East Providence News

5/2/2016 - Automotive Mechanic I


Pay Grade 35 Union 15509

($43,197 – $51,538)

Under general supervision of Central Garage Superintendent perform skilled work in repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel powered equipment such as five (5) ton or larger dump trucks, heavy construction equipment, tractors, and emergency Police/Fire vehicles. Perform related duties as required.  Work is assigned verbally and written and is generally checked by inspection and/or tested upon completion.


Must be at least 18 years of age and possess a High School Diploma/GED; or Trade School supplemented with technical training in the trade.  Graduation from RI Trade Shop, New England Technical or comparable Diesel Schools may be substituted in lieu of two (2) years’ experience. At least (3) years’ experience required in truck (5 ton or greater) and heavy equipment repair and maintenance including work on a variety of diesel engines; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which meet the desired knowledge, skills and abilities of the position.  Must have own tools.  Must obtain a Commercial Driver’s License Class B with air break endorsement; and RI State Inspection License within one year from date of hire.  EVT or Master Truck Technician preferred but not required.    


Written – 50%

Oral – 50%

Please submit application and resume to City of East Providence, Human Resources Dept., 145 Taunton Avenue, 3rd floor, East Providence, RI 02914, or email to hr@cityofeastprov.com.  No phone calls please.  Only those applicants being considered will be contacted.  Application and resume must be submitted no later than Friday, May 27, 2016 by 4:00PM.

The City of East Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.