Fleet and Equipment Technician III*
Department of Transportation
Salary: $3,248‑ $4,321/month (DOE)
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Position Number: 801-7545
Requisition Number: 2919034
Type of Recruitment: Internal**/External***
Date Posted to Web: February 26, 2013
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.
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.
This position qualifies for an 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:
- Overhaul diesel or gas engines, transmission and other moving parts on motor patrols, trucks, large tractors, etc.: Overhaul engine; overhaul transmission; overhaul torque convertor; overhaul rear assembly; overhaul hydraulic system; replace clutch disc and pressure plate; work with differential; weld broken or cracked parts. Approximately 30 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Overhaul smaller gas engine, transmission and other moving parts on cars, small tractors, trucks, etc.: Replace short block; replace seals in torque convertor; replace clutch pressure plate; replace bearings; grind valves; overhaul transmission; overhaul fuel injection system; overhaul rear assembly; overhaul carburetor. Approximately 30 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Perform major tune-ups and adjustments and diagnosis using scopes and diagnostic equipment: Adjust brakes and clutch; adjust transmission; adjust carburetor/choke; adjust doors and latches; replace alternator, water pump, universal joints; install spark plugs/points; balance wheels; replace windshield and other glass; diagnose engine problems; install computers and related parts. Approximately 20 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Perform routine maintenance: Lubrication and oil change; replace fuel filter, fan belt, hoses, headlights; install battery, solenoid, switches, relays; steam clean engine; service battery, radiator, transmission, etc; tire repair; welding; cutting torch. Approximately 10 percent of the time is spent on this duty.
- Prepare new equipment for use: Install cage; install lights; install radio; install wiring; install safety equipment; striping vehicles. Approximately 10 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.