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Mechanic

Company: Town of Milford, MA
Location: Milford
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Summary/Objective Under the direction of the Highway Surveyor, this position reports to the Highway Supervisor or Maintenance Supervisor; the Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance of highway apparatus and vehicles. Essential Functions Inspects, maintains, repairs, rebuilds or overhauls all gas and diesel driven vehicles and equipment. Inspects, maintains, repairs, rebuilds or overhauls all small power and mechanical driven tools. Operates shop equipment, repairs and maintains snowplows and accessories. Assists in appropriate and necessary record keeping relating to maintenance. Participates in mandatory snow and ice removal and other inclement weather operations and service operations. Assists other departments and performs other related duties as assigned. Required Qualifications, Education, and Experience High school diploma or equivalent and a minimum of two (2) years of related experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience sufficient to indicate ability to work efficiently; ability to drive a standard transmission; must possess a valid DOT medical card. Preferred Qualifications, Education, and Experience A minimum of two (2) years of experience and/or equivalent training in the repair and maintenance of light and heavy equipment in an automotive repair shop or its equivalent. A valid Mass. Class A or B CDL license is preferred. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Must possess thorough knowledge of and skill in the use of tools, test equipment, and procedures employed in the repair and maintenance of a fleet of trucks and specialized equipment. Prefer experience with acetylene welding and have knowledge of electrical welding. Ability to work independently and multi-task is essential. Ability to perform light and heavy physical tasks under varying time constraints, and to work in confined spaces is necessary. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, co-workers and the general public. Must demonstrate the ability to follow oral and written instructions, rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Physical and Mental Job Requirements Moderate to heavy physical effort required in connection with the operation and maintenance of department equipment. Frequent lifting in excess of 30 pounds and occasional lifting of 100 pounds required. There is likely to be a great deal of standing, walking, sitting, and talking or hearing; use of hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls, and to reach with hands and arms; bending and climbing also required. Must be able to work for long periods of time during weather related conditions. The required number of work hours and lack of sleep can adversely affect the employee as can cold, heat, rain, water, snow, ice, and dangerous driving conditions. Must be able to hear normal sounds, distinguish sound as voice patterns and communicate orally. Specific vision requirements include distinguishing objects at close and far range and the ability to adjust and focus. The use of equipment can often be conducted in hazardous and cramped conditions, and employee must be alert to potential safety hazards at all times. This role is paid on an hourly basis. Typically, employees work 40 hours during a Monday through Friday workweek. This position may be required to work outside of normal hours and/or at night in response to emergencies andon a seasonal or recurring basis.Starting pay for this union position is $ 26.70 per hour. Please include your email address when applying. The Town of Milford is committed to a firm policy in favor of equal employment opportunity and will abide by all applicable state and federal regulations by not discriminating against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, religion, color, creed, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability or veteran status.Job Type: Full-timePay: From $26.70 per hourBenefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible spending account Health insurance Life insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceExperience level: 2 yearsSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayWork Location: One location

Keywords: Town of Milford, MA, Worcester , Mechanic, Engineering , Milford, Massachusetts

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