Maintenance Mechanic

JOB VACANCY # JV 2018-25 (Maintenance Mechanic - Garage)

THE POSITION OF: Maintenance Mechanic
DEPARTMENT/DIVISION: Public Works/Operations-Garage
POSTING DATE: July 26, 2018
STARTING PAY RATE: $21.56 per hr, 40 hours per week
Qualified, interested candidates must submit a current resume to the Human Resources Office by August 26, 2018. Email

This role is responsible for repair, inspection and maintenance of vehicles, machinery and equipment.
Typical job duties may include but are not limited to:
  • Repair, service and maintain automotive and truck equipment.
  • Required to make major engine repairs to diesel and gasoline engines.
  • Removal or light repair of auto and manual transmissions, clutches and differentials.
  • Must be able to replace most brake systems and adjust, etc.
  • Test equipment and vehicles for problems and safety hazards in compliance to code standards.
  • Conduct state motor vehicle inspections and emissions testing on vehicles and equipment.
  • May be required to perform inspections and repairs of trailers and other equipment.
Educational/Experience Requirements
  • High School or GED required
  • Vocational and /or mechanical school training
  • Valid PA driver’s license Class B CDL required
  • Requires a valid PA State Inspection License Class 7 and a PA safety and state emission license
  • Minimum two years of maintenance mechanic experience
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Familiarity with computers is preferred
  • Experience in welding is preferred


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Human Resources
City of Reading
815 Washington Street – Room 3-03

Reading, PA 19601
FAX: 610/372-3722

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