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Equipment Technician / Intermediate Equipment Technician / Senior Equipment Tech
Kansas City Area, Cass and Johnson counties

MISSOURI DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB OPPORTUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT
 
Date Posted: 08/14/2018
Application Deadline: 08/28/2018
 
Job Post ID: 10888
 
Job Title: Equipment Technician / Intermediate Equipment Technician / Senior Equipment Technician
 
Min Monthly Salary: $2,744.00 / $3,048.00 / $3,389.00
 
Number Positions: 1
 
Location: 2050 Independence Ave, Lee's Summit, MO 64064
District/Division: Kansas City / General Services Division Human Resources Contact
 
Number:
816-607-2143
 
Notice: *Looking for experienced Mechanic to work in the Cass and Johnson counties.
 
Remote work location and/or teleworking is not available for this position.

General Summary:
 
--- Equipment Technician ---
The equipment technician performs entry-level skilled work in the maintenance and repair of light vehicles and heavy construction equipment. Responsibilities are performed under moderate supervision.
 
--- Intermediate Equipment Technician ---
The intermediate equipment technician performs journey-level skilled work in the maintenance and repair of light vehicles and heavy construction equipment. Responsibilities are performed under general supervision.
 
--- Senior Equipment Technician ---
The senior equipment technician performs advanced-level skilled work in the maintenance and repair of light vehicles and heavy construction equipment. Responsibilities are performed under general supervision.
 
Minimum/Required Qualifications:
 
--- Equipment Technician ---
Associate's Degree in automotive technology, auto mechanics or diesel mechanics, or
Completion of a formal post-secondary technical training program in automobile or heavy equipment-related repair (of at least 30 credit hours and one school year in duration) and one year of experience in automotive or heavy equipment repair
 
Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with no air brake restrictions and interstate status (either Excepted Interstate [EI] or Non-Excepted Interstate [NI]).
 
Valid vehicle inspection license


Successful completion of a work simulation examination and a medical-physical examination.


--- Intermediate Equipment Technician ---
Associate's Degree in automotive technology, auto mechanics or diesel mechanics and two years of experience in automobile or heavy equipment repair, or


Completion of a formal post-secondary technical training program in automobile or heavy equipment-related repair (of at least 30 credit hours and one school year in duration) and three years of experience in automotive or heavy equipment repair
 
Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with no air brake restrictions and interstate status (either Excepted Interstate [EI] or Non-Excepted Interstate [NI]).
Valid vehicle inspection license Successful completion of a work simulation examination and a medical-physical examination.


--- Senior Equipment Technician ---
Associate's Degree in automotive technology, auto mechanics or diesel mechanics and four years of experience in automobile or heavy equipment repair.
OR
Completion of a formal post-secondary technical training program in automobile or heavy equipment-related repair (of at least 30 credit hours and one school year in duration) and five years of experience in automotive or heavy equipment repair.
 
Valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with no air brake restrictions and interstate status (either Excepted Interstate [EI] or Non-Excepted Interstate [NI]).
 
Valid vehicle inspection license


Successful completion of a work simulation examination and a medical-physical examination.


Supervisory Responsibilities:
--- Equipment Technician ---
None


--- Intermediate Equipment Technician ---
None


--- Senior Equipment Technician ---
None


Special Working Conditions/Job Characteristics:
--- Equipment Technician ---
Job requires significant physical stamina and endurance.
Job requires exposure to physical hazards, health and safety risks, and/or adverse or otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment.
Job may require operation of vehicles to plow snow and spread ice control materials.

--- Intermediate Equipment Technician ---
Job requires significant physical stamina and endurance.
Job requires exposure to physical hazards, health and safety risks, and/or adverse or otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment.
Job may require operation of vehicles to plow snow and spread ice control materials.
 
--- Senior Equipment Technician ---
Job requires significant physical stamina and endurance.
Job requires exposure to physical hazards, health and safety risks, and/or adverse or otherwise undesirable characteristics in the environment.
Job may require operation of vehicles to plow snow and spread ice control materials.
 
Examples of Work:
 
--- Equipment Technician ---
• Maintains and performs basic repairs to automobiles, trucks, tractors, loaders, motor graders and other heavy equipment.
• Inspects, services, repairs and overhauls transmissions, engines, clutches, drivelines, differentials, front and rear axle assemblies and ignition systems; repairs and installs hydraulic controls; tunes motors using standard testing equipment; dismantles, repairs and reassembles air compressors, hydraulic jacks, pumps, cylinders and related equipment.
• Inspects, repairs, overhauls and assembles automotive components such as alternators, distributors and starters.
• Completes mandated fleet inspections and ensures all equipment meets OSHA standards and all repairs and modifications are done in accordance with operational specifications and safety standards.
• May weld and modify equipment and fabricate parts.
• Reviews equipment maintenance records and observes employees in the operation of equipment to determine and correct operator error and ensure proper maintenance.
• Gathers computerized diagnostic information to assess vehicle repair needs.
• Requisitions and stores shop supplies.
• Installs vehicle body components, lights, light brackets, mirrors, decals and other accessories.
• Reports out-of-service equipment and estimated time needed for service in order to schedule future work.
• Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.
 
--- Intermediate Equipment Technician ---
• Maintains and performs repairs of moderate difficulty to automobiles, trucks, tractors, loaders, motor graders and other heavy equipment.
• Inspects, services, repairs and overhauls transmissions, engines, clutches, drivelines, differentials, front and rear axle assemblies and ignition systems; repairs and installs hydraulic controls; tunes motors using standard testing
equipment; dismantles, repairs and reassembles air compressors, hydraulic jacks, pumps, cylinders and related equipment.
• Inspects, repairs, overhauls and assembles automotive components such as alternators, distributors and starters.
• Completes mandated fleet inspections and ensures all equipment meets OSHA standards and all repairs and modifications are done in accordance with operational specifications and safety standards.
• Gathers computerized diagnostic information to assess vehicle repair needs.
• Reviews equipment maintenance records and observes employees in the operation of equipment to determine and correct operator error and ensure proper maintenance.
• Welds and modifies equipment and fabricates parts.
• Requisitions and stores shop supplies.
• Installs vehicle body components, lights, light brackets, mirrors, decals and other accessories.
• Reports out-of-service equipment and estimated time needed for service in order to schedule future work.
• Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.
 
--- Senior Equipment Technician ---
• Performs advanced and highly skilled repairs to automobiles, trucks, tractors, loaders, motor graders and other heavy equipment.
• Inspects, services, repairs and overhauls transmissions, engines, clutches, drivelines, differentials, front and rear axle assemblies and ignition systems; repairs and installs hydraulic controls; tunes motors using standard testing equipment; dismantles, repairs and reassembles air compressors, hydraulic jacks, pumps, cylinders and related equipment.
• Inspects, repairs, overhauls and assembles automotive components such as alternators, distributors and starters.
• Completes mandated fleet inspections and ensures all equipment meets OSHA standards and all repairs and modifications are done in accordance with operational specifications and safety standards.
• Gathers computerized diagnostic information to assess vehicle repair needs.
• Reviews equipment maintenance records and observes employees in the operation of equipment to determine and correct operator error and ensure proper maintenance.
• Welds and modifies equipment and fabricates parts.
• Requisitions and stores shop supplies.
• Installs vehicle body components, lights, light brackets, mirrors, decals and other accessories.
• Reports out-of-service equipment and estimated time needed for service in order to schedule future work.
• Performs other responsibilities as required or assigned.
 
In order to be considered for this vacancy please go to the Missouri Department of Transportation Employment Application System (EAS) and submit an on-line application. Applications, and if applicable transcripts, must be received by no later than 11:55 pm of the closing date listed on the advertised vacancy.
Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, M/F/D/V

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