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  • Mechanic

    CVG -- Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport
    Job Description
    Responsible for skilled repair and maintenance work on gasoline and diesel powered equipment, including heavy construction equipment, snow removal equipment, aircraft crash trucks and fire and police vehicles with onboard computer systems.
      ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
      This class specification represents only the core areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the needs of the department.
    • Inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects in gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and equipment.
    • Troubleshoots and repairs brake systems including ABS.
    • Maintains records of repairs made, orders, and time worked.
    • Makes emergency repairs out of the shop.
    • Troubleshoots and repairs hydraulic systems on vehicles and equipment.
    • Troubleshoots and repairs electrical and electronic systems on vehicles and equipment.
    • Maintains specialized snow and fire and police equipment.
    • Operate and inspect all vehicles and equipment in order to diagnose defects.
    • Troubleshoot and repair AC components on all vehicles and equipment.
    • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacture’s specifications.
    • Repair and/or replace damaged or worn parts.
    • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoist, cranes and hand tools.
    • Clean, lubricate, and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles.
    • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges.
    • Read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
    • Overhaul and test equipment to ensure proper operations and efficiency.
    • Assemble gear systems.
    • Adjust and maintain, and repair or replace, subassemblies, such as transmissions and differential assemblies.
    • Responds to airport emergencies as needed. Operates all snow equipment and communicates on the airfield and with co-workers in high stress situations.
    • Performs other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned.
    TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

    High School Degree or GED and five years experience in the repair of gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and equipment including strong experience working on large diesel vehicles/equipment; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

       
    LICENSING/CERTIFICATIONS:
    • Commercial Driver’s license – Class A
    • Security Identification Display Area Clearance (SIDA)
    KNOWLEDGE OF:
    • Theory, care, and operation of internal combustion engines;
    • Diesel engines, including fuel rail systems
    • Wide variety of hand and power tools;
    • OSHA Standards, Airfield and FAA Regulations.
    SKILL IN:
    • Use of a variety of computer-based technologies including word processing, and spreadsheets;
    • Establishing and maintaining effective, fair, cooperative, collaborative and respectful relationships with internal and external colleagues, peers, work teams and workgroups;
    • Demonstrated skill in the diagnosis and repair of mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic systems.
    ADA AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

    Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, walking, lifting, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

    Very Heavy Work: exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

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