What drives you?
At MnDOT, we are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota's nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.
Job Class: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Working Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Who May Apply: Open for all qualified candidates. (NOTE: This vacancy is being posted concurrently for voluntary transfer and promotional interest. Lateral bids will be considered before promotional applications)
Date Posted: 09/01/2020
Closing Date: 09/14/2020
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit: Transportation Department / Transportation-District 8-AFSCME
Division/Unit: District 8
Work Shift/Work Hours: 7:00 am
3:30 pm; Monday
Travel Required: No
Salary Range: $26.20 - $30.34/hourly; $54,705 - $63,349/annually
Classified Status: Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union: 202 - Craft, Maintenance, Labor/AFSCME
Work Area: Willmar Equipment Shop
FLSA Status: Nonexempt
Connect 700 Program Eligible: Yes
Some examples of work for this position are listed below but not limited to the following:
Analyze, diagnose, repair and maintain light, medium and heavy equipment
Perform skilled welding, fabrication, and repair of parts
Conduct preventative maintenance and commercial vehicle inspections on equipment
Maintain records of time, materials, supplies etc.
Performs other duties as assigned
NOTE: The incumbent will be subject to drug and alcohol testing. New employees must pass a pre-placement drug test for evidence of use of marijuana, cocaine, opiates, phencyclidine (PCP) and amphetamines (MDMA, MDA and MDEA) and acetylmorphine (6-AM).
( OR )
3 years of experience as a heavy equipment mechanic which includes: diagnosis, repair, maintenance and modification of both heavy-duty diesel trucks and equipment and gasoline powered vehicles; diagnosis and repair of engines, brakes, drive train, steering/suspension and hydraulics; use of electronics sufficient to make engine adjustments and diagnose problems; and the use of computerized testing equipment and/or onboard computers sufficient to diagnose problems and adjust the functions of components.
This position requires experience as a heavy equipment mechanic using a variety of machine shop equipment, (i.e., lathe and mill) and welding experience using modern techniques (i.e., arc and acetylene welding, plasma cutting, and wire feed (MIG) welding).
Mechanic must supply standard list of personal hand tools
Valid MN Commercial Driver's License Class B with no air brake restrictions at time of hire. Must be able to acquire Class A license with Tanker within 6 months of hire.
Must be able to acquire a valid Commercial Vehicle Inspectors License within 6 months of hire.
Valid MN Commercial Driver's License Class A and Tanker with no air brake restriction at time of hire.
Valid Commercial Vehicle Inspectors License.
Current certifications in heavy truck mechanics administered by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE Certifications) or equivalent certifications from other professional mechanic certifications programs.
A pre-placement physical examination is required for this position. Current employees who have successfully bid or are moving into specific job classifications will be required to complete the pre-employment physical exam. The scope of the physical exam will be limited to whether the employee can safely and effectively perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, in compliance with state and federal law.
This position requires successful completion of the following (if not already completed):
Driver's License verification
Criminal Background Check
Employment Reference Check
SEMA4 Verification (for current state employees)
This position is contingent upon the selected job candidate having a valid Commercial Driver's License, submits to a Federal Department of Transportation Pre-employment drug test (with negative test results), is subject to future random drug and alcohol testing and is registered in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Commercial Driver's License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
Why Work For Us
GREAT BENEFITS PACKAGE! The State of Minnesota offers a comprehensive benefits package including low cost medical and dental insurance, employer paid life insurance, short and long term disability, pre-tax flexible spending accounts, retirement plan, tax-deferred compensation, generous vacation and sick leave, and 11 paid holidays each year.
How to Apply
Click "Apply" at the bottom of the page. If you have questions about applying for jobs, contact the job information line at 651-259-3637.
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AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
The State of Minnesota is an equal opportunity, affirmative action, and veteran-friendly employer. We are committed to providing culturally responsive services to all Minnesotans. The State of Minnesota recognizes that a diverse workforce is essential and strongly encourages qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans to apply.
We will make reasonable accommodations to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email email@example.com. Please indicate what assistance you need.
MnDOT does not discriminate against qualified applicants with disabilities. Anyone who believes they may need a reasonable accommodation in order to fully participate in the job application; interview or selection processes may contact any agency official with whom application has contact in the processing of their employment application to request an accommodation. Applicants may also contact the MnDOT Affirmative Action office to request an accommodation by: E-Mail: ADArequest.firstname.lastname@example.org; or by calling Janet Miller at 651/366-4720; or using MN Relay 711. MnDOT's Reasonable Accommodation policy can be found at: http://www.dot.state.mn.us/policy/hr/hr009.html.
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