Starting hourly Range: $18.37 - $24.04, negotiable base on experience and certifcations.
Lower Keys Facility – Big Coppitt
The Mechanic Technician maintains District equipment in compliance with directives, standards, policies and procedures as set forth by the District Board of Commissioners and administered by the Executive Director. The Mechanic Technician assists vehicle mechanics in the operations of the District’s vehicles and support equipment and maintains, services, and repairs all ground larviciding and adulticiding equipment as well as vehicles, equipment, and facilities.
The Mechanic Technician reports to the Mechanic Supervisor.
The Mechanic Technician will be exposed to both inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, close proximity to moving mechanical parts, working in high places, exposure to chemicals, fumes, odors, and oils and may be required to wear a respirator and other protective equipment as required. The physical nature of this position is such that the individual filling it will be expected to perform very heavy work (exerting in excess of 50-lbs. of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects).
Essential Functions (Without Accommodations):
Since our organization is going to change to meet the needs of public health, environmental conservation, and the District, you can expect, anticipate, and assume that your job description will change to meet these challenges.
Knowledge of the principles and techniques of vehicle and equipment maintenance
Knowledge of general maintenance, repair, and servicing techniques
Abilities & Skills:
Ability to operate machinery, vehicles, and material handling equipment as necessary
Ability to receive instructions and to perform tasks assigned in a safe and efficient manner
Education, Training, & Experience:
Completed high school education or equivalent trade school education
Five years experience in vehicle maintenance
Must be licensed in “Public Health Pest Control” from the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, or able to obtain such certification within one year
Must hold a valid Florida Driver’s License
Must hold a valid forklift certificate in accordance with OSHA: 29 CFR 1910.178
ASE Certified – In your resume/application please specify what areas you are certified in.