Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

City Of Toledo   Toledo, OR   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on April 23, 2024


Job Status: 
Open - open and accepting applications
Job Closing Date: 
Thursday, May 30, 2024 - 5:00pm
Job Reference Number: 2024-06
Department   Public Works Department
Salary   $4,195-$4,884/month; starting salary depending on qualifications
Deadline to Apply   Open until filled

How to apply: Please submit a completed cover letter, city employment application (at the bottom of this page) and resume to Human Resources to the address listed below.

*This job will be posted until the position is filled.  

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The City of Toledo is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate. 

The City of Toledo is seeking a dedicated and professional individual to fill the position of

Equipment Maintenance Mechanic

General Statement of Duties: 

*The list below does not include all the requirements for the position. For a full list of the position requirements, review the job description and physical requirements files at the bottom of this page.

Essential Responsibilities include but are not limited to: 

Performs a wide range of mechanical repairs to City vehicles, equipment, pumps, machinery, and facilities. These include, but are not limited to; engine repair (both diesel and gasoline), electric motor trouble shooting and repair, mechanical maintenance, welding, sheet metal fabrication, limited electrical repairs, and other related duties. Maintains efficient records of all maintenance activities and establishing and maintaining a preventative maintenance program.

Primary/Essential Responsibilities

  • Maintains mechanical and electrical functions of Water and Wastewater Treatment Plant facilities including trouble shooting and repair on pumps and motors at water and wastewater pump stations (including diesel powered generators)
  • Repairs and maintains the City vehicle fleet, including Public Works, Fire, Police, and Parks and Recreation
  • Responsible to ensure that a preventative maintenance program for City equipment and fleet is established and implemented
  • Maintains inventory of parts and tools

Minimum Education

  • Graduation from High School or GED equivalency


  • Two (2) years specialized training and/or verifiable experience and/or aptitude in motor mechanics including diesel motors/equipment, preferably in “public works operations” environment



  • Must have valid Driver’s License or the ability to obtain one upon acceptance of the position
  • Possession of [or the ability to obtain within three (3) months], a valid Oregon State Class C Driver’s License at the time of the appointment required
  • Possession of [or the ability to obtain within ninety (90) days of appointment], an Oregon Class B Commercial Driver’s License with tank & air brake endorsement required
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain within a year from appointment, Oregon flagger’s certification card

Knowledge of:

  • Position requires an understanding of and the ability to repair machinery and equipment used in municipal operations, in particular Public Works operations.
  • Position holder must be able to lift heavy objects, sit, stoop, maneuver into tight spaces, use fingers and hands with dexterity suitable for fine mechanical work.