Job no: 502341 Position type: Full-Time 12-Month Department: 013200 - Delta Research and Extension Center Location: Stoneville, MS Categories: Support Staff Position Open Date: Apr 26 2021
Maintain, repair, and overhaul all types of vehicles, related equipment, components, and mobile or fixed location equipment including generators, tractors, and other heavy equipment using all types of materials, tools, and methods.
This position is located at the Delta Research and Extension Center in Stoneville, MS.
Area of Specialization:
Auto and Farm Shop
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Diagnoses, services, maintains/repairs and overhauls vehicles, equipment, and their component parts using hand tools, power tools, and testing equipment. 2. Work on a wide range of systems and components including mechanical, electrical, fuel injection, emission control, brake, ABS, air conditioning, and hydraulic systems, and vehicle or equipment engines, transmissions, differentials, glass, and body components. 3. Work with jacks, lifts, hoists, stands, and similar devices. 4. Overhauls, adjusts, and tunes diesel and gasoline engines; grinds valves; and overhauls transmissions. 5. Rebuilds and replaces tractor undercarriages; changes tracks, rollers, and frames. 6. Repairs and replaces pistons, crankshafts, bearings, clutches, and hydraulic drivers. 7. Diagnose problems, implement solutions, and determine type and quality of parts, materials, and hardware to be used. 8. Interpret service and overhaul manuals, specifications, blueprints, diagrams, procedures, and technical bulletins. 9. Recommend and order items needed for purchase. 10. Document job time and materials used. 11. Perform related duties as assigned.
Minimum Acceptable Qualifications Level I Applies basic skills and learns advanced skills in procedures, techniques, tools, materials, and/or equipment appropriate to area of specialization. Equivalent to an apprentice level in area of specialization. High school diploma or equivalent plus one to two years experience.
Focus of Education Focus of Experience High School Diploma or equivalent Experience in mechanical engine repair.
Substitutions Any equivalent combination of related experience and/or education approved by the Department of Human Resources Management.
Certification or Licensure Requirements: Valid Driver's License
Level II Applies advanced skills in area of specialization. Adapts procedures, techniques, tools, materials and/or equipment to meet special needs. Equivalent to journeyman level. High school diploma or equivalent plus three to five years experience. Experience must include at least # years at the preceding level or equivalent.
Working Conditions and Physical Effort
Physical Requirements/ADA Frequent, heavy, or intense physical requirements combined with exposure to a number of elements, such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, and chemicals. Constant precautions required.
Routine deadlines; usually sufficient lead time; variance in work volume seasonal and predictable; priorities can be anticipated; some interruptions are present; travel or other inconveniences have advance notice; involves occasional exposure to demands and pressures from persons other than immediate supervisor.
Job frequently requires standing, walking, reaching, climbing or balancing, talking, hearing, handling objects with hands, and lifting up to 50 pounds.
Job occasionally requires sitting, stooping/kneeling/crouching/crawling, and lifting more than 100 pounds.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.
All applicants must apply online at https://explore.msujobs.msstate.edu. For additional questions, please contact Kenner Patton at firstname.lastname@example.org or (662) 686-3214.
Position contingent upon funding availability.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:
MSU is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, sex, religion, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, pregnancy, gender identity, status as a U.S. veteran, and/or any other status protected by applicable law. We always welcome nominations and applications from women, members of any minority group, and others who share our passion for building a diverse community that reflects the diversity in our student population.
Internal Number: 502341
About Mississippi State University
Mississippi State University represents the highest level of research activity for doctorate-granting institutions and is designated by the Carnegie Foundation as an R1-Very High Research Activity University. Also, a National Science Foundation “Top 100” research University, MSU shelters a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the nation’s oldest and most prestigious honor society, and values the talents of our distinguished faculty, staff, and student scholars. Here, a culture of inclusion is fostered and we’re driven each day to make a difference at the local, state, regional, national and global levels. At Mississippi State University we invite you to join us as we continue our momentum in research, teaching, and service.
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