Are you an experienced automotive technician with experience performing routine maintenance, preventative maintenance, and a variety of tire mounting and repairs? Do you have the ability to work on a variety of vehicles and equipment? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining the Fleet Services division within the Support Services department as an Equipment Service Worker.
The Equipment Service Worker performs preventative maintenance, routine service work, and minor repairs on County automobiles, gasoline trucks, diesel trucks, and other road maintenance and construction equipment. Duties will include: checking and filling fuel, motor oil transmission, radiator, battery, and other fluids; changing oil and oil filter; lubricating and greasing chassis; and inspecting and adjusting brake components. Additional responsibilities will be performing safety inspections on automobiles, gasoline and diesel trucks, and other road maintenance and construction equipment, and providing detailed recommendations on all items or functions that need further adjustment or repair.
To learn more about the division please visit the website: Fleet Services.
Washington County offers employees a collaborative culture, work-life balance, and a comprehensive benefits package. Working within Washington County provides daily opportunities to serve and build communities now and into the future.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Duties may include:
Performs routine and preventative maintenance on automobiles, gasoline, and diesel trucks; checks and fill fuel, motor oil transmission, radiator, battery and other fluids; changes oil and oil filter; lubricates and greases chassis; inspects and adjusts brake components.
Performs safety inspections on automobiles, gasoline and diesel trucks, and provides detailed recommendations on all items or functions that need further adjustments or repairs.
Performs minor tune-ups and minor repairs on automobiles and trucks; inspects and adjusts brake components; inspects gearboxes, batteries, lights, turn signals, and horns.
Checks air pressure in vehicle or equipment tires; rotates, changes, and repairs tires and checks front-end alignments.
Checks inventory of tires, oil, and miscellaneous shop supplies and provides assistance to Stores Clerks staff with counting and physical movement of inventory for purposes of reordering.
Operates a service truck to provide service or maintenance to vehicles and equipment in the field.
Updates and maintains daily records of parts and labor to be charged to vehicles and equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education and Experience
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
One (1) year of experience in an automotive or road construction equipment repair shop with duties including the performance of routine service or repair of automotive or heavy equipment, safety inspections, tune-ups, brake adjustments and repair, and lubricants; OR
An equivalent combination of training in automotive maintenance through a trade school or high school classes.
Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities, and Specialty Requirements
The current vacancy requires the possession of a Driver's license valid in the state of Oregon and an acceptable driving record. However, some positions in this classification require possession of a Class A Commercial Driver's License valid in the State of Oregon, or the ability to obtain one within 180 days of employment.
Must provide all necessary hand tools required for this position at time of hire. Personal tools provided by the employee will be eligible for an annual tool maintenance allowance, specialty tools are provided by the County.
Washington County organizes its positions into classifications. Classification descriptions are typically written broadly.
To review the complete classification, please use this link: Equipment Service Worker.
Department of Motor Vehicle Records (DMV) Requirement
Driving a motorized vehicle is an essential function of this position. Successful applicants must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
To review the Driver's License and Record Policy for Washington County and instructions for submitting appropriate DMV documentation, please use this link: Driver's License & Records Policy.
Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses if applicable.
Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Washington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.
1.An evaluation of training and experience of submitted application packets will be performed by Human Resources. We will conduct the first initial review of applications the week of November 24, 2019.
2.Applicants passing the initial Human Resources screening will be invited to take a written examination. The examination will include the following criteria: Engine Powertrain Systems; Heating and Cooling Systems; Electrical Systems; Fuel Delivery Systems; Wheel, Brakes, Steering, and Suspension Systems; Tools and Equipment; Safe Work Practices. Applicants must successfully pass the written clerical examination in order to proceed in the selection process. We anticipate holding examinations the week of December 9, 2019.
3.Washington County will perform DMV records checks on candidate's that successfully pass the written examination step in the selection process.
4.Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the DMV evaluation step as soon as possible.
Please note: Candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.
If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veteran's preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points.
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.
Status of Your Application
You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email. If you "opt out" or "unsubscribe" of email notification from notices in NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.
Email Questions (?) Regarding This Recruitment:
Camille Hughes, Talent Acquisition Business Partner
County Of Washington