MECHANIC - HEAVY DUTY

THE AUTHORITY   Millville, NJ   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on November 3, 2022
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NOTE: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this position.  It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.

JOB SUMMARY: The Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for the preventative maintenance and mechanical repairs on all Authority vehicles and equipment; as well as all County vehicles brought to the SWC Fleet Services garage for repair or maintenance.

 ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Repairs automotive and heavy equipment to include the repair of gasoline and/or diesel engines; repair of electrical systems including lights, wiring and A/C and D/C motors; repair of hydraulic, air cooling and pneumatic systems; repair and adjustment to drive train and brakes.
  • Repairs to snow and ice equipment to include computerized controls, electric over hydraulic controls, sanders, pre-wet and anti-ice liquid systems.
  • Inspects defective and malfunctioning equipment and performs diagnostic tests using engine and charging system analyzers, pressure gauges, laptop computers with diagnostic software and other equipment as required.
  • Dismantles and repairs internal combustion engines, transmissions, pumps, auxiliary equipment, generators, compressors, and clutches.
  • Changes lubricants and filters. Performs other preventive maintenance functions as necessary. Performs safety inspections on any/all assigned equipment.
  • Performs service calls in the field. May recommend evacuation of equipment to a primary repair facility or outside vendor. Service calls may also be required after normal shop hours on an on-call basis.
  • Have or be capable of obtaining certification to service or repair A/C systems and perform heavy duty opacity diesel emissions.
  • Must be able to work weekends if needed.
  • OTHER DUTIES: On call during snow season.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have strong working of all tools and equipment used in the successful completion of assignments
  • Knowledge of practical application of automotive repair principles
  • Understanding of safe operating procedures in the use of chemicals, their interactions, danger signs, production techniques and disposal methods
  • Ability to read and write sufficiently to have a full understanding of technical manuals, schematics, and diagnostic programs.
  • Must possess computer experience with data base programs.
  • Ability to repair, trouble shoot, maintain, install, select, and operate equipment and vehicles at the Solid Waste Complex
  • Be willing to learn
  • Obtain and maintain any-and-all certifications required by the Authority
  • Ability to recognize when there is a problem and seek assistance

LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION:

  • Valid New Jersey Driver’s license required with CDL preferred
  • Ability to receive additional endorsements
  • Train in and pass CNG Certification Testing as provided by the Authority

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Graduate of an approved technical automotive program desirable.
  • Must possess computer skills for inventory tracking.
  • 1 to 2 years of experience preferred but not required.
  • Experience in repair of heavy diesel equipment strongly recommended.
  • Experience in repair of automobile, truck, and equipment strongly recommended.

 SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBLITIES: This position does not directly supervise other employees.

Supervision may be minimal at times due to work schedules/loads that may require team members to be sent to other departments and facilities to complete work.

ENVIRONMENTAL AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

This position may require all or some of the following:  driving, standing, walking, sitting, talking, hearing, seeing, feeling, grasping, climbing, balancing, crouching, crawling, kneeling, reaching with hands or arms, lift-up to 50-lbs. and exposure to environmental conditions.

NOTE: These statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work involved for this position.  It is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.


THE AUTHORITY

169 Jesse Bridge Rd
Millville , NJ
https://theauthoritynj.com/