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City of Greenfield DPW Mechanic in Greenfield, Massachusetts

GREENFIELD PLEASE SEE WEBSITE FOR FULL JOB DESCRIPTION Assistant Mechanic/Mechanic/OR Master Mechanic Department of Public Works Full-Time, Benefited Position We are looking for an experienced individual to join our team as an Assistant Mechanic, Mechanic, or Master Mechanic, depending on their level of experience, licenses, and certifications. The successful candidate will be responsible for operating a variety of equipment vehicles at our Transfer Station, including Class B or A tractor trailers, Refuse Trucks, Recycle Trucks, Wheel loader, Compact Wheel loader, log loader, fork lift, trucks, roadside mower, and any other necessary equipment. This role will also involve performing routine unskilled and semi-skilled tasks, as well as manual labor. Knowledge, Ability, Skill, Attitude: Ability to establish and maintain satisfactory relationships with supervisors, coworkers, and vendors. Aptitude for and ability to safely operate vehicles, tools and equipment utilized. Must be punctual and perform all aspects of job responsibilities with honesty and integrity. Operational and repair knowledge of departmental vehicles, equipment and their general maintenance. Ability and knowledge of standard caution protocol in operating heavy equipment or handling chemicals or other toxic materials; utilization of proper sanitary precautions. Ability to perform moderate to strenuous duties. Must demonstrate organizational and time management skills. Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing; must work effectively and independently in situations where deviations and irregularities occur. Ability to inspect, analyze, evaluate, diagnose and correct basic vehicle, equipment and process failures; ensure safety and professional work standards are set and maintained. Education and Experience: Educational level sufficient to understand and follow specific verbal or written instructions; and, to provide written equipment and other requisite reports as demonstrated by attainment of a high school or vocational school education or equivalency; two (2) years of relevant experience, or a combination that enables performance of all aspects of the position.