General Summary: The Mechanic works at the BREC Maintenance Workshop and on site at BREC facilities performing repair and maintenance work on a variety of BREC equipment and vehicles ranging from light to heavy equipment, maintaining work records, instructing other staff in the use and maintenance of equipment.
Education Required: High School diploma or equivalent and Vo-tech school diploma or Associates Degree in related field; Preferred: Bachelors Degree in related field
Area of Study (Major): Automobile Repair and Maintenance
Certification(s) Required: ASE Mechanic Certification in at least one relevant category or factory certified training from relevant equipment manufacture or ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire. Preferred: ASE Master Mechanic or Mechanic Certification in at least three (3) categories
License(s) Required: Valid LA driver's license.
Years Relevant Work Experience: 5 years experience in auto repair shop or dealership
Other: Mechanical knowledge of gas and diesel motors and equipment; Ability to diagnose engine and drive problems; Ability to properly repair and rebuild engines and machinery; General knowledge of hydraulic systems; Ability to work independently and accurately; Ability to follow written and oral instructions; Good interpersonal skills
BREC operates public park and recreation facilities and programs throughout East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA. This award-winning agency is a member of NRPA (The National Recreation and Park Association) and has been nationally accredited and recognized as one of America's premier recreation and park departments. BREC maintains 184 parks that feature a wide variety of quality facilities with family-oriented leisure activities for all ages and population groups.www.brec.org