Fleet and Equipment Technician III*
Department of Transportation
Salary: $3,346‑ $4,451/month (DOE)
Closing Date: December 2, 2013
Position Number: 8017531
Requisition Number: 2919952
Status: Full-time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal/External**
Date Posted to Web: November 12, 2013
(Fleet & Equipment Technician III) Requires the completion of a two-year curriculum in automotive or diesel/industrial equipment technology and two years of work experience performing duties similar in type and complexity as those required to be performed. Or completion of a three-year master technology program and one year of work experience performing duties similar in type and complexity as those required to be performed. Work experience performing duties similar in type and complexity to those to be performed and on vehicles and equipment like those to be serviced may be substituted for the educational requirements on the basis of two years of work experience for one year of education. ASE certification required in a minimum of two areas at date of hire. ASE certification in eight areas with at least two in auto and two in medium/heavy truck, or a Master Certification will be required within one year of hire.
Underfilling Requirements: Must meet minimum qualifications for a Fleet & Equipment Technician III within two years from date of hire.
Normal vision and hearing; must have mobility compatibility within the shop setting; extended periods of standing, stooping, lifting up to 70 pounds; ability to manipulate objects weighing approximately 200 pounds that are on wheeled dollies; work is normally performed in the shop, occasional travel to repair a vehicle on the road.
Position may require work after hours, on weekends, and holidays during road and weather emergencies; demonstrated ability to function around vehicular and maintenance traffic. Safety training will be provided. Employee hired must have a valid Class B driver's permit with air brakes and with a cargo-tanker endorsement the first day of work. The employee will then have 30 calendar days to take the behind-the-wheel exam and get the Class B driver's license with air brakes and with a cargo-tanker endorsement. The district will make the equipment available for the employee to practice driving. Prior to the completion of the probationary period, the employee must have possession of a class A driver’s license with air brake and cargo tanker endorsement.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and others; ability to express ideas clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; ability to read, interpret, and explain applicable complex regulations, plans and specifications; demonstrated ability to accurately and clearly complete required paperwork; use of reference sources; knowledge of industry practices, principles, standards, and guidelines as related to personnel, fleet, procurement and safety manuals; use of tools and power equipment and computer diagnostic equipment; ability to remain calm and maintain focus under demanding and often conflicting work schedule with rapid shifts in priority.
Successful applicant must provide required tools on the date of hire. List of required tools is available from any district office.
Employees will not be required to have residence within a specific travel time or distance from the workplace. As determined by the district engineer or division director, employees will at times be required to report to work within 30 minutes in situations involving emergency, storm, or public safety concerns. Employees with residence outside the 30 minute requirement must make appropriate arrangements to make themselves available during such conditions.
Satisfactory completion of the interview process and a verifiable record of satisfactory performance in previous employment. Employment is contingent upon passing a medical screening process.
*Underfilling may be considered; salary dependent on experience.
**This position qualifies for an oil-patch add-on payment of $484.20 per month.
**External applicants are eligible for a recruitment bonus of two months salary.
If a candidate is selected for this position they may be granted moving allowance provisions in accordance with Human Resource Policy 14.4
Applicants Please Submit:
- SFN 10950, Application for Employment
- SFN 18859, DOT Addendum to Application for Employment
- Copy of final college transcript if applicable
Please Send Application Materials To:
NDDOT- Dickinson District
1700 3rd Ave. W., Ste. 101
Dickinson, ND 58601-3009
Telephone Number: 701-227-6526
Fax Number: 701-227-6505
Both application forms may be downloaded from the Internet at: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/appforms.html.
Applications must be received in the District Office by 4:00 p.m. M.S.T. on the closing date. Background checks will be conducted.
Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work. It is very important to be thorough and detailed on the application materials.
NDDOT staff will score applications based on a 100 point job related personnel system. The NDDOT Affirmative Action goal is two American Indian males, one American Indian female, two other minority males, one other minority female and eight non-minority females.Applicants with disabilities should contact the Dickinson District at 701-227-6500 in advance of applying to discuss any special provisions needed for applying or interviewing.
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
- Diagnose and repair power train components on equipment and vehicles: Diagnose, test, maintain, repair, rebuild or replace gas and diesel engines components and sub systems; diagnose, repair, rebuild, adjust or replace manual or automatic transmissions, clutches, power take offs and related components; diagnose, repair, rebuild, replace differentials including two speed and inter axle and related components; repair, rebuild, and replace all drivelines, constant velocity joints, transfer cases, gear boxes, and related components; perform online computer diagnostics and related tasks. Approximately 20 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Diagnose and repair of suspension and steering systems: Inspect, repair, adjust, and replace all suspension systems and related parts including springs and air ride; diagnose, repair, adjust, and replace all poser steering system components, linkages, pumps and related parts; diagnose, repair, adjust, replace all air and hydraulic actuated brakes systems and related components and valves; perform online computer diagnostics and related tasks. Approximately 20 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Diagnose and repair electrical systems: Diagnose, repair, adjust or replace 12 and 24 volt electrical systems and related components; diagnose, repair or replace radio communications equipment, global positioning equipment and automated vehicle locating equipment. Distance measuring equipment and related system parts; diagnose, repair or replace truck equipment and light vehicle electrical and wiring systems. This includes the use of online services, parts manuals and computer based diagnostic tools and related tasks. Approximately 20 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Diagnose and repair hydraulic systems: Diagnose, repair, or replace hydraulic system components and related parts, including by not limited to pumps, motors, valves, regulators, fittings, spools, hoses, and cylinders; diagnose, repair, replace or program controls for electric over hydraulic based systems (i.e. Force America systems); be able to read and interpret hydraulic and electrical schematics and diagrams for troubleshooting hydraulic systems; perform online computer diagnostics and related tasks. Approximately 20 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Welding and Fabrication: Repair, fabricate, and weld weak or broken parts on equipment, trucks, and light vehicles. Approximately 5 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Building and Ground Maintenance: Assist with building and ground maintenance duties such as snow removal, mow and water grass, painting, basic carpentry, plumbing, minor building repairs, etc.; perform cleaning of work area and shop floors to maintain a safe work environment. Approximately 5 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Recordkeeping: Maintain necessary paperwork including time records, activity reporting, work orders, repair invoices, purchase orders, check e-mail, etc. Approximately 5 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Preventative Maintenance Training and Inspection: Train new and current employees on truck and equipment preventative maintenance. Approximately 5 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
This position is a safety-sensitive position. An employee, not already in a safety-sensitive position, who is selected for the position, but before being hired, will be required to satisfactorily complete a drug test. In addition, all employees applying for this position must sign the Drug Testing Release form (SFN 50098) and the district office will contact current and previous employers (within past two years).
As employers, the State of North Dakota and political subdivisions prohibit smoking in all places of state and political subdivision employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The State of North Dakota and this hiring agency do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, genetics, religion, age, or disability in employment or the provision of services, and complies with the provisions of the North Dakota Human Rights Act.