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Mechanic I

High school diploma or equivalent.  One to two years of experience is necessary to gain the knowledge of the machinery, equipment, repairs, and procedures of the department. Ability to obtain five (5) ASE Certifications in related field within twelve (12) months of employment. Knowledge of operating principles and theories of diesel, gasoline,
and battery powered engines. Procedures for installation and repairs of parts. To view complete job announcement, click on job title. For your convenience we have attached the application and supporting documents below, please print all documents and return to our office in person or mail to: Human Resources, 201 West Gray Bldg C, Norman, OK 73069.

Posting Information
Department: 
Public Works - Fleet Management
Location: 
1301 DaVinci
Shift: 
7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (Subject to recall)
Salary: 
$18.99 - $26.90 per hour
Date Posted: 
Wed, 10/31/2018 - 8:00am
Job Description
Duties: 
Diagnose equipment malfunctions Repair and replace parts on various vehicles to ensure safe, continued operation of City equipment. Diagnose and repair hydraulic and complex electrical systems. Repair or replace brake systems. Operate wrecker to tow in disabled vehicles. Perform duties related to equipment maintenance on vehicles and equipment. Perform minor welding jobs. Perform carpentry, painting, or body work as necessary. Perform related work as assigned.
Working Conditions: 
Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperature, and noxious fumes and odors.
Job Requirements
Education and Experience: 
High school diploma or equivalent. One to two years of experience is necessary to gain the knowledge of the machinery, equipment, repairs, and procedures of the department. Ability to obtain five (5) ASE Certifications in related field within twelve (12) months of employment.
Knowledge: 
Operating principles and theories of diesel, gasoline, and battery powered engines. Procedures for installation and repairs of parts. Emissions and inspections standards. Hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Safety practices related to repair of equipment.
Skills: 
Reading and interpreting sketches, diagrams, and instructions outlined in equipment repair manuals. Reading odometers and technical tools. Rebuilding parts. Diagnosing equipment malfunctions. Operating various hand and power tools and work aids. Navigating multiple diagnostic tools and software.
License and/or Certification: 
Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record. Must obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class B within six (6) months of employment. Must obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class A with N-T endorsement within twelve (12) months of employment. Must obtain an Oklahoma Department of Labor, Alternative Fuels Equipment Technician License within twelve (12) months of employment. Training and materials provided by City for all licenses and certifications required.
Mental & Physical: 
Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail. Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) materials, supplies, and equipment frequently. Ability to lift heavy (50-75 lb.) materials, supplies, and equipment occasionally. Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing. Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance.
Additional Information: 

All tools/toolbox provided.  Selected applicant must pass background
investigation, physical examination and drug screen.