The incumbent will troubleshoot and?repair motor vehicles and equipment for use by agency personnel; consult with operators, manufacturers or dealers' representatives regarding specifications or problems relating to the operation of motor vehicles and/or equipment; write repair orders and specifications for new vehicles and equipment. The basic purpose of this work is to maintain and repair motor vehicles and equipment to ensure safe and efficient operations. With little or no guidance or assistance, perform skilled mechanical work in the maintenance, repair, overhaul and powered equipment with the use of appropriate test equipment and hand and/or power tools. Work to be performed in MassDOT garages or property. Diagnose the cause of faulty mechanical performance on gasoline and diesel engines and estimate the extent of necessary?repairs on?gasoline and?similar powered equipment such as passenger vehicles, light trucks, heavy trucks and heavy equipment used at MassDOT. Repair and maintain radiators, cooling systems and engines including valves, bearings, shafts, rings, oil pumps, brake systems, fuel pumps, carburetors, gasoline?or diesel fuel injection systems and timing mechanisms on gasoline powered equipment. Repair and service conventional transmissions and make minor adjustments to automatic transmissions. Repair and service clutch assemblies, differentials, transfer cases, torque converters and gear trains on automobiles, light and heavy trucks and construction equipment. Maintain, repair and perform diagnostic functions on ignition system, switches, generators, and voltage regulators, alternators, starting motors, air conditioners and electrical systems on all types of motorized equipment. Maintain, repair, adjust and replace elements of chassis assembly including frames, springs, steering, dump bodies and brakes. Balance wheels, mounts, dismounts services and repair tires of all types and sizes on all types of motorized equipment. Perform body and fender work on all types of equipment including restoring, scraping, treating and spray painting of metal surfaces and remove, repair or replace glass, doors, seats and upholster. Perform torch cutting metal parts and equipment. Under direct supervision or in cooperation with a Mechanic III or Mechanic IV, perform complex mechanical work on diesel engines, hydraulic systems, air conditioning systems and power trains. May operate such equipment as honing machines, valve resurfacing machines, drill presses or grinders. Obtain parts and supplies from stock and initiate requests for special replacement pars or equipment as required for assigned repair work. Maintain necessary time and cost distribution records related to motor equipment maintenance and repair as required. Drive passenger cars, trucks and heavy equipment as necessary. Overtime is mandatory?during snow and ice operations. Perform other related work as required. Central Maintenance Facility is located in South Boston. If you have questions regarding this position, please contact Felis DePina, Human Resource Generalist, at 857-###-####. Qualifications This requisition will remain open until filled; however, first consideration will be given to those applicants that apply within the first 14 days. For purpose of bargaining unit designation, Unit 2 is equivalent to MassDOT Unit B. Minimum Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have at least (A) three years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, experience in the repair, maintenance and overhaul of automotive equipment such as automobiles, trucks, bulldozers, cranes, front end loaders, etc. or (B) any equivalent combination of the required experience and the substitutions below. Substitutions: I. A certificate or diploma from a recognized trade, technical or vocational school, at the high school level or above, with a major in automotive shop practice may be substitution for one year of the required (a) experience. Special Requirement: Applicants must have a valid Massachusetts Class B CDL motor vehicle operator?s license and a valid Massachusetts Class 1B and 2A or better hoisting license issued by the Massachusetts Department of Public Safety. Massachusetts state inspectors license a plus. Auto body repair experience preferred but not required. An Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Females, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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