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City of Springfield CDL-B Driver in Springfield, Massachusetts

Position Purpose/Summary Responsible for maintaining and repairing City-owned maintenance equipment. Work is performed under the supervision of the Foreman. No supervision is exercised over other employees. Essential Functions Maintains, tests, and overhauls gasoline and diesel-powered motors. Faces, grinds, and seats valves. Sets tappets and rods. Cleans, installs rings and inserts. Replaces pistons and bearings. Repairs, adjusts, replaces brakes, transmission, rear ends, differentials, clutches, axels, cooling systems, shock absorbers, steering boxes, posts, tie rod ends, gears, shafts, cams, drag links, king pins, bushings and bearings. Orders needed parts and picks them up. Performs related work as required. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Considerable knowledge of the standard practices, materials, tools, equipment, and techniques of the trade. Considerable knowledge of the operating principles of both diesel and gas-powered internal combustion engines. Considerable knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Ability to locate, diagnose, and correct defects and malfunctions of a variety of engines and related equipment. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Skill in the use and care of tools, equipment and materials of the trade. Education and Experience High school diploma or equivalent. Two years of related experience.