Automotive Mechanic 2, District Garage, PN 20051553 & 20050976

Who We Are:

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) oversees building and maintaining the nation’s 5 th largest interstate system and the 2 nd largest number of bridges. We take pride in providing safe and efficient roadways for the people of Ohio and to the people traveling within our great state. And in order to achieve that, we do A LOT! From Planning, Engineering, Construction to Law, HR, Communications, IT and everything in between, ODOT has a career for just about everyone. ODOTers are hardworking, passionate, and dedicated to public service. We strive to achieve our agency’s vision every day: To be a long term, reliable, professional, and highly productive organization.

Ohio is a Disability Inclusion State and strives to be a Model Employer of Individuals with disabilities. The State of Ohio is committed to providing access and inclusion and reasonable accommodation in its services, activities, programs, and employment opportunities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and other applicable laws. If you have a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to utilize the Careers.Ohio.Gov Website Portal, send an email to .

ODOT’s Mission Statement:

To provide easy movement of people and goods from place to place. We will:

-Take care of what we have

-Make our system work better

-Improve safety

-Enhance capacity

What You Will Do:

-Performs preventative maintenance and service on cars, trucks, and equipment

-Repairs, rebuilds, and/or replaces major parts

-Performs minor repairs or other related mechanical work

Who we are looking for:

-Motivated, hardworking mechanic

-Safety Driven

-A positive team player

-Honest, accountable, trustworthy, and respectful

Benefits to you:

-Extensive benefits including medical, vision, dental and basic life insurance

-11 paid holidays per year

-Paid time off with vacation, sick and personal leave accruals

-At least a 14% employer contribution in to your OPERS pension plan

-Pay increases pursuant to the OCSEA Collective Bargaining Agreement

-Employee Tuition reimbursement programs

-Work/Life Balance

-The opportunity to work on an important mission

Official Position Description:

Performs preventative maintenance & service (e.g., tunes gas &/or diesel engines; inspects vehicles/equipment for damage; adjusts parts; changes fluids; operates electronic system scope) on cars, trucks, mowers, lawn mowers, stake body trucks, tractors, generators, chain saws, weed eaters, pumps, tar distributors & other motorized equipment as assigned by supervisor. Test drives state vehicle/equipment (e.g., cars, trucks, mowers, lawn mowers, stake body trucks, tractors, generators, chain saws, weed eaters, pumps, tar distributors & other motorized equipment) to ensure proper operation after completion of repairs.

Rebuilds, replaces &/or repairs major parts on cars, trucks, & other equipment (e.g., exhaust system, carburetors, electrical systems, water or fuel pumps, batteries, brake systems, clutches, & alternators).

Performs minor repairs or other related mechanical work (e.g., adjusts valves; changes & repairs all types of tires; cleans or replaces diesel injectors; repairs or replaces hydraulic pumps or systems; replaces shocks; installs snow plow blades; performs minor body repair work).

Maintains Equipment Management System (EMS) records on parts used & work performed on equipment; orders &/or picks up parts. Service & repairs of highway equipment in the field; uses welding equipment to straighten & fabricate metal.

Snow removal when necessary & other related duties as required (e.g., keeps garage area, equipment & tools clean & orderly; mows grass; operates snow plow, tow truck or other equipment; repairs mowers & sharpens blades; pumps gasoline & diesel fuel & maintain daily records of same; attends training school). Performs other related maintenance duties as assigned by supervisor.

24 mos. exp. in automotive repair & maintenance of variety of vehicles or equipment. The final applicant accepted for this position will be required to submit to urinalysis prior to appointment to test for illegal drug use. An applicant with a positive test result will not be offered employment, per Section 3719.01 & 3719.41 of Ohio revised code. Valid commercial driver’s license required if motor equipment is of type & size regulated by sections 4506.01 & 4506.12 of Ohio revised code.

-Or equivalent of Minimum Class Qualifications For Employment noted above may be substituted for the experience required, but not for the mandated licensure.

Valid Class A CDL without airbrake restriction, with tanker endorsement, must be obtained during probationary period & maintained thereafter.

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