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Diesel and Construction Equipment Mechanic

Company: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania
Location: Norristown
Posted on: June 8, 2024

Job Description:

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is seeking Diesel and Construction Equipment Mechanics to support the Montgomery County Maintenance Organization! If you're a Diesel and Construction Equipment Mechanic who finds a sense of fulfillment in repair and maintenance, apply today!

This is a licensed and trained automotive and heavy equipment mechanic that performs a variety of analytical, preventative maintenance, and repair duties for a fleet of construction equipment, trucks, automobiles, and hand tools. The equipment is powered by gasoline and diesel engines.Interested in learning more? Additional details regarding this position can be found in the Position Description. Work Schedule and Additional Information:Full-time employment.Work hours vary from Summer - 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, to Winter - 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Monday - Friday, with 30-minute lunch.Travel, overtime and shift work required. Work hours subject to change based on seasonal requirements and operational needs. Salary: In some cases, the starting salary may be non-negotiable.You will receive further communication regarding this position via email. Check your email, including spam/junk folders, for these notices.
Minimum Experience and Training Requirements:

  • Successful completion of the commonwealth's Diesel and Construction Equipment Mechanic Trainee program; or
  • Two years of journey level mechanic experience in the diagnosis and repair of automobiles, heavy trucks, or construction equipment, which includes one year of experience in the diagnosis and repair of diesel vehicles or equipment; or
  • An equivalent combination of experience and training.
    Special Requirements:
  • Must possess a valid Class A or Class B Commercial Driver's License.
  • Must possess a valid Medical Examiner's Certificate in accordance with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
    Conditions of Employment:
    All employees must obtain an active certification issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation in the operation of heavy trucks and loaders within the probationary period.Employees may be required to obtain and maintain CDL endorsements and certifications necessary to operate specific pieces of equipment.Certain positions may require employees to possess a valid Pennsylvania Class 1, 4, or 7 Inspection Mechanic Certification on the first day of employment. Certain positions require the operation of vehicles or equipment with a manual transmission. This position is subject to Drug and Alcohol testing in accordance with Federal Regulations.
    Additional Requirement:
  • You must be able to perform essential job functions.
    How to Apply:
  • Resumes, cover letters, and similar documents will not be reviewed, and the information contained therein will not be considered for the purposes of determining your eligibility for the position. Information to support your eligibility for the position must be provided on the application (i.e., relevant, detailed experience/education).
  • If you are claiming education in your answers to the supplemental application questions, you must attach a copy of your college transcripts for your claim to be accepted toward meeting the minimum requirements. Unofficial transcripts are acceptable.
  • Your application must be submitted by the posting closing date. Late applications and other required materials will not be accepted.
  • Failure to comply with the above application requirements may eliminate you from consideration for this position.
    Veterans: Pennsylvania law (51 Pa. C.S. *7103) provides employment preference for qualified veterans for appointment to many state and local government jobs. To learn more about employment preferences for veterans, go to and click the Veterans' Preference tab or contact us at
    Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS):
  • 711 (hearing and speech disabilities or other individuals).
    If you are contacted for an interview and need accommodations due to a disability, please discuss your request for accommodations with the interviewer in advance of your interview date.
    The Commonwealth is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. The Commonwealth values inclusion as we seek to recruit, develop, and retain the most qualified people to serve the citizens of Pennsylvania. The Commonwealth does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, ancestry, union membership, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, AIDS or HIV status, disability, or any other categories protected by applicable federal or state law. All diverse candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia , Diesel and Construction Equipment Mechanic, Professions , Norristown, Pennsylvania

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