Salt Lake County

Diesel Mechanic/Fleet Technician CDL - Open Until Filled

Job Locations US-UT-MIDVALE
Requisition ID 2023-33249
# of Openings
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
5 days ago(1/25/2023 11:19 AM)
SLCO Department (Portal Searching)
Public Works Operations
Location : Location
Location : Address
7125 S 600 W
Location : Postal Code
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Regular Full-Time (Merit)
Requisition Post Information* : Post End Date
Posted Min
24.74 Hourly
Posted Max
31.81 Hourly

Job Description

Salt Lake County…A career with a purpose in the community you love!

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.

What it is like to work here:

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.

Surround yourself with:

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place….its our heart and service that bring us together.

We encourage a work life balance:

Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck.  A career with /Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks.  We support our employees with 12 Holidays, up to 24 vacation days, 12 sick days and one personal day every year.  We work in a hybrid environment giving you flexibility to manage working from home and being in office.


Additional Benefits include:

  • Retirement options for hybrid pension/401(k) or 401(k) only with a 10% contribution

Medical coverage including a 100% county paid premium option-Dental and Vision coverage including coverage for adult designees

  • Health Savings account with a county contribution up to $1200/year, Flexible Spending Account
  • 100% county-paid Long-Term Disability and Short-Term Disability option
  • Professional Development
  • Plus: Onsite medical clinic, childcare and gym; hospital insurance, pet insurance auto and home insurance and discounts at County facilities.


Performs comprehensive maintenance and repairs on light, medium, and heavy equipment including; gas, diesel, compressed natural gas (CNG), and electric vehicles and equipment.


$24.74 - $31.81 per hour depending on experience.

Two (2) years of equivalent experience in a field closely related to these duties; up to one year of education may be substituted for experience.
A valid Driver's License issued by the State of Utah is required at the time of hire to operate a Salt Lake County vehicle.
Must possess a valid Class A or B Commercial Driver's License (CDL) issued by the State of Utah within ninety (90) days of hire date.
Must possess a complete set of tools at the time of hire.
Must receive a verified negative test result on a mandatory drug test before starting in this position. Will be subject to random alcohol and drug testing. May be subject to post accident and reasonable suspicion alcohol and drug testing.
  • Journeyman level position works on a variety of equipment such as heavy construction equipment, refuse trucks, vactors, bucket trucks, 10-wheeled dump trucks with snow plows, 80 passenger buses, street sweepers, landfill equipment, may also be assigned to work on Emergency and Safety equipment such as police cruiser, ladder trucks, mobile command centers, generators, and all light duty equipment.
  • Diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems; determines materials and parts required.
  • Repairs, overhauls or replaces engines, transmissions, fuel injection pumps, fuel injectors, carburetors, alternators, clutches, brakes, steering and suspension systems, differentials, hydraulic components, electrical, computer, fuel, and cooling systems.
  • Diagnoses and repairs pulse-width modified hydraulic systems, components, pumps and electrical/air-over hydraulic valves with GPS feedback controls.
  • Diagnoses and repair drivability issues using laptop data-link computer software, electrical circuits, short and open circuits, modern serial data and multiplexing circuitry.
  • Installs and removes in-vehicle equipment, such as programmable emergency communication radios, consoles, data equipment, laptop computers, sirens, and emergency lighting.
  • Tests, inspects and certifies high pressure compressed natural gas (CNG) on vehicle fueling systems.
  • Modifies, fabricates, and repairs using oxyacetylene, plasma cutting and MIG/TIG welding equipment.
  • Tests electrical supply for proper and adequate wiring to meet power requirements; designs and installs electrical power distribution systems.
  • Maintains a variety of records and reports including Utah State Inspections, Salt Lake County Emissions, Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards and Fleet Management Information System.
  • Drives heavy equipment and trucks in and out of shop bays for maintenance. May drive heavy equipment to road test and diagnose issues.

Additional Information

This position requires extensive physical labor (approximately 90% of the time), lifting, pushing, pulling, and carrying objects over 50 pounds (occasionally up to 100 pounds with some assistance); regular kneeling, bending, crawling, standing, climbing ladders, and reaching up, over and down.
The work involves exposure to grease, dirt, dust, fumes, chemicals, smoke, and/or loud noises, as well as periodic exposure to extreme weather conditions. Work is occasionally performed in confined spaces and elevated levels. Employees may be exposed to high volumes of traffic when performing road-call service work.
This position is subject to being called to work prior to or after the scheduled shift.


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