Date: Mar 29, 2024

Location: Wichita, KS, US

Company: Sedgwick County

Department:  Fleet Management

Pay:  $21.11 per hour  

Work Schedule: 7:00am-4:00pm M-F  


Sedgwick County offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that includes health coverages, paid leave, regular compensation reviews, retirement plans, and professional development opportunities.  For more detailed information, please visit our benefits page at SCBenefits.


Maintains and repairs County vehicles and equipment one ton and over and heavy equipment. Performs routine maintenance and diagnostic checks to ensure vehicles operate under the conditions in which they were designed. Must have ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical issues.


Perform preventative maintenance on medium duty and heavy equipment and vehicles used by Public Works

  • Perform basic service work, oil changes, brake inspection and tire inspection and replacement if necessary and any repairs deemed necessary following vehicle inspection.


Perform all diagnostic inspections and drivability inspections on vehicles

  • Drivability inspection, including check engine light diagnosis ABS diagnosis, Air Bag diagnosis and various control module problems.
  • Ability to diagnose electrical issues, brake issues
  • Will be available for on call snow removal duty when assigned


Perform special projects as needed in shop

  • Installing new technology in vehicles
  • Mechanical damage in wrecked vehicles
  • Up-fitting Public Works equipment when needed
  • Decommissioning retired vehicles for auction


Minimum Qualifications: High School diploma or equivalent. Two years’ experience as a Mechanic I or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, abilities and competencies. Valid Driver’s License.


Preferred Qualifications: ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certification.


It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services, including employment, on the basis of race, color, sex, including pregnancy, gender identity and sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry or citizenship, marital status, religious or political affiliation, genetic information, disability, status as a member of the uniformed services or any other similarly protected status.

Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to qualified persons with disabilities as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please contact the Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator at (316) 660-7050, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777). Please do not use this phone number for employment questions. Applicants are contacted only if they are determined to be qualified candidates. 

Nearest Major Market: Wichita

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