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SENIOR AUTO MECHANIC - 40000773

Date: May 22, 2022

Location: Durham, NC, US

Company: Durham County

Durham County Government employs approximately 1,900 employees that work towards providing needed services throughout the community. With a wide array of services, Durham County Government is at the heart of a rapidly growing and diverse area offering residents, employees and visitors exciting opportunities to live, work, grow and play. For more information about Durham County Government, visit www.dconc.gov.

 

DEPARTMENT:       

Emergency Medical Services

DATE POSTED:            

March 25, 2022

CLOSING DATE:           

Open until filled

SALARY MIN:  

$41,739.00

SALARY MAX:

$75,130.00

POSITION NUMBER:            

40000773

JOB TYPE:

Full-Time

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs skilled automotive work in the maintenance and repair of ambulances, vehicles and related equipment.

 

Work is performed under the general supervision of the Business Services Supervisor.

 

TYPICAL TASKS:

  • Performs routine and more complex preventive maintenance, servicing and inspections of cars, trucks, ambulances, trailers and larger grounds equipment; identifies causes of malfunctions and repairs mechanical, electrical, air conditioning and other automotive systems;
  • Determines if repairs should be performed by an outside garage or repair shop; schedules and performs routine internal and N.C. State vehicle inspections; maintains related records;
  • Purchases and maintains a stock of frequently used maintenance and replacement items;
  • Solicits, schedules and coordinates work of outside vendors and suppliers;
  • Removes and replaces transmissions for overhaul and/or repair;
  • Performs minor body repair work;
  • Documents all repair and maintenance work performed, including labor, supplies and equipment;
  • Maintains all records, reports, statistics, files, etc.
  • Assists in annual department-wide fleet budget preparation;
  • Performs road service as needed or ensures availability of emergency service;
  • Cleans up and maintains garage area as required;
  • Performs related tasks as required.

 

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Considerable knowledge of automobile, trucks and other gasoline or diesel engine driven equipment

Considerable knowledge of electrical theory, principles and practices as applied to electrical generators, power supplies and switching circuitry

Ability to use and operate various machines, hand tools and instruments appropriate to the trade

Ability to work independently without constant supervision

Ability to operate personal computer and use word processing, database, and other software

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, outside sales vendors and EMS personnel

Ability to read, comprehend and follow oral and written instructions.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Graduation from high school or equivalent and four years of relevant auto mechanic experience on both diesel and gas equipment, of which two years must be at the journey level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:

Possession of a valid N.C. Driver's license with a three year acceptable driving record.  Must be available for emergency call back for necessary vehicle maintenance/repairs when needed.

 

Durham County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Nearest Major Market: Durham
Nearest Secondary Market: Raleigh