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Mechanic/ Equipment Repair Technician-Fairfax

Fairfax County, VA

Title: Mechanic/ Equipment Repair Technician-Fairfax

Hiring Range: $50,000-$80,000

Pay Band:

Agency: VA Dept of Transportation

Location: Fairfax Equipment Shop

Agency Website: https://www.virginiadot.org/jobs/default.asp

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

$3,000 sign on bonus is available for qualified candidates with valid licenses and certifications who meet the preferred qualifications and are selected for the position.

Position specific responsibilities and duties will include, but not limited to:

Diagnosis and Repair â Diagnose vehicle and equipment failures using electronic testing equipment, service and equipment repair manuals and on-line resources. Perform repairs and overhauls to all types of automobiles, equipment and tools to include engines, transmissions, driveline components, electrical and computer systems, fuel injection systems, air conditioning, heating and ventilation systems, hydraulic systems, pneumatic components and air brakes. Recommend outsourcing for major repairs when needed.

Virginia State Inspections â Perform safety inspections under the guidelines of the Virginia State Police Inspection program for vehicles and equipment.

Preventive Maintenance â Perform preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment according to PM schedule and guidelines. Make repairs as needed when deficiencies are found and, or recommend outsourcing.

Welding Repair and Fabrication â Design, fabricate, modify, and weld components to repair, rebuild, or replace parts.

Emergency Operations â Prepare equipment for emergency operations. Make equipment repairs to reduce downtime during emergency operations to include on-the-road repairs.

Information Processing and Reporting â Prepare, process, and maintain required maintenance and repair documentation. Generate, complete and closeout work orders in computer system. Perform time and leave entry. Prepare parts requests. Complete paperwork for warranty inspections and repairs.

VDOT employees serve the citizens of the Commonwealth and the traveling public daily through our mission to plan, deliver, operate, and maintain a transportation system that is safe, moves people and goods, enhances the economy, and improves quality of life.

In addition to a rewarding work experience, VDOT offers excellent health and life insurance benefits, pre-tax spending accounts, state funded Short and Long Term Disability, paid holidays, vacation, tuition assistance, free wellness programs, and a state retirement plan with options for tax-deferred retirement savings including employer matching.

We are a â Virginia Values Veteransâ (V3) official certified company and state agency that provides hiring preference to Veterans and Members of the Virginia National Guard in support of Executive Order 29, (2010). If you are a Veteran or Virginia National Guard Member, we urge you to respond accordingly on your state application.

Multiple vacancies may be filled with this job announcement.

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge of the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of automotive, construction and maintenance equipment.

Knowledge of cutting, welding, and fabrication operations.

Ability to operate various types of light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks; equipment and tools in a safe and efficient manner.

Ability to independently perform major repairs and maintenance on a variety of diesel and gasoline trucks and equipment.

Ability to read and comprehend service and equipment repair manuals, gauges and testing devices.

Ability to perform heavy manual labor to include standing, bending, and frequent lifting up to 30 lbs.

Ability to maintain accurate records and reports.

Skill in the use of computers, hand and power tools and advanced electronic and computerized diagnostic equipment.

Ability to obtain CDL and DOT medical card within 11 months of employment and maintain thereafter. Must comply with DOT and VDOT policies and standards when operating CDL equipment.

Ability to obtain State Inspection License within 12 months of employment.

Safety shoes required (please see note under Special Requirements).

Preferred Qualifications:

ASE and welding certifications.

Current State Vehicle Inspection License.

Current CDL or CDL Learnerâs Permit at time of hire preferred.

Graduation from high school or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience which demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.

Special Instructions:

You will be provided a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to â Your Applicationâ in your account to check the status of your application for this position.

Approved Safety Shoes are required. There is an opportunity for reimbursement.

CDL must be attained within 11 months of employment, and State Vehicle Inspection License within 12 months of employment.

Valid Driverâs License. Fingerprint based background check, references, work history, and DMV records check will be conducted.

Candidates will also be required to complete a pre-employment physical and drug screen.

This position is designated as essential and as such, all duties associated with this position are required during emergency situations, which may include, but are not limited to inclement weather, disaster response, and emergency operations, at times outside of normal working hours. VDOT will determine when essential positions are required.

Contact Information:

Name: Danielle Rayner

Phone: 703-259-2378

Email: danielle.rayner@vdot.virginia.gov

In support of the Commonwealthâs commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging \u0026 Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind \u0026 Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Posted: 2023-05-17 Expires: 2023-06-17

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