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Massachusetts Maritime Academy - Motor Equipment Mechanic I Human Resources - Motor Equipment Mechanic I
 A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system

Motor Equipment Mechanic I

 October 2013
Start Date: January 1, 2014
Position Number: FY14-14
Application Deadline: Extended to December 10, 2013
Division: Marine Operations
Union Affiliation: AFSCME Unit II
Supervision received: Reports to Director of Marine Department

General responsibilities: Assist Boat Donations, Center for Maritime Training and the Training Ship as needed. Repair motor vehicles and equipment by overhauling, rebuilding, replacing or adjusting gasoline or diesel engines, carburetors, distributors, alternators, generators, starters, differentials and transmissions according to manufacturer’s specifications. Service vehicles and equipment by changing and repairing tires, adjusting brakes and cleaning and lubricating parts as needed to ensure their optimum working order. Perform body repairs and windshield or window replacements. Operate snow removal and/or sanding equipment and vehicles. Operates other equipment used in automobile operations and repair such as hydraulic lifts, bumper jacks and diagnostic testing equipment. 

Qualifications and requirements:
Knowledge of principles, practices, tools and techniques of automotive repair and maintenance. Knowledge of operation of internal combustion engines and principles of diesel engines. Knowledge of standard methods and techniques for the storage of hazardous materials. Ability to read and interpret documents such as shop manuals, plans, specifications, blueprints and drawings. Ability to work independently, exercise sound judgment, and follow oral and written instructions. Knowledge of small craft and associated equipment. Participation in the chemical testing random selection process is required. Must possess high school diploma and current valid Massachusetts driver’s license. Class 2 or Commercial Driver’s license desired. Possession of a valid hoisting license is preferred.

Salary: Grade 13/Step 1: $1,327.52 Bi-weekly; $34,515.52 Annually

7:00 AM – 3:30 P.M. Monday through Friday

To view the job Classification Specification visit: .To apply, please submit a cover letter, a resume, an MMA Employment Application, Affirmative Action form, and the contact information of three (3) professional references. These forms are located on the employment quick link on our website: Application materials may be saved, attached, and sent electronically to  Alternatively, you may submit application materials by USPS to:  Human Resources Department, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check. 

MMA is an AA/EEO employer.  Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

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