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Douglas County Government Mechanic - Heavy in Castle Rock, Colorado

This is journeyman level work responsible for preventive maintenance andmechanical repairs on all of the County vehicles and equipment.Typical work schedule: Tuesday - Friday 7am - 5:30 pm, additionalday, evening, weekend and/or holiday hours may be required.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (The following examples areillustrative only and are not intended to be all inclusive.)Repairs automotive and heavy construction equipment to include; the repairof gasoline and/or diesel engines; repair of electrical systems includinglights, wiring and A/C and D/C motors; repair of hydraulic, aircooling and pneumatic systems; repair and adjustment to drive train andbrakes.Repairs to snow and ice equipment to include computerized controls, electricover hydraulic controls, sanders, pre-wet and anti-ice liquid systems.Inspects defective and malfunctioning equipment and performs diagnostic testsusing engine and charging system analyzers, pressure gauges, laptopcomputers with diagnostic software and other equipment as required.Dismantles and repairs internal combustion engines, transmissions,pumps, auxiliary equipment, generators, compressors and clutches.Changes lubricants and filters. Performs other preventive maintenancefunctions as necessary. Performs safety inspections on any/all Countyequipment.Performs service calls in the field. May recommend evacuation of equipment toa primary repair facility or outside vendor. Service calls may also berequired after normal shop hours on an on call basis.Have or be capable of obtaining certification to service or repair A/Csystems and perform heavy duty opacity diesel emissions.On Call during snow seasonOther duties may be assigned as needed.SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Supervision may be minimal at times due to workschedules/loads that may require team members to be sent to other facilitiesto complete work.SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This position does not directly superviseother employees.INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT: Ability to use past experience and knowledge to makeappropriate decisions.MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or GED equivalent with(5) five years of automotive/diesel mechanical experience or anyequivalent combination. Preferred experience with computerized maintenancesoftware such as FASTER. Preferred experience with Force Controls.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:Knowledge: Five years of automotive/diesel mechanical experience or anyequivalent combination.Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules,operating and maintenance manuals, electrical and hydraulic semantics.Abilities: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry outinstructions.CERTIFICATIONS, LICENSES, and REGISTRATIONS: A valid State of ColoradoCommercial Driver's License Class A with no "E" restriction as definedby the DOT or the ability to obtain such within 90 days of hire.WORK ENVIRONMENT:Physical Work Environment: Work is generally performed in the Fleet shopor services and repairs may be required to be completed in the field from amobile service truck.Physical Demands: Must be able to regularly lift or move more than 100pounds and perform strenuous physical labor for up to 8-10 hours each day.(Up to 12 hours during times of snow removal or other circumstances thatrequire extended shifts.)Material and Equipment Directly Used: Tools typically used by journeymanmechanic must be provided by the incumbent.