Under direction, performs skiulled mechanical work involving the maintenance, repair and servicing of various of motor vehicles and/or motorized construction equipment; does other related work as required.
Middlesex County is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
Knowledge of where and how a variety of automotive systems,
components, accessories, and parts of systems such as wheel
cylinders, fuel lines, condensers, and mufflers are installed.
Knowledge of varied types of motors and equipment and their
Knowledge of procedures for diagnosing the reasons for motor
failure and the steps necessary to correct the condition.
Knowledge of makeup, operation, and installation procedures
for all components and systems of vehicles such as engines,
transmissions, front and rear-end assemblies, electrical, and
Knowledge of the mechanical makeup, operation, and working
relationships of a variety of heavy duty systems, assemblies, and
parts such as diesel, multifuel, and gasoline engines including
supercharged and turbocharged engines, automatic and
non-automatic transmissions, and gear reductions systems including
those with torque converters, planetary gears, and more than one
gear range, and driveline assemblies including differentials, power
dividers, and dual speed axles, hydraulic lifting, loading, turning,
and positioning systems including their mechanical, hydraulic, and
Ability to determine the mechanical defects which cause engines,
transmissions, hydraulic systems, and other major systems and their
components to fail to operate properly.
Ability to use a wide range of diagnostic and testing equipment including
electrical, electronic, light, and pressure types to determine cause of
mechanical problems such as engine analyzers dynamometers, exhaust
analyzers, vacuum and fuel pump testers, injector testers, ignition timers,
tachometers, ammeters, and ohmmeters.
Ability to use technical manuals, specifications, diagrams, schematics,
and similar guides to make repairs and modifications to equipment.
Ability to improvise, substitute, and alter parts to fit and mesh in
systems for which the parts were not designed or when technical
manuals, diagrams, schematics, or similar guides do not apply.
Ability to disassemble, rebuild, adjust, reassemble, reinstall, and
align various automotive components and assemblies.
Ability to manipulate small objects with the fingers such as bolts,
ignition wiring, points, plugs, and measuring instruments.
Ability to determine when parts should be cleaned and reinstalled
or removed and replaced with standard parts and the types and
extent of adjustment and alignment required.
Ability to make tune-up adjustments and settings such as setting
points and timing engines according to specifications.
Ability to obtain, store, record, safeguard, and properly use
equipment, materials, and supplies.
Ability to read diagrams, blue prints, and schematics.
Ability to use mechanic hand tools and small power tools such
as pliers, screw drivers, pneumatic wrenches, and drills.
Ability to use a variety of test equipment such as feeler gauges,
circuit testing, timing lights, dwell meters, dial gauges,
oscilloscopes, exhaust analyzers, and engine and chassis
Ability to learn to utilize various types of electronic and/or
manual recording information systems used by the agency,
office or related units.
2-4 years experience & 3 ASE Certifications needed.
Appointees will be required to possess a valid NJ Driver's License.
Appointees may be required to possess a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) and applicable endorsements for the class and type of vehicle being operated.