Senior Vehicle Equipment Repair Technician

Company Info
NC Department of Transportation
Raleigh, NC, United States

Phone: 919.707.4436
Web Site:

Company Profile


Senior Vehicle Equipment Repair Technician


Newport, NC 


$39,611 - $67,060

Job ID:


Job Description:

How to Apply
You MUST apply at by June 1, 2022 at Midnight EST to be considered.
NCDOT is a Great Place to Work.
Don't take our word for it. Read what our people are saying at
We are the highest rated state agency for employee satisfaction on Glassdoor with 200+ reviews.
The Challenge
We are looking for an experienced Vehicle Equipment Repair Technician to join our Newport Equipment team.
In this role you will:
  • Perform repair work using computer diagnostic software.
  • Service, repair, rebuild, and diagnosis mechanical systems of gas/diesel-powered automotive and heavy equipment.
  • Perform mechanic work repairing equipment.
  • Complete fuel and lube inventory.
  • Assist Journey-level mechanics in troubleshooting and completing more complex repairs.
  • Maintain fuel site records and inspections per NCDOT and DENR regulations.
  • Perform skilled mechanic work on systems including preventive maintenance; brakes; steering; tires and tubes; wheels, rims and hubs; auto transmissions; charging systems; cranking systems; ignition systems; lighting systems; cooling systems; exhaust systems; fuel systems; power units, hydraulics; air conditioning; instruments; gauges; and air intake systems.
  • Diagnose problems using diagnostic equipment.
  • Prepare paperwork related to employment and equipment repair.
  • Move parts and materials used to repair and maintain equipment.
  • Operate a motor vehicle.
What You Bring
  • Skills at multi-tasking while maintaining focus.
  • Experience repairing and maintaining automotive and heavy equipment.
  • Ability to understand, follow, and retain written and verbal instruction.
  • Able to read schematics, diagrams, sketches, and maps.
  • Ability to identify components (engine, air compressor, differential, etc.).
  • Strength to move relatively heavy objects.
  • Can safely operate equipment for testing purposes.
  • A valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker (N) endorsement. If you don't have this, you must get through on-the-job training within 360 days of hire.
  • Experience performing preventive maintenance on: light, medium, heavy-duty trucks, or heavy equipment.
  • Experience troubleshooting complex electrical/electronic systems.
  • Experience in basic electrical systems diagnostics and proper wiring repair.
  • Inventory management experience including parts, fuel, and lube commodities.
  • Hydraulic system diagnostics, repairs, and rebuild experience on a variety of equipment.
  • Experience performing electrical/electronic diagnostics and repair of complex wiring on two of the following; light, medium, heavy duty trucks, and heavy equipment.
  • You will be working in indoor and outdoor environments.
  • You must bring a complete set of mechanic tools.
  • A pre-employment drug test is required.
  • We will conduct a background check with your employers over the past 2 years for drug and alcohol use.
  • Safety toe footwear is required.
  • We may require current certification by the EPA as a Type I, II, III, or Universal Technician.
Education & Experience
  • High School/GED diploma, and
  • 3+ years of relevant experience, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Call me: Sharon Shackleford at 252-439-2900.
Connect to NCDOT Careers at
View all NCDOT jobs at