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Work Type: Permanent, full time vacancies as they may occur

in this geographical location.

Department: Transportation

Division: District I

Location: Tonopah

Job Class Code:



Announcement Number: 41243

Open to all qualified persons.






Phone: (775)684-0150

Email: kkenyon@admin.nv.gov

Applications accepted

until recruitment needs are satisfied

** Qualified individuals are encouraged to apply immediately. Lists of eligible candidates will be established and hiring may occur early in the recruiting process. Recruitment will close without notice when a sufficient number of applications are received or a hiring decision has been made.

The Position

Equipment Mechanics-in-Training work under direction of a journey level mechanic and serve four years in training including seminars and on-the-job training.

Incumbents perform in a trainee capacity and acquire the knowledge, skills and abilities required in this occupation.

This position is located within District I, in Tonopah. Incumbents diagnose, maintain, modify, and repair Nevada Department of Transportation (NDOT) equipment and are responsible for keeping equipment in the District's fleet in good repair for routine highway maintenance and emergency response. This includes a variety of light, medium, and heavy equipment. Repairs include, but are not limited to, engine repair or replacement, repairing and rebuilding brake systems, steering and suspension system components, differential and drive line components, servicing of automatic and manual transmissions, electrical and wiring systems. Duties also include repairing, maintaining, fabricating, and installing parts, components, and special use items. Keeping the fleet in safe operating condition is critical to daily operations and in effectively preserving and managing our assets. The hours for this position are subject to change depending on the needs of the appointing authority and may be five 8-hour shifts or four 10-hour shifts.THIS IS THE ENTRY LEVEL IN THE SERIES AND INCUMBENTS MAY PROGRESS TO THE NEXT LEVEL UPON MEETING THE MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS, SATISFACTORY PERFORMANCE, AND WITH THE APPROVAL OF THE APPOINTING AUTHORITY. Women and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply. The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

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To Qualify:

In order to be qualified, you must meet the following requirements:

Education and Experience (Minimum Qualifications)

Graduation from high school or equivalent education and one year of experience in an automotive repair shop or service station; OR graduation from high school or equivalent education and completion of a three-credit postsecondary course in vocational automotive mechanics; OR an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Special Notes

The Equipment Mechanic-In-Training Program requires that incumbents spend one year at each level during which they receive specialized training, and progression to the next level in the series may only occur upon completion of training and with the recommendation of the appointing authority. Failure to complete the training within the specified time frame will result in termination from the program unless there are extenuating circumstances which will be reviewed by the appointing authority.

Special Requirements

Incumbents are required to furnish their own mechanic's tools.

Pursuant to NRS 284.4066, this position has been identified as affecting public safety. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment screening for controlled substances.

Additional Position Criteria

A valid drivers license is required at the time of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

A valid Class A or B Nevada commercial driver's license is required within six months of the date of appointment and as a condition of continuing employment.

This position requires working alternate shifts and working outside traditional business hours. Typical shifts include five 8-hour shift or four 10-hour shifts, but may include some variation depending on the needs of the department.

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This position is located in Tonopah.

The Examination

Application Evaluation Exam

The exam will consist of an application evaluation. It is essential that applications include detailed information with time frames regarding education and experience. The most qualified applicants will be contacted by the hiring agency for interview. The hiring agency may require specific skills related testing as part of the interviewing process.

The following additional questions are part of this Recruitment

1) If you are trying to qualify through the completion of a three-credit postsecondary course in vocational automotive mechanics, you MUST attach transcripts to your application. If applicable, have you attached the transcripts?


For more information about state employment, visit the following:

Division of Human Resource Management: http://hr.nv.gov

Public Employees Retirement System: http://www.nvpers.org

Public Employees Benefits Program: http://pebp.state.nv.us

More Benefits Information: http://nvjobs.nv.gov/Applicants/EB


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Direct Inquiries or Correspondence to:

Division of Human Resource Management Northern Nevada 209 East Musser Street, Room 101 Carson City, Nevada 89701-4204TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

Division of Human Resource Management Southern Nevada 555 East Washington Avenue, Suite 1400 Las Vegas, Nevada 89101-1046TDD for the Hearing Impaired (800) 326-6868

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