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Motor Equipment Repairman

at City of Newton

Posted: 11/18/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 298065
Categories: Other/General
Keywords: online

Job Description

PostedDecember 01, 2019
Employment TypeFull-time
Compensation$21.91 - $23.45 hourly
CompanyCity of Newton
Location1000 Commonwealth Ave, HR Dept., Room 210
Newton, MA 02459

Settled in 1630, Newton, Massachusetts is a vibrant community comprised of 13 distinctive villages. Located just outside of Boston, Newton is well respected for the quality of education, community life, exceptional homes, and beautiful open spaces. Newton has frequently been voted as one of the 10 best communities to live in. 

We place high value on diversity and on ensuring that City employees are representative of the multi-cultural community we serve, so we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!

The City of Newton is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.
We recognize and respect the amount of time you are about to invest by applying to this open position. If you complete this job application, you will be kept informed via email status updates (and text messages, if you opt in) throughout the evaluation process.

By continuing with this job application, you will be asked to answer job-specific questions. Please note that the questions contained in this job posting are our sole intellectual property.

Upon receipt of your responses, we will evaluate your submission. If selected for a personal interview, you will receive an email/text with scheduling instructions.

Thank You,
The Human Resources Department


Performs skilled maintenance, diagnostic, and repair work on automotive and non-automotive equipment including hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems, and hoisting equipment.

  • Fills out necessary paperwork and uses fleet software programs and applications to maintain records of all work performed
  • Performs preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment, changes oil, greases chassis, inspects vehicle for safety and proper working conditions of parts
  • Diagnoses and repairs all systems of Fleet vehicles and equipment for the City
  • Uses specialized fleet software and tools to diagnose and repair vehicles
  • Installs, repairs and adjusts two-way radio systems, microphones and antennas
  • Prepares vehicles for state inspections, ensures complaince with regulations.
  • Performs State Inspections on all City vehicles
  • Ensures personal and staff safety, and follows established safety precaition, and wears safety equipment as appropriate while performing duties
  • Provides support and assistance, as needed, in snow and ice removal operations or other emergencies as declared by the City.
  • Ensures the safe and secure storage of hazardous waste and materials in compliance with state and federal regulations and maintains all pertinent records as required
  • Performs similar or related duties as required by the supervisor.

  • A candidate for this position must have a High School Diploma or equivalent and additional training or certification;
  • one to three (1-3) years of prior experience with onboard diagnostics, heavy and medium trucks and automotive repair, mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic repair;
  • One to three (1-3) years of prior experience with onboard diagnostics, heavy and medium trucks and automotive repair, mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic repair;
  • A candidate for this position must have a valid Class B Massachusetts Commercial Drivers License, 2A and 1C Hoisting Engineers License, Commercial and non-commercial State Inspections License and an ASE refrigeration license

  • City Retirement (Mandatory)
  • Deferred 457 Plans (Optional)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Insurance
  • Metro Credit Union
  • Tuition Reimbursement