State of Minnesota Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Brainerd, Minnesota
Working Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Job Class: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
Agency: Transportation Dept
Who May Apply : Open to all qualified job seekers
Date Posted : 05/24/2023
Closing Date : 06/02/2023
Hiring Agency/Seniority Unit : Transportation Dept / Transportation-Dist 3-AFSCME
Division/Unit : District 3A - Brainerd / Equipment Shop Baxter
Work Shift/Work Hours : Day Shift
Days of Work : Monday - Friday
Travel Required : No
Salary Range: $29.16 - $33.78 / hourly; $60,886 - $70,532 / annually
Classified Status : Classified
Bargaining Unit/Union : 202 - Craft, Maintenance, Labor/AFSCME
Work Area :Baxter Repair Shop
FLSA Status : Nonexempt
Telework Eligible : No
Designated in Connect 700 Program for Applicants with Disabilities (https://mn.gov/mmb/careers/diverse-workforce/people-with-disabilities/connect700/) : Yes
Make a difference in the lives of Minnesotans.
The work you’ll do is more than just a job. Join the talented, engaged and inclusive workforce dedicated to creating a better Minnesota.
This position serves for the purpose of performing skills diagnostics via advanced technology computer software to troubleshoot mechanical and electrical/electronic problems for the repair and maintenance work on engines and drive drain, hydraulic and emission systems for a variety of equipment some of which work in a corrosive environment. This includes heavy and light duty vehicles (E85 and Bio-diesel Vehicles), specialized equipment for snow and ice control, construction, road, and site maintenance purposes. This position also works on equipment in remote field locations, truck stations, shops, and other locations as necessary.
To qualify for Heavy Equipment Mechanic, applicants must meet the following:
Approximately 3 years of experience as a heavy equipment mechanic which includes:
diagnosis, repair, maintenance and modification of both heavy-duty diesel trucks and equipment and gasoline powered vehicles.
diagnosis and repair of mechanical and electronic control systems for engines, brakes, drive train, steering/suspension, and hydraulics.
use of electronics sufficient to make engine, transmissions and brake adjustments and diagnose problems; and the use of computerized testing equipment and/or onboard computers sufficient to diagnose problems and adjust the functions of components.
Completion of Heavy Equipment Apprenticeship program or graduation from a two-year Heavy Equipment Mechanic or related training program that included:
diagnosis and repair of engine, drive train, brakes, steering/suspension, and hydraulics for heavy equipment, (e.g., trucks, tractors, busses).
training in electronics sufficient to make engine adjustments and diagnose problems.
training in the use of computerized testing equipment and/or onboard computers sufficient to diagnose problems and adjust the functions of components.
Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak, and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the public in-person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.
Licenses: Minimum of a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) permit at the time of hire with the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver’s License with no air brake restriction and tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire/placement. The incumbent will be required to register in the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, and consent to employer inquiries.
Valid Commercial Vehicle Inspector Certification within 6 months of hire
Air Conditioning Certification within one year of hire
Valid Commercial Vehicle Inspector Certification
Air Conditioning Certification
Possess four current ASE certifications (functionally distinct) in heavy truck mechanics or equivalent certifications
Welding experience using modern techniques (i.e., arc and acetylene welding, plasma cutting, and wire feed (MIG) welding
Three (3) years of Heavy Equipment Mechanic experience within the last five (5) years
Successful candidate must pass past-employer reference checks and criminal history check
It is our policy that all candidates submit to a background investigation prior to employment. The background check may consist of the following components:
SEMA4 Records Check
Criminal History Check
Employment Reference Check
Driver‘s License Check
This position is contingent upon the selected job candidate having a valid Commercial Driver’s License, submits to a Federal Department of Transportation Pre-employment drug test (with negative test results), is subject to future random drug and alcohol testing and is registered in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Commercial Driver‘s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.
AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Minnesota State Colleges and Universities is an Equal Opportunity employer/educator committed to the principles of diversity. We prohibit discrimination against qualified individuals based on their race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or membership in a local commission as defined by law. As an affirmative action employer, we actively seek and encourage applications from women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and individuals with protected veteran status.
Reasonable accommodations will be made to all qualified applicants with disabilities. If you are an individual with a disability who needs assistance or cannot access the online job application system, please contact the job information line at 651-259-3637 or email firstname.lastname@example.org . Please indicate what assistance is needed.
State of Minnesota
- State of Minnesota Jobs