At the time of application and appointment, applicants must have:
NOTE: CORRESPONDENCE COURSES OR HIGH SCHOOL TRAINING COURES MAY NOT BE USED AS PART OF THE TWO (2) YEARS EXPERIENCE.
Appointees within five (5) months of service must become certified as a Master Mechanic (State of Michigan and/or A.S.E. only). If the certification is not obtained, the employee will be removed from the Equipment Repair Specialist position pursuant to the Department of Personnel/Human Resources and Department of Public Services procedures. Persons employed in this position must maintain Master Mechanic certification for the duration of their employment.
DESCRIPTION OF MAJOR JOB DUTIES
Equipment Repair Specialists work under general supervision in the Equipment Division of the Department of Public Services. These employees perform a wide variety of mechanical repair and maintenance work that may include the repair and maintenance of automotive and heavy equipment, heavy trucks, pumps and compressors. The assignments for this classification may be either oral or written accompanied by penciled sketches. Employees must be able to read and understand equipment repair manuals. Equipment Repair Specialists may be required to operate motor vehicles or other equipment as necessary for the performance of assignments and/or for testing purposes.
TYPES OF TESTS
An Oral Information test (60%) will be administered covering knowledge of diagnosis, repairs and maintenance of automotive, heavy equipment, mechanical equipment and other related areas.
A Personal qualifications Interview will be rated at (40%).
A Physical Agility/Performance test will administered on a pass/fail basis.
Candidates must pass all tests in order to be placed on the eligibility list.