Automotive Mechanic - $42,131-$52,663

Gila County Government | Globe, AZ

Posted Date 5/19/2024

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Automotive Mechanic - Public Works - $42,131-$52,663

Globe, AZ - Full Time

  • The purpose of this position is to provide safe, functioning equipment and automotive vehicles for the County.

  • This position inspects and maintains vehicles and systems on vehicles and equipment, in addition to ensuring a clean, safe workplace.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Performs comprehensive vehicle safety inspections and preventive maintenance; performs mechanical repairs, rebuilds and/or overhauls vehicles and equipment including differential, manual and automatic transmissions; replaces mufflers and weld repairs exhaust systems. 
  • Tests, diagnoses and repairs all systems on County vehicles and equipment; inspects, tests and diagnoses mechanical and electrical systems for automotive, specialized road maintenance, heavy construction, and law enforcement equipment; determines the nature of repairs required to make vehicles/equipment safe and operable, this includes road tests after the repairs.
  • Provides assistance with cleaning maintenance shop including sweeping and mopping floors, picking up tools, and cleaning shop benches; cleans and fuels vehicles; picks up and delivers vehicles and equipment in the field.
  • Designs and fabricates vehicle accessories, radio support mounts, emergency light mounts; cargo hold-downs and supports and ladders; installs equipment, modifications and additions including stripes and decals on law enforcement and emergency vehicles.
  • Performs repairs on trailers and small equipment including generators, pumps, small engines, motorcycles, all-terrain vehicles, weed trimmers, and chain saws; performs preventative maintenance on vehicles/equipment in accordance with standardized maintenance schedules; determines materials, supplies and equipment required to complete work assignments.
  • May operate service truck and towing equipment to provide emergency service on County vehicles as necessary.

Minimum Education Required

  • High School Diploma or GED

Minimum Years of Directly Related Experience Required

  • Four years automotive mechanic experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Technical school training in automotive maintenance and repair and/or trade certifications are desirable.

Professional Credentials Required

  • A valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required or must be obtained within six (6) months of employment.  MAC/EMAC and ASE Certification preferred.  Position is subject to drug and alcohol testing.

Gila County Employment:

Salary42,131.00 - 52,663.00 Annual

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