Equipment Mechanic- City of Lewiston

Accepting applicants for EQUIPMENT MECHANIC with the City of Lewiston’s Public Works Department. Applications are available at the Human Resources Department or online at

GENERAL INFORMATION:           Division:         Public Works- Municipal Garage

                                                            Barg. Unit:      AFSCME Public Works

Status:             Full-Time, 40+ hours per week, Evening (2nd) Shift

Grade:             8

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Applicants must have a high school diploma, or equivalent, with a minimum five (5) years experience in equipment mechanics, maintenance and repair. Qualified candidates must have excellent communication, computer and office skills; display attention to detail and be able to work in a team environment.


WORK ACTIVITIES: Inspects and diagnoses gasoline, diesel, automotive and construction equipment. Overhauls and repairs brakes, transfer cases, differentials, universal joints, motors, ignitions and hydraulic systems for both trucks, trailers and various other equipment used in Public Works operations. Operates automotive test equipment and power tools used in repair and service work, including electronic diagnostic equipment; uses meters and testing equipment to check charging systems, starters, etc.  Prepares records of work completed and parts used.


REQUIREMENTS: Qualified candidates MUST have a valid Maine Class B driver’s license- preference given to those with valid Class A license, as individuals in this position may operate Class A vehicles with appropriate license. Applicants should have a valid State of Maine Vehicle Inspection license, or be able to obtain within 12 months of employment. The ability to obtain A.S.E. certifications is a plus, stipends paid for 4 or more certifications.


Submit application with complete resume directly to the Department of Human Resources, City Hall 27 Pine Street Lewiston, ME 04240. Additional contact information for email and fax submissions is available at

Open Until Filled.  Only interviewed candidates will be notified.

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