City of Edinburg
  • 01-May-2023 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Solid Waste Management -Dept #6500
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • 15.30
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.


City of Edinburg in Edinburg, TX is actively seeking a dedicated Mechanic to perform preventive maintenance and repairs on City vehicles. Are you seeking engaging work? Do you wish to advance your career as a Mechanic? Does working for a rapidly growing city sound appealing to you? If so, please continue reading!

The Mechanic position earns competitive pay of $ 15.30/hr. We provide great benefits and perks, including paid holidays, paid time off (PTO), life & ADD insurance, a retirement plan with a 7% employee contribution and a city match of 2 to 1, 100%-paid medical and 100%-paid dental with optional dependent coverage, workers compensation, and Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). Additionally, we offer our employees an employee assistance program (EAP), a healthy lifestyle program, and access to Active Edinburg fitness centers. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply to join our team today!


Edinburg is the fastest growing city in the Rio Grande Valley, with a 23% growth rate since 2010, and is among the top five fastest-growing cities in the state. It has been recognized as an all-American city three times by the National Civic League, placing it among a handful of outstanding communities in the nation. Our wonderful city has exceptional entertainment, arts & culture, recreation, and education, which makes it a great place to work.

Our employees share our dedication to the city, which is why we like to show them our appreciation for their commitment. We do this by providing competitive compensation, exceptional PTO opportunities, and other great benefits to help them lead healthy, productive lives. We care about people, and that includes both our residents and employees!


As a Mechanic, you spend your day troubleshooting electrical systems on vehicles and performs required repairs. Your work typically involves repairing, adjusting brake, engine, electrical, fuel, hydraulic, transmission, ignition, air, exhaust, axle assemblies and related systems. Your job is essential to the city, and you perform ignition checks and charging systems for proper operation. You are constantly on your toes and ready for any new and unexpected challenges that may arise in the city. This can include maintaining records of services, time, and materials used in repairs of all city vehicles. When you are not out in the city, you generally maintain all vehicles in satisfactory condition to meet state inspection requirements, inventory of equipment, supplies/parts, and provides support equipment. You also ensure to provide emergency field assistance to disabled equipment and vehicles as needed. You enjoy being helpful and have no problem providing assistance and support to other divisions within the department as needed. The city needs someone like you with technical skills appropriate to the work environment, and you finding genuine enjoyment in what you do!


  • High school diploma, GED or equivalency or Technical School Graduate with emphasis on automotive, diesel mechanics and/or automotive electrical systems.
  • Three (3) years of experience in vehicle and engine maintenance and repair.
  • Must have a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record or have the ability to obtain a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License within one year of employment.
    • Preferred Class "A" Commercial Drivers License.

Are you someone who prefers hands-on work? Do you have knowledge of vehicle and equipment repair? Do you enjoy troubleshooting electrical systems? Do you enjoy working as part of a team? Is dependability one of your strengths? If yes, you might just be perfect for this Mechanic job!


If you feel that you have the right skills in automotive, diesel mechanics and automotive electrical systems to succeed as our Mechanic, apply now using our mobile-friendly application.

Location: 78541

Applicants will be subject to a complete background investigation. Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause the applicant rejection from consideration.

Applicants must also take and pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the City's expense.

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