EQUIPMENT MECHANIC
City of Cedar Falls - Cedar Falls, IA

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City of Cedar Falls is seeking to test for and fill the position of Equipment Mechanic. Starting pay rate $19.784/hr. Position requires ability to: perform maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel powered automotive, light and heavy-duty trucks, graders, mowers, tractors, automated garbage packers and other standard and specialized equipment. Additional skills required for maintenance and repair of pumps, compressors, motors and similar equipment at the City’s wastewater treatment plant and lift stations. Candidate must have the knowledge of operating principles for gasoline and diesel engines in order to diagnose defects and mechanical problems in vehicles and other motorized equipment. Position requires the ability to perform overhaul and repair work on electrical, transmissions, differentials, front and rear end assemblies on different types of gas and diesel equipment, including automated hydraulic refuse collection trucks. Candidate must have the necessary skills and abilities to operate miscellaneous machinist and welding equipment in the process of completing repairs.

Candidates must have: good driving record; possession of, or ability to obtain/maintain, a valid, appropriate CDL; high school diploma (or equivalent); experience in skilled equipment mechanic work; or any equivalent combination of experience and training providing required knowledge, skills and abilities. Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam including lifting assessment and drug screen required. Position is subject to DOT random drug and alcohol screening.

On-site Civil Service testing required for candidates meeting above minimum qualifications. Written testing will be Oct. 2 at 9:30 a.m. OR 6 p.m. at the Public Works Complex at 2200 Technology Parkway, Cedar Falls. Test time must be indicated on City’s employment application. All candidates will be notified after 9/25 if qualified to test. A $10.00 Civil Service testing fee is due with application and refunded to those not qualified to test. For more position information, see full advertisement at: www.cedarfalls.com/jobs Qualified candidates must submit completed application form (from Cedar Falls City Hall or above link) with test date and fee to: City of Cedar Falls, Admin. Services Dep’t: Equip. Mechanic, 220 Clay Street, Cedar Falls, IA 50613. Deadline for materials: 4:30 pm on Sept. 6th. Equal Opportunity Employer

Publication Date/Time:

8/16/2013 12:00 AM

Closing Date/Time:

9/6/2013 4:30 PM

Qualifications:

Candidates must have: good driving record; possession of, or ability to obtain/maintain, a valid, appropriate CDL; high school diploma (or equivalent); experience in skilled equipment mechanic work; or any equivalent combination of experience and training providing required knowledge, skills and abilities.

Special Requirements:

Post-offer, pre-employment physical exam including lifting assessment and drug screen required. Position is subject to DOT random drug and alcohol screening. On-site Civil Service testing required for candidates meeting above minimum qualifications.

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