Mechanic 1

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Job Title: Mechanic 1
Company: Georgia Department of Transportation
Contact:
Job Location: GA
Posting Date: 06/14/2017
Closing Date: until filled
Phone/Email:  www.careers.ga.gov
Service/Product Automotive
Skills Needed and Description of Job:

Job Requirements:

Job Summary: Under direct supervision, learns to maintain diagnosis, inspect and/or repair engines, vehicles and other motorized equipment.

Description of Duties: Under close supervision, maintains, diagnoses, and performs repairs of moderate difficulty on gasoline and diesel-powered engines, vehicles and other motorized equipment. Tests, inspects and evaluates vehicles and equipment for proper and safe operation upon completion of repairs. Submits completed work to supervisor or experienced mechanics for review and release.

THIS IS AN INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL JOB ADVERTISEMENT

THIS IS AN UNCLASSIFIED POSITION.

THE SELECTED APPLICANTS FOR THE POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A REFERENCE CHECK AND CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECK, WHERE APPLICABLE.

PLEASE INCLUDE ALL RELEVANT JOB INFORMATION ON THE APPLICATION FOR CONSIDERATION. ALL APPLICATIONS WILL BE PRESCREENED.

UPON PROMOTION, THE SELECTED CANDIDATE WILL RECEIVE 10% or THE GDOT JOB SPECIFIC MINIMUM SALARY, WHICHEVER IS GREATER.

 

The selected candidate must meet the minimum qualifications for the job responsibilities. The interview is just one part of the overall selection process and is not the only criteria used to make the final selection. The final selection is based on a combination of factors including the interview, applicant’s work history and performance (documented in HR and/or Office files), PeopleSoft/employee status (i.e. rehire code), employee performance reviews, personnel file review (HR & Office Files), criminal background check, employment reference checks (including references and commendations from Managers and other relevant documentation), and for supervisory positions demonstrated leadership skills based on past and current work history will be considered. In accordance with the Interview and Selection Process (ISP), an applicant must have no active disciplinary actions to be in good employment standing. Actions that may disqualify an applicant include letters of reprimand (active for 12 months after issuance date); suspension without pay or disciplinary demotion (active for 12 months from the effective date); Performance Improvement Plans (PIP) and Leave Restriction Plans (active until 12 months after the date of conclusion). In addition, an employee must have an overall e-Performance rating score of three (3) or higher on their most current evaluation. Please note that Memorandums of Concern are not considered disqualifying factors. Human Resources may remove any employee from consideration for selection who is pending a disciplinary action; however, if the action is resolved in the employee’s favor prior to interviews, he or she will be allowed to compete.

ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Associate’s/Vocational/Technical degree in area of assignment from an accredited college or university

OR

  • One year of experience in area of assignment. Note: Some positions may require specific licensure.

 

AGENCY SPECIFIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrated experience as a mechanic performing basic mechanical duties, such as engine tune-ups and brake repairs
  • Demonstrate the ability to read, write and comprehend material essential to this position
  • Working ability to understand and apply shop manual settings, diagrams, capacities, and instructions
  • Working ability to understand and follow oral instructions to perform such function as tune ups, brake jobs, and exhaust system repairs with little or no supervision
  • Ability to physically lift or assist in lifting such heavy equipment as brake drums, transmissions, and engine block
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks effectively over a long period of time
  • Ability to bend lift, climb, stand, or walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to exert oneself physically overtime
  • Ability to perform moderately laboring work
  • Committed to providing quality customer service.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Working knowledge of the mechanics of internal combustion engines, transmissions, drive trains, brake systems, ignition systems, and/or electric wiring diagnostics and repair and how to utilize tools and equipment such as hydrometers, timing lights, feeler gauges, wrenches, sockets, ratchets, tire changers, dwell meters, vacuum gauges, brake cylinder hones, screw drivers, OHM meters, wheel balancers, grease guns, and/or battery chargers.
  • Commercial Driver’s License
  • Experience in automotive computer systems, anti-lock brakes, diagnosis of computer systems, and/or use of code readers and various scan tools.

 

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Applicant must provide necessary hand tools for assigned task.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain, a Commercial Driver’s License within 6 months.

Qualifications:

Associate’s/Vocational/Technical degree in area of assignment from an accredited college or university OR One year of experience in area of assignment. Note: Some positions may require specific licensure.

Hours/Week:  40 hours/week Shift:  Full-time
Salary:   $28,000.00 Benefits:    Included; will discuss at interview.
Travel Necessary:   Yes Relocation:

To Apply

Qualified applicants can apply online at http://team.georgia.gov/careers/.For assistance or more information, please contact Saketta Brown, OFTC Career Services, sdbrown@oftc.edu.

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