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 Employment Opportunities in Cambridge

NOTICE OF POSTING

POSTING DATE: July 1, 2019
LABOR APPLICATIONS ARE ACCEPTED ON ONGOING BASIS

Cambridge residents are especially encouraged to apply.

Department: Public Works Department (DPW)
Job Title: Motor Equipment Repairworker/MEO
Job Code: C674
Civil Service Position: Subject to Civil Service rules and regulations
Union Affiliation: Teamster Local 25
Hours Per Week: 40 hours per week

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Under the supervision of the Working Foreperson performs skilled repair and maintenance of motor equipment; inspects and troubleshoots gasoline and diesel internal combustion engine-powered vehicles and other engine powered equipment; does tune-ups; repairs electrical systems; adjusts brakes and clutches, adjusts or replaces carburetors; does front-end work such as wheel alignment; removes and replaces clutches and transmissions, removes and disassembles diesel and gasoline engines, replaces faulty or work parts; grinds valves; performs engine overhauls; performs auto body work and related welding and metal working duties.  May also perform preventive maintenance tasks such as lubrication and replacing oil filters and other similar duties. Also performs skilled repair of diesel equipment; troubleshoots diesel equipment to determine repairs; maintains and repairs diesel engines on trucks, heavy construction equipment, and other diesel-powered equipment; repairs ignition, fuel, and electrical systems. May supervise a small crew of workers at a lower skill level such as laborers, helpers, and maintenance workers.  Perform other, and related duties as assigned.  

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Two (2) years of mechanic experience and a current and valid Commercial Driver's License Class B.  Department of Transportation medical certifications may be required of applicants pursuant to the Teamsters Local 25 collective bargaining agreement.   

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  Lifting between 25-100 pounds, proper bending, squatting, stretching, pushing, climbing, dragging, and pulling.   

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ADDITIONAL BENEFITS: 

  • Competitive Health, Dental and Vision benefits
  • Vacation and sick leave eligible
  • Sick Incentive Pay eligible
  • 3 Personal Days
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Clothing Allowance, $1000 per year
  • Applicants may be eligible for additional compensation based on relevant certifications and licenses including ASE certifications and Master Technician status.

RATE: $21.02 - $28.69 per hour + Excellent Benefits

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

All applicants must complete a Labor Service Application available from and returned to: Personnel Dept, Room 309, City Hall, 795 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA  02139. Fax: (617) 349-4312

The City of Cambridge is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer. Women, minorities, veterans, members of the LGBTQ+ community, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

CITY OF CAMBRIDGE RESIDENTS ESPECIALLY ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

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