Analyzes malfunctions and repairs, rebuilds and maintains construction equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
DISCLAIMER: The above description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not, however, be construed as a complete listing of all duties which may be required from day-to-day.
Supervise skilled mechanics, helpers or laborers in the disassembly, cleaning and assembly of equipment
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
One year certificate from college or technical/training school; minimum of five years experience as a heavy duty mechanic in a heavy equipment dealership or industrial equipment shop.
Random drug testing is conducted on all Highway employees
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to deliver concise and understandable safety warning and directions to subordinates.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Incumbent must possess a valid State Driver’s License and may be required to obtain a Valid CDL license within a reasonable time upon appointment
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, and extreme heat. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.
RESUMES SHOULD BE FORWARDED TO:
Attn: Mark Coutee
Bossier Parish Police Jury
Public Works Department
410 Mayfield Street
Benton, LA 71006
The BPPJ is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.