Nassau County, FL
November 1, 2023
Job Type



Performs preventive maintenance services and repairs to automotive, heavy equipment and other diesel or gasoline engine driven equipment as assigned. Follows directions and reports to Lead Mechanic and Fleet Manager. Works a forty (40) hour week. May require overtime and holidays.

Examples of Duties

  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled preventive maintenance services to include change of fluids in crank cases, brake systems, transmissions (manual and automatic) differentials, cooling systems and power assisted steering systems, lubrication/fuel service truck.
  • Changes air intake, hydraulic, fuel and oil filters on a scheduled and non-scheduled basis.
  • Lubricates chassis, steering and articulating systems on construction and automotive equipment.
  • Changes tires, hoses, belts and electrical components.
  • Answers emergency road calls, drives trucks, assists in the retrieval of disabled vehicles and equipment.
  • Prepares and maintains shop repair orders and vehicle historical data.
  • Maintains the repair shop in a clean and orderly manner, washes and steam cleans automotive and heavy equipment.
  • Performs minor tasks using ARC and acetylene gas welding/cutting equipment.
  • Performs air and hydraulic and brake repair/replacement on heavy and light vehicles.
  • Assists other Mechanics as requested.
  • Completes all written documentation related to the job function.
  • Maintains the ability to operate in a constant state of alertness and safe manner.

(These major job duties are not a complete statement of all duties required of the job. Employees may be required to perform such other related job duties as may be assigned or required).

Typical Qualifications

  • Graduation from high school or General Education Equivalency Diploma, unless exempt under Article 25.9.
  • One (1) year experience in general engine maintenance.


  • Possession of a valid State Driver's License.

Supplemental Information

  • Working knowledge of the assembly, adjustment and maintenance of a variety of automotive vehicles and heavy equipment including dump trucks, dozers, hydraulic excavators, mowing equipment, bucket loaders and road graders.
  • Ability to perform basic data entry operations on a computer or be willing to learn.
  • Knowledge of trouble shooting/diagnosis of malfunctions of gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Ability to read, write and speak the English language.
  • Knowledge of procedures and techniques for vehicle and equipment retrieval and evacuation
  • Knowledge of hydraulic air and cable brake systems.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic actuating systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical systems on vehicles and equipment.


  • Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist.
  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
  • Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
  • Standing: On ladders, on steps or on the ground for sustained periods of time.
  • Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, at times for long distances
  • Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position to position. Lifting 50 to 100 lbs.
  • Grasping: Picking, pinching, manipulating small objects in confined spaces.
  • Talking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word.


  • Work is performed in various locations, both indoors and outdoors. Exposure to heat, dust, odors, fumes, cold and wet adverse climatic conditions.

Reasonable accommodation will be made for otherwise qualified individuals with a disability.


Incomplete applications will not be considered. Applications will continue to be received until the listed closing date or the position is filled, whichever is earliest. Submission of an application does not guarantee the applicant an interview. Applicants will be subject to a criminal background check.

Nassau County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace. Nassau County values the service veterans and their family members have given to our country and that the County supports the hiring of returning service members, military spouses, and their family members as such this position is eligible for Veterans' Preference in accordance with applicable laws.

The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, environmental conditions, or qualifications required of employees assigned to this position. This position may be required to work in a safety sensitive capacity at any time based on emergency declaration or other operational need. Nassau County reserves the right to edit or re-write this job description at any time.

An organization is only as good as the people it employs. To attract and retain the best team possible, theNassau County Board of County Commissionersoffers a competitive benefit program. We believe that if we expect our employees to support the County, we must first support the health and financial well-being of our employees and their families, now and as they plan for their future.

This position is a Local 630 covered position and therefore is bound by the terms and conditions contained in the current collective bargaining agreement, which can be found here.

BOCC-Contributed Benefits

  • Medical & Prescription Drugs Benefits
  • Health Savings Account (HSA) Contributions with a Qualified Plan
  • Florida Retirement System
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • $10,000 in Life & AD&D Employee Coverage

Optional Benefits

  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Supplemental & Dependent Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • Voluntary Benefits Offered By Aflac and/or Colonial
  • 457(b) Deferred Compensation Program
  • Roth IRA

NOTE: For detailed information regarding available benefits click here.

FLORIDA RETIREMENT SYSTEM (FRS)The Florida Retirement System is a retirement plan designed to provide an income to a vested employee and his/her family when the employee retires, becomes partially or totally disabled, or dies prior to retirement. A defined benefit or defined contribution option may be chosen by the employee. Employees are required to contribute 3% of their salary per Florida Statute.

TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAMThe County may provide tuition assistance to cover the cost of tuition and books to County employees requesting tuition reimbursement for courses at an accredited college or university which are applicable to the employee's field of work and/or are of such nature to directly prepare employees for positions of greater responsibility within the County. Contact the Human Resources Office for additional details.

HOLIDAYSThe following, as well as any other days the BOCC may declare, are designated as official holidays for County Employees:

New Year's Day
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Presidents Day
Good Friday
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Veterans Day
Thanksgiving Day
The Day After Thanksgiving
Christmas Eve
Christmas Day

PTO LEAVE All full-time employees shall accrue Paid Time Off (PTO) Leave in accordance with the following formula:

Years of Employment Hours Per Year
0 through the end of the 4th year 140
5 years through the end of the 10th year 160
11 years through the end of the 15th year 180
16 years and over 200

For additional information please review the current collective bargaining agreement between Nassau County Board of County Commissioners and the Northeast Florida Public Employee's Local 630, L.I.U.N.A found here and/or *Nassau County's Policies and Procedures found here.

* Contract covered positions will continue under those terms and conditions, except in such instances where that agreement does not address an issue contained in the Policies & Procedures. In such instances employees will continue under the terms and conditions contained within the Policies & Procedures.

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