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Mechanic II 4.11.24

Job Description

To provide effective and efficient maintenance and repair on transportation and line related equipment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

- Perform periodic maintenance on vehicles and related equipment to ensure safe operations and extended service of equipment, including aerial equipment safety inspection and maintenance.
- Inventory and maintain a reasonable inventory of parts to ensure prompt repair of and reduce downtime of equipment.
- Maintain computerized database of vehicle maintenance, repair activities, and parts used in work activities to ensure accurate records are kept.
- Performs daily inspections and Department of Transportation inspections, as required, on all vehicles, trailers, and other equipment to ensure they are safe and road-worthy.
- Maintain shop area in a neat and orderly fashion to ensure a safe work environment.
- Diagnose, repair, remove, and install gas and diesel engines, including emission and management systems; automatic and manual transmission drivetrains, clutches, drivelines, transfer cases, etc.; hydraulic, air, electric, vacuum, and anti-lock brake systems; suspensions and steering; air conditioning and climate control systems; hydraulic systems, including open and closed center systems and related components; aerial equipment.
- Demonstrate ability to weld, cut, and fabricate for repair and construction of coop equipment.
- Obey all safety rules and regulations.
- Work and communicate well with other employees and public.
- In addition to these responsibilities, may be assigned by the Transportation Supervisor to perform other duties from time to time.


High School diploma or equivalent is required. Graduation from a vocational/technical school or job-related experience, with specific training in general gasoline and diesel mechanics, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, and welding experience is required.


Must possess a minimum of two years’ experience as a mechanic. Four years’ experience may be substituted for vocational/technical education.

Job Knowledge:

Must have thorough knowledge of operations and repairs of gasoline engines, diesel engines, and hydraulic systems. Must have thorough knowledge of operation and repair of aerial equipment. Must have thorough knowledge of the proper and safe use of tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair work.

Abilities and Skills:

- Must possess a valid Texas CDL license with a good driving record.
- Must have a forklift certificate.
- Must be able to communicate in English, both in written and oral forms with the general public and co-workers.
- Must be able to operate equipment including bucket trucks, digger trucks, and other related equipment.
- Must be able to accurately enter information into a computer.
- Must be able to lift/move 50 pounds or more, as necessary without external assistance of personnel or mechanical aids.
- Must be able to walk and stand for extended periods of time, sometimes in uneven terrain.
- Must be able to frequently climb, balance, bend, twist, push, pull, kneel, crawl, and work in awkward positions to service equipment.
- Must be able to effectively utilize a two-way radio to communicate duties and location.
- Must have sight to be able to see working conditions from a safety standpoint.
- Must be able to work with deadlines.

Working Environment:

The majority of the work schedule will be performed in a shop/garage and occasionally working at various locations within the service territory each day. The individual must be willing to work in all adverse and inclement weather conditions. The position requires the individual to perform repetitive motions and possess manual dexterity for the completion of duties. This position requires exertion of up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently. The individual must be able to use a computer. Overtime may be required during times of heavy workload.

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