Massachusetts Water Resouces Authority Motor Equipment Repairman in Chelsea, Massachusetts
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Inspects vehicles and equipment to locate trouble and determine repair needs, recommends repairs to foreman. Adjust reports and/or overhauls air conditioner systems, brakes, electrical systems, spring & suspension systems, front-ends, ignition systems, hydraulic systems and valves, standby generators and replaces damaged parts. Diagnoses vehicle/equipment problems including diesel engines, transmissions, and makes necessary repairs. Performs preventive and corrective maintenance on various vehicles and equipment to ensure quality, safety and proper working order. Greases and changes oil. Hydraulic fluids and coolants on a scheduled basis according to approved procedures and as directed by the Supervisor. Performs general and complex repairs on heavy-duty trucks and special equipment. Responds to road calls and makes repairs either on the road or in the garage. Performs safety checks to ensure the ability of vehicles and equipment either to pass Massachusetts Safety Inspection. Enters manually or by computer, tasks and parts used on work orders along with diagnostic findings. Works closely with supervisor to insure accuracy of work order information. Operates repair equipment such as but not limited to strut machine, tire machine, wheel balancing machine, acetylene and oxygen torch, and computerized and electrical diagnostic tools. Operates department tow and ramp truck and transports vehicles/equipment from site to site, to/from vendors and from field locations. Recommends needed supplies. SECONDARY DUTIES: Performs related duties as required. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: A high school education or the equivalent; and Four (4) to six (6) years experience in repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel vehicles and equipment; or Any equivalent combination of education training and or experience. Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Considerable knowledge of methods, tools, materials, and practices used in repairing, rebuilding, and adjusting gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and equipment. Considerable knowledge of computerized and electrical diagnostic tools such as but not limited to Tech 1 & 2, Master Tech and OTC Gas Analyzer. Demonstrated skill in use of tools and equipment employed in automotive repairs, such as strut machine, tire machine wheel balancing machine, acetylene & oxygen torch. Experience with operation tow and ramp trucks. Ability to maintain current certifications listed below. Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions. Necessary reading, writing, mathematical and scientific skills and demonstrated written and oral communication skills. SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid Massachusetts Class B Commercial Drivers License. A Massachusetts Hoisting Operator\'s License (1C). Current ASE Certification (within past five years) in Refrigerant Recycling (ASE or equivalent), Brakes, Suspension & Steering, Electrical/Electronic Systems and Engine Repair.