County Garage MechanicPosition Title: County Garage Mechanic
Posted: July 8, 2020
Company: Wayne County Government
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Incumbent serves as Wayne County Garage Mechanic for the Wayne County, responsible for maintaining, servicing, and repairing County vehicles.
Performs preventative maintenance and adjustments on County vehicles including but not limited to changing oil and filters, brakes, tire rotation, tire alignment and engine performance.
Diagnoses and repairs problems with tires, electrical systems, brakes, body work, cooling systems, air conditioning, driveline suspension and engines on County vehicles. Obtains estimates for repairs as needed.
Schedules and files work orders, maintains inventory, ordering supplies and parts as needed.
Plans work assignments, providing training and providing corrective instructions as needed for assigned staff including jail inmates (trustees) in cooperation with the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department.
Repair and installation of emergency equipment in vehicles including, but not limited to, sirens, strobe lights, short gun racks, computers, K-9-unit bail outs, electrical work, radios, and strikers.
Conduct repairs aiming for maximum reliability.
Responds to emergencies from off-duty status.
Completes paperwork and computer works such as work order forms, activity reports, reviewing garage invoices and submitting as required.
Perform building maintenance, including sweeping and cleaning garage/shop, removing trash and debris, maintaining organized toolboxes, painting, changing light bulbs, electrical and plumbing repairs.
Performs related duties as assigned.
Job Type: Full Time
Must be a resident of Wayne County and/or live within a twenty-five-mile radius of the Wayne County
High school diploma or GED. Minimum of three years mechanical experience preferred.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Ability to obtain and maintain required certifications including ASE certification.
Ability to obtain and maintain all standard mechanic tools, such as Standard and Metric sockets/wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, hammers, and impact wrenches.
Working knowledge of and ability to make practical application of department and OSHA safety policies and procedures.
Ability to have good communication skills and problem-solving abilities.
Working knowledge of mechanics, welding, car electrical and computer systems, and auto body painting.
Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions/directions and present information in oral and written form and appropriately respond to constructive criticism.
Ability to comply with all employer/department personnel policies and work rules, including, but not limited to, attendance, safety, drug-free workplace, and personal conduct.
Ability to operate and maintain hand and power tools and department equipment including, but not limited to, hammer, screw drivers, wrenches, drills, drill press, air hammer, air compressor, tire changer, brake lathe, parts washer, impact guns, air chisel, cut off tools, air ratchets, telephone, computer, tape measure, paint gun, battery charger, battery tester, fax machine, grinder, cutting torch, welding equipment, tap/die sets, mop, broom, and air conditioning recycle machine.
Ability to work alone with minimum supervision and with others in a team environment.
Ability to work under time pressure, work rapidly for long periods of time, and work on several tasks at the same time.
Ability to plan and layout work assignments.
Ability to apply knowledge of people and locations.
Ability to compute/calculate information such as project material needs and square feet.
Ability to assist in supervising assigned trustees including training, planning work assignments and providing corrective instructions.
Ability to prepare detailed reports, such as activity reports.
Ability to respond to emergencies from an off-duty status.
Ability to occasionally work extended hours, weekends, and evenings.
Possession of a valid driver’s license and demonstrated safe driving record.
Ability to meet all hiring requirements, including passage of a drug test.
Education Level: High School
Career Level: EXPERIENCED
How To Apply: http://www.co.wayne.in.us
Full-time position with the following benefits:
Medical, drug, vision, dental, life insurance, voluntary life insurance, PERF, Hoosier Start, Short term disability, long term disability, vacation, sick and personal days.
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