MECHANICAL REPAIRER, LIGHT EQUIPMENT
Under direction, performs routine maintenance and repair work on
motorized equipment such as small tractors, small trucks, power
chain saws, spray machines, and so forth; and/or performs maintenance
and repair work on grounds and/or roads; does other related
duties as required.
NOTE: The examples of work for this title are for
illustrative purposes only. A particular position using this
title may not perform all duties listed in this job
specification. Conversely, all duties performed on the job may
not be listed.
EXAMPLES OF WORK:
Removes worn out parts and installs replacement parts in
motorized equipment such as small tractors, air compressors,
power chain saws, small cement mixers, chipper machines, snow
blowers, spray machines, lawn mowers, hedge trimmers or other
light mechanical equipment used for the repair and/or maintenance
of parks, grounds, trees, or other public facilities.
Adjusts cutting edges and sharpens cutting blades.
Replaces defective motors, filtering, or ignition parts.
Replaces worn tires, rollers, or wheels.
Lubricates necessary linkages.
Makes simple electrical tests and repairs on ignition, lighting,
and control circuits.
Transports equipment to job site.
Performs manual and unskilled laboring work.
Keeps essential records and files.
Will be required to learn to utilize various types of electronic
and/or manual recording and information systems used by the
agency, office, or related units.
Three (3) years of experience in the installation, maintenance, and
repair of varied types of motors, vehicles, and equipment.
Appointees will be required to possess a driver's license
valid in New Jersey only if the operation of a vehicle, rather
than employee mobility, is necessary to perform essential duties
of the position.
KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of standard tools, materials, methods, practices, and
occupational hazards and safety precautions involved in
maintenance work on small motorized equipment.
Ability to understand, remember, and carry out oral and written
Ability to take necessary precautions in performing the work.
Ability to properly store, safeguard, and label equipment.
Ability to maintain essential records and files.
Ability to diagnose and perform necessary repairs to small
Ability to utilize various types of electronic and/or manual
recording and information systems used by the agency, office, or
Ability to read, write, speak, understand, and communicate in
English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position.
American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as
acceptable forms of communication.
Persons with mental or physical disabilities are eligible as
long as they can perform the essential functions of the job after
reasonable accommodation is made to their known limitations. If
the accommodation cannot be made because it would cause the
employer undue hardship, such persons may not be eligible.
CODES: LG-02451@ MCK 05/16/06
This job specification is for local government use only.