Tehama County Public Works
Full-Time with Benefits
All Certificates, required licenses, and DMV reports must be submitted with application to be considered complete.
Under general supervision, inspects, maintains, repairs, troubleshoots and services Public Works vehicles, heavy and light road maintenance equipment, and construction equipment; operates a variety of hand, power, and shop tools; prepares and maintains records of service; and performs related duties as assigned.
Services and performs minor repairs of automobiles, light and heavy road construction and maintenance equipment.
Services equipment and vehicles, performing such tasks changing/adjusting filters, belts, etc.; lubricating components; changing oils and fluids; changing tires; repairing/replacing cutting edges; resurfacing worn parts; changing lights; washing and waxing vehicles, etc.
Operates a forklift, service trucks, hydraulic equipment, mechanic’s tools, electrical test equipment, lathes, tire removal machine, hand and power tools, welding tools, etc.
- Inspects, evaluates, and tests equipment and vehicles; estimates time and material requirements; reads and interprets shop manuals and specifications; reviews and monitors completed work to ensure quality control standards are met
- Performs difficult, technical, and complex equipment repairs and maintenance tasks, including locating and diagnosing complex mechanical defects; fabricates special bodies, parts, and essentials as necessary; performs repairs on various types of pumps, motors and valves, gasoline, and diesel engines
Education, Experience & Licenses
- Equivalent to the completion of twelfth (12th) grade.
- One (1) year of experience in auto maintenance, welding or other related field.
Fleet Mechanic II:
- Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, supplemented by college-level coursework in the automotive maintenance and repair field
- Two (2) years of experience in automotive and heavy equipment maintenance and repair, with broad exposure to a variety of trucks, diesels, specialized road equipment, and hydraulic systems
Fleet Mechanic III:
- Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade supplemented by college-level coursework in the automotive maintenance and repair field
- Three (3) years of work experience in automotive and heavy equipment maintenance and repair, with broad exposure to a variety of trucks, diesels, specialized road equipment, and hydraulic systems
Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
Requires incumbent to provide own set of basic mechanic tools.
- Other certification(s) specific to functional area of assignment may be required
In addition to the above requirements:
Fleet Mechanic I:
Requires a valid California driver’s license.
Valid Class A license preferred at time of hire but must be obtained within six (6) months of employment.
Fleet Mechanic II:
- Requires a valid California Class A driver’s license with Air Brake Endorsement, a current (within thirty (30) days) DMV Driving Record report, and a current Department of Transportation (DOT) Medical Certificate, OR A valid California Class C driver’s license with a current (within thirty (30) days) DMV Driver Record report and must obtain a valid California Class A driver’s license within six (6) months from date of hire.
Fleet Mechanic III:
- Requires a valid California Class A driver’s license
- Recruitment Information
The department is currently recruiting for one (1) vacancy.
In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list to fill future vacancies for a Fleet Mechanic I,II or III, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.If you have questions about this recruitment, please contact:Anne Coelho(530) 385-1462 I email@example.comAll offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER / AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANT / VETERANS’ PREFERENCE POLICY / DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE