Mechanic I (19908028)

  • City of Roseville, CA
  • Roseville, California
  • Aug 23, 2019
Full Time Construction and Skilled Trades Fleet Management Public Works
  • Salary: $4,006.65-$5,637.77 Monthly

Job Description


Location
311 Vernon Street Roseville, 95678


Description
MECHANIC I

SALARY: $4006.65 to $5637.77 monthly (26 pay periods annually)

FINAL FILING DATE: We are accepting applications until 5 pm, September 20, 2019

IT IS MANDATORY THAT YOU COMPLETE THE SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE. YOUR APPLICATION WILL BE REJECTED IF YOU DO NOT PROVIDE ALL NECESSARY INFORMATION.

THE POSITION
The Human Resources Department is accepting applications for the Regular and Full-time position of Mechanic I in the Public Works - Fleet Department. The normal work schedule is Monday through Friday, 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm; a flex schedule may be available.

The City of Roseville promotes a no smoking atmosphere.

DEFINITION
To perform a variety of skilled automotive mechanical, electrical, electronic, and hydraulic maintenance and repair tasks related to gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel powered automobiles, light and heavy trucks, and construction equipment.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS
This is the entry level class in the Mechanic series. Positions in this class typically have little or no directly related work experience and work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks. The Mechanic I class is distinguished from the II level by the performance of less than the full range of duties assigned to the II level. Incumbents work under immediate supervision while learning job tasks, progressing to general supervision as procedures and processes of assigned area of responsibility are learned.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives immediate supervision from the Equipment Maintenance Supervisor; and receives technical and functional supervision from a Senior Mechanic.

EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES - Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
  • Inspect, diagnose, and identify mechanical, electrical, electronic, and hydraulic problems and defects; make repairs and adjustments to a wide variety of vehicles and equipment found in a municipal fleet environment, including light trucks, passenger, police, fire and transit vehicles and a variety of medium and heavy equipment such as backhoes, loaders, pavers, street sweepers, and refuse collection vehicles.
  • Disassemble, overhaul, and reassemble gasoline, diesel and alternative fuel engines, transmissions, including heavy duty automatic types; repair and adjust clutch units, differentials, final drive units, and front ends.
  • Tune up engines, replace ignition parts and clearing and adjusting carburetors; prepare and replace automotive electrical equipment such as generators, starters, distributors, relays, lights and switches.
  • Repair and replace both air and hydraulic braking systems; adjust all types of brakes including anti-lock types; repair or replace heating and air conditioning systems; recharge air conditioners, as certified.
  • Diagnose and repair computer-controlled vehicle elements and replace components as needed.
  • Repair a variety of safety equipment and devices, including air bag systems, as certified.
  • Repair power steering, tracks and related sprockets, rollers and idlers, hydraulic control systems, pumps and lines.
  • Weld, fabricate, and assemble parts and equipment for City automotive and power-driven equipment; make auto body repairs as necessary.
  • Make field repairs to equipment as necessary.
  • Inspect and road test repaired equipment, as certified.
  • Estimate time and materials necessary to perform the work; communicate status of repair, maintenance, or fabrication work; purchase supplies and parts as needed; maintain work, time, and materials records.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other City employees, and the public using principles of good customer service.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:
  • Basic operating principles of electric motors and engines fueled by gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuels.
  • Lubricating systems and oils, greases and attachments used in lubricating automotive and related equipment.
  • Less complex components of automotive equipment related to maintenance and repair and associated tools and uses.
  • Basic principles and methods of gas and electrical welding and fabrication.
  • Basic principles and practices of record keeping.

Ability to:
  • Learn to perform skilled work in the maintenance and repair of mechanical, electrical/electronic equipment related to automotive gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuel-powered equipment.
  • On a continuous basis, know and understand operations, and observe safety rules; intermittently analyze problem equipment; identify and locate equipment; interpret work orders; remember equipment location; and explain jobs to others.
  • Intermittently, sit while studying or preparing reports; bend, squat, climb, kneel and twist when installing, repairing, and servicing equipment; perform simple and power grasping, pushing, pulling, and fine manipulation; and lift or carry weight of 50 pounds or less.
  • Learn to operate a computer as necessary to perform job duties, including diagnostic tasks.
  • Keep computer and manual records such as work orders, work performed, and supplies/parts purchased; prepare required reports.
  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Respond to field requests for vehicle repair/maintenance.
  • Work regular shifts as assigned; may be assigned to call back and/or emergency schedules that include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

Experience and Training

Experience:
  • One year of experience in semi-skilled work in performing basic servicing tasks related to gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel powered automotive, heavy construction, and other power-driven equipment.

Training:
  • Equivalent to completion of the twelfth (12th) grade, GED, or higher level degree.

License or Certificate
  • Possession of a valid California Class C driver's license by date of appointment.
  • A valid California Class B driver's license with passenger and airbrake endorsements must be obtained within six months of date of appointment.
  • Three valid certificates as an Automotive Service Technician as issued by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) by date of appointment.


SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

  1. Your responses to questions 2-3, the applicant's education, training and experience, will be scored using a pre-determined formula. Your responses to these questions must be consistent with your employment application information. This experience must also be described in the "Work Experience" section of this application. Responses to the supplemental questionnaire that are inconsistent from your "Work Experience" section in the application will not be scored. I understand and agree with the above instructions.
  • Yes
  • No

  1. Was any of the work experience listed on your application an unpaid internship, or volunteer work? If so, please list below which ones.
  1. How many years of full-time experience do you have performing basic servicing tasks related to gasoline, diesel, or alternative fuel powered automotive, heavy construction, and other power-driven equipment?
  • Less than 1 year
  • 1 - 2 yrs
  • 2 - 3 yrs
  • 3 - 4 yrs
  • 4 - 5 yrs
  • 5 - 6 yrs
  • 6 + yrs

  1. List any current certifications you have including ASE certifications and their corresponding expiration dates.
  1. Describe your experience working with refuse trucks and/or mobile hydraulic systems.
  1. Describe your experience working with/on air brake systems.
  1. Describe your experience working with Transit/School buses including multiplex systems.
  1. Describe any advanced auto electrical/drivability diagnosis you have done.
  1. Describe your welding and fabrication experience and list what processes and tools you are familiar with.
  1. Describe in detail what diagnostic software and scan tools you have experience with.
  1. Describe your experience working on emission components and which manufacturers systems you have serviced or worked on.

SELECTION PROCESS
All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications will have their application scored in a Formula Rate Examination. The applicant's experience and education will be evaluated using a pre-determined formula. Scores from this evaluation will determine applicant ranking and placement on the Employment List. Supplemental questions will be utilized by the department hiring authority to make interview and selection determinations. Final appointment is contingent upon a check of past employment references, passing a City-paid fingerprint check and depending on position applied for a pre-employment medical exam and a drug and alcohol screening test.

THE CITY OF ROSEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. IF YOU REQUIRE AN ACCOMMODATION DUE TO A DISABILITY, PLEASE CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT AT LEAST 5 WORKING DAYS BEFORE A SCHEDULED INTERVIEW/EXAMINATION PROCESS. MEDICAL DISABILITY VERIFICATION MAY BE REQUIRED PRIOR TO ACCOMMODATION.


Benefits
For more information regarding the City's benefits, visit our website at here. This position is in Local 39.


Recruitment Contact


Contact phone:
(916)774-5475

Contact email:
recruitment@roseville.ca.us