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Employer: Lyon County
Division: Highway Department
Job Title: Mechanic I Position
Salary: $15.10 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 Lyon County after applying.

Job Description:

Lyon County Highway Department Mechanic I



Come explore the endless opportunities in an environment where we support you and your professional success.


As the Lyon County Mechanic I, you will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of numerous types of construction equipment, vehicles, and other equipment/vehicles for several Lyon County Departments. This position will involve occasionally responding to call-outs (potentially at all hours) during nights and weekends.   Must be willing and capable of working in extreme weather conditions.  The Shop Mechanic I position requires a moderate level of problem solving, decision making, and people skills to effectively and efficiently maintain and address multiple Lyon County Department’s fleet concerns.  Non-exempt position with a solid base pay $15.10/hr and benefits including, paid time off (accounts credited at 10 hours vacation and 8 hours sick per month worked), vendor discounts, health, dental and vision insurance and much more! We equip and promote exceptional employees!



  • Mechanic training or education such as Technical or vocational school degree desirable.  Equivalent combination of training and/or experience for diesel and heavy equipment maintenance and repairs accepted.


  • Knowledge of general types of vehicles and heavy construction and maintenance equipment mechanical repair and preventative maintenance.
  • Must possess, or obtain within 6 Months, a Class A Kansas Commercial Driver’s License and must pass a background check, a pre-employment physical, a work screen that measures various physical abilities and drug screening. 
  • High school diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent required. 


Serious applicants only need apply.    Position open until filled.

Application and job description may be obtained at the Human Resources Department or online at HRePartners.com or at www.lyoncounty.org.    

Lyon County EOE | Women | Minorities | Disabled | Veteran

E.O.E. – LYON COUNTY strongly encourages women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our position openings.

Disclaimer: The above information on this announcement has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employee assigned to this job.

Vacancy Number: 01102018-02

Open Date: 1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: