PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The Trempealeau County Highway Department is seeking to fill the position of Equipment Mechanic. The
purpose of this position is to inspect, maintain and repair all department trucks and equipment for safe
operation by all employees. The work is performed under the supervision of the Highway Commissioner
and Shop Superintendent. Regular hours are Monday through Thursday 6:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
High school diploma or equivalent with vocational/technical specialized training in mechanical repair.
Comprehensive knowledge of engines, transmissions, drive lines, electrical skills, hydraulic repair, and air
brake systems. Knowledge of Ag tractors and heavy equipment repair. Gas and diesel engine diagnostics,
emissions/DPF/DEF troubleshooting, EFI knowledge, computer/scanner experience for troubleshooting
codes on equipment, trucks and electronic sander controls. Comprehensive knowledge of machine
operations and maintenance is essential. Ability to obtain/maintain Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
Class A CDL with airbrakes and tanker endorsement. Must successfully pass applicable background check
and pre-employment/post-offer drug screen and physical. Selected candidate subject to DOT random drug
and alcohol testing. Refer to the attached job description for additional information.
COMPENSATION / BENEFITS:
The 2021 wage range for this full-time, non-exempt position is $19.63 (step 0) per hour to $26.77 (step 20)
per hour, depending upon qualifications. Trempealeau County’s compensation plan considers annual wage
step increases. A comprehensive benefit package is offered to county employees including health insurance,
flex spending account, dependent care reimbursement, pension plan, deferred compensation, dental, vision,
short-term disability, life insurance, critical illness insurance, cancer insurance, accident insurance and paid
holidays, vacation and sick leave.
Application material may be found at https://co.trempealeau.wi.us/ or by contacting Human Resources.
Completed application must be received (via mail, email, fax, or hand-delivered) to Human Resources by:
Open Until Filled
Trempealeau County Human Resource Department
36245 Main St., PO Box 67, Whitehall, WI 54773
Telephone: 715-538-2311 ext. 224
Equal Opportunity Employer / Affirmative Action
Deadline Note: Application material may be found at https://co.trempealeau.wi.us/ or by contacting Human Resources. Completed application must be received (via mail, email, fax, or hand-delivered) to Human Resources by: Open Until Filled