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SALARY AND BENEFITS: $18.70 – $24.74 per hour, plus benefits package

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic under general direction, is the full journey-level class
responsible for major and minor repair services to a wide variety of County automobiles,
trucks, tractors and other power-driven road related equipment. The major duties of the job
• Inspect automobiles, trucks and related equipment to locate and determine the
extent of necessary overhaul or repair.
• Perform general overhaul and repair work on gasoline and diesel powered engines.
• Inspect, adjust and replace necessary units and related parts including valves, hoses,
belts and alternators.
• Repair cooling, fuel and exhaust systems; tune engines using standard testing
• Perform preventive maintenance work on vehicles including lubrication and oil
• Maintain records on maintenance and repair work performed; may drive equipment
as necessary.
• Clean and maintain the garage area and equipment.
• Use various hand and power driven shop tools including welding equipment.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

Education: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by technical
trade courses in diesel mechanical maintenance.

Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing repair of automobiles, heavy
trucks, or other power-driven equipment.

License: Possession of or ability to obtain and retain a valid California Class B driver’s
Application materials will be reviewed, and the best-qualified applicants will be invited to
Susanville to participate in interviews.
It is your responsibility to provide specific, accurate and complete information describing
how you meet the minimum qualifications. An application may be obtained from the
Personnel Office listed below or by visiting the Personnel Department at our website at Qualified applicants are invited to submit an official Lassen
County application to:
Lassen County Personnel Department PH: (530) 251 -8320
221 South Roop Street
Susanville, California 96130
Lassen County is an equal opportunity employer hiring employment eligible applicants.
Disabled applicants who require special testing arrangements should contact the Personnel
Department prior to the filing deadline.
In accordance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act, applicants must provide
acceptable proof of identity or authorization to work in the United States.
A thorough background investigation will be conducted post-conditional-offer of
employment. The investigation may include reference checks, fingerprinting, credit check,
driver history and inquiry to local, state and federal files to obtain criminal history
Lassen County requires pre-employment physical and drug screening.
All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement
through any subsequent phase of the selection process.
Selection processes may include, but are not limited to, one or more of the following:
application review, competitive screening, written examination, performance examination,
and/or oral examination.
This bulletin is solely for the purpose of announcing a job opening. It does not constitute a
contract, expressed or implied, and any provisions contained herein may be modified or
revised without notice


Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 24
Education Required: High School
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Background Checks