Equipment Technician II, Master ASE Equipment Tech I, or Master ASE Equipment Tech II

City of Longmont, Colorado
Published
September 9, 2021
Location
Longmont, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

20210289 Equipment Technician II, Master ASE Equipment Tech I, or Master ASE Equipment Tech II

CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

APPLY ONLINE AT LONGMONTCOLORADO.GOV/JOBS

Department: Shared Services

Division: Fleet Services

Hiring Range: Equipment Tech II: $23.99 - $26.66/hour

Master ASE Equipment Tech I: $26.44 - $29.38/hour

Master ASE Equipment Tech II: $28.60 - $31.78/hour

Monday – Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm
Overtime and Flexible Time Schedules may be required

Regular Full-time with Benefits

Benefits include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flex Spending, Defined Benefit Pension Plan, 401(a) Money Purchase Plan, Life & Survivor, Term Life & AD&D, Long Term Disability, Bereavement, Jury & Witness Duty, FMLA, Military Leave, Sick, Vacation, Holiday pay, EAP, Tuition Assistance.

Other benefits: Optional, employee elected, voluntary benefits are available.

Definition:

Equipment Technician II, Master ASE Equipment Tech I, Master ASE Equipment Tech II: Perform minor and major diagnosis and repairs to automobiles; trucks; and construction equipment; and vehicles specific to municipal operations including work on gasoline, diesel, small engines, electrical, aerial, and hydraulic equipment. Master ASE Equipment Tech I: This level has received and must maintain designation as a Master ASE Certified Technician in either light duty or heavy duty truck. This level would be promoted from the Equipment Technician II position. Master ASE Equipment Tech II: This level has received and must maintain designation of two Master ASE Certifications. Additionally this position must show the ability to attain some EVT certifications within one year. This level is promoted from the Master ASE Equipment Technician I position.

Principal Duties:

Equipment Technician II, Master ASE Equipment Tech I, Master ASE Equipment Tech II: Inspect, diagnose, locate, and repair mechanical problems on a variety of City owned gasoline and diesel powered automobiles, trucks, specialty municipal equipment, and construction equipment. Diagnose and repair gasoline and diesel engines, transmissions, drive lines, rear ends, suspension systems, front ends, steering, and exhaust systems. Diagnose and repair hydraulics, hydrostatics, electrical systems, computerized ignition systems, and air conditioning systems. Mount, dismount, and balance wheels and tires. Perform minor and major welding fabrication of equipment, vehicles, and tools. Perform minor and major preventive maintenance services. Repair and overhaul all brake systems. Replace or repair faulty parts including wheel bearings, clutches, oil seals, shock absorbers, exhaust systems, steering mechanisms, and related parts and equipment. Perform State of Colorado emission and DOT inspections. Perform field or shop inspections of heavy, medium, and light equipment to determine and make necessary repairs and estimate cost of repairs. Repair and install radios and light bars to emergency vehicles. Performs essential duties and additional tasks in a manner which enhances City Attributes. Equipment Technician II: Perform basic drivability diagnoses of automotive and large truck computerized engines, transmissions, and electrical systems. Tune up engines, replace ignition parts, and clean and adjust carburetors. This is the journey level of the Equipment Technician series. These positions are expected to perform the more skilled and specialized mechanical work in the repair and maintenance of gas and diesel powered equipment. Positions work independently, exercising judgment and initiative based on advanced skills and knowledge to complete daily tasks. The Equipment Technician II may assist in the technical supervision and training of less experienced staff. Positions in this level may be filled by advancement from the entry-level Equipment Technician I or, when filled from outside, require prior journey-level experience and demonstrated skills. Master ASE Equipment Tech I, Master ASE Equipment Tech II: Perform basic and advanced drivability diagnoses of automotive and large truck computerized engines, transmissions, and electrical systems. Tune up engines, replace ignition parts, and clean and adjust carburetors and perform diagnosis and repairs to fuel injection systems. Teach, mentor and share technical skills and ability with other staff. Collaborate and reason with other staff and supervisors to diagnose and determine repair solutions. Master ASE Equipment Tech II: Work with the police department on accident investigations.

Working Environment:

Work requires physical and visual capabilities to operate passenger vehicles, trucks, and motorized equipment to operate and/or drive all City owned vehicles and equipment. Primary work is performed in shop environment, with occasional fieldwork in all temperature and weather extremes. Environment includes exposure to dust, grease, oils, solvents, fumes and gases, and hazardous waste and materials associated with repairing trash trucks. Requires heavy lifting and carrying (50 lbs. and over); pulling, pushing, stooping, reaching with both hands; walking, standing for long periods, crawling, working on back, bending, kneeling, climbing, and climbing on ladders. Requires basic communication skills to complete daily activities and interact with co-workers and other department employees, requires constant work around moving parts and machinery, and ability to enter data on the fleet computer and database system related to repairs, maintenance, and labor. Overtime and flexible time schedules may be required to fulfill organizational needs. The candidate for this position must be able to meet the physical requirements necessary to do the job.

Qualifications:

Equipment Technician II: Education and experience equivalent to at least three years of progressive practical employment experience, plus technical training and advanced practical experience in the maintenance and repair of both diesel and gas powered equipment. Equipment Technician II Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License with Class “A” endorsement, Colorado state license necessary to conduct diesel and vehicle emission control tests, and a CFC Certificate or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. ASE mechanic certifications in heavy truck T2 – T8 or light duty A1-A8, within 1½ years of hire date, and continuing education and training in specialized areas such as computer controls, electronics, hydraulics, etc. Completion of HAZMAT and in-house safety training as required. Master ASE Equipment Tech I, Master ASE Equipment Tech II: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to three or more years of progressive practical employment experience, plus technical training and advanced practical experience in the maintenance and repair of both diesel and gas powered equipment. Master ASE Equipment Tech I Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License with Class “A” endorsement or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Colorado state license necessary to conduct diesel and vehicle emission control tests, and a CFC Certificate, or ability to obtain within established time frame. Completion of all requirements in order to be certified as an ASE Master Mechanic in heavy truck T2 – T8 or light duty A1-A8. Continuing education and training in specialized areas such as computer controls, electronics, hydraulics, etc. Completion of HAZMAT and in-house safety training as required. Master ASE Equipment Tech II Special Qualifications: Possession of a valid Colorado Commercial Driver’s License with Class “A” endorsement or ability to obtain within 6 months of hire. Colorado state license necessary to conduct diesel and vehicle emission control tests, and a CFC Certificate or ability to obtain within the established schedule. Possession of two ASE Master Certifications in automotive A1-A8 and truck T2-T8 and the ability to attain some EVT certifications within one year. Continuing education and training in specialized areas such as computer controls, electronics, hydraulics, etc. Completion of HAZMAT and in-house safety training as required.

Selection

The selection process will include complete job description review, personal interview, physical abilities testing, background investigation, criminal background check, and substance screening.

DEADLINE: Open Until Filled

An ONLINE APPLICATION is required. This job is Open Until Filled. The online application process is available for this position on our website at www.longmontcolorado.gov /jobs . Resumes are not accepted in lieu of the City Application. For more information, call (303) 651-8609.

The City of Longmont offers Equal Opportunity for employment to all qualified applicants. It is the policy of the City of Longmont not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, ancestry, veteran status, or disability unless related to a bona fide occupational requirement. If you need special assistance in the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department in advance to make arrangements.

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