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Equipment Mechanic General Service

Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County
Full Time
Nashville, TN 37219
$52,044 a year
Posted 20 days ago
Job description
Salary $52,044.25 Annually Location Nashville, TN Job Type Full-Time Civil Service Department General Services Job Number C105 FY23 Closing

8/15/2022 11:59 PM Central

Position Description

Equipment Mechanic performs skilled repairs and maintenance work on a wide variety of heavy-duty equipment, light duty grounds equipment, and heavy motor vehicles. Performs related duties as required.

The men and women in Metro's General Services Department are there to make sure the rest of government works. From ensuring that our city's vehicles run safely and smoothly, to maintaining high performance buildings to providing printing services and more, General Services is the support that allows other Metro departments to focus and achieve their missions.

*If you have recently applied for this position, you do not need to reapply. Your application is still under consideration.*

Typical Duties

  • Repairs motor vehicles and/or equipment according to manufacturer standards.
  • Inspects and diagnoses various problems.
  • Maintains gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, hydraulic systems, air conditioning, electrical, and other related systems.
  • Maintains and repairs dozers, backhoes, rollers, pavers, milling machines, a wide variety of other heavy duty equipment and light duty grounds equipment such as mowers and golf course equipment, etc.
  • Rebuilds pumps, cylinder heads, cable control units, and renews pins and bushings on tracks.
  • Performs machine lathe work when necessary.
  • Welds on occasion.
  • Repairs or replaces worn or defective parts.
  • Adjusts fuel systems and performs tune-ups.
  • May perform emissions test.
  • Road tests vehicles before and after repairs.
  • Provides roadside assistance for emergency repairs outside of shop.
  • Ensures that proper service is maintained.
  • Completes work orders on every vehicle repaired.
  • Keeps tools, equipment, and shop area clean and orderly.
  • Acquires parts from outside sources.
  • Attends training seminars as needed.
  • Operates a tow/service truck safely (General Services).

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or Equivalent and two (2) years experience repairing motor vehicles and/or equipment.
High School Diploma or Equivalent and completion of Automotive Repair studies from an accredited trade school.

**Must have or obtain a Class A driver license within 6 months of employment**

Employee must furnish proper tools to perform the job.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

Note: Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Valid Class A commercial driver's license with required indorsements
We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply.

Metro Nashville Government respects the religious beliefs and practices of all employees and will make, on request, an accommodation for such observances when a reasonable accommodation is available that does not create an undue hardship on business operations.

Requests for ADA accommodation for the recruitment process should be directed to Human Resources at 615-862-6640.

Full-time, Civil Service positions -
10 Vacation Days per year (increasing after 5 years of service)
1 Sick Day per month
12 Paid Holidays per year

Public Safety - Sworn and Civilian positions -
20 vacation days per year
3 Personal days per year
1 Sick Day per month
12 paid holidays per year

Part-time, Non Civil Service positions - Visit HR and Benefits webpages for more information.

Full-time, Non Civil Service positions - contact hiring department for benefits information

Seasonal/Temporary positions - no benefits offered.

Agency Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County Address

Human Resources Department
404 James Robertson Parkway, Suite 1000
Nashville, Tennessee, 37219

Phone (615) 862-6640

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