Senior Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Riverside County | Riverside, CA

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Posted Date 2/11/2019
Description

The Department of Waste Resources has an opportunity for multiple Senior Heavy Equipment Mechanics (Job #15106) and a Heavy Equipment Mechanic (Job #15107) - Waste in Moreno Valley. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic will be responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and rebuilding major components on Dozers up to D9T, 637G Scrapers, 140M3 Graders, 836K Landfill Compactors, Loaders, and other pieces of equipment. Responsibilities include inspecting, diagnosing and repairing engines, hydraulic, electrical, emission and air conditioning systems on different types of heavy equipment. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic series will be assigned to diagnose and make necessary repairs on heavy construction equipment in the field, often under adverse conditions.

The most competitive candidates for this vacancy will possess broad experience performing repairs on a variety of comparable heavy equipment. Candidates must also have experience utilizing Microsoft Office, a Fleet Management system, and be competent in the use of Caterpillar diagnostic software. The selected candidate will be required to supply their own tools in order to perform essential functions of the position. Additionally, the selected candidate will be required to drive to various locations throughout Riverside County and will work weekends and holidays, as needed

Heavy Equipment Mechanic


OPTION I 

Experience: Completion of a recognized heavy construction equipment mechanic apprenticeship-training program. 

OPTION II 
Experience: Four years of increasingly responsible mechanic experience, two years of which are in the repair and overhaul of heavy construction equipment and diesel trucks, and two years of which are in the repair and overhaul of automotive equipment. (Six months of the required experience may be substituted on the basis of completion of 12 semester or 18 quarter units in trade-related courses from an accredited college or university or the completion of 144 hours of trade related instruction from a union training center, adult school, vocational school, or specialized industrial program.) 

Knowledge of: Principles of gasoline and diesel engines; heavy equipment maintenance and repair; methods, tools, equipment, and parts used in the repair and maintenance of construction equipment; operation and application of mechanical diagnostic equipment. 

Ability to: Perform repair and maintenance work on construction equipment; diagnose and repair mechanical defects in a variety of heavy-duty gasoline and diesel construction equipment in both the field and shop; operate equipment used in repairing or servicing construction equipment; read and understand shop manuals and mechanical diagrams; follow written and oral directions; perform work safely; work with a minimum of supervision. 

Senior Heavy Equipment Mechanic

OPTION I 
Experience: One year working as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic with the County of Riverside. 


OPTION II 
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible mechanic experience, three of which are in the repair and overhaul of heavy construction equipment and diesel trucks, and two of which are in the repair and overhaul of automotive equipment. 

Knowledge of: Principles of gasoline and diesel engines; heavy equipment maintenance and repair; methods, tools, equipment, and parts used in the repair and maintenance of construction equipment; operation and application of mechanical diagnostic equipment. 

Ability to: Supervise the work of others; issue, follow, and understand verbal and written communications; read and understand shop manuals and mechanical diagrams; diagnose and supervise the repair of mechanical defects in a variety of heavy-duty gasoline and diesel construction equipment in both field and shop; operate equipment used in repairing and servicing construction equipment; prepare and maintain records and reports. 

Both Options:

License/Certificate: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License is required at the time of employment; a valid Commercial Class A or B California Driver's License is required within 6 months of hire. 

DRIVING RECORD REQUIRED


This position is designated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive. In order to complete the application process, upload your current (received within the last 30 days) Driving History Record, DMV-H6 form, as an attachment through My Career Tools page in your Job Gateway. The Driving History Record must be from the Department of Motor Vehicle (DMV).  Online printouts are not acceptable. 

You must provide evidence of meeting the following mandated requirements for a Commercial Driver License. The County of Riverside will review your driving history as part of your employment consideration for this position. 

License/Certificate: Possession of a valid Class C California Driver's License is required at the time of employment; a valid Commercial Class A or B California Driver's License is required within 6 months of hire. 

If you have any questions regarding this posting, please contact Brittney Mathis at  bmathis@rivco.org or 951-955-5358

Job Category
Local Government
Career Level
Senior

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