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Mechanic - Senior

colorado 80452, usa, co

Under general supervision of the Shop Foreman, this position is responsible for assuring that County vehicles and equipment are available and in good repair at all times by performing a variety of skilled duties in the maintenance and repair of mechanized and other automotive related equipment.  
Pay range: $23.10 - $25.41/hr DOQ
Benefits: PTO and sick leave, Retirement, Medical, Dental, Vision, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), Wellness Program, Life and AD&D Insurance, Short-term Disability, Long-term Disability and Education Assistance



  • Maintain a clean, functional, and safe shop environment by using appropriate safety equipment and procedures when performing duties.
  • Perform the daily operations of equipment/vehicle maintenance for the Department and all other county vehicles.
  • Adhere to all County policies and procedures, and all laws and regulations as they pertain to the management of assigned area.
  • Maintain expert operating and maintenance knowledge of all vehicles and equipment owned, leased, or rented. 
  • Place Order for various parts and pick up such parts at supplier if necessary.
  • Report to Shop Foreman - all incidents of equipment malfunction/failure, possible reasons for the problem, and suspected and obvious employee equipment abuse.
  • May train and give general direction to lower classified employees.
  • Perform on call duties as required.
  • Other related duties assigned by the Shop Foreman.




High School diploma or equivalent with 5 years experience as an automotive technician, or an associates degree in automotive maintenance or related field, or vocational training in automotive maintenance or related field. 


ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) T1 thru T8 Certified OR Master Mechanic with ASE T1 thru T8 - Preferred. 


Requires a journey level ability to independently accomplish tasks or projects of typical complexity in a consistent and accurate manner and in a variety of situations.  Such a level is generally acquired through at least five years of experience in servicing, maintaining and repairing mechanized and automotive equipment such as:  diesel engines, gas engines, and hydraulics. 



  • Must have a journey level knowledge of standard practices, procedures, hazards, and safety precautions relevant to the mechanical and construction trade.
  • Able to maintain courteous and effective working relationships with the public, County departments, co-workers and other agencies.
  • Must function at the journey level in the adjustment, operation, maintenance and repair of mechanical and automotive equipment, and in the use of mechanical tools, materials and diagnostic equipment.
  • Must be able to accurately and effectively transmit and receive information that is necessary to the accomplishment of goals and objectives, including effective written and oral communications; and the ability to listen.



  • Must possess a valid Colorado commercial driver license, Class B with tanker  endorsement.
  • Must pass background check:  Criminal and Traffic
    • Conviction of a crime will not be an absolute bar to employment
  • Must pass initial and all random alcohol & drug tests
  • Required legal authorization to work - United States citizenship or legal authorization to work in the United States
  • This position requires the employee to furnish his/her own hand tools
  • Must have a working phone, can be either land line or cell phone



The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job: 

Work is conducted primarily indoors in a shop environment with occasional outdoor activity.  When working outdoors, employees will be exposed to a variety of climatic conditions such as cold, heat, wind, rain, dust and snow.  The noise level experienced will be from moderate to loud.  Work is generally scheduled Monday through Friday.  Rarely travel to other locations may be required by passenger vehicle. 


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job: 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; talk; use hand to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; climb or balance; twist and turn the upper body; stoop, kneel, crouch, climb, or crawl; and reach with hands and arms.  Hearing voice conversation is essential to safe and effective job performance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  Physical demands are described as medium to high (exert up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 lbs. of force frequently, and up to 10 lbs. of force constantly to move objects).  Data entry and other tasks will require minimal sitting at a computer for short periods of time.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, adjust focus, color vision, and peripheral vision. 


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of requirements and duties.  Clear Creek County provides reasonable job-related accommodations for disabled persons.