Skilled TradesNorthern California InlandTemporary$21.87
Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Extra Help
Extra- Help Opportunity
Salary: 21.87 - 24.06 Hourly
Job Category: Skilled Trades
Location: Northern California Inland
Job Type: Temporary
Close Date: 10/08/2019
About the Position
The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for an Extra-Help Heavy Equipment Mechanic. This position is allocated to the Public Works Division of the Community Development and Services Agency (CDSA). Under general supervision, the incumbent will independently perform the full range of maintenance and repair duties on a wide variety of vehicles and equipment, including automobiles, heavy and light duty trucks, off-road equipment, and small engine powered equipment; operate a variety of hand, power and shop tools and perform related work as assigned. This classification requires specialized knowledge, skills and experience in equipment maintenance.
About Public Works and Yuba County
The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining, repairing, designing, and constructing County roads, bridges, parks, and storm water drainage systems in accordance with local, state, and federal laws/standards, and in a manner that maximizes public safety. Due to the mountainous terrain in the eastern half of the County, road maintenance often includes snow plowing. The Yuba County Maintained Mileage for roads consists of 653 miles, 76 bridges, and numerous culverts/drainage structures. The department also reviews and approves land development projects as they relate to the County road, drainage, and park systems. Public Works performs administration and maintenance of the County parks and County Services Areas.
Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capitol in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. Yuba County offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas. The County’s rivers, lakes and outdoor recreation areas provide excellent hunting, fishing, boating and skiing opportunities. Our County vision is to create a “golden” future for Yuba County by inspiring a community of participation, embracing our unique history, and discovering the wealth of our untapped potential.