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Mechanic II
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Job Description

Job Title: Mechanic II

FLSA Status / Grade: Non-Exempt/3

Group: Various


Position Summary

Performs installation, maintenance and repair of mechanical equipment used for a variety of environmental projects.


Essential Functions

  • Installs, repairs and maintains mechanical equipment, including heavy equipment and vehicles, as needed, on project sites.
  • Ensures that the installation and repair of equipment complies with agency policy and local codes and regulations.
  • Replaces units or parts, such as gears, bearings, and filters.
  • Tests newly installed and pre-existing mechanical equipment.
  • Orders replacement parts for equipment.
  • Identifies and confirms time frame for completion of repairs.
  • Uses precision tools such as micrometer migs, dial indicators and RPM indicators.
  • Communicates the necessity for proper and timely maintenance of all equipment to operators and/or management personnel.
  • Assists management personnel to train on site staff in proper equipment maintenance techniques.
  • Works with management and other maintenance staff to develop and implement a preventative maintenance program for mechanical equipment and vehicles.
  • Operate MES vehicles.


Other Responsibilities

Persons appointed to this position are subject to be called to duty in emergencies.

Performs other work-related duties as assigned.


Supervisory Requirements

May require supervision of Mechanic I positions. Responsibilities may include overall direction, coordination and evaluation of managed staff. Responsibilities may also include interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, delegating and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; and addressing complaints and resolving problems.


Education and Experience

Graduation from a standard high school or possession of GED equivalency certificate and five years’ experience performing installation, repair and maintenance of mechanical equipment.

Formal schooling from an accredited vocational school with a major in a related field may be substituted for experience. Education experience may be substituted on a year-for-year basis for up to three years of the required experience.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must be able to pass a standard physical exam for this job series.

Must be able to communicate effectively, orally and in writing and the ability to follow oral and written instructions.

Ability to lift 50 pounds.



Licenses and Certifications

Possession of a valid driver's license with less than six points under Maryland law


Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand and walk and use hands and arms to handle equipment. The employee is also regularly required to hear and talk. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and climb to service equipment.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The employee is occasionally required to lift 50 pounds, using proper lifting technique and regularly required to use proper protective equipment such as coveralls, vision and hearing protection, steel-toed shoes and hard hats when necessary.


Work Environment


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outdoor weather conditions including cold, heat, wind, rain, snow, mud, ice and dust, and may require travel to work by boat to some field locations. The noise level in the work environmental is moderate to loud. 


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