Diesel Mechanic - Dept of Transportation and Engineering, Denton, Texas

Employer DENTON COUNTY, TX
Created 04/06/2021
Reference 415612
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Texas
City Denton
Zip 76201
Salary $41,467.00 - $48,102.00 Annually
Description

THIS POSTING MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME ONCE A SUFFICIENT NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS HAVE BEEN RECEIVED.

The Diesel Mechanic performs skilled mechanical work in the repair and maintenance of diesel and gasoline-powered motor vehicles and other small equipment for an assigned road and bridge district. Work involves diagnosing malfunctions in light and heavy motorized equipment, removing and replacing or rebuilding worn or broken parts, and maintaining records of work performed. Employee is also responsible for maintaining inventories of replacement parts and supplies.

Examples of Duties

Diagnoses, services, installs, and maintains vehicles in the county fleet, including heavy equipment, trucks, and other road equipment.

Maintains records of work performed and parts used on all equipment.

Performs State inspections on all county vehicles; repairs and installs parts on heavy equipment and vehicles.

Travels to job-sites for emergency repairs when needed.

Performs complete tear down and rebuild of diesel and gas engines, transmissions, clutches, brakes, radiators, heating, air conditioner systems, and electrical and hydraulic systems as necessary.

Performs after hours duties when needed.

Performs motor overhauls on gasoline and diesel-powered engines; performs major and minor engine tune-ups and adjustments.

Installs rebuilt motors; adjusts and makes repairs to gasoline and diesel-powered engines.

Rebuilds or replaces worn or defective parts.

Performs major and minor mechanical repairs and adjustments on power drive, brake, steering, electrical, fuel, cooling, and related systems on light and heavy motorized equipment and vehicles.

Repairs and adjusts hydraulic and vacuum-operated systems; replaces hydraulic motors, hoses, and fittings.

Replaces alternators, regulators, starters, wires, and gauges as necessary.

Maintains replacement parts and supply inventories, preparing purchase requisitions as required.

Regular and punctual attendance is required.

Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and a minimum two years of experience in a related field; or an equivalent combination of education and related experience required.

Must possess a Class B Commercial Driver's License with "N" endorsement issued by the State of Texas.

Class "A" Commercial Driver's License with "N" endorsement issued by the State of Texas preferred.

Supplemental Information

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Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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