Status: Full-time position
Location: Hobbs, NM
Deadline Date: Until Filled
Date Available: 7/29/13
Job Summary: Serves as a mechanic for motorized equipment and vehicles, inspecting, diagnosing, repairing, and maintaining vehicles or replacing components in vehicles. Performs minor repairs, tune-ups, oil-changes, replaces batteries, brake jobs, lubricates and services automobiles, changes, repairs or replaces tires and/or tubes. Performs preventative maintenance to tractors and some heavy equipment such as dump trucks and backhoes. Performs minor body and trim repairs. Maintains and repairs shop air conditioner and compressor. Repairs and maintains carwash including the high-pressure washer. Wash and detail vehicles and equipment as required. Performs housekeeping duties as required. Completes repair orders in order to plan work schedule. Assists with established preventative maintenance schedule, performing maintenance procedures on automotive equipment and vehicles. Assists in scheduling safety recalls, warranty work or body repair for vehicles and equipment; delivers and picks up upon completion. Performs vehicle safety inspections to include completion of a checklist to insure important parts are examined. Records and maintains an accurate vehicle or unit log for repairs, including unit number, parts, fluids, repair work, price, and mileage. Orders parts and supplies, receives or picks up parts and stores equipment. Maintains a wide variety of inventory spare parts and supplies to minimize down time on equipment; such as tires, tire repair supplies, wheels, air, oil, and fuel filters, etc. Acts as a backup to the Automotive Specialist in his absence.
Qualifications: Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, with some specialized training in mechanics, plus three years of experience in maintenance management of automotive equipment and small engine repair.
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
Working knowledge of equipment, materials and supplies used automotive service and mechanical equipment repair.
Knowledge of combustible, diesel or gasoline engines, transmissions, valves and generators.
Knowledge of computers and systems used in automotive service and repair.
Basic knowledge of hydraulic circuitry, cylinders and motors.
Ability to operate a variety of hand, power and pneumatic tools to repair light to heavy-duty equipment.
Ability to read and comprehend schematics.
Ability to operate a hydraulic press and drill press.
Ability to work independently and to complete daily activities according to work schedule.
Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing.
Ability to understand, follow and transmit written and oral instructions.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with all City department personnel and general public.
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATIONS
Valid state issued driver’s license.
Must possess and maintain Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification.
Two additional elective fields
Duties: As assigned.
Human Resources Department
City of Hobbs
200 E. Broadway
Hobbs, NM 88240
Ph 575.397.9230 Fax 575.397.9212