Equipment Mechanic II

City of Chico
Until Filled

The City of Chico, California, is hiring for the position of Equipment Mechanic II.


This recruitment is to fill one vacancy and establish an eligibility list which may be used for future vacancies.

The ideal candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of heavy duty truck and automotive repair, with experience in both diagnostics and repair of gasoline and diesel engines. They will have a minimum of four years journeyman level work in electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brakes and fuel systems. An associates degree in automotive or diesel technology form an accredited college or trade school is highly desired. have experience in computer skills used for job tracking, email and timekeeping. they will have a valid California class C drivers license with the ability to obtain a class A license within their first year of hire.

Mechanics with the City of Chico must supply their own tools.

Knowledge of:

  • Tools, equipment and procedures used in the overhaul, repair and adjustment of gas and diesel-powered equipment.
  • Operation and care of internal combustion engines.
  • Use of automotive shop tools, equipment and methods used in welding.
  • Safe work practices.
  • Operating and repair characteristics of the entire range of City owned light and heavy equipment.

    Ability to:

  • Inspect gas and diesel-powered equipment to locate difficulties and estimate the cost and time of repairs.
  • Perform minor and major mechanical work on mechanical equipment.
  • Use a variety of tools and equipment with skill.
  • Maintain a variety of shop and records.
  • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
  • Perform journey level equipment mechanic work.
  • work effectively in the absence of direct supervision.
  • Assist in the training and supervision of less experienced personnel.


    For more information, including the full job description, and to apply online, please visit the City of Chico Employment Opportunities page at:

    Questions? Give us a call! City of Chico HR: (530) 879-7900.


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