Date Posted: November 4, 2020
Deadline: May 8, 2015
Organization: South Carolina Forestry Commission
Wages/Salary: $26,139 - $37,250
A high school diploma and two (2) years of work experience directly related to the area of employment to include automotive and equipment repair, diesel engines, heavy equipment and light duty vehicles. Welding experience is required. Position requires a Commercial Driver?s License (CDL). Candidate must pass the written CDL test before employment. CDL driving portion passed within 90 working days of employment. Mandatory drug test required.
Performs skilled routine and general maintenance to automotive and fire suppression equipment, such as trucks, tractors (diesel and gas powered), and miscellaneous equipment. Pulls engines and transmissions, rebuilds engines, replaces wheel seals, rotates tires, changes undercarriage parts on bulldozers, replaces bed boards on low boy trailers and other miscellaneous duties. Conducts diagnostic testing and identifies problems to determine vehicle and equipment malfunctions; repairs vehicles and heavy equipment in the repair shop and during service calls. Performs welding activities.
Overnight travel may be required for large fire incidents in the state that require a mechanic on duty. Out of state travel may be required for Southeastern fire incidents.