience, including component replacement and hoses.
  • Ability to repair and maintain automotive and heavy equipment.
  • Skills to diagnose problems using diagnostic equipment.
  • You can prepare paperwork essential to employment and equipment repair.
  • Ability to understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to safely operate equipment for testing.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors.
  • A commitment to providing safe working environment by leading by example.
  • Ability to read/interpret Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) manuals, read schematics, diagrams, and sketches.
  • Strength to move relatively heavy objects and perform heavy lifting.
  • Safety toe shoes.
  • Class A Commercial Driver's License with "N" endorsement. (If you don't have this yet, you can still apply and get it through our on-the-job training within 360 days of hire.)
 
Notes
  • You will be required to work during inclement weather, such as snow, ice, tornadoes, hurricanes, etc. that can lead to working extended daily hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • We will conduct a pre-employment drug test and background check with previous employers for the past 3 years about controlled substances and alcohol.
  • We may require current EPA certification as a Type I, II, III or Universal technician.
 
Education & Experience
  • High School/GED diploma, and
  • 2+ years of relevant experience, or
  • A combination of education and experience.
 
Questions?
Call me: Marsha Braswell at 252-640-6475.
 
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