The inspection, dismantling, diagnosis, repair, reassembling, servicing and operating of all rolling equipment as assigned.
Conducts inspection of all equipment upon request and/or during a periodic preventive maintenance program.
Performs general overhaul and repair on automobiles, trucks and heavy equipment.
Maintains and repairs such equipment as air conditioning, heating, cooling and environmental systems.
Maintains and repairs such equipment as manual and automatic transmissions, drive-lines, transfer cases, differentials and axles.
Maintains and repairs all electrical systems associated with assigned equipment to include: timing, points, spark plugs and lamps, fuses to include headlights, tail and backup lights, internal, dash lights, turn signals, and all associated items. Includes repairs/rebuilds of alternators, generators and electrical ignition when appropriate.
Inspects, repairs and adjusts brakes (disc and shoe) (air and hydraulic).
Inspects, aligns, repairs and/or rebuilds front ends to include suspension system, wheel and tire balancing.
Operates and maintains all shop and heavy equipment necessary in the performance of the mechanic duties. Operates welding, acetylene heating and burning equipment as required.
Perform preventive maintenance on equipment and grounds as directed.
Responsible for cleanliness of work area and cleanup of equipment after completing an assignment or project.
May perform repair work on coal handling and railroad equipment.
Promotes safe working practices in regard to equipment and personnel. Responsible for cleanliness of work area and equipment after completing work.
Accurately records and reports maintenance work accomplished according to established procedures.
Controls tool and equipment inventory assigned to the shop.
Performs other occupational related duties as required, and for which qualified to perform safely.
Proficient in the operation of the front- end loader, dozer, dump and water truck.
High school education or recognized equivalent.
Two (2) years of heavy equipment operation experience.
A combination of training, education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Demonstrated knowledge of standard methods, materials, tools and equipment of the automotive and diesel mechanical trade.
Demonstrated knowledge of operating principles and mechanics of internal combustion engines and diesel driven equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of application and use of tools, materials, equipment and standard practices of the mechanical trade, including dimensions of standard bolts, screws, threads, tapers, working properties of metals, and tools in the shaping of parts to close tolerances.
Ability to use and work with precision tools for the measurement and alignment of motors and related equipment.
Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to perform general millwright work in the layout, installation and alignment of heavy machinery and equipment. Demonstrated knowledge of mechanical repair methods applicable to trucks and diesel equipment.
Ability to develop own working specifications and determine special tools or procedures required to complete jobs within the general scope of the trade, including efficient planning of shop work.
Demonstrated knowledge of occupational hazards and proper safety precautions relative to the trade.
Possess skills necessary in the use and care of hand and machine tools utilized in the automotive trade.
Must have the physical stamina to perform heavy manual labor as required in the performance of the duties listed.
Must be respirator certified.
Shall possess or have the ability to obtain a valid Arizona Commercial Drivers License (Class B) within six months from date of hire.
DESIRED KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of automotive and diesel field experience.
Frequent climbing to various heights.
Frequent lifting and carrying of various sizes and weights, approximately up to50 pounds.
Frequent walking and standing.
Frequent bending, stooping and kneeling.
Internal Number: 547
About Arizona G&T Cooperatives
We are Member-owned, not-for-profit electric generation and transmission (G&T) cooperatives. Working together, our employees fulfill the joint mission of providing reliable, affordable power to electric coops across the Southwest.
Arizona G&T Cooperatives provide power to more than 160,000 electric meters and 400,000 people in Arizona, California and New Mexico through six Class A Member distribution cooperatives. One of 63 G&T electric coops in the nation, we own and operate Apache Generating Station near Cochise, east of Benson. The plant has a combined gross generating capacity of 605 megawatts. We also purchase power to meet member energy needs during peak summer energy use.
Our transmission system operates and maintains more than 622 miles of electric power transmission line and 27 substations reaching out from our Apache Generating Station, across Arizona to the northwestern corner of the state. We also operate more than 30 telecommunications towers used for phone and data relay services by our member cooperatives and customers.