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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:
Maintains and repairs County vehicles and equipment one ton and over and heavy equipment. Performs routine maintenance and diagnostic checks to ensure vehicles operate safely under the conditions in which they were designed. Must have ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical issues.

Essential Job Functions:
Perform preventative maintenance on medium duty and heavy equipment and vehicles used by Public Works Perform basic service work, oil changes, brake inspection and tire inspection and replacement if necessary and any repairs deemed necessary following vehicle inspection. Perform all diagnostic inspections and drivability inspections on vehicles • Drivability inspection, including check engine light diagnosis ABS diagnosis, Air Bag diagnosis and various control module problems. • Ability to diagnose electrical issues, brake issues • Will be available for on call snow removal duty when assigned Perform special projects as needed in shop • Installing new technology in vehicles • Mechanical damage in wrecked vehicles • Up-fitting Public Works equipment when needed • Decommissioning retired vehicles for auction This position is required to drive to County yards as needed. This position is required to work during snow removal, which might require some evening shifts.

Job Standards:
High School diploma or equivalent

ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification (Heavy Truck) KS Driver License

Testing/Screening Requested:

Must supply own basic tool set

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 Misc. shop equipment

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. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

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.

Vacancy Number: 20001504

Open Date: 11/2/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 12/2/2017 11:59:59 PM