Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic


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Thomas Trujillo

job description

Duties include repair, maintenance and safety inspections procedures performed on a variety of construction and heavy-duty equipment.


Repairing and rebuilding both components and sub-assemblies on all construction equipment; perform BIT inspections as required by the State of California Highway Patrol; operate equipment both to move to work location and test operations to diagnose trouble.  Repairs include exchanging overhauled transmissions, replacing clutches, overhauling control valves, rebuilding hydraulic cylinders, in addition to repairing engines.  Perform scheduled critical safety item inspections when required.

Research maintenance and parts manuals on the various equipment maintained by the Division.  Writing store requisitions, collaborations with SMS personnel and vendors to locate needed repair parts.

Update equipment repair data in the automated Vehicle Management System.


Commercial Driver's License is required prior to transfer. 


Job Locations:
7th Street Sweeper Shop, CSY Turf Shop, 7th Construction Shop, North Hollywood Construction Shop

How to apply

Interested candidates should submit a completed City of Los Angeles application via email to thomas.trujillo@lacity.org, by 10/8/2021 at 4:00 PM.

In accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, candidates must meet the minimum requirement of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive an exemption and report their vaccination status prior to being hired by the hiring City department. The ordinance is available at https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pdf.