Help Wanted: Diesel Engine Repairman (City of New Bedford)


DIESEL ENGINE REPAIRMAN $15.23hr – $22.72hr

Performs various types of skilled repairs on all types of diesel equipment in use by the City to determine repair costs, maintenance work in the area of electrical, fuel, ejectors, and ignition problems. Disassembles, overhauls, removes and replaces all types of engines. Assembles and disassembles transmissions. Knowledge of various hydraulic systems, clutch replacements and components. Performs track replacements and various components, brake jobs, and other miscellaneous maintenance tasks requested. Works on emergency vehicles. Performs all preventative maintenance and any related work. Ability to write detailed reports and estimate repair costs.

Graduation from a high school or GED equivalent preferred. Must have at least three years of full-time paid experience in the field of repairing diesel equipment, knowledge of job hazards, handling of equipment, special tools and test equipment. Possession of a valid Massachusetts driver’s license. Possession of Class B CDL or the ability to obtain one within six months of hire. Operates a motor vehicle on a regular basis. Mandatory CORI (Criminal Offender Record Investigation) background check per City Council Ordinance effective May 14, 2013.

For application/complete job description, please visit or contact the Personnel Dept., 133 William St., Room 212, 508-979-1444. Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found. EEO New Bedford has a residency requirement.

About Michael Silvia

Served 20 years in the United States Air Force. Owner of New Bedford Guide.

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