Automotive Mechanic

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania | Lawrence County, PA

Posted Date 9/12/2019
Description The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking an Automotive Mechanic to support the Lawrence County Maintenance Organization! If you're an Auto Mechanic who finds a sense of fulfillment in repair and maintenance, apply today!

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 varying shift work. This is a full time position with benefits in the PennDOT Lawrence County Maintenance Office, so come join our team today!  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.
Safety is a high priority for our employees as well as for the citizens of Pennsylvania!Four years of experience in the automotive mechanic trade;
Completion of an approved apprenticeship;
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.

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is proud to be an equal opportunity employer supporting workplace diversity.

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