Mechanic II/III/IV – Billings

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DEPARTMENT:                                Finance

DIVISION:                                           Fleet Services

OPENING DATE:                            8-3-2023 (updated 11-22-2023)

 POSITION OVERVIEW

Salary Range: Salary at hiring will be dependent upon the applicant’s education, experience, and training.  This salary range reflects steps 3 and 6 of a 7 step pay scale for all three positions.

  • Mechanic II: $26.7305 – $30.9638/hour
  • Mechanic III: $27.8190 – $32.2000/hour
  • Mechanic IV: $29.2435- $33.8530/hour

 Work Schedule:

Monday through Thursday, 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Tuesday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Job Summary:

Under general direction, performs skilled mechanical repairs and preventive maintenance on automotive, heavy duty construction equipment, trucks, and power equipment.

Scope of Responsibility:

Incumbent is familiar with department operations and is able to work with minimal assistance.  Working under limited supervision, incumbent performs intermediate and specialized troubleshooting and analysis, and resolves complex problems using generally established procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Vehicle and equipment repair

  • Diagnoses mechanical, electrical, computer controlled, and hydraulic problems in vehicles and equipment in order to identify and perform necessary repairs.
  • Performs general overhaul and engine repair work on all City equipment and motor vehicles, including motor vehicles, with diesel, gasoline, water, or air-cooled engines.
  • Performs adjustments and repairs to brakes, transmissions, hydraulic, electrical, ignition, and lighting systems, cooling and heating systems, and other vehicle and equipment systems.
  • Performs occasional structural repairs and fabrications employing a variety of welding techniques.
  • Performs occasional body and fender repair and painting, and glass replacement.
  • Performs emergency mechanical repairs in shop and in the field, and troubleshoots malfunctions needing immediate repair.

General shop duties

  • Provides assistance and information to co-workers regarding specialized work such as testing and repairing computerized electronic controls in automobiles and heavy equipment.
  • Inspects, replaces parts, and performs adjustments to keep equipment in good working condition.
  • Maintains written records of repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications and Skills:

Mechanic II:

  • Two (2) years of specialized training beyond high school in the auto and truck repair and maintenance trades
  • Four (4) years of related experience, or equivalent
  • Possession of a Montana commercial driver’s license, Class B, Type 2, with airbrake endorsement or must be obtained within ninety (90) days of employment
  • Must be forklift operator certified or must be obtained within thirty (30) days of employment
  • Must provide own tools adequate to perform job duties
  • Requires availability to respond to emergency callback, as necessary.

Mechanic III:

  • Two (2) years of specialized training beyond high school in the auto and truck repair and maintenance trades,
  • Four (4) years of related experience, or equivalent
  • Possession of a Montana commercial driver’s license, Class B, Type 2, with airbrake endorsement or must be obtained within ninety (90) days of employment
  • Must be forklift operator certified or must be obtained within thirty (30) days of employment.
  • Master ASE certification
  • Must provide own tools adequate to perform job duties
  • Requires availability to respond to emergency callback, as necessary

Mechanic IV:

  • Two (2) years of specialized training beyond high school in the auto and truck repair and maintenance trades
  • Four (4) years of related experience, or equivalent
  • Possession of a Montana commercial driver’s license, Class B, Type 2, with airbrake endorsement or must be obtained within ninety (90) days of employment
  • Must be forklift operator certified or must be obtained within thirty (30) days of employment
  • Master ASE and Master EVT certification
  • Must also provide own tools adequate to perform job duties
  • Requires availability to respond to emergency callback, as necessary

Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. 

Physical Demands & Working Conditions:

Work is indoors with occasional exposure to outside areas.  Occasional physical effort involving lifting of over 60 pounds is required.  Work requires high attention to detail or deadlines on a frequent basis, between 45% and 70% of the time.  There is frequent exposure (45% to 70% of the time) to disagreeable elements, such as dirt, grease, odor, or unpleasant weather conditions.  Driving is required frequently.

Some requirements in this job description may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.  All requirements are subject to modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills, and experience required.  To perform this job successfully, the worker must possess the abilities and aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.

This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  The City retains the discretion to add duties or change the duties of this position at any time.

APPLICATIONS MAY BE FILED ONLINE AT:

https://billingsmt.gov

210 North 27th Street

Billings, MT 59101

4062376210

[email protected]

 Position #202300196

MECHANIC II/III/IV

Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Derrek Shepherd
Author: Derrek Shepherd