City of Farmington
  • 20-Nov-2020 to Until Filled (MST)
  • Parks Operations
  • Farmington, NM, USA
  • 16.5001 to 25.6708
  • Hourly
  • Regular-Full Time

Full Benefits


JOB OPENING

CITY OF FARMINGTON

JOB POSTING #116: PARKS MAINTENANCE WORKER IV MECHANIC

NUMBER OF VACANCIES: 1

DEPARTMENT: PRCA

WORK LOCATION: PARKS OPERATIONS

PAY CLASS: H

HIRING RANGE: $16.5001 to $25.6708/HOUR

DAYS WORKED: VARIES

HOURS WORKED: VARIES

TYPE OF POSITION: REGULAR, FULL-TIME

APPLICATIONS WILL BE RECEIVED UNTIL: UNTIL FILLED

JOB DUTIES

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Performs semi-skilled, skilled, and administrative work in maintaining the mechanical equipment of the department.

Works under the supervision of the Parks Superintendent, Assistant Parks Superintendent and/or Greens Supervisor and Vehicle Maintenance Supervisor.

Using excellent customer service skills establishes and maintains effective working relationships with other employees, divisions, departments, officials, and all members of the general public.

Operates a motor vehicle to assist in carrying out the business of the department and the City.

Carries out and evaluates preventive maintenance schedules for all mechanical equipment, either personally, or through outside vendors.

Operates a variety of diagnostic instruments and a variety of hand, electric, and air-driven tools.

Tests, services, diagnoses problems, and repairs mechanical equipment properly and in a timely manner.

Inspects, adjusts and replaces necessary units and related parts in the performance of repair and maintenance work.

Repairs brake, engine, electrical, fuel, hydraulic, transmission, ignition, air, exhaust, axle assemblies and related systems.

Cuts and welds metal and performs body repair, touch up and related work.

Changes and repairs tires and tubes on equipment.

Evaluates status of mechanical equipment, and performs or schedules needed repairs.

Conducts various analyses and inspections of mechanical systems to determine the most cost-effective means of maintenance, repair or replacement.

Requisitions equipment, parts, and supplies used for mechanical system maintenance.

Provides emergency field assistance to disabled equipment as needed and appropriate. Repair in field or set up for transport.

Maintains records, prepares reports and other specialized maintenance records of equipment and mechanical equipment.

Works closely with Vehicle Maintenance on repairs and or service preformed on units with COF unit numbers.

Attendance at work is an essential function of this position.

NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

May serve on various employee committees, as required and assigned.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position, and other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

This position is subject to the City of Farmington's Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy which includes:  pre-employment testing, post-accident testing, random testing, reasonable suspicion testing, return to duty testing, and follow-up testing.

This position requires a baseline audiometric examination.

Extensive background checks required.

Graduation from high school diploma or GED equivalent plus some specialized training in mechanics, maintenance management, or a closely related field.

Valid driver's license with CDL endorsement, with acceptable driving record for past three years or state of current residency, or ability to obtain CDL within one year of date of hire.

Three (3) years of related experience, or any equivalent combination of education and experience.

Thorough knowledge of small engine mechanics; considerable knowledge of gas and diesel engines, transmissions, hydraulics, fire pumps and valves, generators, and welding, price trends and grades or quality of materials and equipment.

Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to municipal maintenance and repair activities.

Working knowledge of the practices, methods, materials and tools used in modern equipment maintenance.

Ability to maintain effective preventive maintenance programs, policies and procedures.

Ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion.

Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing, and general computer knowledge, some knowledge of Microsoft office.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, supervisors, vendors and the public.

This position has the responsibility to participate in and comply with the City's Environmental, Health, and Safety program. 

Ability to operate tools and equipment listed.

TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT USED:

Skill in operation of mechanical equipment for testing purposes, power and hand tools and equipment for mechanical system work; mechanic's tools including jacks, hydraulic lifts, air tools, and other tools required for minor repairs and routine maintenance of equipment; calculator; phone; mobile or portable radio, computer, and various hand tools.

NOTE: Employee is required to supply their own hand tools and storage cabinet/tool chest.  Employee may be given an annual tool allowance, dependent upon approval of the budget by the City Council.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee is frequently required to use hands, fingers, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit and talk or hear.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift, with assistance, weights up to 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work is performed inside/outside in all types of weather conditions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and in outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and lightning.

The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud. Be self-motivated to work in a fast paced professional shop.

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER, M/F/V/D.

City of Farmington
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