Job Opening: Automotive Mechanic Option 2 (Heavy-Duty Diesel Mechanic)

Agency: Department of Central Management Services Closing Date/Time: 09/02/2022 Salary: $4,746 - $6,328; anticipated starting salary $4,746 CBA language applies Job Type: Salaried Full Time County: Edgar Number of Vacancies: 1 Plan/BU: RC453

This position is a union position; therefore, provisions of the relevant collective bargaining agreement/labor contract apply to the filling of this position.

All applicants who want to be considered for this position MUST apply electronically through SuccessFactors. Applications submitted via email or any paper manner (mail, fax, hand delivery) will not be considered.

Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be scheduled for automated testing at the appropriate testing center (Chicago, Rockford, Springfield, Marion, Champaign).

Posting Identification Number 17133

POSITION SUMMARY Central Management Services Division of Vehicles is looking for a candidate who is highly motivated and professional to serve as a Heavy-Duty Diesel Auto Motive Mechanic. This position will perform skilled mechanical repairs and preventive maintenance of medium and heavy - duty trucks and off-road equipment for the states fleet and other off-road machinery. We value team players who are open minded and work well with others to accomplish goals and fulfill our mission of servicing the state’s vehicle fleet. We invite all qualified applicants interested in assisting the Division of Vehicles as we serve the State of Illinois to apply for the position of Auto Motive Mechanic. The State of Illinois offers an excellent benefits package that includes a defined pension plan, Health Insurance, dental, vision, for self and family, Deferred Compensation Plan, 13 paid holidays, accrued monthly vacation earning schedule, prorated based on start date, annually accrue 12 paid sick days, 3 paid personal days, Direct Deposit, and (10) Weeks paid Maternity/Paternity Leave.

POSITION ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Under direct supervision of the Paris Garage Automotive Shop Supervisor, serves as an automotive mechanic at the assigned work site location. Performs major repair and maintenance to steering/suspension, exhaust, brakes/airbrakes, shocks/struts/springs, diesel and gasoline engines, and computer controlled automotive systems including fuel injection, cooling/heating, electrical systems, and other components requiring service. Operates diagnostic electronic testing equipment in order to discover mechanical problems and to service vehicles equipped with complex electronic ignition and pollution control systems such as ProDemand, Bendix, Cummings Insite, Allison, Navistor NED/DLB, etc. Completes shop records such as mechanic time tickets identifying parts used and labor hours for each repair/maintenance procedure performed and submits to supervisor. Performs basic upkeep and maintenance duties for the work area. Performs other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Requires knowledge, skill, and mental development equivalent to completion of four years of high school, or coursework in vehicle repair and maintenance, or completion of an approved training course. Requires experience necessary to qualify as a skilled mechanic. Requires a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) – Class B or higher class of driver's license.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS Prefers experience repairing both diesel and gasoline engines. Prefers experience locating and adjusting mechanical feedbacks in motors and equipment and making necessary repairs. Prefers experience gaining knowledge of standard vehicle repair and maintenance practices and techniques, occupational hazards, and applicable safety measures. Prefers experience working extensively with all automotive materials and parts. Prefers experience working extensively with all mechanical hand tools and testing equipment. Prefers experience demonstrating skill in the use of tools and the operation of the machines and equipment employed in motor repair and adjustment. Prefers experience preparing work activity reports. Prefers experience welding and performing simple blacksmith operations.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT This position requires the applicant to pass a background check. Overtime is a condition of employment and you may be required/mandated to work overtime including scheduled, unscheduled, or last-minute overtime. Requires the ability to travel. Requires the ability to bring own toolbox and mechanical tools.


Work Hours: Monday - Friday 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM Work Location: 13473 Il Highway 133 Paris, IL 61944-6731 Agency Contact: CMS Internal Personnel 401 S. Spring St., Room 414 Springfield, IL 62706 Job Function: Facility/Fleet Management


APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS Use the “Apply” button at the top right or bottom right of this posting to begin the application process. If you are not already signed in, you will be prompted to do so. State employees should sign in to the career portal for State of Illinois employees – a link is available at the top left of the work.Illinois.gov homepage in the blue ribbon. Non-State employees should log in on the using the “View Profile” link in the top right of the work.Illinois.gov homepage in the blue ribbon. If you have never before signed in, you will be prompted to create an account. If you have questions about how to apply, please see the following resources: State employees: Log in to the career portal for State employees[KS(1] and review the Internal Candidate Application Job Aid HERE[KS(2] Non-State employees: on work.Illinois.gov – click “Application Procedures” in the footer of every page of the website. Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications for the position will be scheduled for automated testing at the appropriate testing center (Chicago, Rockford, Springfield, Marion, Champaign).


ABOUT THE AGENCY: Central Management Services (CMS) is the operaonal engine working behind the scenes to enable the State’s more than 60 agencies, universies, boards, and commissions to deliver efficient, reliable service to all Illinois Cizens. The Agency’s mission is to support the State by delivering innovave, responsive, and effecve services that provide the best value for Illinois State government and the people it serves. Among the services CMS provides are human resources facilitaon; benefits programs for employees, rerees, and local governments; property and facilies management; diversity iniaves for public contracng and State employment; joint purchasing support; vehicle oversight and support; surplus property programs; print and electronic communicaons services; and administrave hearings coordinaon.