CITY OF FREMONT – Mechanic Assistant

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EBMUD Job Title: Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Salary Info: $87,204 – $100,944 Annually, Plus Excellent Benefits + Retirement
Opens online at on Monday, January 28, 2019
Online applications must be received by 4:30 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2019

Internal Reference # 19-008

Heavy Equipment Mechanics maintain, repair, devise modifications for and overhaul a variety of large trucks, heavy construction and related field equipment (John Deere, Caterpillar, Ford, Freightliner, GMC, etc.). As a condition of employment, new hires must, within six months, obtain an unrestricted Class A California driver’s license with endorsements for air brakes, hazardous material and tanker and have a satisfactory driving record.
In addition to field mechanic work, typical duties include:
 Repairing, modifying and overhauling reduction gears, hydraulic systems, braking systems, steering systems, cooling systems,electrical systems, air conditioning systems and similar units.
 Reading and interpreting mechanical drawings, specifications and shop manuals.
 Performing preventive maintenance work on heavy trucks and heavy construction equipment; making emergency repairs in the field;recommending shutdown of equipment that appears unsafe.
 Conferring with equipment operators to determine operational problems; recommending operational methods to minimize breakdownsand repairs.
 Entering data into the computerized equipment maintenance system and making verbal and written reports of work performed;completing onscreen forms, making rough hand sketches and layouts and otherwise keeping accurate maintenance records.
 Diagnosing and repairing hydraulic system components including cylinders, control, check and diverter valves; developing and buildingsuch systems as required for improved operation.
 Road testing heavy trucks and operating a variety of heavy construction equipment incidentally in the performance of mechanicalrepairs.
Performing test operation, making final adjustments and lubricating repaired equipment.
The ideal candidate:
 Is experienced in modern heavy truck and construction equipment repair.
 Is self-motivated to take initiative in projects.
 Has an excellent safety record.
 Works well with others.

The salary range is $7,267 per month increasing to $7,630, $8,011, $8,412 after 12, 24, and 36 months, respectively. EBMUD offers an excellent benefits program that includes: paid vacation, holidays and sick leave; family health insurance coverage; family dental and vision care plans; retirement plan (reciprocal with CalPERS); 401(k), 401(a) and 457(b) tax-deferred retirement plans; transit subsidy; tuition reimbursement; and opportunities for professional growth including training and career development.


Any combination of education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge and abilities indicated above. Typical means of acquiring the essential knowledge and abilities is a combination of training and experience equivalent to:

1.A high school diploma or its equivalent; AND either
2a. Eighteen months experience comparable to (EBMUD’s) Heavy Equipment Maintenance Worker III classification, including satisfactory completion of the appropriate courses and advanced on-the-job training as specified in EBMUD’s Trades Training Program; OR
2b. Attainment of recognized journey level status in heavy truck or construction equipment repair. Submit a completed EBMUD application and the required supplemental question responses online at by 4:30 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2019. Only application materials submitted online during the filing period will be accepted. EBMUD is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability Job Hotline: (510) 287-0742