Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice.
Internal Number: 22/08-5228-OWAC
Sonoma Water Lead Heavy Equipment Technician
$6,304 - $7,663/Monthly*
The Sonoma County Water Agency (Sonoma Water) is seeking an experienced Lead Heavy Equipment Technician!
Starting salary up to $44.06/hour ($91,958 /year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!
Please Note: To be considered for this position you must currently possess the ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician certification.
The Lead Heavy Equipment Technician is responsible for assisting the Fleet Supervisor in assigning and reviewing the work of the Heavy Equipment section of Sonoma Water. Work is performed at the fleet maintenance facility and in the field, which may, at times, be under unfavorable environmental conditions. Responsibilities include:
Directing and leading the work of the Heavy Equipment Technician and other fleet staff
Setting daily priorities for the shop
Maintaining information in Asset Works and on shop work orders
Scheduling vehicle maintenance and CHP BIT inspections and repair work
Addressing onsite maintenance requests and calls from the field, which can include traveling to remote locations
Addressing changing priorities and re-setting the shop schedule accordingly
*Salary is negotiable within the established range and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. This recruitment is open continuously and may close at any time without notice. Applications received after the recruitment closes will not be accepted. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. The County of Sonoma is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and are committed to having a workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Apply Now
Education & Experience: Any combination of education, training, and experience which would provide the required knowledge and abilities listed above. Normally, this would include the ability to read and write English and perform basic arithmetic calculations at a level sufficient to perform the duties of the position, and three years of experience in the repair of a wide variety of on/off road equipment, trailers, and medium/heavy duty trucks.
License: Possession of a valid driver's license at the appropriate level including special endorsements, as required by the State of California, may be required depending upon assignment to perform the essential functions of the position. A State of California Class "A" commercial driver's license is required on completion of the probationary period.
Certifications and Licenses: The ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician.
California Council on Diesel Education and Technology (CCDET) I and II Course are requires on completion of the probationary period.
A State of California Bureau of Automotive Repair Class "A" Lamp Adjuster and Class "A" Brake Adjuster licenses are required on the completion of the probationary period.
Special Requirements: Possession of small and large hand tools necessary to perform all assigned work.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Thorough knowledge of: methods, tools, testing instruments, parts, and equipment used in the major repair, replacement, installation, and overhaul of on/off road equipment and medium/heavy duty trucks, including emergency vehicles, man lift vehicles, park maintenance equipment, road maintenance equipment, construction equipment, and generators (both stationary and mobile); safety diagnosis, and preventive maintenance inspection methods and techniques; techniques and methods of repairing, replacing, installing, and overhauling of on/off road equipment, trucks, and related component parts, including diesel, gasoline, electric, and alternate fuel engines, carburetors, hydraulic and electrical systems, fuel injection systems, transmissions, and differentials; the theory, care, and operation of diesel, gasoline, electric, and alternate fuel powered internal combustion engines and mechanical components for the maintenance and repair of on/off road equipment and medium/heavy duty trucks.
Ability to: perform specified tasks on the computerized system; assign the work of lower-level staff; diagnose and locate mechanical and safety problems, and determine appropriate corrective action; repair, replace, remove, install, and overhaul of on/off road heavy equipment and medium/heavy trucks, including emergency vehicles, man lift vehicles, park maintenance equipment, road maintenance equipment, construction equipment, and generators (both stationary and mobile),, and related component parts without supervision; effectively use hand tools, electrical testing instruments, and machines in the repair, replacement, removal, installation, and overhaul of heavy construction equipment, trucks, trailers, and related component parts; perform emission testing and certification; read and write English, interpret manufacturers' specifications; use computer to organize date and generate reports; perform arithmetic calculations; follow oral and written instructions; work effectively with customers and vendors; work under varying field and weather conditions, and on weekends.
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