Temporary Mechanic

Oakdale, Minnesota (current population: 28,315) is currently accepting applications to fill the position of a temporary Mechanic for its Public Works Department. Duties include: performing maintenance and repair of city vehicles and equipment, performing and diagnosing complex vehicle and equipment issues, and overseeing preventative maintenance to city vehicles and equipment. 

Major Responsibilities 

  • Perform skilled work in maintenance and repair of heavy and light vehicles and equipment, including fire department vehicles.
  • Test, service and repair vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform tune-ups, adjustments, and oil changes.
  • Operate diagnostic instruments and a variety of hand, electric, and air-driven tools.
  • Provide emergency field assistance to disabled vehicle and equipment as needed.
  • Assist other divisions of the Public Works Department as needed.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or GED certificate.
  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License with air brakes and tanker endorsement with a driving record that is acceptable to the city’s insurance carrier.
  • DOT Commercial Vehicle Inspector Certificate.
  • ASE Certification.
  • A minimum of one year of experience as a mechanic.
  • The ability to respond to after hour callbacks and return to the city within 30 minutes.
  • Must have own tools. 

Pay Range

  • 2022 Pay Range: $34.52 – $43.15 per hour

Closing Date

Open until filled. Interested candidates must submit a standard City of Oakdale employment application, cover letter and resume. The City of Oakdale application can be found at https://www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/249/Employment-Opportunities   

Email Application
hr@ci.oakdale.mn.us                

Mail Application
Holly Wilson, Human Resources Director
1584 Hadley Avenue North
Oakdale, MN 55128

 The City of Oakdale is an Equal Opportunity Employer