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Title Mechanic
Open Date 6/13/2014
Deadline (Open until position is filled)
Department Highway
Facility Highway Department (Wisconsin Rapids)
Job Type Full-time
Pay Rate $17.50/hr to $22.51/hr
Job Details The Wood County Highway Department has an opening for full-time Mechanic position. Work involves performing all types of mechanical repair work on trucks and heavy-duty construction equipment, as well as, specialized gasoline and diesel powered equipment, including complex engine repairs, complete overhauls, transmission, brake and differential repairs. Work is performed in accordance with established procedures and accepted trade practices with a careful regard for safe work practices, and most assignments performed under general supervision.

Essential requirements include: High school diploma or the equivalent is required. Two years of education in diesel and heavy equipment plus two (2) years paid mechanic experience repairing diesel engines and heavy-duty trucks and/or equipment required; or four (4) years of paid mechanic experience repairing diesel engines and heavy duty trucks and/or equipment. Education and/or paid experience must include minimum of one (1) year maintaining/-repairing electronic engine and machine controls.

Possession of, and maintained while employed with Wood County Highway Depart-ment, a valid Wisconsin Commercial Driver’s License (CDL), Classes A, B, C, D, with the “N” endorsement with zero restrictions required, or ability to acquire within 30 days. Possession of a safe driving record and the ability to maintain one while employed by Wood County.
Position Description Mechanic Position Description
All job descriptions and conditions of employment are subject to change with or without notice.
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Please print out all of the above documents, fill them out completely, and return to the Wood County Human Resources Department via mail, at P.O. Box 8095, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495-8095. You may also drop them off in the Human Resources Department, Room 204, Wood County Courthouse, 400 Market St., Wisconsin Rapids.
For more information about the application and hiring process, please refer to the "Employment Information" section of the Human Resources Department main page.
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