Klamath County Oregon
  • 23-Jul-2018 to 31-Dec-2018 (PST)
  • Public Works
  • Klamath Falls, OR, USA
  • EH05 $20.85 - $22.56
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

701 Union


Performs skilled mechanical work of a journeyman level in the maintenance and repair of all types of gasoline and diesel vehicles and equipment. Performs skilled welding and fabrication work as needed in the County Public Works Department.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The following may not be all inclusive and other duties may be assigned.

01 Makes minor repairs or replacements to water pumps, starters, cylinder heads, thermostats and alternators and other mechanical components of a vehicle.

02 Makes major engine repairs to all subassemblies in both diesel and gasoline equipment.

03 Troubleshoots and repairs all malfunctions in electrical systems, which may include complete wiring.

04 Trouble shoots and makes repairs to transmissions, which includes complete reconditioning.

05 Makes adjustments to differentials and replaces as necessary.

06 Replaces or reconditions hydraulic or air type brakes.

07 Removes, installs, reconditions and reseals hydraulic systems.

08 Welding and fabrication as needed by the department.

09 Cuts limbs, brush and trees with chain saw as needed in emergencies.


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

Education and training in diesel engine repair from an accredited school or experience as a journeyman mechanic in gasoline and diesel engine repair; knowledge of the methods, practices, and tools used in the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles and light and heavy equipment.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

01 Oregon Class A Commercial Driver's License (Endorsements for Tank Doubles/Triples and Air Brakes).  CDL can be obtained after employment.

02 Forklift training-can be obtained after employment.

03 Current Medical Cards

04 CPR Certification-can be obtained after employment.

05 First Aid Certification - can be obtained after employment.

Other Skills and Abilities

01 Must provide own personal hand tools.

Work Schedule

The normal work schedule is 8.00 hours per day 5 days per week; exact schedules are assigned by management. It is the attendance standard of the employer that all employees be present and on time each shift they are scheduled to work. Full or partial absence during any scheduled shift, arriving late, or leaving early, for whatever reason, may result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment. Time off may be approved if allowed by applicable policies covering illness, injury, or other personal emergency.

DRUG POLICY                        

Klamath County enforces a drug free work place. Successful applicants may be required to submit to drug testing.

Klamath County Oregon
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