Equipment Mechanic I/Ii

Prince George's County Government Largo , MD 20733

Posted 2 months ago

Nature and Variety of Work

Come join our team! Located minutes from downtown Washington, DC Prince George's is the perfect family-friendly community to live, work, and play!

We are Prince George's Proud!

Prior candidatesthat applied do not need to re-apply.

The Prince George's County Government Department of Office of Central Services is seeking qualified applicants to fill an Equipment Mechanic I/II position, grade A-15/16, within its Fleet Management Division.

This is an entry-level skilled mechanical role responsible for troubleshooting, diagnosing, repairing/servicing and performing preventive maintenance on light to medium-sized motorized vehicles/equipment such as automobiles, vans, small trucks, and buses. Work is performed under the close supervision of the Garage Supervisor and is evaluated in terms of adherence to established work practices and procedures.

Functional Requirements: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over); reaching above shoulders; use of fingers; walking; standing; crawling; straight putting; pushing; kneeling; repeated bending; climbing; use of legs and arms; operation of crane, truck, tractor or motor vehicle; ability for rapid mental and muscular coordination simultaneously; far vision correctable in one eye to 20/20 and to 20/40 in other; depth perception; ability to distinguish basic colors and shades of colors; hearing aid permitted.

Examples of Work

Utilize computer-based diagnostic equipment, service/parts manuals to analyze and correct vehicle problems;

Perform maintaenance, inspection, and repairs of the following vehicle components;

Engine and drive train,

Computerized electronic ignition,

Fuel/emissions systems,

Suspension and steering related components in the front and rear drive vehicles,

Air conditioning, heating, and cooling systems,

Brake systems;

Perform and diagnose minor road repairs and tow disabled vehicles in compliance with Maryland Vehicle Law and Division policies;

Perform test drive on all vehicles to confirm proper completion of repairs;

Enter edits and complete work orders using the current computerized database; and

Perform other tasks and duties assigned, which may not be specifically listed in the position description, however, are within the general occupational category and responsibility level typically associated with the employee's class of work.

Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent (GED), plus one (1) year of experience/training in the mechanical field servicing, repairing, and performing preventative maintenance on a variety of light to medium motorized vehicles equipment; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Upon selection, the candidate must:

1.Be able to lift at least forty-five (45) pounds.

2.Obtain and maintain a valid Department of Transportation Medical Certification Card.

3.Submit a current Motor Vehicle Administration driving record that reflects a satisfactory driving history.

4.Pass a thorough physical examination.

5.Furnish and maintain tools in a serviceable condition.

6.Maintain a valid driver's license with six (6) points or less.

Additional Information

The incumbent in this position is considered an "Essential" employee and may be required to report to work during natural or manmade disasters, and during special operations/activities as assigned. Please note that "Essential" employees are expected to report or remain at work when other employees are granted Administrative Leave.

Work Environment: Working outside and inside; excessive heat, cold, humidity, dampness; dry atmospheric conditions; excessive noise; intermittent dust; silica, asbestos, etc.; fumes, smoke or gases; solvents (degreasing agents); grease and oils; working around machinery with moving parts; working around moving objects or vehicles; working on ladders or scaffolding; explosives; vibrations; working closely with others or alone. Work in this class requires incumbents to wear safety items/uniforms while on duty and may require protracted or irregular work hours.

  • Meet all training and performance standards and demonstrate proficiency as required by the agency.

  • Wear and use agency protective apparel and equipment in the performance of their assigned duties.

  • Participate as an "Essential" employee in the department's snow and ice control program and other emergency or special activities as assigned.

ELIGIBILITY TO WORK:Under the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, an employer is required to hire only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized alien workers. Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to show and verify authorization to work in the United States.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S., only after an offer has been accepted and the Form I-9 is completed. For information on E-Verify, or if you believe the County has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at 888-897-7781 or visit their website at dhs.gov/e-verify. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

Internal Applicants: If you are a current Prince George's County Government employee and seeking a promotion, in accordance with Section 16-200 of the Personnel Law, you have the right to appeal a rejection rating within five (5) working days of receiving a rejection notice. Union employees should refer to their respective collective bargaining agreement and/or union representative for their grievance procedure.

Prince George's County Government is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Committed to Diversity in the Workplace


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