Automotive Mechanic

Commonwealth of PA | Fulton County, PA

Posted Date 10/12/2020
Description PennDOT is seeking an Automotive Mechanic in Fulton 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 Fulton County team with this exciting career opportunity!  

Work Schedule:
Monday through Friday
7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Lunch break: 30 minutes
May require travel, overtime and shift work. Work hours are subject to change during the summer and winter seasons.

*Note: Starting wage is $18.08 per hour and is non-negotiable. There are opportunities for overtime and shift differential.Automotive Mechanics maintain, repair, and overhaul cars, trucks, tractors, sweepers, and motorized hand equipment such as chainsaws, jack hammers, tampers and mowers. They also prepare automotive records and reports, and may perform routine field adjustments and emergency road service. The person in this position will also be responsible for work duties that may include, but not limited to, the following:
  • Repairs and replaces shock absorbers, transmissions, hour meters, clutches, brakes, and other parts.
  • Performs preventative maintenance such as tire changes, wheel alignment and balancing; minor body repairs; and alternator and electrical component tests.
  • Repairs diesel equipment in areas such as servicing filters and replacing water pumps, gaskets, and electrical systems. The work excludes diagnosing, parts rebuilding and repairing a diesel engine fuel injection system (injectors and pumps).
  • Identifies, determines repair method, and performs minor repairs and preventative maintenance work on equipment which includes cleaning and servicing equipment to standard.
  • Performs official state inspections at times including safety tests; road tests; completing inspection records and affixing inspection stickers; and record and maintain accurate State Inspection Records.
  • Performs other related work as required.
For additional details regarding this position, please read the position description.
  • Four years of experience in the automotive mechanic trade; or
  • Completion of an approved apprenticeship; or
  • Any combination of experience and training.
Special Requirements:
  • Possess a valid Pennsylvania Driver's License (Class C minimum).
  • Must possess a valid Pennsylvania Automotive Inspection License (Class 1 minimum). Class 7 inspection is preferred.
  • May also require Refrigerant and Compressed Natural Gas Certifications.
  • Emissions Inspection Certification is preferred.
  • Certain positions require possession of a valid Hazardous Materials Endorsement (H).
  • Pennsylvania residency required.
The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

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