• State of Nevada
  • Lovelock, Nevada
  • Mar 08, 2024
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades
  • Salary: $49,047.12 - $72,119.52 PAY GRADE: 31 USD

Job Description

Announcement Number: 43375 Open to all qualified persons. Posted 08/01/2023 Recruiter:
Phone: (775)977-5651
Email: Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position

Equipment Mechanics maintain, repair, and modify fleet equipment comprised of a variety of light, medium, and heavy automotive and maintenance equipment, landscape equipment, computerized testing equipment, and diesel-fueled electric power generators.

Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept to include journey level duties such as extensive electrical and fuel system diagnosis and repair work, rebuilding complete transmissions, converting surplus military vehicles to fire apparatus, and performing mechanical inspections of vehicles involved in accidents. Incumbents may provide training, work direction and review to semi-skilled equipment shop staff such as Equipment Mechanic I's, Fleet Service Workers, students, and inmate workers. This is the journey level in the series.

Equipment Mechanics maintain, repair, and modify fleet equipment - light, medium and heavy duty automotive and maintenance equipment, as well as specialized mechanical equipment and machinery. This position is at Lovelock Correctional Center in Lovelock, Nevada. Duties are journey level such as extensive electrical and dual system diagnosis and repair work, rebuilding transmissions, and performing inspections of vehicles involved in accidents. Incumbents may be required to perform troubleshooting, determine the cause and extent of a component system failure, plan a course of action, order parts for repairs. This position may require supervision and instruction to staff and inmate craftsmen on proper use of tools, equipment, and other maintenance materials. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.*** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications) Completion of a recognized automotive/equipment repair apprentice-ship program; OR completion of the Equipment Mechanic-In-Training program in Nevada State service; OR one year experience as an Equipment Mechanic I in Nevada State service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above. Special Notes Applicants must attach verification of successful completion of an apprenticeship program and/or experienced gained through an apprenticeship program at the time of application. Special Requirements A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment. Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law required random testing for controlled substances during employment. The Examination Application Evaluation Exam The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process. INFORMATIONAL LINKS For more information about state employment, visit the following:
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Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

Job Address

Lovelock, Nevada United States View Map