JOB POSTING NOTICE Galveston County is seeking a new Mechanic Helper for Professional Services Fleet Management Department! The right candidate will be able to provide assistance to mechanics in the repair and maintenance of department vehicles and equipment. JOB TITLE: Mechanic Helper DEPARTMENT: Fleet Management HOURLY RATE: $13.76 an hour JOB GRADE: 9A OFFICE ADDRESS: 5115 Highway 3 Dickinson, TX 77539 OFFICE HOURS: 7:00am to 3:30 pm, Monday Friday WEBSITE: http://www.galvestoncountytx.gov/hr/Pages/Jobs-Online.aspx BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, TCDRS Retirement, AUL Alternate Plan TO APPLY: To apply please visit our website: http://www.galvestoncountytx.gov/hr/Pages/Jobs-Online.aspx and fill out our online application or apply in person at 722 Moody, 3rd Floor Human Resources Office. QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIRED SKILLS High School Diploma/GED 1+ years of experience using hand and power tools 1+ years of experience in the maintenance of tools and equipment 1+ years of experience in general fleet maintenance jobs Must have basic computer skills Ability to lift 50 lbs Must pass a Criminal Background check. Must pass a driver s license background check. Must possess a valid Texas Driver s License. Must be able to pass alcohol and drug testing. RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE Assists in repair and overhauling truck brakes and clutches. Assists in repairing of hydraulic and electrical systems on heavy road equipment and diesel vehicles. Operates testing equipment to troubleshoot and diagnoses equipment failures. Assists in replacing water and fuel pumps. Performs field repairs of disabled vehicles and equipment. Completes daily activity reports. Assists in performing transmission and engine repairs. Repairs and balances tires. Repairs gas operated weedeaters and chain saws. Assists in rebuilding front suspensions and differentials. Assists in replacing starters and alternators. Assists in replacing heater cores, heater hoses and radiator hoses. Assists in repairing exhaust systems. Replaces broken glass. Maintains tools and mechanic shop. Operates road equipment and vehicles for testing purposes. Able to report regularly for work and be on time and performs other duties as assigned by supervisor. Date Posted: 5/19/2017 ADA/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/VETS WELCOME