Mechanic II (Public Safety)
- Publish Date: 06-28-2016 10:24:05 |
- Contact: Lore Loucks (see all posting) |
- Location: California 96080 |
- Place: Tehama County Fire Department |
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invites applications for the position of:
Public Safety Vehicle & Equipment Mechanic
SALARY: $19.08 - $23.26 Hourly
$3,307.00 - $4,032.00 Monthly
$39,684.00 - $48,384.00 Annually
OPENING DATE: 06/24/16
CLOSING DATE: 07/13/16 05:00 PM
The department is recruiting to establish an eligibility list of qualified applicants for vacancies that
become available within one year of the closing date of this job announcement. The department
maintains the right to abolish the eligibility list at any time during the year and conduct another
recruitment to establish a new eligibility list.
The department currently has one vacancy.
Under general supervision, troubleshoots, maintains, repairs, and overhauls heavy and light emergency
vehicles and equipment; operates and maintains a variety of hand, power, and shop tools;
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (Illustrative Only)
Ø Inspects, evaluates, and tests equipment and vehicles; estimates time and material requirements;
reads and interprets shop manuals and specifications; reviews and monitors completed work to ensure
quality control standards are met.
Ø Performs difficult, technical, and complex equipment repairs and maintenance tasks, including
locating and diagnosing complex mechanical defects;
Ø Fabricates special body parts as necessary; performs repairs on various types of pumps, motors and
valves, gasoline, and diesel engines.
Ø Performs acetylene and electrical welding work on equipment; designs, fabricates and welds tools and
equipment parts; performs skilled welding on tanks, pumps, and other related equipment.
Ø Monitors and repairs routine wear and damage to vehicles and equipment.
Ø Operates, maintains, and repairs a wide variety of hand and power tools used in vehicle and
equipment maintenance; ensures care and safety while using tools and equipment.
Ø Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment for all employees.
Ø Maintains records on maintenance and repair work performed, work orders, and inspection reports.
Ø Ensures the proper usage, maintenance, repair, and storage of all tools and equipment.
Ø Drives vehicles and operates a wide variety of equipment, including a forklift, service trucks,
hydraulic equipment, mechanic's tools, electrical test equipment, lathes, tire removal machine, hand
and power tools, welding tools, and other related equipment and tools.
Ø Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions to remain current on practices and
new developments in assigned work areas.
Ø Provides technical work direction to other staff performing preventative maintenance and other
Ø Designs, fabricates, constructs, and installs safety and emergency equipment.
Ø Maintains inventory and makes purchases through competitive bid process; prepare required reports.
Ø Assembles and disassembles equipment, as required; installs radios and other equipment.
Ø Orders, picks up, and maintains inventory of supplies and parts.
Ø Performs ISO (Insurance Standards Office) fire pump testing and repair procedures.
Ø Performs related work, as required.
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE & LICENSES:
Education and Experience:
Any combination of training and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and
abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required qualifications would be:
Ø Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college-level coursework in the
automotive maintenance and repair field.
Ø Three (3) years of work in automotive, heavy equipment and/or emergency equipment maintenance
Ø Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
License and Special Requirements:
Ø Requires incumbent to provide own set of basic mechanic tools.
Ø Requires a valid class "A" California driver's license with certifications in tank combination/bulk liquid
load, air brakes and manual transmission within six (6) months of date of hire.
Ø Requires certification by the State Fire Marshal's Office for fire pumps and accessories within two (2)
years of employment.
Ø Brake certification within two (2) years of date of hire.
Ø Basic Fire Line Safety Training and related courses within one (1) year to be able to make field
Ø Other certification(s) specific to functional area of assignment may be required.
Must possess mobility to work in a standard shop setting and use and operate a variety of tools, power
tools, equipment and machinery; to operate a motor vehicle and drive on surface streets; to identify
mechanical issues, to identify and locate parts and repair tools/equipment, to inspect, analyze, and
diagnose problems with automobiles, trucks, and a variety of gasoline and diesel powered maintenance
and construction equipment; strength, stamina and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical
work; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen; color vision to read various dials, gauges,
and identify color-coded cables and wires; and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over
the telephone. The job involves walking and working on slippery or uneven surfaces. Positions in this
classification bend, stoop, kneel, reach, and climb to perform work. Employees must possess the ability
to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects, up to 50 pounds, as necessary to perform job
Employees primarily work in the centralized maintenance shop and are exposed to loud noise levels,
vibration, confining workspace, chemicals, dust, paint fumes, mechanical and/or electrical hazards,
grease, oils, solvents, machinery with extremely hot surfaces and/or moving parts, and moving objects
or other vehicles. Employees may interact with upset staff when trying to diagnose and/or resolve an
equipment related problem. Employees may be required to work on evenings, weekends, and holidays
and participates in after-hours emergency response and on-call and callback assignments. May be
required to work in close proximity to fires and other emergencies under extreme conditions. Must be
available to work for extended periods, and may be required to sleep on site during these emergencies.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANT /
VETERANS' PREFERENCE POLICY / DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE
Applicants are encouraged to apply online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/tehama/default.cfm or
by calling the number listed below to request a Tehama County Employment Application form. All
applications must be received by the closing date and time.
If this is the first time you are applying using our on-line job application, you will need to create an
account and select a Username and Password. This application can be saved and used to apply for more
than one job opening.
You are required to provide a valid email address as you will receive an email confirming that your
application was received by Tehama County. You should receive this confirmation email within one day
after clicking on the "Send" button. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please check your
spam folder before contacting the number listed below.
Please note: You may also be contacted via email by Tehama County Fire with regards to the next step
of the application process, so please make sure you have a valid email address listed on your
For questions about this recruitment, or to submit a hard copy application, please contact the
Tehama County Fire
604 Antelope Blvd.
Red Bluff, California 96080
Incomplete applications will not be considered. Copies of all required degrees and/or certifications
as outlined in the job description must be provided.
Please attach copies of all required educational degrees beyond high school and special
requirement documents such as certificates, licensures, etc. to your job application form.
Applications will be screened based upon written information provided. All offers of employment are
contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, and physical examination provided
by the county.
ALL MINIMALLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES MAY NOT BE INVITED TO INTERVIEW
APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:
727 Oak Street
Red Bluff, CA 96080
PUBLIC SAFETY VEHICLE & EQUIPMENT MECHANIC II (FIRE)