PennDOT is seeking a Diesel and Construction Equipment Mechanic in Cumberland County PA! If you have the skill it takes to maintain and service the Commonwealth's fleet and ensure equipment is in operational condition, join the Cumberland County Team with this exciting career opportunity!
Work hours: Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Work hours are subject to change during the winter and summer seasons. May require travel, overtime and shift work.
DESCRIPTION OF WORK
Diesel Mechanics perform repairs and maintenance on various pieces of PennDOT equipment and diesel powered vehicles, including heavy trucks weighing 26,001 pounds or greater, graders, backhoes, front end loaders, etc. The ideal candidate is a licensed and trained automotive and heavy equipment mechanic that performs a variety of analytical, preventative maintenance, and repair duties for a fleet of construction equipment, trucks, automobiles, and hand tools. The equipment is powered by gasoline or diesel engines. The Diesel and Construction Equipment Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance and servicing of our fleet and equipment to perform these operations and services, directly resulting in public safety.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, TRAINING & ELIGIBILITY
Three years of journey level mechanical experience in the diagnosis and repair of automobiles, heavy trucks, or construction equipment, which includes one year of experience in the diagnosis and repair of diesel vehicles or equipment; OR an equivalent combination of experience and training.
*Possession of a valid Pennsylvania Commercial Driver's License minimum Class B, with the Air Brake Restriction removed. Must demonstrate successful operation of vehicles or equipment with a manual transmission.
*Possession of a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
*Possession of valid Pennsylvania Class 1 Inspection Mechanic Certification on the first day of employment
*A post-employment requirement is possession of a valid Pennsylvania Class 7 Inspection Mechanic Certification during the probationary period.
*Position is subject to Drug and Alcohol Testing in accordance with Federal Regulations.
Pennsylvania residency required.
The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.
Health & Wellness
We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including health coverage, vision, dental, and wellness programs.*
We understand that there is more to life than work - and we want you to enjoy it!
We offer paid vacation days, paid sick days, military leave, as well as paid time off for most major U.S. holidays. Alternate work schedules and telecommuting arrangements are available for certain positions.
We want to help you grow and see your goals become a reality! Supervisors and human resource staff are available to help employees create a plan to develop skills for their current jobs or prepare for the next step in their careers. Employees can easily transfer between positions or agencies to expand knowledge and pursue new challenges while retaining leave and benefits. Additionally, there are a variety of programs available to help get you where you need to be.
Commonwealth employees enjoy many other rewards, including opportunities for recognition, workplace charitable giving, and even special employee-only discounts.
For more information about benefits, health and wellness, work-life balance, career development, and other rewards go towww.employment.pa.govand click on the benefits box.
*Eligibility rules apply.
How many years of journey level (skilled work above the apprentice level) mechanical experience in the diagnosis and repair of automobiles, heavy trucks, or construction equipment do you have?
+ Less than 1 year
+ 1 year - Less than 2 years
+ 2 years - Less than 3 years
+ 3 + years
Do you have at least one year of experience in the diagnosis and repair of diesel vehicles or equipment? Examples include the rebuilding, construction, repair, and/or replacement of any type of diesel engine.
Have you completed any formal education/training that may pertain to this job? If so, please attach complete details about the program to your application.
Do you have a valid Pennsylvania Class A or Class B Commercial Driver's License with the Air Brake Restriction removed, or the equivalent?
Which valid Pennsylvania Inspection Mechanic Certification (PA Automotive Inspection License) do you possess?
+ Class 1
+ Class 4
+ Class 7
Can you operate vehicles or equipment with a manual transmission?
Do you have a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations?
Do you have a valid Hazardous Materials Endorsement (H)?
Do you have a valid Tank Vehicle Endorsement (N)?
Do you possess a valid Pennsylvania State Emissions Certification?
This position is located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. Are you willing and able to work in, and commute to this location?