EQUIPMENT REPAIRMAN A
DIVISION - DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS
Duties include but are not limited to the following:
skilled repair, maintenance, and inspection of motor equipment; diagnose
failures in equipment; inspect gasoline and diesel internal combustion
engine-powered vehicles and other engine powered equipment; troubleshoot
problems to determine appropriate repairs; check brakes, suspension and
steering components; change oil, check fluids, grease equipment; do tune-ups;
performs major repairs such as rebuilding engines; converts trucks into
sanders; installs dump bodies and new hydraulic pumps; repairs hydraulic
systems; repair electrical systems, loaders, backhoes, street sweepers,
sidewalk plows, air compressors, heavy and light trucks, automobiles and other
equipment; repair plows and install new cutting edges on plows; respond to
breakdowns and conduct field repairs; adjust breaks and clutches; adjust or
replace carburetors; remove sanders from trucks; lift transmissions, truck
tires, truck springs and other truck parts; do front-end work such as wheel
alignment; repair and replace tires; remove and dissemble diesel and gasoline
engines; replace faulty or work parts; grind valves; perform engine overhauls;
perform auto body and related welding and metal working duties.
preventative maintenance, such as lubrication and replacing oil filters;
perform body repairs and paint trucks and equipment; install equipment and
electronics such as two-way radios and strobe light kits; maintains records of
labor and materials used on various pieces of equipment. Ensure that
appropriate work practices and operating procedures are followed to ensure
compliance with applicable safety practices and standards. Performs similar or related work as assigned
by supervisor, or as situation dictates.
Supervision: Works under the general
direction of the Superintendent or designee; follows department rules,
regulations and policies to complete assignments. Assignments are provided daily and work may
be reviewed as completed.
Environment: Most work performed in a shop environment, but work may be
performed outside in field conditions; work involves exposure to constant loud
noise and potential exposure to equipment with moving mechanical parts and
hydraulic systems; field work may be performed in adverse weather conditions
with exposure to hazards associated with chemicals, and use of heavy
equipment. Workload is subject to
seasonal fluctuations which are expected, but cannot be specifically
anticipated. May respond to emergency
situations to repair equipment.
Operates heavy equipment and trucks; uses hand, power and pneumatic
tools; operates standard office equipment.
Generally has contact with other departments and City employees. Errors could result in personal injury,
injury to others, delay or loss of service and damage to equipment.
Qualifications: Education and Experience: High school diploma required;
additional technical training; three to five years of light and heavy truck and
equipment maintenance and repair experience; or an equivalent combination of
education and experience. Proficiency in a second language preferred.
Additional Requirements: Valid
Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License Class B with air brakes.
Knowledge, Ability, and Skill: Thorough
knowledge of techniques and principles of equipment maintenance and repair;
knowledge of equipment and truck systems; knowledge of fabrication and
equipment troubleshooting; knowledge of safety practices and procedures. Ability to troubleshoot mechanical problems;
ability to develop maintenance solutions; ability to operate heavy and other
motor equipment, power tools, and hand tools; ability to read technical manuals
and equipment specifications, work orders and instructions. Problem solving skills; skill in assessing
mechanical problems and finding solutions.
Functions: Work is performed in shop conditions; strenuous physical effort is often
required when performing maintenance and repair duties. The employee is frequently required to use
hands to operate equipment, walk, stand sit, speak, hear, reach with hands and
arms, balance, crouch, crawl, stoop, climb.
Stamina is required to work in adverse weather conditions. Required to lift or move items weighing up to
sixty pounds. Physical ability to use
power and hand tools, drive motor vehicles, operate and drive various pieces of
special maintenance equipment. Vision
requirements include the ability to read routine documents and operate vehicles
Salary $44,283-$45,989, position is 5 steps, increases, 3 years, 6
years, 9 years and 12 years position includes medical & other fringe
Brockton requires residency within one year of employment, must remain a resident
for 7 years. An Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Cover letter, resume, copy of Massachusetts Commercial Driver’s License
& copy of driving record from MA Registry of Motor Vehicles to Maureen
Cruise, Director of Personnel. Position
open until filled.
applicants who are not currently City of Brockton
Labor Service certified for the position of Motor
Equipment Repairperson must pick up a Labor Service application in the
Personnel Department, City Hall between the hours of 8:30 A.M. & 4:30 P.M,
Monday through Friday. The application
must be submitted with all the above referenced materials in order to be
considered for the position.
subject to a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and a pre-employment
include but are not limited to the following:
Assisting the Director Economic Development & Planning by reviewing
applications to Planning Board, Zoning
Board of Appeals, Conversation Commission, Historic Commission and other
relevant regulatory bodies plans for conformity with appropriate provisions of
the state laws and the ordinances of the City of Brockton; assist in preparing
staff reports; assist in preparing Board/Commission decisions; drafting city
sponsored zoning text and map amendments; assisting the public with questions
regarding zoning text and maps; and
FEMA Flood Zone maps. Conducting site plan and development impact reviews;
demographic and statistical analysis; conducting planning studies including,
but not limited to: Comprehensive
District zoning, land use, open space, housing, economic development and
transportation. Applies professional
skills and knowledge to planning projects and responsibilities such as
collecting data and statistics, assisting in planning studies, performing
preliminary analysis, preparing maps and reports, managing zoning files and GIS
Database. Serve as liaison to business
and community organizations, coordinate events and initiatives. Performs
similar or related duties as required, as situations dictates or as assigned by
the Director Economic Development & Planning or his/her designee.
Supervision: Works under the general direction of the
Director Economic Development & Planning in accordance with the applicable
provisions of Massachusetts General Laws, Chapter 40A (Zoning), 40C (Historic
Districts), and Chapter 41 K-GG (Subdivision Control) with other appropriate
provisions of state laws and the ordinances of the City of Brockton. Most work is performed independently; refers
difficult or unusual circumstances to Director Economic Development &
Work Environment: Works is
subject to unplanned fluctuations and administrative deadlines; attendance at
night meetings is required.
Administrative work is performed in office conditions; some site work is
required to obtain the necessary data and statistics for planning studies.
Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience: Bachelor’s Degree in Urban/Regional Planning
or related field and one year of professional experience. Master’s Degree may be substituted for
experience. Skill in vector-based computer programs such as Adobe products, and
GIS, a plus.
Additional Requirement: Valid Massachusetts Motor Vehicle Operator’s
Knowledge, Ability, and
Skill: Knowledge of standard office
practices and procedures, general knowledge of Massachusetts General Laws,
Chapter 40A (Zoning), 40 C (Historic Districts), and Chapter 41 K-GG
(Subdivision Control). Ability to prioritize tasks and work independently;
ability to work effectively under time constraints to meet deadline; ability to
interact tactfully and effectively with City employees, state, federal and
local agencies, and the public. Strong organizational
skills. Good communication skills;
ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Computer
skills which include thorough knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel; and
experience with digital photography.
Essential functions: Minimal
physical effort is required to perform administrative duties. Required to stand, wall, sit, speak, hear and
use hands to operate equipment. Vision
requirements include the ability to read and analyze documents; use computer
and standard office equipment; and operate a motor vehicle.
Moderate physical effort is
demanded in making site work. While
conducting site work, the employee is required to use hands, walk, stand, sit,
speak, hear, climb or balance, knell or crouch.
Agility is required to access all areas during site work.
$43, 892-$48,155, 5 step position, one step increase each year on
anniversary date of hire until reach maximum step, position includes medical
and other fringe benefits.
Cover letter, resume, copy of Massachusetts
Drivers License and a copy of an attested driving record from Massachusetts
Registry of Motor Vehicles to Maureen Cruise, Director of Personnel, 45 School
Street, Brockton, MA 02301. Position open until filled.
Finalists will be subject to a Criminal
Offender Record Information (CORI) check.
Brockton requires residency within one year
of employment, must remain a resident for seven (7) years. An Affirmative/Equal Opportunity Employer.