Master Fleet Services/Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT)

  • San Marcos, TX
  • San Marcos, Texas
  • Dec 06, 2018
Full Time Engineering Fleet Management Information Technology and Communication Services Transportation or Transit
  • Salary: $18.60 - $23.25 Hourly

Job Description

JOB SUMMARY



JOB SUMMARY

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.
6.Miscellaneous:
  • 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.

DECISION MAKING
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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification
  • Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Certification


CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS

CORE COMPETENCIES
  • 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 DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
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