City of Maricopa, AZ Maricopa, Arizona, United States
Jul 23, 2020Full Time
General Summary This is a journey level class position and will entail a large range of duties as assigned including semi-skilled maintenance and servicing of City automobile, trucks, and other equipment. This level will receive occasional instruction or assistance as needed by the Fleet Manager or the Senior Fleet Mechanic. This position will report directly to the Fleet Manager. The City of Maricopa is an Equal Opportunity / Reasonable Accommodation employer. The City does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, familial status, age, disability, and United States military veteran status. Pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City will make a reasonable accommodation(s) during the recruitment & selection process. Persons with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation by contacting Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org . Requests should be made as early as possible to allow time to arrange the accommodation. Essential Duties & Responsibilities This is a general job description for the responsibilities that are required of the employee and is not intended or designed to cover all listings of the job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. To actively perform a variety of semi-skilled work in the fleet maintenance and servicing of City Automobiles, trucks, construction equipment, and other equipment as directed by the Fleet Manager. This position will also assist all other Fleet Mechanics in daily operations as needed. May receive after hour calls for emergency break downs of essential equipment if deemed necessary by the Fleet manager. Perform all job duties adequately and properly; follow departmental policies and operating procedures. Show respect and courtesy in dealings with coworkers and the general public; behave in a manner the does not obstruct or hinder other employees from completing their duties; act in a matter that is safe and follow the City's safety procedures at all times. Inspect, dismount, patch, change, replace, rotate, mount, and balance tires and tubes on all classes of City Vehicles; Determines excessive or improper wear of tires inspected and serviced. Service all types of City equipment; Change oil, air, fuel, and hydraulic filters; lubricate chassis; test and replace batteries and alternators; test radiator, hoses and wiring for problems. Will perform basic diagnostics and repairs on a wide variety of gasoline and diesel equipment and vehicles. Inspect City vehicles for worn parts, wear and tear, and potential equipment failure. Inspect entire braking system; replace faulty brakes. May occasionally make road calls to service disabled vehicles. Maintain accurate records of all assigned and completed work; record parts and lubricants used and vehicle repair descriptions in detail. Open and close work orders when jobs have been completed. Transport City vehicles to and from outside agencies; wash and fuel equipment as assigned. Move heavy objects with forklift, dolly, pallet jack, etc. Operate City vehicles and City equipment Use power tools, hand tools, and other items needed to perform job duties. Operate a variety of vehicle lifts, jacks, and other large items to repair vehicles. Physically present to perform the duties of the position. Perform related duties as assigned Minimum and Preferred Entrance Qualifications Education and Experience One year as a garage attendant including tire repair and servicing of vehicles. Possession of a valid Arizona Class A or B commercial license with air brake endorsement within 6 months of hire. Licenses or Certifications Possession of a valid Arizona driver's license. Preferred ASE certification is preferred, but will substitute experience in leu of ASE. Competencies for Successful Performance of Job Duties Knowledge of: Familiarity with a variety of auto servicing functions and heavy equipment. Routine system diagnostic experience. Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance. Possession of a basic set of mechanic tools and box. Ability to: Lift heavy objects (up to 75 lbs.) Climb stairways, ladders, and work on elevated surfaces. Work in a stationary position for considerable amounts of time (standing, kneeling, siting, laying, bending required when repairing vehicles) Extensive reading and close vision work (reading of repair manuals and wiring diagrams) Work in confined areas of vehicles and equipment. Work out doors in inclement weather with exposure to heat, cold, dampness, odors, fumes. Skilled in: Operates computers, calculators, and other office machinery.