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Mechanic II at City of Houston

Mechanic II

City of Houston Houston, TX Full Time
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Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Classification: 
MECHANIC II 

Posting Number: PN # 26173
Department: Fleet Management
Division:  Fleet Operations
Workdays & Hours:  VARIOUS* (may require working weekends, holidays and shifts)
*Subject to change



DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES
/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
The Fleet Management Department is seeking candidates to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance repairs and related services to various types of vehicular equipment. Maintains and repairs LIGHT/HEAVY DUTY mechanical equipment parts and components. Performs minor overhauls and services on manual transmissions, diesel engines, air brakes, suspension, exhaust, fuel, cooling, electrical systems and vehicle component repairs. Keeps track of repair time and reports time on work orders. Stays current on new technology. Rebuilds vehicle components. Repairs electrical and air conditioning systems. Uses hand tools, hoists, pressure gages, drills, grinding wheels and technical manuals. 

MUST FURNISH OWN TOOLS AND SAFETY SHOES.

ADDITIONAL SALARY INCENTIVES 
  • ASE/EVT  CERTIFICATION PAY (UP TO $5,200 ANNUALLY)
  • EVENING/NIGHT SHIFT INCENTIVE PAY (UP TO $3,000 ANNUALLY)

WORKING CONDITIONS
There is routine exposure to significant levels of heat, cold moisture and air pollution. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts bruises and minor burns. The position may require occasional periods of stooping, bending and/or lifting of materials up to 50 pounds.
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS 
Requires a high school degree or a GED certificate. May require up to 18 months of vocational education/training in automotive maintenance or repair (i.e., NIASE). 
 
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS 
Two years equivalent of automotive maintenance and repair experience are required.
 
MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS  
Requires a valid Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving. May require a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) if the position requires operation of a heavy vehicle. Departments with a CDL training program may require a position to obtain an A or B CDL within six (6) months of entering the position. In the Fire Department, a State of Texas Inspection License may be preferred.
Applicants with Med/Heavy Duty DIESEL knowledge and experience.   ASE- Air Brake Systems Diagnostic & Repairs Certification, and/or State of Texas Inspection License and candidates with Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is a plus.  If you are the selected candidate working on Heavy Duty equipment  you will be required to obtain a CDL within 6 months of employment.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.
SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED          
The department may administer a skill assessment. 
 
SAFETY IMPACT POSITION     
YES -  This position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.
 
SALARY INFORMATION
Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. 

Salary Range – Pay Grade 15         
        
APPLICATION PROCEDURES
Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Mechanic II.  To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: [ Link removed ] - Click here to apply to Mechanic II or call
832.393.8083
.
 
If you need special services or accommodations, call 
832.393.8083
. (TTY 7-1-1)
 
If you need login assistance or technical support call
855-524-5627
.
 
Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.
 
All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided. 
 
EEO Equal Employment Opportunity
The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

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