Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician II
Maryland Department of Transportation - Maryland

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SALARY: $30,804 - $48,369

DESCRIPTION: This is the journey level of repair and maintenance work on motor vehicles and construction/maintenance equipment. Employees at the journey level are responsible for performing routine repair work, standard preventative maintenance services, and assisting with major automotive repairs. Incumbents receive general supervision from a Heavy Equipment Maintenance Supervisor or other designated supervisor. Employees in this classification are considered essential employees and are subject to call twenty-four hours a day, as may be required in order to maintain continuous operation of a facility. Employees may be required to work rotating shift work, to include evenings, nights, weekends, and holidays. In the event of hazardous weather or highway conditions, employees will be called to duty during off-hours in order to maintain and repair equipment. This is maintenance work requiring physical exertion, which is performed either outdoors under all weather conditions or inside a building. Employees are required to work outdoors in all type of weather and may be exposed to extreme heat, fumes, exhaust and hazardous materials. On some assignments, employees may be required to move objects weighing over 50 pounds.

Graduation from a standard high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: Three years of experience servicing, maintaining and repairing motor vehicles, diesel powered equipment, gasoline and diesel engines, and heavy-duty construction equipment.

1. Applicants may substitute additional documented and relevant experience repairing, servicing and maintaining automobiles, trucks, buses or comparable equipment on a year-for-year basis for up to four years of the required education.
2. Certification as a Technician by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) can be substituted for two years of the required education. (The two years of experience used to qualify for ASE testing is considered an integral part of this substitution and cannot also be considered separately to meet Education or Experience Minimum Qualifications.)
3. Certification as a Master Technician in one or more subject areas by The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) can be substituted for the required education.

Licenses, Registrations and Certificates:

1. Employees in the Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician II classification are assigned duties that require the operation of motor vehicles. Employees must posses a Class C motor vehicle operator's license valid in the State of Maryland. All applicants must list their license number and expiration date on the application. During the probationary period, the employee will be required to obtain and maintain a Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) valid in the State of Maryland depending on the type of equipment operated.

2. Employees in this class may be required to obtain Special Commercial Driver's License Endorsements for Hazardous Materials and Tank Vehicles depending on the type of equipment operated.

3. Employees in the Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician III classification are required to possess and maintain a Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) valid in the State of Maryland depending on the type of equipment operated.

4. Employees must satisfy the first level of the employing administration's certification program during the probationary period. Failure to satisfy the first level of qualifications within the stated time will be considered grounds for dismissal.

5. Employees eligible for advancement to the Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician III class must have satisfied the second level of the employing administration's certification program prior to application. Employees wishing to be transferred or promoted to another administration must pass the administration's specific certification for Heavy Equipment Maintenance Technician III.

6. Employees new to the Maryland Aviation Administration must obtain an MAA Airfield Operators Permit in accordance with the Code of Maryland Regulation, Control of Vehicular Traffic on the Air Operations Area prior to permanent appointment.

TO APPLY: You must complete an application (DTS-1) to be considered for this recruitment. RESUMES CANNOT BE SUBSTITUTED FOR THE DTS-1 EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION. For an application, please call 410-865-1073 or visit our Web Page at www.marylandtransportation.com. Mail your application to: Recruitment and Examinations Unit, 7201 Corporate Center Drive, Mail Stop 140, Hanover, MD 21076. Applications sent without sufficient postage will not be accepted and will be returned. Qualified applicants may be subject to background and reference checks. Please include all relevant experience on your application. This includes, but is not limited to, full or part time, volunteer, military, acting capacity, or any other experience that is relevant to the position you are applying for. Appropriate auxiliary aids and services for qualified individuals with disability will be provided upon request. Please notify in advance. MD Relay Service Number (711).

The Maryland Department of Transportation is not sponsoring new employees in application of the H-1B Visa at this time due to budgetary constraints. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States under the Immigration and Reform Control Act of 1986. Federal regulations prohibit H1B Visa candidates from paying sponsorship fees, all sponsorship fees must be assumed by the potential employer.

The incumbent in this position may be a member of a covered bargaining unit and, may be required to pay a bi-weekly service fee to the exclusive representative of the bargaining unit.

MDOT does not discriminate based on age, ancestry, color, creed, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, mental or physical disability, national origin, race, religious affiliation, belief or opinion, sex, or sexual orientation.

Issue Date: 12/27/2012

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