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Kansas Department of Transportation* Equipment Mechanic in Hutchinson, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12932030

To apply for this position, please visit www.jobs.ks.gov{target="_blank" rel="noopener"} and reference Job ID #209766 or click How To Apply and follow the instructions provided.

Position Summary:

This position is located at the District Five Headquarters Shop in Hutchinson. This position exists to provide skilled mechanical work for the maintenance and repair of equipment in support of KDOTs construction and maintenance activities. It also provides skilled welding and fabrication work. Additionally, this position completes work orders and handles the procurement of parts including ordering and tracking.

Job Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs a full-range mechanical overhaul & repair of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. This includes occasional repairs in the field.
  • Diagnoses malfunctions and troubleshoots to determine cause of failure on complex systems, including but not limited to, hydraulics and pneumatics systems.
  • Makes working diagnosis of mechanic failure by means of specialized testing equipment and visual or auditory checks.
  • Performs tune-up, electrical repairs and maintenance/adjustment on both automotive and heavy-duty equipment.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Six months of experience in automotive and/or diesel mechanics to meet the needs of the agency.
  • Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency. Transcripts are required for education to be considered.
  • Valid Drivers License at time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of experience working as a mechanic or one year of vocational education directly related to this position.
  • Team oriented ability to perform work that requires moderate physical exertion.
  • Experience with the maintenance and repair of heavy gasoline or diesel-powered equipment used in construction & maintenance activities or other comparable physical settings.

Post-Offer/Pre-employment Requirements

  • A CDL must be obtained within 90 days of hire and maintained. KDOT provides CDL training at no cost to the employee.
  • This position is subject to pre-employment physical testing. The selected candidate will be required to pass the screening as a condition of employment.
  • The selected candidate for this position will be expected to have their own hand tools to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Click here to see KDOT\'s policy and a list of required tools.{target="_blank" rel="noopener"} Applicants will be considered for the position without the required tools; however, the required tools must be available for use on the first day of work.
  • This CDL position is subject to drug and alcohol testing under the authority of the US Department of Transportation. The selected candidate will be required to pass a DOT pre-employment/pre-duty drug test as a condition of employment in this position. (This position will also be required to participate in random testing, reasonable suspicion, post-accident, return-to-duty, and follow-up testing.)
  • Any Commercial Driver who has received a Confirmed Positive Result or the Equivalent and has not successfully completed all Rehabilitation Program requirements and follow-up testing requirements is not eligible for this position. (Per SOM 2.1.10).
  • Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate requiredin accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. Each applicant (even non-residents) who is selected for a State of Kansas job vacancy must apply for a Tax Clearance Certificate within 10 days from the date of the offer letter by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue\'s (KDOR) website athttps://www.kdor.ks.gov/apps/taxclearance/Status.aspx{target="blank" rel="noopener"}.\ If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact KDOR at (785)296-3199 or by email atkdorspecialprojects@ks.gov{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}

Recruiter Contact Information:

Name: Tulsa Wade

Email: KDOT.HQ.JobApps@ks.gov{target="_blank" rel="noopener"}

Phone: (785)

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