Field Heavy Vehicle and Equipment Technician (MC-24-18 - Repost)

Edgecomb, Maine, United States Full-time

Maine Department of Transportation  

Salary: $15.50 - $20.52  Job Code: 8305  Pay Grade: 17  

*New employees start at $17.50  (step 4)

Position Number: 02590-1064

Office/Bureau: Maintenance & Operations  Location: Edgecomb

Opening Date: October 31, 2018

Closing Date:  November 14, 2018



This is structural craft work in the field maintenance, repair, and rebuild of heavy vehicle, automotive, and construction equipment.  Work includes diagnosing mechanical and electrical problems, evaluating overall condition, and performing skilled technical tasks in testing, installing, repairing, rebuilding, rewiring, replacing, and/or fabricating parts for the maintenance, repair, and/or rebuild of a variety of heavy vehicle, automotive, and construction equipment.  This classification is differentiated from the Automotive Mechanic and Heavy Vehicle & Equipment Technician classifications by the requirement of the positions to operate with a higher degree of independence in a field environment, complete required maintenance, repair, and/or rebuild on the road or in a field garage, and maintain a limited supply of heavy vehicle, automotive, and construction equipment parts and supplies.  Work is performed under limited supervision.


Four (4) years experience, education, and/or training in the maintenance, repair, and/or rebuild of automotive and/or construction equipment including two (2) years of experience working with heavy vehicle and construction equipment, one (1) year of related work performed independently, and experience which indicates the ability to receive, store, and distribute parts and/or supplies.

LICENSING/REGISTRATION/CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS  (These must be met by all employees prior to attaining permanent status in this class).

Class B CDL with air endorsements and Class A & D inspection licenses.  Some positions may also include Class E inspection license requirement.


Interested applicants need to apply online by clicking the "Apply for this Opening/Apply Now" button along with uploading a cover letter, current resume, copies of post-secondary transcripts, licensing, registration and certifications. 

*If a paper application is needed, please email MaineDOT Human Resources, at or call (207) 624-3050. 


For more information or questions, please contact: Jeremiah Hutchinson, Human Resources Associate, at or (207) 624-3058.


The value of State’s share of Employee’s Retirement:  15.37% of salary for BU positions and 20.17% for confidential positions.

The value of State-paid Dental Insurance: $13.13 biweekly.  The value*of State paid Health Insurance:

Level 1:  100% State Contribution (employee pays nothing):  $444.68 biweekly

Level 2:  95% State Contribution (employee pays 5%):  $422.45 biweekly

Level 3:  90% State Contribution (employee pays 10%):  $400.21 biweekly

Level 4:  85% State Contribution (employee pays 15%):  $377.98 biweekly

 *The level of the actual value of state paid Health Insurance will be based on the employee’s wage rate and status with regard to the health credit premium program. 

The Maine Department of Transportation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.