General PurposePosition is posted on a continuous basis until a sufficient amount of qualified applications are received. Applicants who are interested in the position are encouraged to submit an application promptly, notice will not be announced prior to closing the posting.
The Auto Maintenance Technician performs mechanical work, repairs, maintenance and testing of all types of automotive services in accordance with factory standards. The incumbent receives general direction from the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor and is expected to exercise independent judgment in the field. Work is normally reviewed for results obtained.Supervision Received and Exercised
This position is classified as a non-exempt, full-time position with a 40 hour work-week.Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Perform routine maintenance on automotive equipment in accordance with vehicle specifications;
- Utilize diagnostic equipment and tools to identify and resolve problems;
- Complete minor repair processes including the changing, rotating, and aligning of tires; changing oil and filters; and fluid checks;
- Follow manufacturer recommendations on how to repair vehicle systems like engines, brakes, and suspensions;
- Perform maintenance on a fuel station;
- Service a car wash bay on an as needed basis;
- Use knowledge and experience to diagnose whether the problem is minor or needs to be taken to an external repair shop;
- Diagnose and resolve electrical issues, including A/C units;
- Adhere to all City policies, procedures, and safety and environmental rules;
- Work and assist fellow technicians/mechanics in performing technical activities
- Create and update work orders and maintain filing system;
- Pick up parts and supplies;
- Maintain inventory levels and perform upkeep on all required parts and fluids;
- Compile, calculate, and maintain department cost records.
Performs other related work as required.Minimum QualificationsMINIMUM EDUCATION AND TRAINING
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS AND STANDARDS REQUIRED
- Must possess a High School Diploma or GED equivalent
- Must possess two years of verifiable experience
- Must possess a State of Florida Driver's License with an acceptable driving record
- ASE Certification in one or more automotive specialty is required
- Knowledge of mechanical functions, principles and techniques of auto repair is required
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Must be fluent in English. Ability to communicate in Spanish is a plus.
- Ability to use computers for data entry.
- Ability to use or repair small/light equipment, such as power tools.
- Ability to use or repair medium equipment and machinery, such as vehicles or commercial mowers.
- Must be a non-smoker.
- The minimum requirements may be waived by the City Manager.
This role involves medium work, which could require exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and up to 30 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force to constantly move objects. The following physical abilities are also required:
- Balancing: Maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling while walking, standing or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces. The amount of balancing exceeds that needed for ordinary locomotion and maintenance of body equilibrium.
- Climbing: Ascending or descending ladders, stairs, scaffolding, ramps, poles and the like, using feet and legs and/or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized.
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.
- Feeling: Perceiving attributes of objects, such as size, shape, temperature or texture by touching with skin, particularly that of fingertips.
- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing, or otherwise working, primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand as in handling.
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.
- Handling: Picking, holding, or otherwise working, primarily with the whole hand.
- Hearing 1: Perceiving the nature of sounds at normal speaking levels with or without correction. Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
- Hearing 2: Ability to receive detailed information through oral communication, and to make the discrimination in sound.
- Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or moving objects horizontally from position-to-position. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires substantial use of upper extremities and back muscles.
- Mental Acuity: Ability to make rational decisions through sound logic and deductive processes.
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to draw, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Pushing: Using upper extremities to press against something with steady force in order to thrust forward, downward or outward.
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Repetitive Motion: Substantial movements (motions) of the wrist, hands, and/or fingers.
- Speaking: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including the ability to convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately and concisely.
- Standing: Particularly for sustained periods of time.
- Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at the waist. Occurs to a considerable degree and requires full motion of the lower extremities and back muscles.
- Talking 1: Expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word including those activities in which they must convey detailed or important spoken instructions to other workers accurately, loudly, or quickly.
- Talking 2: Shouting in order to be heard above ambient noise level.
- Visual Acuity 1: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and/or extensive reading.
- Visual Acuity 5: Have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, operation of machines; using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
Closing Date/Time: Continuous