Fleet and Equipment Technician I
Department of Transportation
Salary: $2,898 – $3,855 /month (DOE)*
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position Number: 801‑7543
Requisition Number: 2918953
Status: Full-time, Regular
Type of Recruitment: Internal**/External***
Date Posted to Web: December 19, 2012
Requires the completion of a two‑year curriculum in automotive or diesel/industrial equipment technology. Four years of 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 requirement.
Normal vision and hearing with or without correction; 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.
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; 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 or education. Employment is contingent upon passing a medical screening process.
*This position qualifies for a fixed oil-patch add-on payment of $484.20 per month.
**If an internal candidate is selected for this position they may be granted moving allowance provisions in accordance with Human Resource Policy 14.4.
***If an external candidate is selected for this position they may be granted moving allowance provisions in accordance with Human Resource Policy 14.5. External applicants are eligible for a recruitment bonus of two months salary.
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- Williston District
605 Dakota Parkway West
PO Box 698
Williston, ND 58802-0698
Telephone Number: 701-774-2700
Fax Number: 701-774-2704
Application forms may be downloaded from the Internet at: http://www.nd.gov/hrms/jobs/appforms.html. Applications should include information which directly addresses how the applicant meets the minimum qualifications and summary of work. Background checks will be conducted.
NDDOT staff will score applications based on a 100 point job related personnel system. It is very important to be thorough & detailed on the application materials. The NDDOT Affirmative Action goal is one American Indian male, one American Indian female, one other minority male, one other minority female, and six non-minority females.
Applicants with disabilities should contact the Williston District at 701-774-2700 in advance of applying to discuss any special provisions needed for applying or interviewing.
ND Relay Number: 1-800-366-6888
Summary of Work:
- Light Duty Vehicles: Engine tune-ups; engine repair; air conditioning repair; glass replacement; exhaust system replacement; minor body repair; transmission maintenance and repair; brake repair and overhaul; electrical system troubleshooting and repair; chassis and suspension repair; engine computer and emission control troubleshooting and repair; test driving vehicles; install equipment on new vehicles. Includes checking fluid levels, lights and tires as needed. Approximately 40 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Heavy Duty Truck Repair and Service: Engine repair; transmission repair; brake adjustment and repair; electrical systems repair; hydraulic systems repair; exhaust systems repair; driveline and clutch replacement; install department equipment; test drive vehicles; show Transportation. technicians what to check for and maintain on the preventive maintenance schedule Includes checking fluid levels, lights and tires as needed. Approximately 20 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Industrial and Heavy Highway Equipment Service and Repair: Mowing tractors, mowers and associated equipment repair; motor graders repair; front-end loaders repair; bituminous distributors repair; rollers repair; spreaders repair; other highway maintenance equipment repair. Approximately 10 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Equipment Repair Orders, Time Cards and Other Paperwork: Use EMS system in computer to accurately complete repair orders; fill out time cards to record time charges to units worked on; read and adhere to all department memos and directives; effectively read and use service and parts manuals to help with difficult repairs. Approximately 10 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Housekeeping and Shop Safety: Maintain clean and neat work area; help in keeping shop clean; help with snow removal around buildings and yard; help with other outside yard work for other season; be aware of chemical safety and read material safety data sheets for chemicals used in shop. Approximately 10 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Small Equipment and Service Repair: Lawnmower repair; weed eater repair; chain saw repair; airblower repair; water pump repair; miscellaneous building repair; shop equipment and tool repair. Approximately 10 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state 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.