• Maintenance Mechanic Foreperson (Welder)

    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
    Req ID
    Parks Department
    Regular Full-Time
    Parks Franklin Park
    Salary Min
    Salary Max
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  • Overview:

    This is a provisional appointment.


    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):


    Under general supervision, directly supervises a team of maintenance mechanic (welders) and other maintenance mechanics engaged in the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles, heavy equipment, street sweepers, snow removal equipment and the welding, straightening and grinding of auto bodies, parts and equipment.  Does other skilled and semi-skilled work engaged primarily in skilled acetylene and/or electric arc welding work for the Parks and Recreation Department. 


    • Supervises the laying out, cutting and fitting of materials and the preheating and cleaning of metals.
    • Supervises auto body repair work of all types, including straightening, grinding and welding.
    • Directs general welding of worn gears using acetylene and electric arc welding.
    • Directs the brazing of various non-ferrous metals.
    • Inspects brushes and grind welds.
    • Supervises the sharpening and tempering of tools and general repair work requiring the use of lathes, drill presses and similar equipment.
    • Performs related work as required.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    Applicant must have at least three (3) years paid experience as a welder of which at least one (1) year must have been in a supervisory capacity.  Applicant must have the ability to plan, train, assign and supervise the work of personnel; ability to exercise independent judgement and discretion in carrying out work details and allocating work; ability to observe and enforce safety precautions; ability to understand and follow oral and written directions; ability to maintain records and to prepare reports; ability to perform work in the field under varying climatic conditions.  Applicant must be able to exercise good judgement and focus on details as required by the job.


    Must be able to work any assigned shift; any assigned area.


    Must have and maintain a valid Massachusetts Driver's License.


    CORI check required. 




    Union/Salary Plan/ Grade: AFSCME/RA1-15A

    Hours per week: 40



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