Kansas State Employment Center

Job Description

Job Title:   Equipment Mechanic Series

County:   Anderson

Req. No:   189615

Agency Name:   Department of Transportation

Posting Type:   External  --> Click here for Definition of Posting Type

Applications accepted through:    ,

Job Description:

Kansas Tax Clearance Certificate:
Each applicant applying for a State of Kansas job vacancy must obtain a State Tax Clearance Certificate by accessing the Kansas Department of Revenue's website .

Your application will be considered incomplete if an ACTUAL COPY of your Certificate is not submitted within 48 hours after the posting closes.
E-mail: TAX CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES to: kdothqjobs@ks.gov

A Tax Clearance is a comprehensive tax account review to determine and ensure that an individual's account is compliant with all primary Kansas Tax Laws. A Tax Clearance expires every 90 days. Applicants are responsible for submitting a valid certificate with all other application materials to the hiring agency. This is in accordance with Executive Order 2004-03. If you need assistance with the tax clearance, please contact (785) 296-3199.

Kansas Department of Transportation
The State of Kansas as an employer offers remarkable benefits that are invaluable to the professional and personal lives of our employees. At KDOT, we reward our staff's hard work by providing training opportunities, a family-oriented work environment, and service recognition. Promotional opportunities and flexible schedules are also offered. KDOT is a great place to work! Come be a part of our team!

The position you are viewing is located in Garnett.  This position is full-time, unclassified position with benefits. Salary begins at $15.38 per hour, depending on experience and/or skill level of applicant.

Performs all types of maintenance & repairs on all types of automotive equipment, including diesel & gasoline. Diagnoses malfunctions and troubleshoots to determine cause of failure; makes operational tests of systems. Makes working diagnoses of mechanical failure by means of visual & auditory checks & use of test equipment, such as voltmeters, armature growlers, brake testers, test stands, compression gauge testers, ohmmeters and engine analyzers to determine the exact nature of extent of repair or adjustment needed to complete work orders. Removes, disassembles, repairs, adjusts, overhauls, modifies, reassembles and installs or replaces engine & major assemblies, sub-assemblies, wheel balancing & brake & clutch adjustments. May occasionally perform oxyacetylene and electric welding or blacksmithing, as in forming, bonding & tempering iron & steel. May assist in the training of lower level employees. Maintains standard shop records such as time sheets, repair orders and job orders.

The selected candidate for this position will be expected to have their own hand tools to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position. Click here to see KDOT's policy and a list of required tools.  Applicants will be considered for the position without the required tools; however, the required tools must be available for use on the first day of work.

This CDL position is subject to drug and alcohol testing under the authority of the US Department of Transportation.  The selected candidate will be required to pass a DOT drug test as a condition of employment in this position.  A CDL must be obtained within 60 days of accepting employment.

Any Commercial Driver who has received a Confirmed Positive Test Result or the Equivalent and has not successfully completed all Rehabilitation Program requirements and follow-up testing requirements is not eligible for this position. (Per SOM 2.1.10).

This position is subject to a pre-employment physical.  The selected candidate will be required to pass the screening as a condition of employment in this position.

Due to the nature of the work, incumbent may/will be required to work additional hours when needed, including nights and weekends.  Additional hours will be assigned by the supervisor depending on the needs of the agency.

For more details, download the full position description.

NOTE:  If you lack any of the required experience and want us to consider relevant education, you must provide copies of your transcripts/certificates before the closing date.

Essential Requirements:
Six months of experience in automotive and/or diesel mechanics to meet the needs of the agency.  Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.

Preferred Criteria:
Knowledge of the standard principles, methods & tools along with knowledge of the principles of internal combustion engines, different drive trains, gear boxes, hydraulic systems and electrical systems.  Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the automotive mechanic's trade.

When completing a job application for positions at KDOT it is extremely important that your application is filled out completely with accurate and specific information. Applications may be rejected if not completed entirely and the job duties are not specific.

STEP 1: Register by completing the online Personal Data Form.
(Skip this step if you already have an Applicant ID number.)

STEP 2: Complete and submit an ONLINE Application to the following Agency:
Transportation, Headquarters
OR Mail the PAPER Application to the following:
Eisenhower State Office Building - 1st Floor East; 700 SW Harrison St; Topeka, KS 66603-3754.

STEP 3: Submit additional required documents (including Tax Clearance Certificate) to the specific recruiter designated on this job announcement.
Include your name and job requisition number on all correspondence when submitting documents.

For further employment information please contact the recruiter, Jessica Mills:
Email:    kdothqjobs@ks.gov
Phone:  (785)296-3721
Fax:       (785)296-0145

Verification of identity and employment eligibility to work in the United States is required by federal law.  For a list of acceptable documents that establish these criteria, please refer to the federal Form I-9.   KDOT does not provide sponsorships.

To view Employee Rights and Responsibilities under the FMLA, please refer to the Employer Notice form.

Please contact the agency recruiter if a reasonable accommodation is needed for any part of the application or hiring process.

The Kansas Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants regardless of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, military or veteran status, or disability status will be given consideration for the position. KDOT works to foster diversity and looks forward to applications from all qualified applicants.


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