Tuesday , April 16 2024

California Fire Department Jobs – Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Website Cal Fire

Job Description:

The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (CAL FIRE) is California’s fire department and resource management agency. The organization is comprised of nearly 8,000 permanent and seasonal employees. The mission of the Department is to serve and safeguard the people and protect the property and resources of California.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Inspects equipment to locate and determine the extent of necessary repairs and the corrective action necessary
  • Maintains and repairs automobiles, trucks, tractors, power shovels, graders, snowplows, pumps, air compressors, diesel and gasoline engines and similar equipment
  • Constructs new special equipment or modifies existing equipment including body frames and running gear
  • Makes installation of or repairs to special equipment
  • Operates and maintains tools and machinery used in the repair and maintenance of heavy maintenance and construction equipment
  • Advises in the selection of parts and equipment
  • Estimates repair costs
  • Instructs operators in the proper operation and servicing of equipment

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to read and write English at a level required for successful job performance
  • Ability to fabricate, repair and make adjustments to various equipment and systems (i.e., heavy construction and maintenance equipment, gas and diesel powered trucks, etc.)
  • Ability to install and test pumps, motors and similar equipment
  • Ability to perform welding
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to estimate repair costs
  • Ability to work from drawings and sketches and make sketches of broken parts for replacement
  • Ability to make repairs in the field without supervision.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Possession of a valid California Class 3 driver license.

Job Details:

Company: Cal Fire

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Modesto, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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