SENIOR AUTO MECHANIC - 40000773

Date: Nov 23, 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:       

Office of Emergency Services / Business Services

DATE POSTED:            

September 26, 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