Heavy Equipment Technician - County of Sonoma (Santa Rosa)

Heavy Equipment Technician - County of Sonoma (Santa Rosa)

02 May 2020

Heavy Equipment Technician - County of Sonoma (Santa Rosa)

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Join one of the Nation's Top Leading Fleets in North America as a Heavy Equipment Technician! Starting salary up to $35.81/hour ($74,739/year) and a cash allowance of $600/month.*

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to a competitive, total compensation package* including:

An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $550 and ongoing education/training opportunities

Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year

County paid premium contribution to several health plan options

County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits

Retirement fully integrated with Social Security

May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment

Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

The General Services Department seeks an experienced Heavy Equipment Technician for a full-time position within Fleet Operations Division. This is a unique opportunity to be part of a dynamic team that is recognized as one of the top leading government fleets in the Nation. Over the last five years the Fleet Operations Division has earned 26 international, national, state, regional and local awards.

Heavy Equipment Technicians diagnose, maintain, overhaul, and repair heavy construction equipment, trucks, emergency and law enforcement vehicles, and generators which are powered by a variety of fuel sources including diesel, gasoline, electric, and alternative fuels.

The ideal candidate will possess:

Extensive experience diagnosing and repairing trucks and off-road equipment including loaders, backhoes, and trailers

Thorough knowledge regarding the maintenance and repair of diesel equipment particulate matter, emission devices, and systems

Experience performing California Highway Patrol (CHP) Biennial Inspection of Terminals (BIT) inspections

Experience with computerized maintenance and repair software systems

The ability to perform acetylene, arc, and electric welding on various types of metals

Strong written and oral communication skills

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information and to apply online, please visit www.yourpath2sonomacounty.org or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 5/09/2019

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