Hillsborough County
Chad Chronister, Sheriff

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Equipment Mechanic II

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Job Title

Equipment Mechanic II

Pay Scale

$17.25-$30.68 Hourly; $35,880.00-$63,814.40 Yearly

Starting Salary       

$17.25 Hourly; $35,880.00Yearly

Job Schedule (Subject to Change)

Non-Standard Hours Including Weekends and Holidays

Job Location (Subject to Change)

Falkenburg Road Area

Exempt

Yes

Probation

Twelve-month probationary period

Job Overview

Perform inspections, maintenance, and minor repairs on automotive and related equipment.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.
  • Troubleshoot and repair various types of vehicles and equipment.
  • Make minor or major repairs to vehicles or equipment including disassembling, replacing, and/or overhauling mechanical systems.
  • Operate various types of vehicles as required to complete proper maintenance.
  • Instruct and assist lower-level mechanics.
  • Maintain preventative maintenance program.
  • Inspect and adjust equipment used in performance of duties.
  • May perform welding, minor body repairs, and painting.
  • Complete maintenance reports and records.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of the materials, tools, and methods used in the repair, maintenance, and servicing of a variety of vehicles and equipment such as automobiles, trucks, or lawn maintenance equipment.
  • Working knowledge of troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques and methods.
  • Working knowledge of parts requirements including ordering and recording.
  • Knowledge of auto body repair techniques and methods.
  • Skill in locating and correcting defects in mechanical equipment.
  • Skill in the use of shop tools.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to operate motorized equipment.
  • Ability to read technical manuals and specifications.
  • Ability to prepare, maintain, and track maintenance records.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise level.
  • Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, and crouch at ground level.
  • Ability to carry up to 75 pounds.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Minimum Qualification(s)

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.
 
A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate; and
Two years experience repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment such as automobiles, trucks, or lawn maintenance equipment.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
One recognized Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certificate or one Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certificate or capable of obtaining one of these certifications within the probationary period.
 

Additional Requirements

  • Depending on area of assignment, incumbents may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 24 months.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, medical evaluation, and drug screening.

Benefit Information

Benefits include but are not limited to:
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
  • Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
  • Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Paid training
 
 
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