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Mechanic I

Published on November 7, 2019

Department(s): Public Utilities

Location: Pittsburg, KS

The City of Pittsburg is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Mechanic I.

The Mechanic will be under direction of mechanic supervisor and in coordination with Mechanic II staff perform, repairs, services, and diagnostics to City automobiles, trucks, emergency equipment, tractors, and other power driven equipment. Primary work environment will be in shop conditions, work may include working in adverse weather conditions. Work may involve 24-hour availability during emergency situations. This will include overtime and call back situations as required.

The job position summary, duties and responsibilities is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills or competencies with this job. Performs other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

1. Associate’s degree or equivalent trade school certificate and 5 years of relevant work experience.

  • High school graduation or equivalent and 7 years of relevant work experience.

2. Must maintain a valid Kansas Driver’s License
3. Kansas Commercial Drivers License Class A with air brakes and tanker endorsement. Including standard and automatic transmissions. Have or be able to obtain within six months from employment date.
4. OSHA – 10 Hour certification Have or be able to obtain within one year of employment date.
5. Automotive Service Excellence – Refrigerant Recovery & Recycling Certification, Have or be able to obtain within six months from employment date.
6. Hydraulic Certification from International Fluid Power Society or other recognized program equivalent. Have or be able to obtain certification within one year from employment date

7. Automotive Service Excellence Entry Level Certification. Have or be able to obtain certification within one year from employment date.
8. Continued Education in Automotive Service Excellent certification programs, completed at a minimum one per calendar year, as approved by supervisor.

The City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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