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Automotive Mechanic / Vehicle/Equipment Repair Technician II – NEW HIGHER PAY!

By November 15, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Newport, NC
  • December 13, 2022

NC Department of Transportation

How to Apply
You MUST apply at https://tinyurl.com/49hv847t by December 13, 2022 at midnight EST to be considered.

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The Challenge
We are looking for a skilled mechanic/vehicle equipment repair technician II to join our Newport Equipment team.

In this role, you will:

  • Service, repair, rebuild, and diagnose mechanical systems for gas/diesel-powered automotive, heavy equipment, and power tools.
  • Operate a motor vehicle and have a valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker (N) endorsement. At times you will have to operate a fuel truck.
  • Perform skilled mechanical work including the following systems:

Preventive maintenance
Tires and tubes
Rims and hubs
Transmissions (auto and manual)
Charging systems
Cranking systems
Ignition systems
Lighting systems
Cooling systems
Exhaust systems
Fuel systems
Power units
Air conditioning
Instruments and gauges
Air intake systems

What You Bring

  • Experience repairing and maintaining automotive/heavy equipment and diagnosing problems using diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to prepare paperwork for equipment repairs.
  • Ability to understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Strength to move parts and materials necessary to repair and maintain equipment.
  • Able to safely operate equipment for testing purposes.
  • Able to work indoors and outdoors.
  • Commitment to a safe working environment by leading by example.
  • Skills to to read and interpret Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) manuals.
  • Able to read schematics, diagrams, and sketches.
  • Driving skills to operate state vehicle, Fuel Truck, and Low-Boy.
  • Experience performing preventive maintenance on light, medium, heavy duty trucks, or heavy equipment.
  • Knowledge of basic welding principles and application.
  • Experience diagnosing basic electrical systems and proper wiring repair.
  • Experience repairing basic hydraulic system including hose and component replacement.
  • Computer skills to gain diagnostic and repair information.

A pre-employment drug screening is required.
We will conduct a background check for your past 2 years about controlled substances and alcohol testing.
Safety toe footwear will be needed.
When needed, we will need you to work in emergency situations and inclement weather.
We may require current certification by the EPA as a Type I, II, III, or Universal Technician.

Education & Experience
High School/GED diploma, and
2+ years of relevant experience, or
An equivalent combination of education and experience.

Call me: Sharon Shackelford at 252-439-2900.

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