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* Salary Grade SG107* * Recruitment Range: $45,253.00 - $56,498.00*
• * Salary offered will be determined based on directly related experience **
• Work Location is 653 Hwy 42 W., Clayton, NC (Johnston County) ...

The Town of Clayton is seeking applicants for a Equipment Service Mechanic for the Public Works Department. The Town of Clayton employs more than 300 full-time staff in areas including police, fire, and electric utilities. The Town of Clayton also offers a range of PT positions including positions in Parks & Rec, Library, and Cultural Arts.

The Town of Clayton is the fastest growing town in Johnston County, which is the fastest growing county in the State of North Carolina. The vision for the Town of Clayton includes a thriving town where growth contributes to the quality of life enjoyed by long-time residents and newcomers alike; easy access but with an atmosphere that feels smaller than it is; a system of parks and greenways that connect people and places; neighborhoods with a variety of quality living options; a town that offers opportunities for people to live, create, shop and eat; a bustling and historic downtown, and businesses that are successful, growing, and investing in the community.

An employee in this class serves as a skilled mechanic in the Town’s garage. The employee performs automotive and mechanical work in the preventive maintenance and diagnosis of problems and repair of engines, motors, brakes, electrical, and hydraulic systems and motorized equipment to ensure safe operation of Town vehicles and equipment. Work requires both diagnosis and repair of various types of light to heavy equipment and vehicles. The work requires the operation of various equipment and hand tools in order to support the work activities. The employee is subject to hazards associated with mechanical repairs including working in both inside and outside environments, and exposure to various hazards such as loud noises, vibration, moving mechanical parts, electrical current, chemicals, fumes, odors, dust, mists, gases, and oils. Work is performed under regular supervision and is evaluated by observation and on the basis of timeliness and operational efficiency of equipment serviced.
• Diagnoses problems and performs minor and major mechanical and electrical repairs and adjustments on a variety of vehicles, small motors, generators, heavy equipment and emergency vehicles including replacing systems and rebuilding and/or adjusting components as needed.
• Completes service and repair projects as specified on work orders; documents work performed; maintains vehicle service records and identifies necessary parts for order.
• Removes, repairs and replaces brakes, tires, belts, hoses, filters, spark plugs, batteries, starters, alternators, pumps, cylinders, shafts, bearings, and electrical equipment.
• Diagnoses and repairs ignition and fuel systems, hydraulic systems, differentials, transmissions, engines, air brakes, and front and rear axle assemblies.
• Performs electrical work on automotive equipment such as diagnosing electrical shorts; installing batteries and terminals; repairing and adjusting lights; replacing wiring; testing electronic ignition systems and making necessary repairs.
• Services vehicles and equipment on a scheduled basis by checking a variety of fluid levels; changing oil, filters and plugs; lubricating equipment parts; realigning wheels and rotating tires; inspecting vehicles for wear or defective parts and replacing as necessary to ensure safe operation.
• Welds and fabricates replacement parts and metal for body repairs to vehicles and equipment.
• Performs NC vehicle safety inspections and maintains inspection records.
• Operates a variety of tools and equipment including lift jacks, tire changers, air guns, air compressors, cutting torches, welding equipment, and other hand tools in performing maintenance work.
• Performs equipment upfits for heavy vehicles, general service vehicles, and special service vehicles (police and fire)
• Maintains shop area in clean and orderly state.
• Respond to emergency callouts.
• Performs related duties as assigned.
• High School Diploma or GED, Class C Drivers License required
• Associate degree in Automotive or Heavy Equipment Repair and Class A CDL preferred
• Course work in mechanical and/or electrical trade skills, and considerable related experience in repairing automotive, construction, and specialized equipment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience


Depending on the position, the Town may consider an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above, unless otherwise subject to any other requirements set forth in law or regulation.*SUBMIT OFFICIAL APPLICATION USING THE TOWN'S CAREER WEBSITE*

If you have technical issues submitting your application, please call the NEOGOV (governmentjobs.com) Help Line at 855-524-5627. If there are any questions about this posting, other than your application status, please contact the Human Resources Office. If multiple applications are submitted to an individual posting, only the most recent application received prior to the closing date will be accepted. To check the status of your application, please log on to your NEOGOV account and click “Application Status”. It is not necessary to contact the Human Resources Office to check the status of an application. Normal processing time for applications is 30-45 days from the closing date of the posting.

To obtain veterans preference, you must scan and upload a copy of your DD-214 or discharge orders. Degrees must be accredited by the U.S. Department of Education. Transcripts and degree evaluations may be uploaded with your application. To receive credit for your work history and credentials, you must list the information on the online application form. Any information omitted from the application cannot be considered for qualifying credit. Attached or incorporated resumes (including Text Resume’s on the on-line application) WILL NOT be used for screening for qualifying credit. “See Resume” or “See Attachment” WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completing an on-line application form. Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

Applicants may be subject to a criminal background check. Credit and motor checks are required for some administrative, finance and operational positions. Applicants will be required to take and pass a Pre-Employment Drug and Alcohol screen once they are verbally given a conditional offer of employment. Depending on the position, employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol screens throughout their employment. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws: Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), and Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA).

When a salary range is posted, the actual salary will be based on relevant competencies, knowledge, skills & abilities, internal equity and budgetary considerations pertinent to the advertised position. The Town of Clayton is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Hiring salary will not exceed hiring pay range unless approved by the Town Manager.

Town of Clayton employees enjoy many benefits including a retirement pension plan, 401K membership, Paid Vacation, Sick and Holiday Leave, State Health Plan, and various other benefits. Benefits information can be found by going directly to the Town of Clayton website at: https://www.townofclaytonnc.org/251/Benefits
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