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Assistant Mechanic

Posting Date:  November 20, 2020 
Position Type: Full -Time, hourly

Department:  Fleet management

Compensation Range:  $19.07 - $21.33 hourly
Closing Date:  Open until filled.

Job SummaryThe principle function of this position is to assist in the repair, set up, dismantling and upkeep of all county owned vehicles and equipment. 

 

Job Duties:

  • Perform all tire mounting and balancing for vehicles and mowing equipment.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.
  • Perform light to intermediate repairs and service the following on vehicles and equipment which includes component replacement, exhaust work, light replacement, basic tune-ups, battery replacement, alternators, starters, thermostats, and serpentine belt replacement.
  • Perform routine fluid changes, filter changes and vehicle inspections
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent.
  • Possession of a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License at time of application and maintained during incumbency.
  • Ability to secure a Class B CDL with no air brake restriction license within six months of hire date.

  • Two (2) years of practical work experience in servicing or repairing automotive vehicles, equipment and/or construction equipment. 
  • Possession of hand tools of the trade.
  • Able to push/pull up to 25lbs and lift/carry up to 75lbs on a daily basis.
  • Basic knowledge of software and fleet work order system familiarity.
  • Routine shifts hours. Infrequent overtime, weekend, or shift rotation.
  • Intermittent or cyclical work pressures with occasional exposure to high stress work environments.

 

Preferred Areas:

  • Basic knowledge of computer programs such as Microsoft Word and Excel preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of standard practices and methods of automotive maintenance and equipment repair (gasoline and/or diesel); skill in the maintenance and/or repair of automotive vehicles and other gasoline and/or diesel equipment; Exchange of basic information with internal and/or external contacts.  Read, write and comprehend simple instructions, reports, short correspondence and memos.  Read, analyze, and interpret safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals, scientific/technical journals and procedures, government regulations, financial and legal documents.

 

PR 15-DC Org Unit: 5300 MS

 

Note: This Original Examination is open to current residents of the state of Wisconsin.  In accordance with Rule III section 11 of the Civil Service Rules a non-competitive examination will be held for this position.  The non-competitive examination will consist of a review of candidate materials, education and related experience.

Milwaukee County offers a comprehensive blend of benefits designed to make your life better both inside and outside of the workplace. Milwaukee County conducts job related criminal background checks and pre-employment screenings.

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Milwaukee County is an Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability genetic information or protected veteran status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing, background checks and pre-employment physicals subject to job requirements. If special accommodations are needed, please contact 414-278-3936.