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HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN (Equipment Technician) - Range 17 / IBE-TECH

Company: Municipality of Anchorage
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Information

Open to the general public and any current Municipal employee

This position is represented by the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1547 (Technicians) and is subject to the provisions of the current agreement between the Municipality of Anchorage and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 1547 (Technicians).

DEPARTMENT: Maintenance & Operations

HOURS OF WORK: 40 hours per week. Schedule is currently a 4/10 work week, Monday through Friday; 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

LOCATION: 4333 Bering Street

Example of Duties

Inspect, adjust, diagnose, maintain, initiate parts requisition, and repair heavy equipment and/or light duty vehicles. This position requires welding, fabricating, and mounting skills. Knowledge, skill, and ability in utilization of the standard and complex diagnostic tools of the trade. Perform preventive maintenance services, Department of Transportation (DOT) brake inspection, and all phases of tire maintenance. Perform complete inspections on the equipment/vehicles, including all attached components to facilitate seasonal re-builds. Perform I/ M emissions tests. Perform mechanical duties requiring the operation and use of a wide variety of hand and power-driven tools and equipment. Ensure the quality and expediency of all work performed. Utilize the equipment maintenance management software to document work performed. Must provide own standard tools of the trade. Perform other related duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications / Substitutions / Preferences

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and completion of an approved journeyman mechanic apprenticeship program and four (4) years of automotive, construction equipment, transit bus, and truck maintenance and repair experience.

OR

High school diploma, GED, or equivalent and five (5) years of automotive, construction equipment, transit bus, and truck maintenance and repair experience.

Must possess the following:

  • At time of hire - Valid State of Alaska Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

OR

  • At time of application - Valid driver's license - Note: Current valid driver's license MUST be attached to the application in order to be considered.
  • At time of hire - Valid State of Alaska driver's license AND State of Alaska Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP).
  • Within 120 days - must obtain a valid State of Alaska Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL).

Special Requirements:

Incumbents are required to furnish hand tools common to the trade.

Additional Important Information

Preference will be given to current Municipality of Anchorage employees. Municipality of Anchorage employees who are successful in the screening process will be forwarded to the department for consideration prior to any non-Municipality of Anchorage applicants.

The Municipality of Anchorage participates in the U.S. Department of Homeland Security E-verify Program. For more information, please go to http://www.uscis.gov/E-verify. E-Verify is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

If selected for hire, the appointment in this position will be conditional based upon a satisfactory background check. A background check encompasses criminal history, verifying education, and verifying dates of employment.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the submission of a current copy of the applicant's State of Alaska driver's license & State of Alaska Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) or State of Alaska Class B Commercial Driver's License (CDL); and a current (dated within 30 days from date requested) copy of his/her Department of Motor Vehicle driving record, including a driving record from previous states if the Alaska driver's license was first issued within one year prior to application, documenting an acceptable driving history. The processing fee(s) are the responsibility of the selected applicant.

For information on acceptable driving history, please refer to the MOA Driving Conviction Guidelines.

All required certifications and licenses must remain current for the duration of employment.

As a condition of employment, the person selected will be required to successfully complete a drug screening prior to beginning work and will be subject to future periodic drug and alcohol tests on a random basis without advance notice.

If selected for hire, appointment in this position will be conditional based upon the satisfactory review and completion of the Previous Employer Alcohol & Drug Test Information Forms. Names, addresses, and phone numbers for positions that required Department of Transportation testing for the last two years will be required in compliance with 40.25 and 382.405(f) and (h).

Military Service Interview Preference:

Veterans or who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach to the application a copy of their DD Form 214, DD Form 256, NGB Form 22, or a letter from the US Department of Veterans Affairs recognizing the person as a veteran. The attached documentation must show an honorable discharge or general (under honorable conditions) discharge. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

Individuals currently serving as a member in good standing in the National Guard or the organized military reserves who wish to be considered for interview preference as permitted in Municipal Personnel Rules 3.30.031 D must attach proof of current service to the application. Proof of current service can be shown by submission of a statement of service which, at a minimum, shows full name, date of birth, Social Security Number, date service began, branch of service, rank, name of command providing the information, and unit of assignment. The statement of service must be on a form or letterhead of the individual's command organization and show the name, signature, title and contact information for the signer providing the statement of service. The minimum qualifications of the position must be met for preference consideration.

The Municipality of Anchorage is an employer of National Service. Please be sure to include any volunteer work with AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, or other national service programs on your application in the work history portion.

Application Process:

Once applicants click the "Apply" link underneath the header section of a vacancy announcement, they will be directed to the www.GovernmentJobs.com website to log into their existing account (or to create an account) of their application profile. Applicants will create or review their profile, make any updates necessary, and submit their application from their personal account. NOTE: The GovernmentJobs website and applicant's profile accounts are not administered by the Municipality of Anchorage. For technical assistance or customer service regarding an account profile, applicants may contact the GovernmentJobs customer support line at 1-855-524-5627.

For general questions regarding Municipal vacancy announcements or the employment process with the Municipality of Anchorage, applicants may contact the Human Resources Department at (907) 343-4447 during regular business hours of Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m., Alaska Time.

The MOA is an EO and AA employer and complies with Title I of the ADA.

For information regarding requests for reasonable accommodations related to employment under the Americans with Disabilities Act, please contact the Municipality of Anchorage ADA Coordinator at (907) 343-4571

The Municipality of Anchorage (MOA) offers a competitive benefits package to eligible employees that may include:

Health / Medical Benefits:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision/Audio
  • Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending Accounts - Health and Dependent Care
  • Health Savings Accounts

Retirement:

  • State of Alaska Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) Program
  • 401(k) and 457 Savings Plans

Employer Paid Benefits:

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Leave Plan
  • 11 Paid Holidays

For an overview of our medical benefit package go to http://www.muni.org/Departments/employee_relations/Pages/BenefitsSummaries.

01

In order to be considered, applicants must provide accurate and complete education and work history information in its entirety. The referenced information listed on the online application will be used to determine the applicant's qualifications toward meeting the minimum requirements for the position (e.g., if you list that you have 6 years of experience in a certain field, that experience must be easily identifiable on the 'Work Experience' section of your application).

Attaching a resume is not an alternative to filling out the application in its entirety. Noting "see resume" or any similar comment on any portion of your application may lead to you being disqualified for the position.

If the experience you reference in the below questions is not clearly included and described in your Work History section, your application will be considered not qualified for this position and you may be removed from consideration.

Do you understand, in order to be considered for this position, accurate and complete education and work history information must be provided?

  • Yes
  • No

02

Which of the following best describes your level of education?

  • None / Less than High School
  • High School Diploma / GED / Equivalent
  • Associate's Degree
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Master's Degree or higher

03

Have you completed an approved journeyman mechanic apprenticeship program?

  • Yes
  • No

04

How many years of experience do you have in automotive, construction equipment, transit bus, and truck maintenance and repair?

  • Less than 4 years
  • 4 years to less than 5 years
  • 5 years to less than 6 years
  • 6 years to less than 7 years
  • 7 years or more

05

Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History support your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

06

Do you possess a valid State of Alaska Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B or greater, OR have the ability to obtain one by the time of hire?

  • Yes
  • No

07

If you do not have a valid State of Alaska Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B or greater, do you currently possess a valid driver's license at the time of this application? Note: Current valid driver's license MUST be attached to the application in order to be considered.

  • Yes
  • No
  • N/A I have a State of Alaska CDL Class B (or greater)

08

Do you possess a valid State of Alaska driver's license AND a valid State of Alaska Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP), OR have the ability to obtain them by the time of hire?

  • Yes
  • No
  • N/A I have a State of Alaska CDL Class B (or greater)

09

Do you understand that if you do not have a current State of Alaska Commercial Driver's License (CDL) Class B or greater, you must obtain one within 120 days of hire date?

  • Yes
  • No
  • N/A I have a State of Alaska CDL Class B (or greater)

10

Do you possess the hand tools common to the position you are applying for?

  • Yes
  • No

11

How many years of experience do you have using Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, and Outlook)?

  • No experience
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 year to less than 2 years
  • 2 years to less than 4 years
  • 4 years or more

12

Describe the experience you referenced for the above question and indicate which position(s) in your application's Work History supports your response.

Noting "see resume", "N/A", or a similar comment may result in you being removed from consideration for this position.

13

Do you have the ability to lift/carry 50 pounds or more with or without reasonable accommodation?

  • Yes
  • No

Required Question

Agency Municipality of Anchorage

Address 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 605

Anchorage, Alaska, 99501

Phone (907) 343-4447

Website http://www.muni.org/jol

Keywords: Municipality of Anchorage, Anchorage , HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC/TECHNICIAN (Equipment Technician) - Range 17 / IBE-TECH, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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