Apprentice/Senior/Master Fleet Technician

  • City of Grand Prairie, TX
  • Grand Prairie, Texas
  • Jul 10, 2019
Full Time Fleet Management
  • Salary: Depends on Qualifications

Job Description

Job Summary

Are you are starting out with an interest in repairing and maintain vehicles and looking for a place to grow your career? Or maybe you are an experienced and driven mechanic/technician looking to continue growing your knowledge? Either way, the City of Grand Prairie's Fleet division may be the right place for you!
The City's Fleet positions are comprised of a career ladder ranging from Apprentice positions to Master and EVT levels which allow for growth at all levels. And of course, City benefits are great! Take a look at our positions below for more information.
Join our team! Work in our newly renovated shop(s) and be a part of our ASE Blue Seal staff. Some recent recognition we've received include; Honorable Fleet with the 100 Best Fleets and Notable Fleet with Government Fleet Magazine.

Essential Job Functions


  • Perform preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment owned or leased by the City to include; motorcycles, police vehicles, emergency vehicles, tractors, excavators, loaders, etc.
  • Inspects, diagnoses, and repairs vehicles and equipment to include; auto/light truck , medium/heavy duty, construction equipment, and trailers
  • Diagnoses, disassembles, inspects, and repairs or replaces systems including; air and hydraulic brakes, cooling systems, drive lines, gasoline and diesel engines, HVAC, advance hydraulics, electrical, steering and suspension, and transmissions
  • Order necessary part(s) as needed for complete the job(s) assigned to ensure the division can efficiently respond to the Cities needs.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly fleet shop

Other Important Duties:
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
  • Regular and consistent attendance and punctuality for the assigned work hours is essential


Minimum Qualifications

Preferred Education, Experience, and Certifications:

Fleet Technician Apprentice:
Education: Some high school required; High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent preferred.
Experience: No experience necessary
Licenses: Valid Texas class C driver's license. May be required to obtain a Class B CDL during the first nine months of employment
Certifications: State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days.

Fleet Technician:
Education: High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
Experience: Two (2) years of experience working with fleet equipment
Licenses: Valid Texas Class C driver's license. May be required to obtain a Class B CDL during the first nine months of employment
Certifications: Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days; and four (4) Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in either automotive and light truck or med/heavy truck must be obtained within one year of employment

Senior Fleet Technician:
Education: High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
Experience: Three (3) years of experience working with fleet equipment
Licenses: Valid Texas Class C driver's license. May be required to obtain a Class B CDL during the first nine months of employment
Certifications: Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days; and six (6) Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in either automotive and light truck or med/heavy truck upon hire

Master Fleet Technician:
Education: High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
Experience: Five (5) years of experience working with fleet equipment
Licenses: Valid Texas Class C driver's license. May be required to obtain a Class B CDL during the first nine months of employment
Certifications: Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days; Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certification upon hire; and Master status from Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) in either automotive and light truck or med/heavy truck upon hire

Emergency Vehicle Technician:
Education: High School Diploma, G.E.D. or equivalent
Experience: Five (5) years of experience working with fleet equipment
Licenses: Valid Texas class B commercial driver's license must be obtained within 180 days from assignment
Certifications: Must possess and maintain all of the following: EPA 609 certification within 30 days; State Vehicle Inspection Certification within 30 days; Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certification upon hire; and four (4) Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in either automotive and light truck or med/heavy truck upon hire

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Special Instructions

Continuous