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State of New Hampshire Job Posting

Department of Transportation

Division of Operations

Bureau of Mechanical Services

South Road, North Hampton, NH

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Labor Grade 17:
$38,001.60 - $44,616.00

40 Hours Per Week

Position #20275

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Transportation, Division of Operations, Bureau of Mechanical Services, has a full time vacancy for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic.


To perform journeyman level diagnostic and repair work on fleet equipment to ensure its serviceability.


Diagnose all fleet equipment component malfunctions utilizing computer software and computer repair manuals, determine correct procedure of repair/modification, secures correct parts, performs the repair, and road test vehicles and/or equipment to verify completed repairs. Perform preventative maintenance.

Inspect vehicles semi-annually, performs required repairs and certifies fleet vehicles conform to NH DMV safety requirements.

Install, inspect, and repair all variations of basic and computerized hydraulic systems of all equipment.

Weld/fabricates as required repairing a multitude of equipment.

Respond to emergency roadside repairs as assigned to provide 24-hour fleet repair service.

Overhaul, repair, and replace various makes/models of gasoline and diesel computerized engines, automatic and manual transmissions, differentials, related engine components to minimize costly engine/component replacement.

Supervises and assumes full responsibility for shop operation in Foreman's absence.

Document inspections, maintenance, and repairs to maintain vehicle/equipment life history files.

On occasion operates mobile lifting crane, overhead crane or gantry crane during repairs or certain operations.


Education: Graduation from high school or G.E.D. equivalent and completion of apprenticeship training in automotive service and repair. Possession of an Associate's degree in automotive mechanics from a recognized college or technical school may be substituted for the apprenticeship training program.

Five years' experience as a journeyman mechanic in a large commercial or highway garage repairing/servicing heavy equipment including large engines and drive trains. Each additional year of approved work experience may be substituted for one year of required formal education.

Valid New Hampshire driver's license. Possession of a valid New Hampshire Class B Commercial operator's license with airbrake endorsements. Must certify to perform State of New Hampshire Motor Vehicle Inspections within 30 days of hire. Must obtain vehicle Air Conditioning certification within six months of employment. The applicant's Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) must meet the minimum standards as established by the hiring agency.

Shall provide own standard assortment of automotive mechanic tools through 1", 26 mm diameter and 1/2" drive, test light, and basic digital multi meter. All accountabilities must be conducted in full conformance with all risk management, safety and environmental standards, regulations, and administrative orders.

Employees may be required to pay an agency/union fee.

For additional information contact William Dusavitch, Administrator at 603-###-####.


TDD Access:
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