The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking an Automotive Mechanic to support the Montgomery County Maintenance Organization! This is a full-time position with benefits in the PennDOT Montgomery County Maintenance Organization. If you're an Automotive Mechanic who finds a sense of fulfillment in repair and maintenance, apply today!
Monday through Friday
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. (Summer Hours)
8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Winter Hours)
May require travel, overtime and shift work. Dual shifts in effect November through March.
This position is also posted as Diesel Construction Equipment Mechanic, position #96960. Candidates must submit a separate application for each job title for which they would like to be considered.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Automotive Mechanics maintain, repair, and overhaul cars, trucks, tractors, sweepers, and motorized hand equipment such as chainsaws, jack hammers, tampers and mowers. They also prepare automotive records and reports, and may perform routine field adjustments and emergency road service. The person in this position will also be responsible for work duties that may include, but not limited to, the following:
- Repairs and replaces shock absorbers, transmissions, hour meters, clutches, brakes, and other parts.
- Performs preventative maintenance such as tire changes, wheel alignment and balancing; minor body repairs; and alternator and electrical component tests.
- Repairs diesel equipment in areas such as servicing filters and replacing water pumps, gaskets, and electrical systems. The work excludes diagnosing, parts rebuilding and repairing a diesel engine fuel injection system (injectors and pumps).
- Identifies, determines repair method, and performs minor repairs and preventative maintenance work on equipment which includes cleaning and servicing equipment to standard.
- Performs official state inspections at times including safety tests; road tests; completing inspection records and affixing inspection stickers; and record and maintain accurate State Inspection Records.
- Performs other related work as required.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Four years of experience in the automotive mechanic trade; or
Completion of an approved apprenticeship; or
Any combination of experience and training.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License (Class C minimum).
Requires a valid Pennsylvania Class 1 Inspection Mechanic Certification on the first day of employment; Class 7 or Class 4 is preferred.
May be required to obtain Refrigerant and Compressed Natural Gas Certifications during the probationary period.
Pennsylvania residency is required.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Pennsylvania State Emissions Certification (OBDII) must be obtained within the probationary period.
The Department of Transportation requires employees in this job to pass its New Mechanic Training course during the probationary period.
Using agency may require employee to obtain a CFC-12 Refrigerant Recycling Certificate, a 134A Refrigerant Recycling Certificate, or a Compressed Natural Gas Certificate.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.
Health & WellnessWe offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.* Work/Life BalanceWe understand that there is more to life than work – and we want you to enjoy it!For most positions, we offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions. Career DevelopmentWe want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.Other RewardsCommonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts. For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go to www.employment.pa.gov and click on the benefits box. *Eligibility rules apply.