Seasonal Motor Equipment Mechanic II - Middlesex Fells Labor Yard

Position: Seasonal Motor Equipment Mechanic II
Position Number: 00245305
Location: Middlesex Fells Labor Yard
Start Date: 11/18/2017
End Date: 03/17/2018
About the Department of Conservation and Recreation:
The Department of Conservation and Recreation manages one of the largest and most diverse state parks systems in the nation and protects and enhances natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities throughout Massachusetts. The DCR system includes over 450,000 acres of parks, forests, water supply protection lands, beaches, lakes, ponds, playgrounds, swimming pools, golf courses, skating rinks, trails and parkways.
The Department of Conservation and Recreation seeks qualified applicants for the position of Motor Equipment Mechanic II:
The incumbent inspects, troubleshoots and repairs motor vehicles and equipment for use by agency personnel; consults with operators, manufacturers or dealers' representatives regarding specifications or problems relating to the operation of motor vehicles and/or equipment; and writes repair orders and specifications for new vehicles and equipment.
The basic purpose of this work is to maintain and repair motor vehicles and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operation.
Specific Duties:
Repair motor vehicles and equipment by overhauling, rebuilding, replacing or adjusting gasoline or diesel engines, carburetors, distributors, alternators, generators, starters, differentials and transmissions according to manufacturers' specifications.
Service vehicles and equipment by changing and repairing tires, adjusting brakes and cleaning and lubricating parts as needed to ensure their optimum working order.
Repair and overhaul electrical circuits and units including all warning light circuits,arrowboards, electronic spreader circuits, electric motor circuits and electric solenoid circuits.
Perform body repairs, windshield and window replacements.
Performs related work as assigned.
Based on assignment, incumbents of positions may also:
Operate snow removal and/or sanding equipment and vehicles.
Operate other equipment used in automobile operation and repair such as hydraulic lifts, bumper jacks and diagnostic testing equipment.
Incumbents of positions at the Motor Equipment Mechanic II level or higher also:
Maintain records of vehicle service.
Order fuel.
Repair and overhaul equipment of increasing complexity such as bulldozers, cranes, basket trucks, etc.
Issue inspection stickers.
Based on assignment, incumbents of positions may also:
Maintain records of employee attendance.
Solicit bids from outside vendors for repairs and decide whether repairs will be done in house or by outside vendors.
Train employees on the job.
This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days.
Minimum Entrance Requirements:
Applicants must have at least (A) two years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of automotive equipment such as automobiles, trucks, bulldozers, cranes, front end loaders, etc. or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below.
Substitutions: I. A certificate or diploma from a recognized trade, technical or vocational school, at the high school level or above, with a major in automotive shop practice may be substitution for one year of the required (A) experience.
Special Requirements: Based on assignment:
1. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class B Motor Vehicle Operator's License.
2. Possession of a current and valid Massachusetts Class C or hoisting license.
An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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