Equipment MechanicWESTLANDS WATER DISTRICT
Applications Accepted April 9, 2018 through April 20, 2018.
Monthly Salary Range: $4,213-$5,121.
Education: Completion of the twelfth (12) grade and.
Experience: Five (5) years of experience as a heavy equipment mechanic supplemented by specialized training in maintenance and repair.
Standard Requirement: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s License along with a driving record acceptable to the District’s automobile insurance provider is required. Possession of a valid California Class A Driver’s License with air brake endorsement and Certificate of completion for automotive air conditioning for service and repair must be obtained within twelve (12) months of assignment. Ability to lift up to 100 pouds and climb stationary ladders up to 100 feet in height, work suspended above ground in a
bosun chair or aerial lift.
The Equipment Mechanic position is a skilled position in the Procurement & Fleet Services Department. This position will report to the District’s Five Points Field Office; approximately 45 miles southwest of Fresno, CA. Normal work hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. with a 30-minute lunch. The duties of the Equipment Mechanic position include, but are not limited to preforming predictive and preventive repair; overhaul, and maintenance of automotive vehicles; construction-type, mobile, earthmoving,
and load-lifting equipment; and various heavy-duty, portable and stationary engines This position will also schedule, coordinate, organize, and provide instruction relative to the work of the automotive shop; and assist in setting job priorities and selecting methods to be used. The Equipment Mechanic will repair or replace defective or worn parts and accessories which may require the use of acetylene or arc welding equipment and will also service and repair air conditioning systems with appropriate and applicable coolant.