• Fleet-Mechanic **Bargaining Unit Position**

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/27/2018 10:49 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    USD $12.97/Hr.
    Post End Date
    USD $12.97/Hr.
    Fleet Services
  • Overview



    Under general supervision, perform and undertake a variety of broad to specific fleet repair, mechanical diagnosis, and maintenance of County vehicles and equipment.


    Performs repairs, maintenance and major overhauls to a variety of gas or diesel vehicles such as automobiles, equipment, and trucks; Involves: Assess, diagnose, analyze, recommend and undertake overhaul repair, maintenance, and upkeep tasks required based on work orders received. Performs repairs and maintenance on air cooled equipment such as ATV's, generators, lawn movers, riding movers, etc.; Diagnosis problems with equipment, disassembles engines and examines parts for defects and excessive wear;; Performs engine repairs and overhauls as needed, including complete diagnostic and repair of all engine components and vehicle systems using computerized testing equipment. Involves: test and validate repairs and maintenance work. Perform regularly scheduled, emergency and/or preventative maintenance work. Fix tire (patch or other repair appropriate to situation) or as required install new tires (mount/dismount); Removes tires and inspects brakes for wear and leaks; replaces brakes as necessary; Turns brake drums and rotors; Performs engine tune-ups including replacement of spark plugs, distributor caps, ignition rotor, ignition wires, fuel filters, etc.; Removes and replaces transmissions and engines; Remove, inspect, install/replace all worn steering/suspension parts such as control arms, tie rods, bushings, ball joints, and center links; Diagnose, inspect, and install/replace all worn charging and starting components of the electrical systems such as batteries, alternators, fan belts, fuses, wiring, and starters; Diagnose, inspect, and install/replace heating and air conditioning systems and components using proper tools and equipment; while demonstrating proper a/c recovery/recycling, evacuation, and recharging techniques; Perform testing and diagnosis of electrical systems and components; Removes and replaces exhaust systems components such as tailpipe, catalytic converters and resonators; Welds and solders equipment parts; Performs rear end services and repairs; Performs oil changes; Check fluid levels and air in tires, lubricate moving parts, and change coolant, oil, fluids and filters as required; Adjusts and repairs fuel systems, timing and related components; Test drives equipment, responds to calls for emergency maintenance or emergency wrecker service. Maintains accurate records of materials and time spent on each assigned work order; Responsible for safe handling of tools, and maintaining a clean and orderly work area at all times; Responsible for knowing and abiding by all department and County policies and procedures.
    SUPERVISION EXERCISED/RECEIVED: Work is performed under general supervision.


    Education. High school diploma or GED

    Experience. Three (3) years full time experience, as an automotive mechanic.
    Experience/Education substitution. In accordance with County Policy

    Licenses/Certifications. Current valid driver’s license required, a Commercial Drivers License Class B is preferred. ASE Certification in automotive technology may substitute for experience.

    Special Requirements: Positions requiring a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) to operate vehicles on public roads are subject to federal drug and alcohol testing regulations, which include pre-employment, post-accident, reasonable suspicion, random, return to duty, and follow-up testing.

    Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.). Background check


    Must have knowledge of: Methods, principles, practices, tools and materials of the mechanic's trade. Occupational hazards and safety precautions used in vehicle maintenance and r:repair operations. Parts and supplies needed to perform a variety of maintenance and repairs on automotive equipment. General office practices, and procedures, operation of computer and word processor.
    Must have skills in: Use of diagnostic scanners; Use of multi-meters; Diagnosing mechanical, electrical or electronic system malfunctions; Use of automotive tools and equipment for maintenance and repair; Interpret and analyze service manuals, technical data and information for decision-making and work purposes that may include the need to take action in stressful situations; Effective communication; and Establishing and maintaining effective and cooperative working relationship with others.


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