Motor Equipment Repairperson (Mechanic, R6)

Newton, MA 02459

 Posted: 01/13/2024
 Deadline: Open until filled
 Employment: Full-time, Non-exempt
 Pay: 28.14
 Department: Public Works
 Experience: Intermediate

Job Description

Performs skilled maintenance, diagnostic, and repair work on automotive and non-automotive equipment including hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems, and hoisting equipment.


  • Fills out necessary paperwork and uses fleet software programs and applications to maintain records of all work performed
  • Performs preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment, changes oil, greases chassis, inspects vehicle for safety and proper working conditions of parts
  • Diagnoses and repairs all systems of Fleet vehicles and equipment for the City
  • Uses specialized fleet software and tools to diagnose and repair vehicles
  • Installs, repairs and adjusts two-way radio systems, microphones and antennas
  • Prepares vehicles for state inspections, ensures complaince with regulations.
  • Performs State Inspections on all City vehicles
  • Ensures personal and staff safety, and follows established safety precaution, and wears safety equipment as appropriate while performing duties
  • Provides support and assistance, as needed, in snow and ice removal operations or other emergencies as declared by the City.
  • Ensures the safe and secure storage of hazardous waste and materials in compliance with state and federal regulations and maintains all pertinent records as required
  • Performs similar or related duties as required by the supervisor.


  • A candidate for this position must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and additional training or certification;
  • One to three (1-3) years of prior experience with onboard diagnostics, heavy and medium trucks and automotive repair, mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic repair