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SC Department of Public Safety Mechanic III (61034382) in Richland County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

Assists supervisor in directing daily operations of truck body assembly shop and serves as lead mechanic technician for installing and maintaining dump, platform, and utility bodies on truck chassis. Installs and maintains hydraulic and electrical systems and equipment on trucks and equipment. Performs electric and gas welding and cutting to install truck bodies and make repairs to worn and broken equipment. Maintains shop equipment and builds specialty tools and equipment for shop use. Performs troubleshooting tests and repairs on electrical systems installed on trucks and heavy-equipment. Performs body and structural repairs or replacements to truck cab and chassis, service bodies, and other heavy e­quipment. Read and interprets technical manuals, charts, and parts manuals to plan work and select replacement parts. Installs two-way radios, warning lights, conspicuity tape, agency identification decals, and other required items on trucks and heavy-equipment. Acts as supervisor when supervisor is absent, assists other coworkers in various duties, trains other technicians in areas here needed and set example for others to follow. Monitors truck body assembly shop daily work activities and mentors other technicians to ensure quality standards are maintained. Assists supervisor with completing final inspections of truck body installations and repairs to ensure work quality for safe and proper operation of equipment. Performs other job-related duties as required.

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Two (2) years of work experience that involved the independent performance of job duties directly related to the area of employment; or an approved acceptable equivalence in accordance with State Human Resources Regulations. Completion of one (1) academic year of a South Carolina High School Automotive Technology or Diesel Engine curriculum may substitute for six (6) months of directly-related experience. Necessary Special Requirement: Requires attainment of a Class A Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six (6) months of placement in the position.

Additional Comments

The South Carolina Department of Transportation is committed to a diverse workforce and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, age (40 or older), disability or genetic information.

Salary: $32,492.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Richland County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 110362

Closing: 3/15/2021 11:59 PM Eastern

Class Code: KD15

Position Number: 61034382

Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (8:30 - 5:00)

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $32,492.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $50,930.00

Opening Date: 02/22/2021

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Apply online and fully complete all sections of the application. A resume may be provided, but will not substitute for completing any section of the application. Accurately respond to all Supplemental Questions since they are part of your official application and are used to initially screen applicants. Candidates must present documentation of their attainment of college degree(s) at the time of interview. Documentation must be either an official or unofficial copy of the college transcript or Letter of Verification of Degree from the institution's Registrar's Office. If the candidate selected for the position provided an unofficial copy, it must be replaced with an official copy no later than thirty (30) calendar days after the effective date of employment. Failure to provide documentation within the required time frame will result in termination of employment. SCDOT Human Resources Office, Room 115, 955 Park Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Phone: (803) 737-1321.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Transportation-Headquarters

Address: 955 Park Street, Room 115 Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-737-1321