DPW Mechanic/Equipment Operator

Successful candidate must have a thorough knowledge of standard practices, methods, materials, tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of heavy duty gasoline and diesel engines/equipment. Must also have a knowledge of hydraulic systems,  air brakes, electrical systems, accessory power equipment and welding and metal fabrication.  Skills in the use of mechanics tools, materials and equipment. Must have the ability to follow detailed oral and written instructions, technical manuals, diagrams and electrical schematics. Ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical defects and to determine parts and adjustments necessary for repair. Ability to perform strenuous physical labor indoors and outdoors in occasionally adverse and varying weather conditions. Operates snow removal  equipment as well as other heavy equipment. Must be willing to be on call for emergency conditions as well as  snow removal  in the winter months.

High School Diploma or G.E.D. and 3 plus years of experience in the repair of heavy duty gas and diesel engines/heavy equipment. Applicant must have their own assortment of mechanics tools. Must posses a NH CDL B (A) preferred operators license. Extensive training in welding, electrical and fuel systems, and ASE certifications  are desirable. 

The Town of Northfield offers a competitive salary and benefits package, hourly wage starting at $23.00 to $26.00 depending on experience. With the opportunity for overtime during adverse weather and winter snow removal is available.

Please submit a letter of interest as well as a resume to Justin Bernier, Director of DPW, 21 Summer Street, Northfield, NH 03276. or email directly highway@northfieldnh.org attn. Justin Bernier.

Town of Northfield
Close Date: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
23.00-26.00 per hour