Middlesex County

  • Mechanic

    Job Locations US-NJ-North Brunswick
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/21/2018 9:00 AM)
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  • Overview


    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
    hydraulic systems.

    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
    pneumatic controls.

    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.


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