KDOT HAYS -Equipment Mechanic Series

Hays, Kansas
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     The Kansas Department of Transportation is looking for dependable, trainable, team players with good communication skills to become part of our family. KDOT is currently hiring an Equipment Mechanic (UNCLASS) position in Hays, KS.

      Position Duties & Responsibilities: This position performs all types of maintenance repairs on all types of automotive equipment, which could include major mechanical overhaul and repair on light and heavy-duty equipment- could include occasional repairs in the field.  Performs tune ups, electrical repairs and adjustment on both automotive and heavy equipment; May occasionally perform oxyacetylene and/or electrical welding and blacksmithing; Performs minor body repairs; Maintains standard shop records, work order and parts orders as necessary.  The selected candidate for this position will be expected to have their own hand tools to perform the duties and responsibilities of this position.  On-the-job training is provided to obtain a CDL within sixty days. . 

This position is subject to pre-employment physical testing and drug testing.  Valid unrestricted driver’s license is required at the time of hire. 

Starting pay is $23.31/hour. 


  • Annual $400 Personal Protection Equipment allowance & $150 tool allowance
  • Paid Vacation Leave & Paid Sick Leave & Paid State Holidays
  • Group health, dental, vision.
  • Basic Life Insurance provided by the State/Optional Group Life Insurance at a reasonable cost.
  • Retirement and deferred compensation programs
  • On-the-job training programs
  • Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
  • Educational Assistance Program

KDOT works to foster diversity and looks forward to applications from all qualified applicants.  Application and Personal Data forms may be completed on-line at https://admin.ks.gov/services/state-employment-center/. 

     Submit on-line forms to Transportation, Dept. of – Dist. 3 mailbox KDOT.Dist3.JobApps@ks.gov. .  Paper forms are available at any KDOT office and may be sent to Kansas Department of Transportation, P.O. Box 350, Norton, KS 67654.  Indicate Requisition # 209889 on the application form by the closing date Oct. 1st, 2023

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