Auto Mechanic/Equipment Repair Technician - $1,000 Signing Bonus - Entry Level!

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NC Department of Transportation
Raleigh, NC, United States

Phone: 919.707.4436
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Auto Mechanic/Equipment Repair Technician - $1,000 Signing Bonus - Entry Level!


Smithfield, NC 


32,460 - 56,806

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How to Apply
You MUST apply at by February 22, 2023 at midnight EST to be considered.
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The Challenge
We are looking for a skilled mechanic to join our Johnston County Equipment team.
In this role you will:
  • Perform skilled mechanical work delivering service and repair of mechanical systems of gas- and diesel-powered automotive and heavy equipment, including
    • Preventive Maintenance
    • Tires and Tubes
    • Wheel & Rims
    • Cranking Systems
    • Lighting Systems
    • Cooling Systems
    • Fuel Systems
    • Hydraulic Systems
  • Perform mechanic work at various levels of complexity depending on the type of mechanical system.
  • Prepare paperwork related to employment and equipment repair.
What You Bring
  • A complete set of mechanic tools.
  • Experience repairing and replacing tires.
  • Experience performing preventive maintenance on at least one of the following: light, medium, heavy-duty trucks, and/or heavy equipment.
  • Automotive mechanic skills using at least 2 tools and pieces of equipment used in the equipment shop - such as wrenches, sockets, battery chargers, hydraulic jacks, loaders, forklifts, automotive/truck lifts, fuel service trucks, tire changers, tire balancer, welders, cutting torches, diagnostic equipment, computers, tire jacks, tire balance machines, pneumatic wrenches, diagnostic gauges, electronic testers, air impact wrenches, air compressors, air guns, and/or torque wrenches.
  • Ability to diagnose/repair/maintain automotive and heavy equipment.
  • Ability to understand written and verbal instructions.
  • Commitment to provide a safe working environment by leading by example.
  • Skills to read and interpret Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) manuals.
  • Strength to perform heavy lifting.
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License with Tanker (N) endorsement.
  • Strength to move parts and materials used to repair and maintain equipment and lift heavy parts.
  • Ability to read schematics, diagrams, and sketches.
  • Ability to safely operate equipment for testing purposes.
  • Ability to work indoors and outdoors.
  • Ability to operate State vehicle.
  • A Class A Commercial Driver's License with N endorsement is required within 90 days of employment.
  • Steel toed shoes are required.
  • We will conduct a pre-employment drug test and a background check for your previous employers over the past 2 years about controlled substances/alcohol testing.
  • We may require EPA certification as a Type I, II, III, or Universal technician.
  • You will be expected to work in indoor and outdoor environments, emergency situations, and inclement weather.
Education & Experience
  • High School/GED diploma, or
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience.
Call me:  Melissa Newcomb at 252-640-6405.
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