• Heavy Motor Equipment Repairperson (2 Positions, Cemetery and Park Maintenance)

    Posted Date 8 months ago(4/17/2019 10:55 AM)
    Req ID
    Parks Department
    Regular Full-Time
    Parks Franklin Park
    Salary Min
    Salary Max
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  • Overview:

    This is a Labor Service position.


    Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):


    Under the direction of the Fleet Manager and Superintendent, the Heavy Motor Equipment Repairperson is responsible for examining and locating mechanical defects in a variety of heavy and special motor equipment such as power shovels, cranes, wrecker trucks, heavy tractor trailer and other earth moving equipment.


    • Disassembles, repairs or replaces work parts; fits new parts and adjusts engines, oil, water and fuel pumps, carburetors , fuel injectors, etc.
    • Operates welding equipment to fabricate, rebuild and strengthen parts and pieces of equipment.
    • Maintains records of time and materials used on each job.
    • Adjusts and repairs air brakes, carburetors, hydraulic pumps, cylinder heads, valves and similar components of all types of heavy motor equipment.
    • Overhauls engines, transmissions and ignition systems and replaces damaged parts.
    • Answers road calls and makes repairs either at the road site or in the garage.
    • Makes minor adjustments and repairs to all types of equipment.
    • Must have ability to use wrecker truck for towing if necessary.
    • Performs related work as required.

    Employee is required to work any emergency as directed by the Commissioner of Parks or his/her designee.

    Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

    • Two (2) years of paid full-time experience in maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel driven equipment.
    • Valid Massachusetts Commercial Driver's License required. 
    • Must be able to obtain a valid Hoisting License.
    • Must have own tools.
    • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.

    Must be able to work any assigned shift.


    CORI Required.


    City of Boston Residency Required.




    Union/Salary Plan/Grade:   AFSCME/RA1-13

    Hours per week:   40


    Individuals wishing to be considered for this position must complete the Civil Service (Labor Service) Registration process for the position at http://www.mass.gov/hrd/macs in addition to completing the City of Boston Career Center application.


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