Requisition No: 363481
Agency: Department of Transportation
Working Title: AUTOMOTIVE EQUIPMENT MECHANIC II - 55007407
Position Number: 55007407
Salary: $32,596.52 - $42,183.73
Posting Closing Date: 05/04/2021
STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
JOB POSTING DESCRIPTION
490 / Fort Pierce Maintenance
CONTACT PERSON: Lori Testa
CONTACT PHONE NUMBER: (772) 429-4861
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: email@example.com
The State of Florida offers an excellent benefits package
including paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, several
low-premium healthcare options, tuition waivers, and training
opportunities for professional growth and development. For
additional benefit information available to State of Florida
employees, go to http://www.mybenefits.myflorida.com/
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: You may be required to provide your Social
Security Number to conduct required verifications. Male applicants
born on or after October 1, 1962 will not be eligible for hire or
promotion in the Career Service, or appointment in the Selected
Exempt Service (SES) or Senior Management Service (SMS) unless they
are registered with the Selective Service System (SSS) before their
26th birthday, or have a Letter of Registration Exemption from the
THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES AND SUPPORTS
EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES. QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS
WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. In accordance with
Section 110.112, Florida Statutes, and the Florida Department of
Transportation's Individuals with Disabilities Affirmative Action
Plan, the agency is committed to ensuring affirmative action and
equal employment opportunity for qualified individuals with
disabilities. Upon request and as appropriate, reasonable
accommodations to individuals with disabilities may be provided.
Please contact the Florida Department of Transportation's Human
Resources Office located at 605 Suwannee Street, Tallahassee,
Florida 32399 or call (850) 414-5300 for assistance.
This position requires a valid Class "B" driver's license with
an acceptable driving record in accordance with the Department's
Drivers Record Requirements Policy. An unacceptable driving record
is defined as any of the following:
- three (3) or more moving violations in the past 3 years that
accumulate 3 or more points per violation;
- any 2 convictions of reckless driving in the past 3 years;
- a suspension or revocation of the driver license for moving
violations in the past 3 years; and
- a suspension or revocation for refusal to take a sobriety test,
or any suspension or revocation for a DUI conviction in the past 4
Your driving record will be reviewed and the status of your
driver license confirmed.
In order to be eligible for hire into a position requiring a
CDL, applicants must register with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety
Administration's Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, as required, for
the Department to conduct a pre-employment query. Click here to
register for the Clearinghouse. A mandatory drug screening will be
performed on the successful applicant.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Performs skilled work in the diagnosis,
repair, overhaul and replacement of gasoline or diesel engines,
transmissions, clutches, brakes, electrical systems, hydraulic
systems and other parts and major components in automobiles,
trucks, heavy equipment, and other related equipment. Field test
vehicles and equipment to ensure the repairs have been
satisfactorily completed. Field testing vehicles and equipment.
Repairs, changes, and balances tires on automotive and heavy
Performs preventative maintenance work to ensure that equipment
is maintained and is in proper working order. Performs periodic
maintenance, repair, and preparation of seasonal equipment.
Complies with all waste generation, storage, and disposal laws,
rules, and policies. Assists in the maintenance of proper
documentation of all waste generation and disposal activities.
Elevates questions/items of concern to Shop Manager.
Submits requests for parts and supplies. Responsible for
properly tracking and reporting time charged on various work
activities and completing shop work orders. Purchases parts and
shop supplies as P-card holder and is accountable for proper
processing of invoices and completion of required paperwork and
work orders. Operates personal computers and printers for
processing warehouse commodity issue tickets and work orders.
Responds to emergency road service calls and performs minor
repairs to vehicles and equipment. Cleans up after repairs and
returns tools to their proper location. Performs minor welding,
paint and body repairs as needed.
Instructs other mechanics or helpers in the repair of
automobiles, trucks, and other equipment.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Knowledge of: repair and
maintenance and repair of automobiles, trucks, small engines and
heavy equipment; diagnostic equipment; the use of repair manuals;
purchasing rules and regulations. All waste generation, storage,
and disposal laws, rules, and policies. Skilled in: the use of hand
tools and mechanical equipment; replacing, repairing and installing
various components and accessories such as radios, heaters,
windshield wipers, etc.; documenting work performed and materials
used on work orders; performing preventive maintenance on vehicles
and various equipment; customer service. Ability to: operate motor
vehicles; troubleshoot automotive and equipment problems; perform a
variety of gasoline or diesel repair and maintenance; assist in
body and fender repair work; lift 50 pounds, climb, squat, stoop,
push, pull, crawl and bend; use appropriate safety equipment; work
independently; follow oral and written instructions; communicate
effectively verbally and in writing; perform minor welding; operate
and perform pre-trip/post-trip inspections required on commercial
motor vehicle (cmv) with gross vehicle weight (gvw) of 26,000 lbs.
or more; develop and maintain effective working relationships with
OTHER JOB RELATED REQUIREMENTS: During emergencies & natural
disasters, incumbent shall be available to work non-standard and/or
extended hours. Possess a valid Class "B" CDL (Commercial Driver's
License) with air brakes is required at time of hire. While on-duty
status, the position's incumbent must be readily available to
operate a Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV), consistent with the type
of Commercial Driver's License (CDL-Class B with air brakes) the
incumbent is required to possess, or on a routine basis performs
other CMV safety-sensitive functions. The incumbent of this
position is required to work with or around Department of
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Possess a High School Diploma or
Certificate of High School Equivalency and two years of experience
as a mechanic in passenger vehicle and heavy equipment repair and
maintenance. An additional year of experience, for a total of three
years' experience, in passenger vehicle or heavy equipment repair
and maintenance is a substitute for a High School Diploma or
Certificate of High School Equivalency. Possess a valid Class "B"
CDL (Commercial Driver's License) with air brakes is required at
time of hire.
As a CANDIDATE, you may be required to provide documentation
(i.e. HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR EQUIVALENCY, college transcripts,
ETC.) to verify meeting these Minimum Qualifications.
THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VALUES THE SERVICE
VETERANS AND THEIR FAMILY MEMBERS HAVE GIVEN TO OUR COUNTRY AND
SUPPORTS THE HIRING OF RETURNING SERVICE MEMBERS AND MILITARY
SPOUSES. If you are a preference-eligible applicant who receives
notice of a hiring decision and believe that you were not afforded
employment preference in accordance with applicable Florida law and
regulation, you may file a written complaint within 60 calendar
days from the date you receive the notice, requesting an
investigation to the Florida Department of Veterans' Affairs,
Division of Benefits and Assistance, 9500 Bay Pines Boulevard, Room
214, St. Petersburg, Florida 33708.
The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity
Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate
discrimination or violence in the workplace.
Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by
the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring
authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735).
Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to
allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.
The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All
employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in
accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace
VETERANS' PREFERENCE. Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes,
candidates eligible for Veterans' Preference will receive
preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are
encouraged to apply. Candidates claiming Veterans' Preference must
attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes
character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4)
along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7,
Florida Administrative Code. Veterans' Preference documentation
requirements are available by clicking here. All documentation is
due by the close of the vacancy announcement.
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