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Mechanic I

Company: Solid Waste Disposal Authority of Baldwin Co AL
Location: Summerdale
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

JOB DESCRIPTION Full Time Hourly Rate: $18.63 - $30.52Pay Scale/Grade: H4FLSA Classification: Non-exemptBenefits: Full-time employees are eligible for benefits. These benefits include: Sick and Annual Leave Competitive and Affordable Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance Retirement benefits through the Retirement Systems of Alabama Free Employee Assistance Program Life Insurance Long Term Disability Insurance 14 Paid Holidays Flexible Spending Account Free AirMed Care: Ambulance (Ground and Air Coverage) Deferred Compensation Plan Options Short Term Disability Options

Essential Job Functions: Automotive Repair and Maintenance

  • Tunes engines including testing/cleaning/replacement of spark plugs, adjusting timing, valves, carburetor needle, replacement of coil, condenser, breaker points.
  • Assist mechanic in removing and disassembling major units such as engine, transmission, differential; inspects part for wear, and reassembles.
  • Repairs and replaces parts such as pistons, rods, gears and bearings.
  • Overhauls and replaces carburetors, generators, radiators, alternators, starters, distributors, and pumps.
  • Rewires ignition system, lights and instrument panels.
  • Turns drums, realigns and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers.
  • Replaces and adjusts headlights and installs or repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors and windshield wipers.
  • Must have experience on air brake systems.
  • Must have experience on hydraulic systems. Heavy Equipment Repair and Maintenance
    • Analyzes malfunctions, repairs, rebuilds and maintains heavy construction equipment such as motor graders, backhoes, bulldozers, etc.
    • Assist mechanic in replacing defective engines and subassemblies.
    • Assists with replacing or repairing major components, attachments or implements such as blades, tracks, compressors, etc. Miscellaneous
      • Welds to repair broken or cracked frames, bars, plates, and other metal objects on machinery. Fills holes and builds up metal parts.
      • Replaces batteries, hydraulic fluid, oil, antifreeze/coolant, etc.
      • Repairs or replaces tires.
      • Performs related mechanic duties as required.
      • Performs various duties including operation of equipment and some manual labor as requested by mechanic.
      • Tests repaired equipment to ensure operating efficiency.
      • Safely operate assigned tools, equipment and vehicles.JOB REQUIREMENTS Required Skills, Abilities and Knowledge:
        • Skills to communicate information to supervisors and coworkers.
        • Skills to clearly and neatly complete routine forms and order parts.
        • Skills to understand equipment and maintenance manuals, parts lists, and instructions.
        • Skills to understand precision gauges to measure and fit parts.
        • Skills to receive information about equipment problems.
        • Skills in the use of hand and machine tools and equipment used in automotive repair.
        • Skills in the use of major items of electronic and mechanical shop equipment and machinery.
        • Skills in analyzing and diagnosing problems in automotive equipment.
        • Knowledge of safety rules, including accident causation and prevention.
        • Ability to work independently without close supervision. Education, Experience and/or Special Requirements:
          • Must possess a valid Driver's License and be insurable by insurance standards.
          • Willing to obtain Commercial Driver's License with Class "B"
          • Willing to work overtime and weekends in emergencies.
          • Willing to provide personal hand tools.
            • Willing to travel to pick up parts and material out of area.
            • Experience in automotive repairs and maintenance.
            • Willing to work evening shift. Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
              • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is regularly required to stand and walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, climb. kneel, crouch, or crawl and is occasionally required to climb or balance and lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
              • While performing the essential functions of this job the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.
                • The incumbent's working conditions are typically moderately quiet but may be loud for limited durations while working with power tools, equipment, or machinery following all prescribed safety rules and regulations.
                • See well enough to read regular print and numbers without error or transposition and inspect small parts.
                • Hear well enough to talk on telephone, to determine mechanical problems and respond to verbal communication.
                • Speak clearly enough to communicate information in a polite, courteous manner.
                • PPE is worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses.
                • Constantly using vision and hearing when reading monitors, being aware of surroundings and listening to equipment, traffic and alarms.
                • Tasks are regularly performed with exposure to adverse environmental conditions, such as extreme heat or extreme cold, dirt, dust, pollen, odors, wetness, humidity, rain, fumes, temperature and noise extremes, machinery, vibrations, electric currents, traffic hazards, animals/wildlife, toxic/poisonous agents, violence, disease, or pathogenic substances.


Keywords: Solid Waste Disposal Authority of Baldwin Co AL, Pensacola , Mechanic I, Engineering , Summerdale, Florida

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