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Equipment Mechanic

Scott County
Scott County, Minnesota
Closing date
Feb 2, 2023

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Manufacturing / Production
Employment Status
Full Time

Job Details

All required tools are provided!


This position performs highly skilled work maintaining, inspecting, diagnosing, and repairing vehicles, heavy equipment, and gas- and diesel-powered construction equipment in a manner to ensure that all equipment is safe, equipment life is maximized, and equipment is reliable when used by a variety of departments providing services to Scott County citizens. Actively supports co-workers and other County staff to enhance the team environment and lead to success throughout the organization. Work includes weekends, nights, and holidays as required by weather and maintenance conditions.

MQs: Requires equivalency of HS graduation, valid driver's license, and 4 years' experience repairing and maintaining vehicles, machinery, and heavy equipment; to include work on diesel engines and 1 year working with air brakes. Within 18 months of hire one must obtain a Class B CDL and a Class A commercial driver’s license within 24 months. MN Vehicle Inspector and Air-Conditioning Systems certifications must be obtained within 12 months of hire. Strong preference given for those already holding needed credentials and having experience with specialized training for hydraulic loaders, excavators, sanders, and tractors. ASE certification in additional repair categories is desirable.  A pre-employment exam and drug test is required. 

Hiring Range: $25.66 to $35.28 per hour – DOQ.

Closing: Open until filled

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Scott County is a progressive-thinking public sector employer with 650 employees. We are located 25 miles SW of Minneapolis in downtown Shakopee.

Scott County is among the fastest growing counties in the nation. What an exciting time to be part of our GROWING organization! As an employer, we offer:

* flexible work schedules

* competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package

* a clean and friendly work environment

* and much more!

Scott County is committed to employee training and professional development -- and has resources earmarked for this purpose. In addition to being a recognized family-friendly organization, Scott County has initiated an array of programs and policies that encourage all employees to seek a balance in their work and their lives.

Working in the public sector, you can -- and will -- make a difference in peoples’ lives. We are a people-oriented service industry, dedicated to delivering quality public services to all citizens in an effective, professional, and efficient manner.

Consider joining the workforce in Scott County today. You'll be glad you did!

Compensation: It is the policy of Scott County that fair and equitable compensation shall be provided to employees for services rendered, and employees should be provided competitive rewards for achievement. The Compensation Plan shall promote the service-oriented performance philosophy of the County and recognize employee performance in relation to established behavioral criteria and the achievement of pre-established goals and objectives.

Benefits: A comprehensive benefits package is provided for all employees who work 20 hours per week or more. This package includes:

  • HealthPartners Health Insurance Single, two-party, or family plan options available
  • Delta Dental Insurance Single or family plan options available.
  • ReliaStar Life Insurance $10,000 County-paid coverage
  • Flexible (Pre-Tax) Spending Health Care and Daycare Accounts
  • Long Term Disability
  • An Employee Assistance Program, PERA (Public Employee's Retirement Association) - A retirement system for county and local government employees set-up in 1931 by the MN Legislature.

Other Great Benefits Available:

  • Affinity Plus (credit union)
  • U.S. Government Savings Bonds
  • VALIC - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Minnesota Benefit Association Insurance
  •  PERA Term Life Insurance
  • Nationwide Retirement Solutions - Deferred Compensation Plan
  • Short Term Disability
  • Employee Safety & Wellness Team
  • Organizational commitment to employee training and development
  • Free parking

Time-Off: 10 paid holidays per year. Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave and Vacation and Sick Leave programs for eligible employees (21 to 33 days per year).

Company info
200 4th Ave W

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