Town of Bethel Full-Time Heavy Truck/Equipment Mechanic

The Town of Bethel is seeking applicants for a full-time Heavy Truck/Equipment Mechanic & Operator. This position performs a range of skilled and semi-skilled work in the maintenance, rebuilding, and repair of Town vehicles and equipment; maintains a fleet schedule for approximately 25 vehicles and equipment; performs a variety of maintenance and construction tasks, including winter plow operations.
We are seeking a person who has a strong work ethic, a team player, and who demonstrates excellent mechanic skills.
This position reports to the Public Works Director. The work week is Monday through Friday although the employee may need to work on the weekends occasionally. The Town offers a competitive wage and benefit package
Essential skills and knowledge include:
• Thorough knowledge of standard practices and equipment of the automotive trace
• Thorough knowledge of the functions and operational methods of public works equipment, fire trucks and rescue vehicles
• Thorough knowledge of the principles of gasoline and diesel engines and of the mechanical repair of heavy trucks and auxiliary automotive equipment
• Thorough knowledge of electronic controls used with automobiles, trucks, heavy equipment, fire trucks, and rescue vehicles
• Working knowledge of welding methods and techniques, with the ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems
• Skill in the use and care of hand and machine tools, and ability to furnish some of the necessary hand tools
• Ability to operate a variety of light and heavy equipment

Must have and maintain a current valid driver’s license and a valid State of Maine Class B driver’s license with a clean driving record, or the ability to obtain one within six months.

Qualified Candidates are invited to apply as follows:
Complete an application (located on the Town of Bethel website) and send via e-mail to
hrmeconsulting@maine.rr.com
or via mail to:

Office of the Town Manager
19 Main Street, P.O. Box 1660
Bethel, ME 04217

We will accept applications until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin October 4, 2021
The Town of Bethel is committed to diversity in its workforce.
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.
 





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