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EQUIPMENT MECHANIC - PARKS


Posted 12/28/2021
County Scott
Location Eldridge ,Iowa
Salary $42,868.80 - $59,113.60/yr with benefits
Deadline 01/17/2022


Description

Job Responsibilities:

Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include any of the following representative duties, knowledge, and skills. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and duties performed by incumbents of this class. Employees are required to be in attendance and prepared to begin work at their assigned work location on the specified days and hours. Factors such as regular attendance at the job are not routinely listed in job descriptions, but are an essential function. Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Performs preventative maintenance on County fleet vehicles to include changing fluids, filters, and tires at proper intervals; verifies equipment and vehicles are functioning within specifications and operating safely.
  • Calculates cost effectiveness for repair or possible replacement for a wide variety of equipment; prepares estimates for repair and purchase of new equipment and parts; determines the need for third-party repairs.
  • Troubleshoots and diagnoses fleet vehicles; uses scan tools and computers for repairing and setting manufacturers parameters; identifies and repairs malfunctions.
  • Repairs a variety of equipment to include gas and diesel engines, pumps and electrical motors, hydraulic systems, chainsaws, weed eaters, and pool equipment; maintains fleet history and supply inventory using appropriate computer software.
  • Welds and fabricates County entry gates, trail bridges, trailers, and stairs within DOT, OSHA, State, and County codes and guidelines.
  • Repairs facilities and campgrounds plumbing, sewer, electrical, heating, and cooling systems; performs roofing and concrete work; completes road, sign, and parking lot repairs; may participate in grounds and landscape maintenance tasks.
  • Operates a variety of equipment and to include large trucks, industrial tractors, tree spade, mower, brush chippers, shop tools, and automotive tools.
  • Participates in a variety of projects to include prescribed fire burns, timber stand improvement, prairie rehabilitation, wetland restoration, and enhancing nature trails.
  • Assists with assigning tasks to seasonal staff; provides instruction on safe and proper operation of equipment and tools.
  • Demonstrates the ability to exemplify, by his/her actions, the County PRIDE philosophy.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.   



Qualifications
Associate's degree or two-year technical certificate in automotive repair preferred; AND two (2) years of automotive and diesel equipment repair experience; OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

To Apply
APPLY ONLINE AT: http://www.scottcountyiowa.gov/hr/


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