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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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TEHAMA COUNTY


invites applications for the position of:


Public Safety Vehicle & Equipment Mechanic


II (Fire)


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


DESCRIPTION:


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.


DEFINITION


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)


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.


Performs difficult, technical, and complex equipment repairs and maintenance tasks, including


locating and diagnosing complex mechanical defects;


Fabricates special body parts as necessary; performs repairs on various types of pumps, motors and


valves, gasoline, and diesel engines.


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.


Monitors and repairs routine wear and damage to vehicles and equipment.


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.


Assists in maintaining a clean and safe work environment for all employees.


Maintains records on maintenance and repair work performed, work orders, and inspection reports.


Ensures the proper usage, maintenance, repair, and storage of all tools and equipment.


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.


Attends meetings, conferences, workshops, and training sessions to remain current on practices and


new developments in assigned work areas.


Provides technical work direction to other staff performing preventative maintenance and other


mechanical work.


Designs, fabricates, constructs, and installs safety and emergency equipment.


Maintains inventory and makes purchases through competitive bid process; prepare required reports.

Assembles and disassembles equipment, as required; installs radios and other equipment.


Orders, picks up, and maintains inventory of supplies and parts.


Performs ISO (Insurance Standards Office) fire pump testing and repair procedures.


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:


Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college-level coursework in the


automotive maintenance and repair field.


Three (3) years of work in automotive, heavy equipment and/or emergency equipment maintenance


and repair.


Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.


License and Special Requirements:


Requires incumbent to provide own set of basic mechanic tools.


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.


Requires certification by the State Fire Marshal's Office for fire pumps and accessories within two (2)


years of employment.


Brake certification within two (2) years of date of hire.


Basic Fire Line Safety Training and related courses within one (1) year to be able to make field


emergency repairs.


Other certification(s) specific to functional area of assignment may be required.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS


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


functions.


WORKING CONDITIONS


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


RECRUITMENT INFORMATION:






FILING INSTRUCTIONS:


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


application


For questions about this recruitment, or to submit a hard copy application, please contact the


Department below.


Tehama County Fire


604 Antelope Blvd.


Red Bluff, California 96080


(530) 528-5199


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:


http://www.co.tehama.ca.us


727 Oak Street


Red Bluff, CA 96080


530-527-4183


Position #2016-07-13PSV&EII


PUBLIC SAFETY VEHICLE & EQUIPMENT MECHANIC II (FIRE)


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