Mechanic

Company Name:
IowaDOTCurrentEmployees
Job Title MECHANIC
Job Code 08375 MECHANIC
Auto req ID 14885BR
Location Story County
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Department 645-Transportation
Salary Minimum $40,747
Salary Maximum $52,977 + full benefits
Location:Ames - Repair Shop
Duties for this position include diagnosis and repair to engines, transmissions, differentials, transfer cases, and final drives. Such tasks are performed on a variety of equipment including agricultural tractors, motor graders, crawlers, loaders, hydraulic excavators, medium duty trucks, and heavy duty trucks. This position will require travel and be subject to overnight stays. Must be able to work out of doors in inclement weather. The ability to repair hydraulic components and fabrication skills would be beneficial. Electrical skills and generator service experience are very desirable.
Lifting:Ability to perform heavy work, occasionally (1-33% of the time) lifting/lowering, carrying and pushing/pulling various items/using force from 50 - 100 lbs. Team lift or mechanical assist recommended for weights over 75 lbs.
License:Must possess a valid Commercial Driver's License Instruction Permit upon hire. Within 14 calendar days following appointment, a valid Class A Commercial Driver's License with air brakes and tanker endorsements must be obtained in order to continue employment.
Additional Requirements:In conjunction with Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (parts 391 &40), this job requires a pre-employment drug screen and will require ongoing participation in the employer's random drug and alcohol testing program. Prior to starting employment all persons are required to have a post offer, pre-employment physical verifying the physical ability to perform the duties described. Shift Days; Monday through Friday.
In addition to applying on the State of Iowa web site, in order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit a cover letter along and resume detailing their work history and education based on the competencies listed on the job description, by the closing date of this announcement to:
Reese Polich
Iowa Department of Transportation
Repair Shop
800 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010
Minimum Qualifications:Experience equal to three years of full-time work in automotive or heavy equipment mechanic work.
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Application Deadline: January 2, 2015

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