Parish is hiring Mobile Equipment Mechanic II for the Fleet Division under the Operations Department.
FUNCTION: To maintain, repair and overhaul light and
heavy mobile equipment. This position concerns the independent performance of
complete overhauls to major components such as engines, transmissions, and
differentials, etc. This position is classified as essential during declared
emergencies or natural disasters. This is a non-exempt position, forty hours
per week. This position is “Safety Sensitive” and subject to random drug
testing. Individuals in this position are able to complete their duties and
responsibilities without supervision. Thais job requires that the employee supply
all hand tools.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Includes any combination of
the following illustrative examples of duties and responsibilities including
but not limited to:
- Performs the full range of repair, maintenance, and overhaul of
all systems including major components and assemblies such as engines
(gasoline and diesel), transmissions, differentials, hydraulics, etc.
- Locates cause of malfunction through listening and visual
inspection, and the use of a wide range of test equipment.
- Makes Regular maintenance checks and performs regular preventive
maintenance such as oil changes, lubrication, filter and radiator hose
changes, and proper fluid level maintenance.
- Determines nature of repair required, prepares cost estimate, and
performs the repair.
- Hooks up fuel, hydraulic, oil, and electrical systems and makes
adjustments to assure proper operation.
- Locates worn, dirty, or poorly adjusted parts through visual and
listening inspection or use of test equipment.
- Makes repairs by cleaning, reinstalling, or replacing defective
parts of components and systems.
- Performs tune-ups on engines (gasoline and diesel).
- Makes repairs and maintenance of equipment powered by small
internal combustion engines such as: lawnmowers, string trimmers, and
outboard motors, etc.
- Performs as a primary trainer for entry level diesel mechanics.
- Maintains equipment by washing and cleaning.
- Maintains vehicle and equipment records with fleet management.
- Orders parts as needed.
- Completes purchase requisitions and submits for approval.
- Responsible for housekeeping.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Estimates labor and materials necessary to accomplish repairs as
- Maintains equipment by washing and cleaning
- Other Duties as assigned
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Supervises crew and general
maintenance or other employees assisting in specific work-related tasks
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty
satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of knowledge, skills and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations will be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
of the operating procedures and maintenance of equipment.
knowledge of the hazards and applicable safety rules and regulations in
Knowledge of traffic laws and regulations.
perform physical labor required of the position.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or
general education diploma (GED) and experience in the
building construction trades or general building maintenance.
MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, and
divide in all units of measurement using whole numbers, common fractions, and
REASONING ABILITY: Ability to define common sense understanding
to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving
several concrete variables in standardized situations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS: “Must”
possess a valid Louisiana Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and/or ability to
obtain with a class “B” designation and have an acceptable driving record.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are
representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
While performing the duties of this job,
the employee is regularly required to sit, reach with hands and arms, and talk
or hear. The employee frequently is
required to use hands to finger, handle, feel objects, tools, controls, and
climb or balance. The employee is
occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
The employee must occasionally lift
and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision,
color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work
environment characteristics described here are representatives of those that an
employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside
weather conditions, extreme heat/cold, near moving mechanical parts, and is
regularly exposed to vibration. The
employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee occasionally works in high,
The noise level in the work environment
is usually very loud.
James Parish is committed to providing equal employment opportunities.
The parish will not discriminate against employees or applicants for employment
on any legally recognized basis including, but not limited to veteran status,
race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, physical or mental
disability, agree or political affiliations.