Heavy Equipment Mechanic II
Baltimore County, MD - Glen Arm, MD

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Pay Schedule II, Grade 21, Regular Schedule: 40 hours per week

A list of eligible applicants will be established based on the examination as outlined below.

Current and future vacancies occurring in any Office or Department of Baltimore County General Government may be filled from the list of eligible applicants.

All interested transfer and promotional candidates must apply at this time.

List all promotions and changes in job duties due to reclassification as separate work experiences on your application. Applicants must include the dates of the promotions and reclassifications.

Note: Failure to complete all fields of the "Work Experience" section of the application will result in your application not being considered. A resume will not be considered in determining your qualifications for a position. Applicants selected for an interview may provide a resume at that time.

Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education may result in your application not being considered.

Examples of Duties:
Under general supervision, performs skilled diagnostic repair and maintenance work on diesel and gasoline powered trucks weighing one ton or more, construction equipment, and the hydraulic and electrical systems on vehicles and equipment.
Repairs, rebuilds, and maintains diesel and gasoline powered trucks weighing one ton or more and heavy construction equipment.
Overhauls and repairs gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, clutches, and brakes.
Repairs and replaces damaged body parts.
Prepares metal body parts for final painting.
Paints truck and equipment bodies.
Repairs tires.
Overhauls, repairs and rebuilds complex hydraulic systems and their components.
Diagnoses machine failures.
Repairs electrical systems on vehicles and equipment.
Removes, repairs, and replaces heavy track systems.
Performs general welding of steel and other metal parts of machinery using electric, acetylene, brazing, or cutting techniques as appropriate.
Fabricates steel parts and modifies equipment to improve performance, safety, and/or durability.
Installs and maintains grinder pumps, manhole frames, pumps on foundations, blowers, multiple piping configurations, and other types of equipment used at landfills.
Installs, repairs, maintains aerial ladders, pumps, warning devices, and other specialized equipment used on fire and medical emergency vehicles.
Leads and instructs lesser skilleworkers. EXAMPLES OF OTHER DUTIES
Road tests and otherwise operates equipment and vehicles. May perform repairs in the field. May operate equipment to tow disabled vehicles and equipment to the shop. Performs other related duties as required.

NOTE : The duties and responsibilities listed above are for the purpose of determining a common set of minimum qualifications for all positions in this class. They may not include all of the essential job functions of each position in the class. Each position may not be required to perform all of the essential job functions listed.

Qualifications:
Five years' experience in automotive repair and maintenance

two years of which were in heavy truck and heavy construction equipment engines and special components, including diesel, track, and hydraulic equipment .

Related training may be substituted on a year-for-year basis up to a maximum of two years for the required experience.

Licenses and Certificates
Some positions may require possession of a valid driver’s license equivalent to a commercial, class B or class A Maryland driver’s license and a current Medical Examiner’s Certificate in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. License may require endorsements and/or the absence of certain restrictions.

Certification by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence in Heavy - Duty Trucks T1 (Gasoline engines) - T2 (Diesel engines) - T3 (Drive Train) - T4 (Brakes) - T5 (Suspension and Steering) - T6 (Electrical Systems) T7 (HVAC) is preferred.

Proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education
Applicants are required to submit proof of licenses, certifications and education beyond high school to meet the required and preferred qualifications of the position. Diplomas or transcripts must show the applicant’s major field of study. Copies and unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
Failure to submit proof of Licenses, Certifications and Education may result in your application not being considered.

Mail or deliver documents to:
ATTN: Heavy Equipment Mechanic II
Office of Human Resources
Baltimore County Government
308 Allegheny Ave.
Towson, MD21204
Documents must be received in the Office of Human Resources no later than July 5, 2013.

Preferred Qualifications
Certification by the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence in Heavy - Duty Trucks T1 (Gasoline engines) - T2 (Diesel engines) - T3 (Drive Train) - T4 (Brakes) - T5 (Suspension and Steering) - T6 (Electrical Systems) T7 (HVAC).

EXAMINATION PROCEDURE
Applicants will be qualified based on an evaluation of their training and experience, as stated on their application, which includes answers to the supplemental questions. Applicants must state the dates and duties of past and present experience clearly and completely for evaluation purposes.

Conditions of Employment:
Employees in this classification may be designated as Emergency/Essential and may be required to work overtime with little or no notice.

Physical and Environmental Conditions
The work of this classification entails the performance of heavy physical labor including bending, stooping, lifting and carrying heavy objects, and the operation of vehicles, machinery, tools, and equipment.

UNION
Newly hired Pay Schedule II employees are required to join the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local #921 or pay a service fee to AFSCME.

Medical Examination and Employment Background Investigation
Applicants selected for an appointment to a position in BaltimoreCounty must successfully complete a physical examination and drug screen and an employment background investigation, including, but not limited to a criminal background, education, and fingerprint check.