Lube Technician

Posting ID : A1068451669
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Government

PLEASE APPLY ONLINE: www.ashland.or.us

Salary: $17.84 - $22.10 Hourly w/ excellent benefits
DEADLINE to apply: Monday August 31, 2015 before 4:00 p.m.

PURPOSE:
Perform general service, tune-up, and maintenance on a wide variety of City vehicles and equipment; maintain service records; and perform other work as assigned.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Participate in the repair, maintenance, and service of automotive vehicles and other motorized equipment, including but not limited to, light, mid-range and heavy duty trucks, ambulance and police vehicles, backhoes, loaders, caterpillars, paving equipment, compressors, generators, sewer cleaning equipment, motors, chain saws, snow removal equipment, etc.; ; transport equipment for outside repairs as needed and follow up on warranties and recalls.
Check, communicate and record oil levels; test tire pressure and ensure proper inflation; inspect and refill fluid levels as necessary.
Perform regular maintenance including oil changes, filter changes, greasing, and basic component inspections.
Maintain a clean work station.
Operate equipment such as overhead and floor mounted oil and grease guns, transmission maintenance equipment, air conditioner service equipment, cooling system maintenance equipment.
Use and care for tools, equipment, and materials used in the course of duties.
Coordinate assigned activities with those of other divisions, departments, outside agencies, and organizations as required.
Research and order parts.
Follow all safety rules and procedures established for work areas.

AUXILIARY JOB FUNCTIONS:
Perform other work as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE
Education: Possession of a high school diploma or GED.
Experience: A minimum of two (2) years experience maintaining and repairing automotive equipment as well as advanced understanding of under the hood, mechanical and under carriage assemblies.
Substitution: Any satisfactory equivalent combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties of the job proficiently may substitute for the above requirements.
Desirable Qualifications:
License: Possession of an Oregon Commercial drivers license Class A with air brakes endorsement.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS
License: Possession of, or the ability to obtain and retain, an Oregon driver license by the time of appointment.
Provide tools and toolbox required for this position within six month of appointment.
Must obtain a class B or higher commercial drivers license with an air brakes endorsement within 12 month of appointment.

APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCESS
Complete an application on-line at www.ashland.or.us A completed City application must be filed with the Personnel Office before the deadline shown above and may be supplemented with a resume of work experience. Resumes are NOT accepted in lieu of a completed City application. Resumes received without a completed City application will not receive a response from the Personnel Department.
Following a review of the applications, a limited number of the most highly qualified applicants may be invited via email to proceed further in the selection process. Those not selected for interview will be notified via email (no phone calls please). The applicant selected must provide, at the time of employment, appropriate documentation of citizenship, as required by the immigration and Naturalization Act of 1986. A thorough background investigation will be completed on the candidate selected for hire.


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