Master Mechanic Job

NOTICE OF JOB OPENINGS                   

CITY OF MEMPHIS 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

For a complete listing of job openings please visit web site at http://www.memphistn.gov​               

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THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRES THAT CITY EMPLOYEES MUST ESTABLISH RESIDENCE WITHIN SHELBY COUNTY            

WITHIN SIX (6) MONTHS FROM DATE OF EMPLOYMENT. PROOF OF RESIDENCE WILL BE REQUIRED AT TIME OF HIRE.

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POSITION:​MASTER MECHANIC– (1 Opening) ANNUAL SALARY: $47,548.28 – $59,443.02; BI-WEEKLY: $1,828.78 – $2,286.27 Public Works/Heavy Equipment J.O. #15-109

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Analyzes, maintains, repairs, and rebuilds a variety of automotive, diesel and turf equipment (light and heavy), and heavy duty/light duty trucks; operates, examines, and repairs equipment including compressors, generators, and small engines, such as chain saws, etc.; and related parts and units: examines vehicle and /or equipment to determine nature and extent of damage or malfunction; removes, disassembles, and inspects units, such as engines, transmissions, etc.; repairs, overhauls, and replaces parts, such as carburetors, fuel injectors, alternators, distributors, pumps, pistons, rods, bearings, etc.; repairs and rewires electrical systems, such as ignition systems, lights, etc.; installs and adjust brakes, aligns front end, and replaces shock absorbers; and repairs/replaces hydraulic components as needed. Provides technical and safety instruction to personnel assigned to assist in the performance of assigned tasks.  

 

OTHER FUNCTIONS:

1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

 

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate clearly verbally both orally and in writing. May be required to operate power hammers, power saws, shears, and emery grinds; performs welding, acetylene welding, forge and temper while repairing vehicles, turf equipment and machinery. Requires lifting (approx. 50 lbs), stooping, bending, and reaching. Involves contact with staff and city personnel.

 

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in a machine shop environment; exposed to noise, dust, grease, and fumes. Some field work involved as needed. May be exposed to various weather conditions.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have four (4) years as Master Mechanic/Apprentice or have equivalent experience/training through a nationally recognized organization or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Certifications in gas, diesel, and small engine repair preferred. Transmission rebuilding experience preferred. Must possess a valid Class “B” Tennessee Commercial Driver’s License or obtain within six (6) months of employment as a condition of continued employment. Must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug Testing Rules.

 

NOTE: Before applying, please update your profile through your “My Account” screen (address, employment history, education, etc.) to ensure the most current and accurate information will be considered. Please note that incomplete applications may not be considered. You may be contacted via email regarding your application.

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