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Senior Equipment Mechanic (Highway)

Senior Equipment Mechanic (Highway)


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Senior Equipment Mechanic

Public Works Department/Highway Division

The City of Woonsocket Rhode Island is conducting a search for a Senior Equipment Mechanic.  Under the direction of the Highway Division Superintendent, the successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of light and heavy mechanical equipment.  Specific duties include, but are not limited to, the following:  inspecting and servicing equipment to avoid breakdowns and maintain efficient operation, overhauling engine, transmission and hydraulic systems, assembling and testing new equipment, designs and makes fixtures and attachments for automotive equipment, places requisitions for garage supplies and automotive spare parts.  A high school diploma, or a GED equivalent, is required, or equivalent apprenticeship training in automotive mechanics.  Six (6) to ten (10) years of experience on the repair and maintenance of motorized vehicles and equipment.  Additional experience is required in welding and fabrication.

Application Deadline:     Friday, October 22, 2021

Union:                              Local 670, RI Council 94, AFSCME, AFL-CIO

Weekly Rate:                   $1,001.73 to $1,058.34 per week     [M76B]

Hours of Work:               40 Hours Per Week

Examination Date:          To Be Determined

To Apply:  We offer a competitive benefit and compensation package.  For more information on this position including a full position description and application, please visit the “Employment” section of the City of Woonsocket website at  Please forward your completed application and resume to Nikki Aphonphanh, Personnel Division, City of Woonsocket, 169 Main Street, Woonsocket, RI 02895.  You may also send your employment information electronically to

About Woonsocket:  Located in Rhode Island’s Blackstone Valley, the City of Woonsocket is a vibrant, urban community and is surrounded by the growing suburban communities of Lincoln, Cumberland and North Smithfield, and boasts a positive business climate where City officials and the business community work together to build a strong economy.  Woonsocket is centrally located in the Boston/Worcester/Providence triangle, and home to CVS Corporation, a Fortune 500 company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School

Experience Level : ""

Job Function : General

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