Welcome to the City of Herrin
I personally welcome you to Herrin, a city on the move and growing. In the heart of beautiful Southernmost Illinois, Herrin is a great place to live, work, play, raise a family and do business. If you’re already a part of our community, thank you. If you’re considering relocating your home or business to Herrin - or simply thinking about a visit -- please do. We would love to have you. The door to the Mayor’s office is open so come by and say hello.
Mayor of the City of Herrin
WATER BILLS ARE DUE THE 20TH OF EACH MONTH. ACCOUNTS ARE SUBJECT TO DISCONNECT THE 1ST OF THE FOLLOWING MONTH. IF YOUR WATER IS DISCONNECTED THERE IS A RECONNECT FEE OF $50 INCLUDING THE PAST DUE PORTION THAT MUST BE PAID BEFORE RECONNECTION.
TRASH COLLECTION BEGINS AT 7 A.M. TRASH MAY BE PLACED OUT NO EARLIER THAN THE AFTERNOON BEFORE SCHEDULED DAY.
CITY OF HERRIN
EQUIPMENT MAINTENACE MANAGER
TITLE: Equipment Maintenance Manager
DEPARTMENT: Public Works
REPORTS TO: Director of Public Works
NATURE OF WORK:
This is a regular, full-time position in the Public Works Department requiring a combination of technical and organizational skills. The Equipment Maintenance Manager is directly responsible for the operation of the City Maintenance Garage while performing maintenance work individually or collectively with public works staff and/ or outside resources. This is a technical/ mechanical job requiring a high understanding of electrical, mechanical and hydraulic systems as well as fleet maintenance inspection and repair practices. This job will be responsible for maintenance and repair of the Public Works fleet which includes but is not limited to: light duty trucks, trash collection trucks, street sweeper, dump trucks with snow plow equipment, heavy construction equipment, lawn-mowing equipment, chainsaws and special application equipment for street maintenance and other city owned equipment as directed. The Equipment Maintenance Manager will work in the city maintenance garage and will be required to respond to service calls on city equipment outside of the maintenance garage facility. This is a position requiring mandatory overtime work as necessary. This position is supervised by the Director of Public Works.
Perform maintenance, repairs and preventative maintenance on city owned public works fleet and other city owner equipment as directed. This job will be required to inspect equipment, complete maintenance records, report discrepancies and make repairs as needed. The Equipment Maintenance Manager will follow manufacture maintenance recommendations for all equipment and use good judgement on all maintenance.
Accurately and effectively diagnose malfunctions to equipment. Will need to be confident with computer diagnostic equipment on all types of automobiles and light duty trucks, as well as medium and heavy duty trucks. Will need to diagnose malfunctions on lighting accessory systems on public works units and be able to troubleshoot electrical problems on such equipment using wiring diagrams. Possess the ability to troubleshoot custom electrical equipment with limited technical information.
Perform medium and heavy-duty truck brake inspections and repair as necessary. Maintain and repair medium and heavy-duty truck suspensions. Maintain and repair refuse, dump truck beds, replacing worn parts and damaged or worn bed sections. Replace worn or flat tires as needed.
Safely and effectively operate various types of motor vehicles, dump trucks and heavy equipment. Climb onto and operate equipment with both manual and automatic shift transmissions; some having auxiliary equipment with hand operated control levers requiring effective hand-eye coordination.
Practice good safety and be knowledgeable of standard safety practices and procedures. Possess the ability to recognize hazardous situations and exercise extreme caution and good judgement when working in and around machinery, vehicles and other related equipment.
Possess knowledge of current practices, work methods, tools and equipment used in automotive maintenance. Possess knowledge of the operating principles and standards of gasoline and diesel engines and associated vehicle systems. Possess knowledge of the operating and maintenance standards of light and heavy public works vehicles and equipment. Knowledge and ability to make metal repairs using oxygen/ acetylene torches, arc and metal inert gas (MIG) welding and brazing.
Communicate clearly and effectively with operations management, city employees who bring vehicles to shop and with equipment vendors used by the City.
Read, interpret and comprehend equipment operation and maintenance manuals, technical publications and drawings. Track and document all work and time. Mechanics tools will be provided and required to wear steel toed shoes at all times.
Other duties: Perform other duties and assignments to the overall operation of the maintenance of the city maintenance garage in Public Works.
Work is performed in a maintenance garage setting and exposes the employee to fumes, excessive noise, heat and humidity consistent with a mechanics garage. Occasionally work is performed outside and additionally exposes the employee to extreme weather, open excavations, heavy machinery, heavy objects and working in and around moving equipment. Additionally, the employee may be required to make service calls on equipment or vehicles on City streets with moving traffic around work sites.
Work requires the regular and sustained performance of physical labor in garage setting with occasional heavier tasks as walking over rough terrain, bending, stooping, crouching, kneeling, working in confined areas, climbing, balancing on ladder and working at heights. Frequent lifting and carrying of moderately heavy objects between 15 and 49 pounds; and occasionally carrying objects 50 pounds or more.
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent and four (4) years experience in automotive repair and maintenance. Successful completion of a two (2) year vocational training or four (4) year college degree in automotive or truck service technology is preferred. Candidates shall possess and maintain a valid CDL Class A Illinois State vehicle operator’s license with air-brake certification tank (N) endorsement.
Possession of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in: Automobile/ Light Truck A1 thru A8 inclusive and Medium/ Heavy Truck T1 thru T8 are preferred.
Applicants must currently be employed in the automotive/ truck repair field and provide references.
Must pass pre-employment and ongoing random drug screening tests and a pre-employment background check.
Applicants must within thirty (30) days maintain a residence within twenty (20) miles of the intersection of Walnut Street and Park Avenue.
Dependent upon qualifications
Retirement Pension (IMRF)
13 Paid Holidays