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Company: City of Fresno
Location: Fresno
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC I SALARY: $4,497 – $5,466/mo. FILING DEADLINE: 01/12/2023 POSITION DESCRIPTION The Heavy Equipment Mechanic I class is responsible for the maintenance and repair of heavy equipment including; City trucks, construction equipment, refuse trucks, and other heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. Incumbents respond to road calls, perform tests and inspect heavy-duty engines, transmissions, electrical systems, air compressors and other sub-systems. One vacancy exists in the Fleet Maintenance Division of the General Services Department. Immediate and future vacancies will be filled from this eligible list for a period of three (3) months from the date the eligible list is created, with the option of extending that period at the City's discretion. If the examination process is suspended for this recruitment, the eligible list may be limited to three (3) months. PAY, BENEFITS, & WORK SCHEDULE BENEFITS: UNIT 1 Classification - International Union of Operating Engineers, Stationary Engineers - IUOE (Local 39) • HEALTH INSURANCE: The City contributes toward monthly premiums for PPO medical, dental and vision for employee and dependents. • FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT: IRS 125 Plan for health and dependent care expenses. • DEFERRED COMPENSATION: Voluntary 457 plan with Fidelity Investments to increase your retirement savings. • VACATION LEAVE: Accrue 8-14.66 hours per month. • SICK LEAVE: Eight (8) hours per month, available after 90 days. • HOLIDAYS: Ten (10) City-observed annual holidays plus birthday and two (2) personal days. • SHORT TERM DISABILITY: Provided through California SDI program. • BILINGUAL PREMIUM PAY: $50 per month. • HEALTH REIMBURSEMENT ARRANGEMENT: To reimburse retirement medical insurance. • RETIREMENT: City of Fresno Retirement Systems, one of the best funded public systems in the state. Reciprocity with other public California systems. Vested in Retirement benefits after 5 years of service. City employees do not participate in Social Security. • DROP (Deferred Retirement Option Program): an optional, voluntary program that allows an employee to deposit retirement benefits in a special savings account within the Retirement System while continuing to work for the City of Fresno for up to 10 years. Participation minimum is age 50 and vested. Benefits includes ownership of accumulated funds, compound interest earnings, and alternative distribution options. • Additional information regarding the City of Fresno benefits is available at THE REQUIREMENTS Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications on or before the posted filing deadline in order to qualify for the examination. • Possession of a High School Diploma or equivalent GED completion; AND One (1) year of full-time paid experience performing routine maintenance and simple repairs on diesel and gasoline powered cars, trucks, buses, construction equipment, and other vehicles and equipment. • Possess a valid California Driver's License at time of appointment. Candidates considered for hire must provide proof of a valid driver's license and current copy of their driving record. • Eligible candidates certified for consideration for this position and subsequently selected following a department interview will be required to successfully complete a Department of Justice fingerprint process prior to employment with the City of Fresno. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS • Possess a valid California Driver’s License at time of appointment. Within thirty (30) days of appointment must obtain a valid Commercial Instructional Permit. Within six (6) months must obtain and maintain a valid Commercial Class B California Driver’s License with required endorsements and without air brake restriction. • Within twelve (12) months of appointment, must possess three (3) valid certifications issued by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in the following components: • Diesel Engines (T2) • Drive Train (T3) • Brakes (T4) • Incumbents must take all three certification examinations within the first six (6) months of appointment. Failure to obtain the ASE certifications within twelve (12) months of appointment will be cause for termination from this class. • This class is in a flexibly staffed series, which requires one year of satisfactory service before an employee can “flex” to the journey level. Employees in classes that require one year of service for flexing will not serve an additional probationary period at the journey level. A Heavy Equipment Mechanic I may be promoted to Heavy Equipment Mechanic II after one (1) year of experience and upon the recommendation of the appointing authority AND possession of three (3) of the above listed T Series ASE certifications. These positions have been designated as being 'safety sensitive' and require all eligible offered employment to successfully pass a drug test prior to employment. Federal law requires that applicants for positions involving the operation of certain transit vehicles, revenue service vehicles, the transportation of hazardous materials, or heavy equipment over 26,001 pounds requiring a commercial driver's license, must undergo pre-employment drug testing as a condition of employment. This classification is subject to random drug and alcohol testing throughout entire term of employment in this class. HOW TO APPLY • APPLICANTS MUST COMPLETE AN ON-LINE APPLICATION. PLEASE VISIT TO APPLY. For information on how to complete an on-line application, please view "Instruction Guide" on the City's website, Personnel Services Career Opportunities page, or call (559) 621-6950 for assistance. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed employment application. • ALL CORRESPONDENCE regarding this recruitment and exam process will be sent via e-mail. All applicants will acknowledge such understanding when they complete their on-line application. Verify we have your correct e-mail address before you submit your application. It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email frequently to ensure they receive all pertinent communication from the Personnel Services Department on a timely basis. Applicants will receive an automatically generated confirmation e-mail upon a successful application submittal. The e-mail is the only proof of submittal. • It is an applicant's responsibility to check their email account and to ensure it is set up to accept emails from the City of Fresno. Dependent upon your settings, notices from the City of Fresno may be directed to the junk mail or spam folders. It is the applicant's responsibility to check these folders. • Applications must be submitted by midnight on the filing deadline, or they will not be accepted for any reason. FOR THIS RECRUITMENT, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT PERMANENT FRESNO CITY EMPLOYEES APPLY THROUGH PEOPLESOFT SELF SERVICE. SELECTION PROCESS The examination process may consist of the follow: • WRITTEN EXAMINATION: 100%: A job related written examination will be administered which may test a candidate's ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical systems, vehicle safety and vehicle/equipment repair and maintenance; knowledge of operating principles and engine driven sub-systems, occupational hazards and safety precautions and math; skill to properly use hand and power tools. Candidates must achieve a passing score to qualify for the eligible list. The Written Exam is tentatively scheduled for the week of February 6, 2023. VETERAN PREFERENCE REGULATIONS Candidates applying for veteran's preference are required to submit a copy of their DD214 with their application during the specified filing period. Evidence must be presented to indicate that the candidate was discharged honorably from the military service. Veterans, including City employees, must resubmit proof of honorable service for every examination for which veteran's preference credit is requested. Qualified veterans who pass the examination will have five (5) points added to their final score. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER The City of Fresno is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Should you need a special accommodation due to a qualifying disability, please contact the Personnel Service Department at (559) 621-6950 in advance of the examination. Date posted: 12/27/2022

Keywords: City of Fresno, Fresno , HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC I, Engineering , Fresno, California

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