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State of Nevada Announces
An Open Competitive Recruitment for:
EQUIPMENT MECHANIC 3
APPROXIMATE ANNUAL SALARY -  $51,072.48 to  $75,376.80  PAY GRADE: 32
For more information on benefit and retirement programs, please see the sections below.
In order to receive consideration, applicants must indicate their availability for any work type, travel, and location requirements listed.
JOB INFORMATION
Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur in this geographical location.
Department: Conservation and Natural Resources
Division: Division of Forestry
Location: Carson, Minden, Gardnerville, Genoa
Job Class Code: 09.323
RECRUITMENT INFORMATION
Announcement Number: 47664
Open to all qualified persons.
Posted 06/04/2024
Recruiter:
   ADRIAN FOSTER
   Phone: (702)486-2911
   Email: adrian@admin.nv.gov
Applications accepted until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.
The Position
Equipment Mechanics maintain, repair, and modify fleet equipment comprised of a variety of light, medium, and heavy automotive and maintenance equipment, landscape equipment, computerized testing equipment, and diesel-fueled electric power generators. 
Under general supervision, incumbents perform the full range of duties described in the series concept at the advanced journey level, and in addition, either: 1) Function as a lead worker for lower-level skilled Equipment Mechanics on a regular basis by providing training and technical assistance, work assignment and review, and providing input to performance evaluations. Positions at this level are distinguished from the lower level of the series by the lead worker responsibilities for skilled Equipment Mechanic II's and journey level skilled trades workers; or 2) In a correctional environment, function as a lead worker for an inmate crew on a regular basis and document inmate performance through completion of periodic performance reports. Incumbents are also responsible for implementing security procedures which include securing the work area from unauthorized inmates and accountability for assigned inmates, staff, tools, and equipment. Supervision of a crew of inmates must be within the institution and must be a regular and recurring duty of a position to warrant allocation to this class.
The position is located at the Eastlake Regional Shop in Washoe Valley and is responsible for keeping equipment in the Division's fleet in good repair for daily operations and emergency response. This includes a variety of light, medium, and heavy equipment. Repairs include, but are not limited to, engine repair or replacement, repairing and rebuilding brake systems, steering and suspension system components, differential and drive line components, servicing of automatic and manual transmissions, electrical and wiring systems. Duties also include repairing, maintaining, fabricating, and installing parts, components, and special use items. Incumbent will outsource certain repairs to contract vendors, purchase parts for jobs using an online procurement program, maintain records with fleet software, and coordinate with the regional team to prioritize fleet repairs. Keeping the fleet in safe operating condition is critical to daily operations and in effectively preserving and managing our assets. Incumbent will supervise one Equipment Mechanic II. The State of Nevada is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to building diverse, inclusive, and innovative work environments with employees who reflect our communities and enthusiastically serve them. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages. *** THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE WITHOUT FURTHER NOTICE DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS RECEIVED. APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE***

To Qualify:
In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:
Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)
    Completion of a recognized automotive/equipment repair apprenticeship program followed by one year of journey level experience equivalent to the Equipment Mechanic II; OR one year of experience as an Equipment Mechanic II in Nevada State Service; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience as described above.
Special Notes
    Applicants must attach verification of successful completion of an apprenticeship program and/or experienced gained through an apprenticeship program at the time of application.
Special Requirements
    A valid driver's license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continued employment.
    Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances. In addition, federal law required random testing for controlled substances during employment.
    Some positions require incumbents to furnish their own mechanic's tools.
    In order to meet the needs of each agency, some positions may require specialized background, consistent with the parameters of the class specification.
    Some positions require a valid Class A or B commercial driver's license at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.
    Positions in the Division of Forestry must pass a physical agility test, medical examinations, and background investigations provided by the agency.
The Examination
Application Evaluation Exam
The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.
INFORMATIONAL LINKS
For more information about state employment, visit the following:
Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov
Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org
Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us
More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB
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Email
Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:
Division of Human Resource Management
Northern Nevada
515 East Musser Street,
First Floor
Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
Division of Human Resource Management
Southern Nevada
7251 Amigo St,
Suite 120
Las Vegas, NV 89119

TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868
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