Fleet Mechanic II

City of Englewood
Published
July 29, 2022
Location
Englewood, CO
Category
Job Type

Description

POSITION SUMMARY

The Fleet Mechanic performs diagnosis, preventive maintenance and repair on a variety of City owned vehicles consisting of heavy construction and maintenance equipment, diesel powered heavy duty dump trucks and over the road tractors, emergency vehicles, police patrol vehicles, and light duty vehicles.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

The listed examples of work are not intended to be all-inclusive. They may be modified with additions, deletions, or changes as necessary.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Performs repair and maintenance on heavy construction and maintenance equipment, diesel powered, heavy duty dump trucks and over the road tractors, emergency vehicles, police patrol vehicles, and light duty vehicles.

Diagnoses and repairs emission related problems using appropriate equipment.

Troubleshoots and repairs vehicles and equipment at job site. Responsible for making recommendations on whether repairs are performed on site or at Fleet Repair Facility.

Performs preventative maintenance and repairs on gasoline, diesel and alternative fuel vehicles and equipment.

Repairs steering, suspension and alignment related problems.

Diagnoses and repairs starting, charging, and load management systems including repair or replacement of batteries, alternators, generators, starter, wiring, and electrical components on both 12 and 24 volt systems.

Diagnoses and repairs hydraulic and air brake systems including inspection and machining of drums and rotors, 2 and 4 wheel ABS, 4 wheel disc, multi axle, and trailer brakes on light and heavy duty vehicles.

Diagnoses and repairs gas and diesel fuel injection systems, alternative fuel systems, computerized emission control systems, and ODBII. Diagnoses and repairs conventional and computer controlled ignition systems, including light, heavy and off-road equipment.

Diagnoses, repairs, and rebuilds clutches, differentials, power take offs and transfer cases.

Diagnoses transmissions and performs in vehicle repairs such as filters, gaskets, seals, and computer controlled systems, all associated wiring and associated hydraulic components.

Diagnoses and repairs pumps, valves, switches and controls, both computer and manual related hydraulic and pneumatic systems including aerial equipment.

Installs special lighting and equipment for City vehicles including new vehicle preparation, emergency lighting, communication systems, hydraulic and pneumatic auxiliary systems, plows and sanders, toolboxes and hitches.

Diagnoses, charges, recycles, and repairs air conditioning and heating systems including compressors, manifolds, and computer related controls.

Diagnoses, repairs, and overhauls gas and diesel engines, both in-frame and out of frame.

Ability to work on call as needed.

Ability to assist in the city’s snow removal response plan as needed.

Other Duties & Responsibilities

Performs other duties as assigned and required.

PREPARATION AND TRAINING

Education: Graduation from Automotive Trade School preferred

Work Experience: 5 years experience as an automotive or equipment mechanic

Certifications and/or Licensures: 3 ASE Certifications, Opacity Certification within 12 months of hire

Required Driver’s License: Valid Class B Commercial Driver's License within 12 months of hire. The City of Englewood will provide training to obtain if necessary

An equivalent combination of education, training and relevant job experience may be substituted.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

Knowledge

Working knowledge of electrical/electronics systems

Working knowledge of:

  • Hydraulic and pneumatic
  • Standard and metric measurement systems

Skills and Abilities

Computer Skills - Strong skills needed to work with diagnostic equipment and vehicle systems. Proficient in FASTER/Fleetio software

Communication - Strong skills needed to follow procedures and complete work orders; and to communicate effectively with co-workers, management staff and City employees regarding those work orders.

Analytical - Strong skills required for diagnosis and repair of all vehicle and equipment systems.

Mechanical - Advanced skills required for manipulation of tools used in vehicle repair.

Mathematical - Strong skills required for reading calipers, micrometers, and degrees and angles on alignments.

Ability required to operate all test equipment.

WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Work is performed inside the City’s garage and occasionally outside. Works near moving mechanical parts; exposed to fumes, airborne particles and various chemicals, some of which may be toxic. The employee is exposed to various conditions including noisy, hot and cold conditions.

SALARY

$24.24 - $36.35/hourly

BENEFITS

The City of Englewood offers a comprehensive benefits package to eligible, full-time employees including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, and vision.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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