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Senior Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Waste


  • County of Riverside
  • 11/25/21
  • Moreno Valley, CA
  • 92555
  • $57,421.10 - $88,016.86 / Yearly
  • Full-Time
The County of Riverside's Department of Waste Resources has an opportunity for multiple Senior Heavy Equipment Mechanics - Waste that will be located in Moreno Valley.

The Senior Heavy Equipment Mechanic (SrHEM) will be responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and rebuilding major components on heavy landfill equipment, work may involve welding/fabrication. Equipment includes but is not limited to landfill compactors, scrapers, dozer's, loaders, tractors, and ancillary equipment. The SrHEM will also have responsibilities which include diagnosing and repairing engine and emissions systems including tier 4 final, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, air conditioning, and other machine systems as needed, often under adverse conditions.

Additionally the SrHEM will lead a team to assist in mechanical repairs and will oversee staff responsible the daily maintenance/lube/filter/fueling of landfill equipment; and will record work order activity in the Department's fleet management system, keep accurate parts/labor records; and will record hazardous material contamination/spills in or around storage and repair areas.

The most competitive candidates will be able to use standard industry software to diagnose electrical and mechanical failures on landfill equipment and heavy trucks. Be able to read and understand shop manuals for the repair and maintenance of landfill equipment and heavy trucks. And have prior experience performing repairs and maintaining landfill, construction, land moving, and/or diesel equipment and have experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining air conditioning and emissions systems on heavy equipment. Candidates that are able to to use CAT ET and Cummins Insite diagnostic programs and have lead or supervisory experience are highly desired.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
OPTION I
Experience: One year working as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic with the County of Riverside.

OPTION II
Experience: Five years of increasingly responsible mechanic experience, three of which are in the repair and overhaul of heavy construction equipment and diesel trucks, and two of which are in the repair and overhaul of automotive equipment.

ALL OPTIONS
Knowledge of: The principles of gasoline and diesel engines; heavy equipment maintenance and repair; the methods, tools, equipment, and parts used in the repair and maintenance of construction equipment; the operation and application of mechanical diagnostic equipment.

Ability to: Supervise the work of others; issue, follow, and understand verbal and written communications; read and understand shop manuals and mechanical diagrams; diagnose and supervise the repair of mechanical defects in a variety of heavy-duty gasoline and diesel construction equipment in both field and shop; operate equipment used in repairing and servicing construction equipment; prepare and maintain records and reports.

OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL OPTIONS

License: Possession of a valid Class B California Driver's License is required.

For those positions designated by the Department of Transportation (DOT) as safety-sensitive, applicants are required to complete a DOT mandated alcohol and drug-screening. (A positive test or refusal to test during the past two years will disqualify an applicant from consideration for County employment). Reference checks from former DOT regulated employers are also required. Applicants must submit a Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) driving record prior to hire.

Employees in safety-sensitive positions are subject to DOT alcohol/drug testing in the following situations: random, reasonable suspicion/cause, return-to-duty, and post-accident.


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