Heavy Equipment Mechanic, Baxter, Minnesota

Created 01/12/2021
Reference 11386043
Job type Full Time
Country United States
State Minnesota
City Baxter
Zip 56425
Salary Competitive
Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Up to $67,150 Annually

Baxter, MN

Job duties include:

• Analyze, diagnose, repair and maintain light, medium and heavy trucks and equipment.

• Conduct preventive maintenance inspections on equipment

• Perform skilled welding, fabrication, and repair of parts

• Maintain records of time, materials, supplies

• Use computer diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot problems

• Use computer programs for entering work orders and work activities (MS, RCA)

• Perform other duties as assigned

The incumbent is required to be immediately accessible to a phone and be able to report to work within one (1) hour of being called.

WHY WORK FOR US

We offer excellent employee benefits, such as low-cost health and dental insurance, and affordable dependent coverage. Other benefits include:

· 11 paid holidays per year

· Up to 29 paid vacation days per year

· 13 paid sick days per year

· Defined pension plan

· Paid life insurance

· Short term disability available

· Training opportunities

· And more!

ABOUT MnDOT

We are driven to find talented, innovative employees for Minnesota's nationally recognized transportation system. We work to build the best team in the transportation industry to ensure that Minnesota thrives with a safe, sustainable and leading edge transportation system. You will be surrounded by a diverse community of experts, each driven by challenging work and motivated by the greater good. You will understand the impact of the work you are doing and be able to see the benefit you are providing to the citizens of Minnesota. You can set your sights high and use your strengths to grow within the organization. MnDOT offers superior health and retirement benefits as well as a solid commitment to work-life balance, which provides you the tools to thrive both at work and outside of work.



MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Completion of Heavy Equipment Apprenticeship program or graduation from a two year Heavy Equipment Mechanic or related training program that includes: diagnosis and repair of engine, drive train, brakes, steering/suspension and hydraulics for heavy equipment, e.g. trucks, tractors, buses; training in electronics sufficient to make engine adjustments and diagnose problems; and training in the use of computerized testing equipment and/or onboard computers sufficient to diagnose problems and adjust the functions of components.

OR

3 years of experience as a heavy equipment mechanic which includes: diagnosis, repair, maintenance and modification of both heavy-duty diesel trucks and equipment and gasoline powered vehicles; diagnosis and repair of engines, brakes, drive train, steering/suspension and hydraulics; use of electronics sufficient to make engine adjustments and diagnose problems; and the use of computerized testing equipment and/or onboard computers sufficient to diagnose problems and adjust the functions of components.

AND

Working knowledge of English sufficient to read, write, speak and understand oral and written information; communicate with employees and the general public in person or via two-way radio and other electronic devices; and to maintain routine written logs and simple records.

Licenses: Minimum of a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) permit at the time of hire with the ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Driver's License with no air brake restriction and tanker endorsement within 6 months of hire/placement.

The incumbent will be required to register in the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse, and consent to employer inquiries.

Misc.: Mechanic must supply standard list of personal hand tools.

Certifications: Valid Commercial Vehicle Inspector Certification within 6 months of hire, and Air Conditioning Certification within one year of hire.

APPLY ONLINE BY 1/22/2021:
  • Go to www.mn.gov/mmb/careers .
  • Click "External Applicants".
  • On the Job Search, enter the Job Opening ID 43263 in the Keywords search box and click Search.
  • Click on the Job Title to view the job posting.
  • Click Apply.
  • When prompted for your Referral Source, please list: Internet Job Board - Minnesota Jobs.


  • Only applicants received on mn.gov/mmb/careers will be considered.
    Employer Minnesota Department of Transportation

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