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The City of Houston Mechanic II in Houston, Texas

Mechanic II

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Mechanic II

Salary

$19.07 - $22.02 Hourly

Location

Texas, TX

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Fleet Department

Job Number

24795

Closing

6/30/2021 11:59 PM Central

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POSITION OVERVIEW

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTED

Classification: MECHANIC II

Posting Number: PN # 24795

Department: Fleet Management

Division: Fleet Operations

Workdays & Hours: VARIOUS* (may require working weekends, holidays and shifts)

*Subject to change

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The Fleet Management Department is seeking candidates to perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance repairs and related services to various types of vehicular equipment. Maintains and repairs LIGHT/HEAVY DUTY mechanical equipment parts and components. Performs minor overhauls and services on manual transmissions, diesel engines, air brakes, suspension, exhaust, fuel, cooling, electrical systems and vehicle component repairs. Keeps track of repair time and reports time on work orders. Stays current on new technology. Rebuilds vehicle components. Repairs electrical and air conditioning systems. Uses hand tools, hoists, pressure gages, drills, grinding wheels and technical manuals.

MUST FURNISH OWN TOOLS AND SAFETY SHOES.

ADDITIONAL SALARY INCENTIVES

  • ASE/EVT CERTIFICATION PAY (UP TO $5,200 ANNUALLY)

  • EVENING/NIGHT SHIFT INCENTIVE PAY (UP TO $3,000 ANNUALLY)

WORKING CONDITIONS

There is routine exposure to significant levels of heat, cold moisture and air pollution. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts bruises and minor burns. The position may require occasional periods of stooping, bending and/or lifting of materials up to 50 pounds.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS

Requires a high school degree or a GED certificate. May require up to 18 months of vocational education/training in automotive maintenance or repair (i.e., NIASE).

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Two years equivalent of automotive maintenance and repair experience are required.

MINIMUM LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

Requires a valid Texas driver's license and compliance with the City of Houston's policy on driving. May require a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) if the position requires operation of a heavy vehicle. Departments with a CDL training program may require a position to obtain an A or B CDL within six (6) months of entering the position. In the Fire Department, a State of Texas Inspection License may be preferred.

PREFERENCES

Applicants with Med/Heavy Duty DIESEL knowledge and experience. ASE- Air Brake Systems Diagnostic & Repairs Certification, and/or State of Texas Inspection License and candidates with Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) is a plus. If you are the selected candidate working on Heavy Duty equipment you will be required to obtain a CDL within 6 months of employment.

**Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6.

GENERAL INFORMATION

SELECTION/SKILLS TESTS REQUIRED

The department may administer a skill assessment.

SAFETY IMPACT POSITION

YES - This position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

SALARY INFORMATION

Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification.

Salary Range – Pay Grade 15

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during active posting period. Applications must be submitted online at: www.houstontx.gov.

To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/houston/default.cfm or call 832.393.8083.

If you need special services or accommodations, call 832.393.8083. (TTY 7-1-1)

If you need login assistance or technical support call 855-524-5627.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process.

All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information provided.

EEO Equal Employment Opportunity

The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy.

The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan.

Benefits include:

• Medical

• Dental

• Vision

• Wellness

• Life insurance

• Long-term disability

• Retirement pension

• 457 deferred compensation plan

• Employee Assistance Program

• 10 days of vacation each year

• 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday

• Flexible schedules

• Professional development opportunities

• Transportation/parking plan

• Section 125 pretax deductions

• Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan

• Healthcare Flexible Spending Account

For plan details, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/hr/benefits.html

01

Please indicate which option best describes your education

  • High School Diploma

  • 18 months of vocational education/training completed

  • Associate's degree or beyond

  • None of the above

    02

    If you completed vocational education/training or obtained an Associate's degree or higher, please list the field of study. ("See Resume" is not accepted. If this does not apply to you, type N/A).

    03

    How many years of verifiable LIGHT/HEAVY DUTY maintenance or repair experience do you have?

  • Less than 2 years

  • 2 years but less than 4 years

  • 4 years but less than 5 years

  • 5 or more years

  • I do not have any automotive experience

    04

    How would you best describe your automotive experience as:

  • Light Duty Automotive

  • Heavy Duty Automotive

  • Neither Light or Heavy Duty

    05

    Please describe your experience working with med/heavy duty DIESEL trucks. (See resume is not acceptable. If you do not have diesel truck experience write N/A).

    06

    Do you have a valid Driver's License?

  • Yes

  • No

  • My license is currently revoked or suspended

    07

    Do you have a Commercial Driver's License (CDL)? If so, please indicate which class.

  • Class A

  • Class B

  • My CDL is from another State

  • I do not have a CDL

    08

    If selected, are you willing to obtain a Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 6 months of employment? Failure to do so could lead to termination.

  • Yes

  • No

  • I currently have a CDL

    09

    Do you have any of the following licenses/certifications? (please check all that apply)

  • Air Brake Systems Diagnostic & Repair

  • State of Texas Inspection Certification

  • ASE/EVT Certifications

  • None of the above

    10

    If you checked you have ASE/EVT certifications. Please list which ones and when they expire. If you do not have these, please write N/A.

    11

    If required, are you willing and able to work holidays and/or weekends or shifts as needed?

  • Yes

  • No

    12

    Are you able and willing to lift up to 80 pounds?

  • Yes

  • No

    13

    Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions?

  • Yes

  • No

    Required Question

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