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Equipment Mechanic

Date Posted:  Feb 10, 2024
Requisition ID:  434870

Edinburgh, IN, US, 46124

Work for Indiana

Grow your career with the State of Indiana! With more than 50 executive branch agencies, the State of Indiana is a diverse workforce offering employees stimulating and challenging projects across a broad scope of career opportunities. As a State of Indiana employee, you impact the well-being of Indiana’s communities every day.


At the State of Indiana, we don’t just talk about diversity and inclusion - Our goal is to create a welcoming, accessible, and equitable workplace, with a workforce that is representative of the State of Indiana population. As a proud equal opportunity employer, reasonable accommodations may be available to enable individuals with disabilities to complete the application and interview process, as well as perform the essential functions of a role.


Next Level benefits at the State of Indiana are here! Be sure to review our expanded benefit package offerings below.


Agency Statement:

About the Adjutant General’s Office:
The Adjutant General’s Office (AGO) provides a dynamic workplace while serving the Indiana National Guard at its various facilities throughout the state.  AGO’s programs and projects offer exciting opportunities for professionals in many fields - from maintenance repair to cadre to civil engineers - looking to begin or advance their careers.  AGO offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, as well as an outstanding work/life balance.  AGO offers agency specific benefits, such as a physical fitness program, an opportunity to work an alternative work schedule, and a spot bonus program to reward hardworking employees.

Salary Statement  

The salary for this position traditionally starts at $42,900.00 but may be commensurate with education or work experience.

Role Overview

You will perform equipment preventative maintenance (PM), scheduled, and unscheduled maintenance and repair after determining the type and extent of repair necessary and performs major repair work on lawn mowing equipment, construction equipment, wheeled equipment, tractors, bushhogs and generators for the DPW Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center (CAJMTC).

A Day in the Life:

The essential functions of this role are as follows: 

  • Perform repairs, replacement, or welding in both the field and shop settings on cars, light trucks, heavy duty trucks, and heavy equipment (e.g. asphalt paver, asphalt mills, rollers, skid steers, attachments, tractors and snow trucks etc.). 
  • Install snowplow blades and make repairs on damaged plow assemblies. 
  • Maintain Equipment Management System (EMS) records on parts used and work performed on equipment, as well as order and/or pick up parts. 
  • Service and repair of Highway Equipment in the field; use welding equipment to straighten and fabricate metal. 
  • Recognize performance issues for both gas and diesel engines and properly diagnose them. 
  • Inspect vehicles/equipment for damage and perform minor body repair work. 
  • Snow removal when necessary and other related duties as required (e.g., keep garage area, equipment, and tools clean and orderly, mow grass, operate snowplow, tow truck or other equipment, repair mowers, sharpen mower blades, pump gasoline and diesel fuel, and maintain daily records of same). 
  • Attend appropriate training school, safety meetings, mechanic meetings, or related meetings. 
  • Order and/or pick up parts when required by supervisor. 
  • Provide service and repair of vehicles and equipment on emergency basis. 

The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. 

What You'll Need for Success:

You must meet the following requirement to be considered for employment:

  • Required High School Diploma or High School Equivalent (HSE) 
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in hydraulic maintenance, diagnostics, and repair. 
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in equipment and fleet maintenance. 
  • Possession of a valid commercial driver's license OR must obtain within 90 days of employment. 
  • Must provide own tools and agency-approved steel toe boots. 
  • Extensive knowledge of and ability to use tools associated with vehicle and motorized equipment repair. 
  • Working knowledge of appropriate safety practices associated with repair and maintenance heavy equipment, vehicles and/or motorized equipment. 
  • Extensive knowledge of heavy and light duty vehicle and equipment repair. 
  • Extensive knowledge of hydraulics and how to properly diagnose and repair. 
  • Ability to repair all types of equipment that is required to perform various types of maintenance activities. 
  • Skill in operating hand & power tools related to the repair and maintenance of vehicles and equipment. 
  • Ability to understand system of mechanical procedures. 
  • Ability to use welding and steel cutting equipment. 
  • Ability to carry out oral and written instructions and to complete records and reports. 
  • Ability to use repair manuals and parts catalogues. 
  • Ability to follow directions and work as a part of a team. 
  • Ability to perform physical activities such as lifting, dragging, stooping, standing, and walking for long periods of time. 
  • Ability to work in a multi-functional team 

Supervisory Responsibilities/Direct Reports:

This role may be utilized in a supervisory capacity based on agency needs.

Benefits of Employment with the State of Indiana:

The State of Indiana offers a comprehensive benefit package for full-time employees which includes: 

  • Three (3) medical plan options (including RX coverage) as well as vision and dental plans
  • Wellness Rewards Program: Complete wellness activities to earn gift card rewards
  • Health savings account, which includes bi-weekly state contribution
  • Flexible work scheduling options, including the potential for hybrid remote work for employees whose work may be performed outside state facilities
  • Deferred compensation 457B account (similar to 401k plan) with employer match
  • Two (2) fully-funded pension plan options
  • A robust, comprehensive program of leave policies covering a variety of employee needs, including but not limited to:
    • 150 hours of paid new parent leave
    • Up to 15 hours of paid community service leave
  • Combined 180 hours of paid vacation, personal, and sick leave time off
  • 12 paid holidays, 14 on election years
  • Education Reimbursement Program
  • Group life insurance
  • Referral Bonus program
  • Employee assistance program that allows for covered behavioral health visits
  • Qualified employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
  • Free Parking for most positions
  • Free LinkedIn Learning access


Equal Employment Opportunity:

The State of Indiana is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to recruit, select, develop, and promote employees based on individual ability and job performance. Our policy is to provide equal employment opportunity to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, physical or mental disability, or veteran status. We will comply with the spirit as well as the letter of all applicable state and federal laws. 


If you are a qualified individual with a disability and require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, you can request assistance by contacting the Indiana State Personnel Department at [email protected].


The State of Indiana has established a culture that welcomes equity, inclusion, and opportunity for all employees and applicants. We encourage you to apply if you feel you have the transferrable skills to be successful in this position and we look forward to reviewing your application.


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