This is a Labor Service position.
Brief Job Description (essential functions of the position):
Under general supervision, performs low skilled mechanical work in the repair and maintenance of all assigned motor vehicles and/or equipment.
Examines and locates mechanical defects in a variety of motor equipment such as cranes, wrecker trucks, heavy tractor-trailers, bucket trucks, load packers, street sweepers, and other earth-moving equipment, as well as lighter vehicles including pickup trucks and automobiles, and specialty equipment such as graffiti machines, stationery generators, and wood chipping machines; performs preventive/scheduled maintenance and bumper to bumper analysis on all vehicles; and performs related work as required. Cleans, washes and preps vehicles and equipment prior to repair or diagnosis. Required to tow and deliver vehicles, equipment utilizing tow trucks, flatbed trucks and trailers. Required to perform other job related duties as necessary and performs related work as required.
Required to work any emergency as directed by the Chief of Streets or designee.
Must be available to work any shift, Monday - Friday or Tuesday - Saturday.
Must have at least two (2) years of full-time, or equivalent part-time, paid experience in the maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel equipment, or alternative fuel driven equipment. Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job. Automotive Trade School Diploma may be substituted.
Must have and maintain a valid Massachusetts driver's license. A valid Massachusetts CDL Class B with air brake endorsement preferred.
Must possess a valid Massachusetts CDL Class B with air brake endorsement within one year.
Must have basic knowledge of the methods, materials and practices used repairing, rebuilding, maintaining and adjusting all automotive equipment, other specialty equipment and/or alternative fuel driven equipment. Must be proficient in basic computers skills and applications. Required to have one ASE certification within one (1) year.
BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED
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.
Union/Salary Plan/Grade: AFSCME/RA1-14
Hours per week: 40