Starting Salary $32,508
Performs advanced journey level work as a skilled mechanic in the Town's garage. Conducts preventive maintenance and repairs on automotive, light tractors, heavy construction equipment, landscaping equipment and Heavy Duty Vehicles. Work includes the repair of gasoline and diesel engines, electric motors, brakes, electrical and hydraulic systems, transmissions, wheel alignment and tires, diagnosing malfunctions of vehicles and equipment and determining necessary repairs.
Performs North Carolina Vehicle Safety and Emissions Inspections, automotive air conditioning repair and replacement, metal fabrication and repairs including welding and related tasks. Operates equipment such as analyzers, scanners, forklift, lift jacks, tire changers, air guns, battery chargers, wrenches, cranes, air compressors, welding units, and other hand tools.
Graduation from high school supplemented by coursework in mechanical and/or electrical trade skills, and considerable experience in repairing automotive and power driven equipment or, an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Possession of a valid North Carolina Commercial Class “B” Driver's License. Possession of own hand tools.