Highway Equipment Mechanics maintain, repair, and modify medium (GVWR 10,500-26,000 lbs.) and heavy (GVWR greater than 26,000 lbs.) highway maintenance and construction equipment.
Incumbents possess a degree of knowledge and proficiency sufficient to perform work independently with little or no additional training.
This position is located within District I, in Tonopah. Incumbents diagnose, maintain, modify, and repair Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) equipment and are responsible for keeping equipment in the District's fleet in good repair for routine highway maintenance and emergency response. This includes a variety of light, medium, and heavy equipment. Repairs include, but are not limited to, engine repair or replacement, repairing and rebuilding brake systems, steering and suspension system components, differential and drive line components, servicing of automatic and manual transmissions, electrical and wiring systems. Duties also include repairing, maintaining, fabricating, and installing parts, components, and special use items. Keeping the fleet in safe operating condition is critical to daily operations, and in effectively preserving and managing our assets. The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts.
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
Completion of a recognized automotive/equipment repair apprenticeship program; OR completion of the Equipment Mechanic-in-Training program in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.
A valid Class A or B Nevada commercial driver's license is required within six months of the date of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
Incumbent is required to furnish their own mechanic's tools.
Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law requires random testing for controlled substances during employment.
Additional Position Experience
A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
This position requires working alternate shifts and working outside traditional business hours. Typical shifts include five 8-hour shift or four 10-hour shifts, but may include some variation depending on the needs of the department.
The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment
1) Are you willing to work in Tonopah, Nevada?
Register on the NVAPPS website at www.nevadadot.com/jobs
and create an applicant profile. Then apply for recruitment #33975. See the official announcement at: https://neats.state.nv.us/NEATS/Recruiting/ViewAnnouncement.aep?recruitmentId=33975
Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. Nevada Department of Transportation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information (GINA), or gender identity and expression