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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. ASE Certification as Master Automobile Technician or Master Heavy Duty Truck Technician desired. A minimum of 5 ASE certifications are preferred or the ability to obtain within six (6) months of employment. 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 License within twelve (12) months of employment. 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: 
$18.66 - $20.16 per hour
Date Posted: 
Mon, 03/20/2017 - 8:00am
Job Description
Duties: 
Determines equipment malfunctions and repairs or replaces parts to ensure continued operation of vehicle or equipment. Builds and repairs motors. Repairs transmissions by replacing gears, synchronizer or synchronizer springs, shifting fork, etc. in order to return equipment to functional operations. Performs hydraulic work. Repairs electrical systems. Repairs or replaces brake systems. Performs duties related to equipment maintenance on vehicles and light and heavy equipment. Performs welding jobs. Performs carpentry, painting, or body work as necessary. Operates wrecker to tow in disabled vehicles. Performs 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. ASE Certification as Master Automobile Technician or Master Heavy Duty Truck Technician desired. A minimum of 5 ASE certifications are preferred or the ability to obtain within six (6) 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. 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.
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 License within twelve (12) months of employment.
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: 

Selected applicant must pass background investigation, physical examination and drug test.