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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Fleet Management
Job Title: Mechanic II
Salary: $15.87 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 - 5:00

Location of work:

1021 Stillwell, Wichita KS 67213

Job Objectives:
To maintain and repair Sedgwick County heavy and construction equipment. Must have experience in agriculture and rotary mower maintenance and repair. Perform maintenance and diagnostic checks to ensure vehicles operate under the conditions which they are designed to be used.

Essential Job Functions:
Must have experience in rotary mower maintenance and repairs. Repairs and maintains heavy equipment, construction equipment and their associated systems such as electrical, hydraulic, compression and water pumps. Performs complete overhaul and mechanical work on County equipment; automobile, light and heavy trucks, graders, bulldozers, tractors, mowers and other standard and specialized equipment; performs preventative maintenance and diagnostic work on vehicles. Repairs and overhauls transmissions, differentials, front and rear end assemblies. Inspects, adjusts and replaces necessary units and related parts, valves, pistons, brakes, main bearing assemblies, cooling, ignition, and fuel systems. Repairs and overhauls motors, generators, clutches replaces brakes axles and springs. Repairs and overhauls air compressors, hydraulic systems, heating and air conditioning. Repairs and rebuilds transmissions, differentials, front and rear end assemblies, salt/sand spreaders, snow equipment, engines, hydraulic pumps and motors. Operates miscellaneous shop equipment including but limited to: metal lathe, welder, torches, diagnostic equipment, computers, gauges, battery testers, electrical systems and HVAC systems

Job Standards:
Two years experience as a mechanic or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies. High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be ASE Automotive Certified. Must be able to provide own tools.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Computer/vehicle diagnostic equipment Battery/ Alt. testing equipment A/C Recovery equipment Welders & Torches Bearing Press Brake Lathe Drill Press Must be able to operate computer

Work Environment:
Tasks may risk exposure to adverse environment conditions such as dirt, dust, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, traffic hazards and toxic/poisonous agents. Tasks involve the regular and sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving combination of stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, and lifting, carrying, pushing and pulling moderately heavy objects and materials weighing 50 to 100 pounds. Requires the ability to stand for long periods of time.


*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice.*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate.
Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.
Immediate family and family of the employee’s spouse shall be considered husband, wife, son, step-son, son-in-law, daughter, step-daughter, daughter-in law, brother, step-brother, brother-in law, sister, step-sister, sister-in-law, mother, step-mother, mother-in law, father, step-father, father-in-law, grandchildren, grandparents and grandparents-in-law.

Vacancy Number: 20001505

Open Date: 4/19/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 5/3/2017 11:59:59 PM