at Lewiston, City Of in Lewiston, Maine, United States
Accepting applicants for EQUIPMENT MECHANIC with the City of Lewiston’s Public Works Department. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at www.lewistonmaine.gov.
Division: Public Works- Municipal Garage
Barg. Unit: AFSCME Public Works
Status: Full-Time, 40+ hours per week
Grade: 8 [starting at $22.92/hour]
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have a high school diploma, or equivalent, with a minimum five (5) years experience in mechanics, maintenance and repair. Experience with heavy equipment, hydraulics and small engines is a plus. Willing to train the right candidate. Qualified candidates must have excellent communication, computer and office skills; display attention to detail and be able to work in a team environment.
WORK ACTIVITIES: Inspects and diagnoses gasoline, diesel, automotive and construction equipment. Overhauls and repairs brakes, transfer cases, differentials, universal joints, motors, ignitions and hydraulic systems for both trucks, trailers and various other equipment used in Public Works operations. Operates automotive test equipment and power tools used in repair and service work, including electronic diagnostic equipment; uses meters and testing equipment to check charging systems, starters, etc. Prepares records of work completed and parts used.
REQUIREMENTS: Qualified candidates must have a valid Maine driver’s license in good standing. Preference given to candidates with the ability to obtain, or current valid Class B or Class A license, as individuals in this position may operate Class A vehicles with appropriate license. Applicants should have a valid State of Maine Vehicle Inspection license, or be able to obtain within 12 months of employment. The ability to obtain A.S.E. certifications is a plus, stipends paid for 4 or more certifications.
Submit application with complete resume directly to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Additional Human Resources contact information for email and fax submissions is available at lewistonmaine.gov > Human Resources > Terri-Lynn Bechard
Position will remain open until filled. Only interviewed candidates will be notified. Prospective candidates MUST submit all required documents (cover letter, resume and City of Lewiston Job Application) at time of application. Incomplete position inquiries, including those without accurate contact information, will be rejected.