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Evergreen Diesel Mechanic

Jefferson County, Colorado

Jefferson County, Colorado

Evergreen, CO, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024
Apply By

07/22/24

Division

Fleet Division

Management Level

Individual Contributor

Scheduled Weekly Hours

40

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for Standard Benefits which includes dental, medical, and vision insurance, paid time off and holidays, retirement matching, wellness programs, and tuition reimbursement.

Description

Jefferson County’s Fleet Division is looking for a Mechanic at our Evergreen shop.

The Diesel Mechanic is responsible for diagnosing and repairing engines, transmissions, brakes, electrical, emissions, and hydraulic systems for both light and heavy-duty equipment, as well as performing preventive maintenance and repairs. Additionally, the mechanic keeps records of vehicle services and repairs, tracks replacement parts, and maintains inventory.

This position is on-site at the Evergreen fleet shop, just 25 minutes west of the Denver Metro area. The position operates on a four-day work week, Monday-Thursday, from 6:00 am-4:30 pm.

Jefferson County provides tools, uniforms, and safety boots.

Anticipated Hire Range: 27.50 - 30.50 USD Hourly

Compensation will be determined based on education, experience, and skills.

Responsibilities

The Diesel Mechanic is responsible for:

Maintaining And Repairing Equipment, Which May Include

  • Perform engine adjustments and repairs.
  • Use factory and aftermarket software to diagnose drivability and other concerns.
  • Replace or rebuild needed parts.
  • Perform repairs on drivetrain, brake, steering, suspension, and other systems.
  • Diagnose and repair snow removal equipment.
  • Ensure equipment is operating efficiently.
  • Perform welding or machine work.
  • Ensure accurate documentation of customer complaints and concerns.

Maintaining Records Of Repair Work And Service By

  • Inspecting mechanical equipment and parts.
  • Keeping accurate parts inventory.
  • Monitor and schedule preventive maintenance as required.
  • Recording accurate accounts of repairs made on equipment.

Qualifications

Research shows that women and other underrepresented and historically marginalized groups tend to apply only when they check every box in the posting. If you are reading this and hesitating to click “apply” for that reason, we encourage you to go for it! A true passion and excitement for making an impact is just as important as work experience.

Minimum Qualifications

  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent certificate and
  • One year of work-related experience as a mechanic.
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ASE Auto Mechanic Certification

Additional Information

  • Offer of employment contingent on criminal history, MVR check and education verification.
  • Please note that supplemental questions requiring a written response will serve as a writing sample.

How To Apply

Applications will be accepted electronically at Jefferson County Colorado Career Opportunities .

Applicants complete an online form and have the option to provide a resume and detailed cover letter that describes why you are the best candidate for the position. Applications are reviewed for minimum qualifications listed in the qualifications section of the job bulletin, and applicants are contacted directly by the hiring team regarding next steps. To view the status of your application or direct communication from the hiring team, please log into your candidate portal .

For more details on the recruitment process, please visit https://www.jeffco.us/1860/FAQs

Questions

  • County Recruitment Team: 303-271-8400 or careertalent@jeffco.us
  • Library Recruitment Team: 303.275.6168 or talent@jeffcolibrary.org
  • Sheriff Recruitment Team: 303.271.5332 or sheriff.recruiting@co.jefferson.co.us

Education

Experience:

Work Experience: Minimum one year

Certifications

Languages:

Category

Maintenance & Trades