Equipment Mechanic

The City of Portsmouth is seeking a full-tim Equipment Mechanic for its Public Works Department.  

Detailed information about the AFSCME 1386A Working Agreement including salary schedule and benefits can be found here: 

The City offers a generous compensation and benefits package that includes retirement, paid time off including vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance, flexible spending account, professional development, career growth, longevity incentives, and more!

The purpose of this position is to maintain all public works, light to heavy tools and equipment in a reliable and safe condition so as to be available for service according to approved standards.  The work involves filling out and completing work orders, retrieving parts from vendors and the stock room, reviewing PM check lists, and utilizing proper techniques for lift operation, tire rotation, grease, inspections, and all other aspects of the equipment maintenance group.  This includes performing routine maintenance for all equipment, maintaining tools and equipment in the most cost effective manner, recording all equipment maintenance and associated costs, using parts and supplies wisely and recommending maintenance and repair improvements to reduce overall operating costs.  It also involves learning the proper operating and maintenance procedures for all City vehicles and equipment.  Performance is subject to review according to the City's personnel plan through observation, reports, tests, and the results achieved.

For complete details and to apply, please visit the employment page on our website.

City of Portsmouth
Close Date: 
Tuesday, November 14, 2023
$28.23 to $31.12 per hour