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Under general supervision, the Heavy Equipment Mechanic is fully experienced at journey-level mechanical work and skilled in the repair and maintenance of heavy duty on/off road (yellow iron), and automotive equipment. Incumbent performs a variety of difficult inspections, mechanical diagnosis, maintenance and servicing, and repair work on all types of vehicles used by the district including Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) mobile and stationary equipment. May perform other job-related duties as required.
This classification is senior to the Heavy Equipment Technician I, II and incumbents must possess the knowledge and skill to perform complex and skilled mechanical work on heavy equipment.
Inspects, troubleshoots, and repairs mechanical and/or electrical defects on District automobiles and equipment.
Performs detailed inspections such as BIT inspections.
Identifies defects, services, makes repairs and adjustments to various systems components and systems electrical on a variety of District equipment.
Performs gas and electrical welding, fabrication and application of wear prevention materials related to mobile and stationary equipment.
Completes repair orders, inspection checklists, and account for all time and materials as it relates to the repair and maintenance of equipment.
Road test repaired equipment.
Operates District equipment to fill in for equipment operators, as needed.
Speak, read English to carry out oral and written instructions and understand, repair and parts manuals.
Adhere to an assigned work schedule and meet District attendance standards.
All District positions require the employee to provide good customer service to both internal and external customers, maintain positive and effective working relationships with other District employees. Must show cooperation and respect to fellow employees and supervisors at all times.
The incumbent in this position provides lead direction and work coordination for Heavy Equipment Technician I/II and/or other District personnel as assigned.
Training, Education and Experience: Any combination of training, education and experience which would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible journey level work experience performing skilled maintenance and repair work on automotive, heavy, industrial, and other power-driven equipment, including substantial experience on diesel engines, hydraulic systems, and heavy equipment drivetrain and electrical systems. High School Diploma and two years of college level course work in automotive repair or related field, desired.
California Driver's License Class C
Must acquire and maintain a California Class B Driver’s License within six months of employment, as a condition of employment.
Incumbents are expected to provide their own tools.
BENEFITS INCLUDE: Medical/Dental/Vision, CalPERS retirement, 457 Plan, Life, STD/LTD, 14 paid Holidays, 12 days paid sick and Vacation leave.
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About Monterey Regional Waste Mangement District
Monterey Regional Waste Management District also known as the Marina Landfill is located on the Monterey Peninsula in Marina, California. We are a Special District with about 100 employees. We offer excellent benefits including: Medical/Dental/Vision, Life, LTD, CalPERS retirement, 457 Deferred Comp Plan, 14 paid Holidays, Vacation, & Sick leave.