Equipment Mechanic IV

Open to Dept. of Transportation Merit Employees Only

Recruitment #031417-MCCA24-550400

Summary Statement

This describes mechanical trade work at the advanced level. Positions operate independently to perform complex work on heavy duty engines with pistons which directly power multiple hydraulic and pneumatic systems and large multiple, interconnected engine systems, and heavy duty equipment such as crawler tractors, power shovels, hot mix pavers, and equipment of similar complexity.  Positions continually determine practical solutions to problems by applying specific processes, techniques, and methods, and serves as a resource to others.

Essential Functions

Essential functions are fundamental, core functions common to all positions in the class series and are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties for any one position in the class. Since class specifications are descriptive and not restrictive, incumbents can complete job duties of similar kind not specifically listed here.

  • Performs preventive maintenance to include lubricating, cleaning, servicing, inspecting, and testing equipment.
     
  • Uses manual and computerized diagnostic equipment to evaluate, troubleshoot, make adjustments and diagnose equipment malfunctions or defects.     
     
  • Repairs/replaces various parts and assemblies using mechanic power and hand tools.      
     
  • Interprets schematics and blue prints to perform inspections, diagnosis, wiring procedures, and maintenance of mechanical, hydraulic, ignition, lighting, warning, and injection assemblies and component systems. 
     
  • Operates computers, interprets parts, service, and automated equipment management system/ manuals to perform research, order parts, prepare records, and analyze equipment malfunctions.     
     
  • Fabricates parts, performs gas/electric welding and makes body repairs.   
     
  • Responds to road service requests and/or assists with tow trucks/wreckers.      
     
  • Conducts road test/operational checks for diagnostic purposes to determine equipment deficiencies and for post-maintenance tests.     
     
  • Cleans and cares for tools, equipment and shop facilities.
     
  • Follows safety rules and practices, and complies with Environmental Protection Agency, (EPA) standards in the performance of duties.

Job Requirements

JOB REQUIREMENTS for Equipment Mechanic IV
Applicants must have education, training and/or experience demonstrating competence in each of the following areas:

  1. Six months experience in diagnosing, repairing, rebuilding and calibrating light and heavy-duty engines, power trains, stabilizing mechanisms and related equipment requiring multiple integrated calibrations.
  2. Six months experience in troubleshooting and repairing integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and related systems on vehicles and equipment.
  3. Six months experience in gas and electric welding.
  4. Six months experience in performing body, sub-frame or fiberglass repairs.
  5. Possession of a valid Driver’s License (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving).

Additional Posting Information

Applicants may only apply if they are current permanent employees of the State of Delaware Department of Transportation in a position covered by the Merit System who have completed their initial probationary period.

Conditions of Hire

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.  DelDOT does not provide employment-based sponsorship.

As a condition of hire, the applicant must provide the basic required tools, as specified by the agency, upon employment.

Pre-employment Drug Testing:  Upon a conditional offer, you must undergo pre-employment drug testing as part of the hiring process.

DelDOT Medical Exam:  Applicants who meet the job requirements for the position, and who are made a conditional offer of employment, shall be required to meet the physical qualifications and examination requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations to hold a commercial driver’s license unless they are approved for either an Intra-State CDL Waiver of a Federal Waiver or Exemption.  In addition, applicants must not have incurred four or more serious traffic violations during the previous three years as defined by the Federal Motor Carrier Code.  The Department of Transportation will obtain driving record information maintained by the Division of Motor Vehicles for the preceding three year period.

 As a condition of hire you must possess a valid CDL Class A or B drivers license (not suspended, revoked or cancelled, or disqualified from driving) OR obtain one during the initial 90-day probationary period.

Union:  As a condition of accepting employment, the person selected for this position shall join and pay dues to the labor organization or may, instead not join but pay a service fee no greater than the dues.  The labor organization has been elected by employees as their representative for collective bargaining and other work related purposes.

Benefits

To learn more about the comprehensive benefit package please visit our website at http://ben.omb.delaware.gov/

Selection Process

The application and supplemental questionnaire are evaluated based upon a rating of your education, training and experience as they relate to the job requirements of the position.  It is essential that you provide complete and accurate information on your application and the supplemental questionnaire to include dates of employment, job title and job duties.  For education and training, list name of educational provider, training course titles and summary of course content.   Narrative information supplied in response to the questions must be supported by the information supplied on the application including your employment, education and training history as it relates to the job requirements.

Once you have submitted your application on-line, all future correspondence related to your application will be sent via email.  Please keep your contact information current.  You may also view all correspondence sent to you by the State of Delaware in the “My Applications” tab at www.delawarestatejobs.com.

Accommodations

Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process.  To request an auxiliary aid or service please call (302) 739-5458. TDD users should call the Delaware Relay Service Number 1-800-232-5460 for assistance.  The State of Delaware – An Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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