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EQUIPMENT REPAIR SPECIALIST - MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Location:MI
Employment Type:Full Time
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INCREASED PAY RATE!! Immediate Openings


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.

ELIGIBLE PERSONS

At the time of application and appointment, applicants must have:

• Certification in five (5) Automobile or Heavy Truck Mechanic licensing areas (State of Michigan and/or A.S.E. only); AND

• At least two (2) years full-time paid experience (NO PART-TIME EXPERIENCE WILL BE ACCEPTED) in the repair and maintenance of a variety of automobiles and heavy equipment. Training at a certified technical school which provides inclass, hands-on training may be counted as experience; AND

• A valid license and an acceptable safe driving record with less than 7 points. (INDICATE DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER ON FRONT OF APPLICATION.)

NOTE: CORRESPONDENCE COURSES OR HIGH SCHOOL TRAINING COURES MAY NOT BE USED AS PART OF THE TWO (2) YEARS EXPERIENCE.

SPECIAL CONDITIONS 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.

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.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit https://www.waynecounty.com/departments/phr/legal-postings.aspx.


Accommodations

If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at hrexam@waynecounty.com. Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.



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