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Auto Mechanic 2, District 2 Wood County

AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC 2 Who We Are:  The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation’s 5th largest interstate system and...

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Bowling Green, Ohio

Wood County

11/4/2022

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Job Description

AUTOMOTIVE MECHANIC 2

Who We Are:

 The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation’s 5th largest interstate system and the 2nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency’s vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional,and highly productive organization.

 ODOT’s Mission Statement:

 To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:

     -Take care of what we have

     -Make our system work better

     -Improve safety

     -Enhance capacity

 Benefits to you:

 -Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance

 -11 paid holidays per year

 -Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals

 -At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan

 -Pay increases pursuant to the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement

 -Employee Tuition reimbursement programs

 -Work/Life Balance

 -The opportunity to work on an important mission

 Official Position Description:

Performs preventative maintenance & service (e.g., tunes gas &/or diesel engines; inspects vehicles/equipment for damage; adjusts parts; changes fluids; operates electronic system scope) on cars, trucks, mowers, lawn mowers, stake body trucks, tractors, generators, chain saws, weed eaters, pumps, tar distributors & other motorized equipment as assigned by supervisor.  Test drives state vehicle/equipment (e.g., cars, trucks, mowers, lawn mowers, stake body trucks, tractors, generators, chain saws, weed eaters, pumps, tar distributors & other motorized equipment) to ensure proper operation after completion of repairs.

 Rebuilds, replaces &/or repairs major parts on cars, trucks, & other equipment (e.g., exhaust system, carburetors, electrical systems, water or fuel pumps, batteries, brake systems, clutches, & alternators). 

 Performs minor repairs or other related mechanical work (e.g., adjusts valves; changes & repairs all types of tires; cleans or replaces diesel injectors; repairs or replaces hydraulic pumps or systems; replaces shocks; installs snow plow blades; performs minor body repair work).

 Maintains Equipment Management System (EMS) records on parts used & work performed on equipment; orders &/or picks up parts.  Service & repairs of highway equipment in the field; uses welding equipment to straighten & fabricate metal.

 Snow removal when necessary & other related duties as required (e.g., keeps garage area, equipment & tools clean & orderly; mows grass; operates snow plow, tow truck or other equipment; repairs mowers & sharpens blades; pumps gasoline & diesel fuel & maintain daily records of same; attends training school).  Performs other related maintenance duties as assigned by supervisor.

May be exposed to dirt, loud noise, grease, dust, gas fumes & other unpleasant conditions; may work outside exposed to unpleasant weather conditions; may be on call 24hrs./day, 7 days/week.

All Bargaining Unit new hires MUST serve a one (1) year probationary period.

Position will be filled pursuant to the provision of the OCSEA/AFSCME Contract.

ODOT work rules require its’ employees to report secondary employment or a proprietary interest in a business.  If selected for hire with ODOT, would you expect to continue any current secondary employment or proprietary interest in a business?  If yes, please explain. 

 The final candidate selected for the position will be required to undergo a criminal background check.  Criminal convictions do not necessarily preclude an applicant from consideration for a position.  An individual assessment of an applicant’s criminal convictions will be made before excluding an applicant from consideration.

In accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations 382.703, selected applicants for this position are required to register as a driver in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse at the following link: https://clearinghouse.fmcsa.dot.gov/register

All final applicants tentatively selected for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis to test for illegal drug use prior to appointments. An applicant with a positive test shall not be offered employment. This position is also subject to federal testing regulations pursuant to 49 CFR Part 40 (Federal Drug and Alcohol Regulations) and 49 CFR Part 382 (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) which prohibits the use of marijuana, including medical marijuana. Medical marijuana is prohibited as a valid medical explanation for a positive drug test for final applicants in this position.

Job Requirements

Qualifications

 24 mos. exp. in automotive repair & maintenance of variety of vehicles or equipment. The final applicant accepted for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to appointment to test for illegal drug use. An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment, per Section 3719.01 & 3719.41 of Ohio revised code. Valid commercial driver’s license required if motor equipment is of type & size regulated by sections 4506.01 & 4506.12 of Ohio revised code.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above may be substituted for the experience required, but not for the mandated licensure. Knowledge of auto mechanics; auto test equipment; safety practices associated with repair of vehicles &/or equipment (e.g., Ohio safety & health administration automotive safety practices*; original equipment manufacturer standards*). Skill in operating hand & power tools related to repair & maintenance of vehicles & equipment. Ability to understand system of mechanical procedures; work alone on most tasks; stand or bend continuously; lift &/or use mechanical equipment (e.g., hoist) to transport up to 50-100 lbs. of automotive parts or tires; use limbs/fingers easily to perform manual functions. 

“This position is overtime eligible based on FLSA Standards.”

Requires Valid Commercial Driver’s License, Class “A”, with a tanker endorsement and without air brake restrictions. (or to be obtained within probationary period)

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