Coordinates and performs highly skilled mechanics work on behalf of the City's Fleet Services Division. Maintains various types of City Public Safety as well emergency and fleet vehicles and equipment: diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues; performs preventative maintenance work; participates in ordering fleet parts; prepares various types of fleet maintenance records and documentation; assists in maintaining shop facilities and equipment; and performs other mechanical related duties. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1.Maintains municipal vehicles and equipment for area of assignment:
- Monitors and assists in ensuring City vehicles/equipment are safely and properly maintained for use by employees.
- Provides for the safe, reliable, and proper functioning of the City's emergency response vehicles including Police, Fire, and/or Animal Control vehicles.
- Performs highly technical and labor intensive fleet maintenance work.
- Fabricates parts used in the repair of City vehicles and equipment.
- Builds custom designed parts/equipment as required by City departments.
2. Diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues:
- Utilizes comprehensive diagnostic equipment to diagnose mechanical issues and/or failures.
- Repairs all vehicle/equipment systems including major components and sub-assemblies.
- Conducts repairs in relation to hydraulic and/or other mechanical systems; replaces cylinders, builds new hose assemblies.
- Performs preventative maintenance; utilizes fluid exchange and four-wheel alignment systems.
3. Provides customer support and quality assurance:
- Interfaces with customers regarding fleet maintenance inquiries and complaints.
- Recommends courses of action regarding the repair of vehicles and/or equipment.
- Inspects and verifies mechanical repairs meet performance and safety standards established by the Fleet Services Division.
- Notifies Fleet Services Supervisor regarding the completion of repairs.
4. Participates in ordering mechanical parts and maintaining supply inventories:
- Prepares and submits parts orders to the Parts Room.
- Conducts parts research; places online parts orders as required.
- Reviews parts orders upon delivery; monitors for order accuracy and quality of items received.
- Tracks parts installed and completes related documentation.
- Performs annual parts inventory.
5. Provides 24/7 on-call fleet maintenance support for assigned shift; maintains operational equipment assets including on and off-road equipment, fire apparatus, police pursuit vehicles, and animal control equipment.
- Prepares, updates, and maintains fleet maintenance records; inputs labor and repair comments into shop computer system.
- Cleans and assists in ensuring the safety of shop facilities; stores and secures fleet maintenance equipment and tools.
- Performs other related duties as assigned or required.
This position works under general supervision. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications) MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
- High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
- Three (3) years' experience working as an automotive mechanic and performing heavy equipment repair is required.
- Three (3)years' experience working on public service/public safety vehicles and equipment to include repair and maintenance on police pursuit, fire apparatus, electrical, pump and hydraulic systems and other fleet vehicles and equipment sub-systems.
- Class (A) Commercial Driver's License are required within six (6) months of employment.
- Automotive Air Conditioning Recovery Certification with (6) months of employment
- Must achieve 1 EVT certification per year of employment till the Master EVT level is obtained.
- Must possess a valid Texas Driver's License with an acceptable driving record.
CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS CORE COMPETENCIES
- Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification
- Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Certification
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
- Must be able to read/comprehend technical repair manuals, diagrams/charts, and fleet maintenance documentation
- Effective verbal and written communication skills are required; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with City departments/personnel and vendors.
Physical requirements include lifting up to 80 pounds occasionally. Subject to vision constantly; standing, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, balancing and hearing frequently; sitting, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, talking and foot controls occasionally; crawling rarely.
Working conditions involves exposure to variable and/or extreme weather conditions, heavy equipment, and machinery with moving parts, fuels, solvents, cleaning agents, hazardous materials, infectious diseases, burns, cuts, or other physical harm.
Closing Date/Time: 12/19/2018 11:59 PM Central