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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 - 4:30

Location of work:

1021 Stillwell, Wichita KS 67213

Job Objectives:
To maintain and repair Sedgwick County light duty equipment. Perform maintenance and diagnostic checks to ensure vehicles operate under the conditions which they are designed to be used.

Essential Job Functions:
Repairs and maintains light duty county vehicles and their associated systems such as electrical, hydraulic, compression and water pumps. Performs complete overhaul and mechanical work on County equipment; automobile, light trucks, ambulances, police pursuit vehicles, fire vehicles 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, piston rings, brakes, main bearing assembly, cooling, ignition, and fuel systems. Repairs and overhauls, motors, generators, clutches, replaces brake axles and springs. Repairs and overhauls air compressors, hydraulic systems and other specialized equipment. Operates miscellaneous machinist and welding equipment in the process of the work. Installation of various police equipment including light bars, radios, antennas, GPS, data radios, sirens, control modules for police equipment and consoles. WHEN ASSIGNED AS AMBULANCE MECHANIC- Services all Emergency Medical Services vehicles and diagnoses and repairs all mechanical and electrical problems associated with the vehicles. Operates miscellaneous machinist and welding equipment in the process of the work. Performs preventative maintenance checks on all Emergency Medical Service vehicles. Performs safety inspections to maintain State of Kansas Certification. Performs inspections of all newly acquired ambulance; assists in setting requirements for new emergency vehicles. Diagnoses problems and repairs all ambulances; performs engine overhauls, transmission overhauls, differential overhauls, and suspension repair; repairs or replaces alternators, tire brakes, heating and air conditioning systems, chassis electrical systems, emergency lighting systems, exhaust systems, fuel systems, airborne systems, medial oxygen systems, and medical suction systems. Plans and coordinates working schedules with regard to the severity of the problem and the urgency for the vehicle to be returned to service. May be on-call during weekends and off-duty hours.

Job Standards:
High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be ASE certified Two years experience as a Mechanic I or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Computer Scanners IE: Pro Link, Tech 2, etc... OBD I and OBD II Scanners Digital Volt Meter IE: Fluke 87 Battery/ Alt. testing equipment A/C Recovery equipment Welders & Torches Bearing Press Brake Lathe Drill Press

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: 20001503

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