MECHANIC
State of Iowa Talent Gateway - Story County, IA

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Location

: Transportation Central Repair Shop - Ames

Duties for this position include diagnosis and repair to engines, transmissions, differentials transfer cases and final drives. Such tasks are performed on a variety of equipment including agricultural tractors, motor graders, crawlers and loaders, hydraulic excavators, medium duty trucks and heavy duty trucks. This position may be required to travel and be subject to overnight stay. The ability to repair hydraulic components would be beneficial. Fabrication skills and experience are very desirable.

Stationary generator maintenance and service experience very desirable.

The incumbent must pass a physical examination, be able to work out of doors in inclement weather, and is subject to drug and alcohol testing requirements. Possession of a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Instruction Permit is required at the time of appointment. Within 14 calendar days following appointment a valid Class A CDL must be obtained with air brake and other required endorsements. At the time of appointment, the Department of Transportation may provide assistance with training and a vehicle for testing. The CDL must be maintained in order to continue employment. This position is subject to pre-employment drug and alcohol testing as well as other drug and alcohol testing requirements. License : A valid driver license and Class A CDL must be possessed and maintained. Must have tanker endorsement and air brakes. Minimum Qualifications : Experience equal to three years of full time work in automotive or heavy equipment mechanic work. Shift : Days; Monday thru Friday

All candidates must submit to both:
Submit a completed Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise (DAS-HRE) application form by the closing date. To complete an electronic application form, click on “Apply for Job Vacancy(s)” button. You may also mail an application form to: Iowa Department of Administrative Services - Human Resources Enterprise, Hoover State Office Building, 1305 East Walnut, Des Moines, IA 50319-0150 or fax your application to (515) 281-7970

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A cover letter with a resume detailing your work history and education based on the competencies listed on the job description, and supervisory references form by the closing date be considered for this position, you must submit by the closing date of this announcement to:
Iowa Dept of Transportation
Repair Shop
Larry Williams
800 Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50010

Minimum Qualifications
Experience equal to three years of full-time work in automotive or heavy equipment mechanic work .

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Post Close Date

05-Jan-2013