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MECHANIC I, II, or III (TRANSIT/FLEET)
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
MECHANIC I, II, or III (TRANSIT/FLEET) - 0819 Salary

$29,286.40 - $53,310.40 Annually


Location

SC 29601, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION



Job Number

00355


Division

TRANSIT MAINTENANCE






Closing

12/13/2019 11:59 PM Eastern




Job Description

$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS - See Details Below

Brief Description of the Job
Mechanic I: Under supervision, perform manufacturer specified preventive maintenance services A and B and safety checks on the Transit vehicles. Repair and/or replace transit vehicle parts and components as needed. Document all maintenance and repairs by completing a check sheet for each service provided. Input service and repair data into the transit management job order software. Secure the necessary repair parts from the parts room. Assist other mechanics with repairs and/or replacements. Interpret and follow work tasking on job orders. Document all work as required. Maintain a clean and safe shop area. Assist co-workers in cleaning, organizing, sweeping, and mopping the shop area.

Mechanic II: Under limited supervision, perform preventive maintenance services A and B involving the maintenance and repair of transit vehicles. Perform routine diagnostic and repair services to address vehicle/equipment related problems. Perform skilled tasks in the mechanical maintenance of buses and other standard and special automotive equipment operated by the City. Complete job assignments including brake and suspension repairs, tire repairs, minor adjustments, engine tune-ups, air conditioning services, and basic manufacturer maintenance services. Follow work tasking on work orders and document all work as required. Secure the necessary repair parts from the parts room/counter. Enter all vehicle service and repairs information into the fleet maintenance software. Respond to calls for fleet roadside assistance by repairing or arranging for towing of stranded fleet vehicles.

Mechanic III: Under minimal supervision, performs major repairs of vehicles/equipment related problems. Performs skilled work involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel engines and related auto equipment, machinery and tools. Performs manufacturer-specified A, B, and C preventative maintenance routines on vehicles and equipment. Performs skilled tasks in the mechanical maintenance of automobiles, trucks, tractors, small engines, and other standard and special automotive equipment operated by the City. Installs communications equipment into vehicles, including radios and cellular telephones. Modifies City equipment for specific requirements. Follows work tasking on work orders and document all work as required.

Job Duties

Essential Functions:
Mechanic I
Perform Preventative Maintenance and Repairs (90%): Perform manufacturer specified preventive maintenance services A and B, and safety checks on all Transit vehicles. Repair and/or replace transit vehicle parts and components such as brakes and shocks, engine oil and filters, lubricants, hoses, belts, bearings, plugs, and wires as required. Secure the necessary repair parts from the parts vendor in order to complete all basic services and repairs. Interpret job orders, follow work flow and document all completed tasks. Document all maintenance and repairs by completing a check sheet for each service provided. Input service and repair data into the transit management job order software. Assist other mechanics with repairs/replacements such as brakes and suspension, minor adjustments and body work, engine tune-ups, air conditioning services, and basic manufacturer maintenance services.

Clean and Maintain Shop Area (10%): Maintain a clean and safe shop area. Assist co-workers in cleaning, organizing, sweeping, and mopping the shop area. Ensure shop floor, counters/surfaces are free of clutter, debris, and/or spills. Clean tools and shop equipment after use. Store tools and equipment in appropriate designated area.

Mechanic II
Perform Preventative Maintenance (50%): Perform manufacturer-specified preventive maintenance services A and B, and safety checks on all transit vehicles. Repair and/or replace vehicle parts and components such as brakes and shocks, engine oil and filters, lubricants, hoses, belts, bearings, plugs, and wires as required. Secure the necessary repair parts from the parts vendor in order to complete all basic services and repairs. Interpret job orders, follow work flow and document all completed tasks. Document all maintenance and repairs by completing a check sheet for each service provided. Input service and repair data into the fleet/transit management job order software. Assist other mechanics with repairs/replacements such as brakes and suspension, minor adjustments and body work, engine tune-ups, air conditioning services, and basic manufacturer maintenance services.

Conduct Repair Services (45%): Perform intermediate level repairs on a variety of vehicles and equipment, including repairs on engines, transmissions, suspension, steering and tires, brake systems, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, lighting systems, and heating and air conditioning systems. Complete a diagnostic procedure for each repair and select the most efficient method for completing the repair while under the supervision of the Shop Foreman. Ensure upon completion of repairs that vehicles are correctly repaired and safe for intended use.

Retrieve and Repair Inoperative Vehicles/Equipment (5%): Respond to road calls to perform minor repairs on inoperative vehicles/equipment as needed. Perform basic on-site diagnostic procedures to determine if vehicle/equipment can be repaired on site or needs to be towed to shop. Complete necessary repairs such as recharging batteries, refilling fluid, and changing tires on site. Arrange for vehicle/equipment to be towed to shop when unable to repair on site.

Mechanic III
Perform Complex Repairs (40%): Perform complex repairs on a variety of vehicles and equipment, including repairs on engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering and tires, brake system, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, lighting systems and heating and air conditioning systems. Complete diagnostic procedures for each repair and select the most efficient method for completing the repair. Assure upon completion of the repair that the vehicle is correctly repaired and is safe for its intended use. Operate with little or no oversight or technical assistance. Enter service and repair information into the fleet maintenance software.

Install Specialized Equipment (40%): Complete installation of specialized equipment such as cellular telephones, emergency lighting, two-way radios, computer mounts, and decals. Modify vehicle systems in order to enhance usability.

Conduct Preventive Maintenance (20%): Complete A, B, and C preventive maintenance service and safety checks on a variety of vehicles and equipment. Complete a check sheet for each service. Assure that the vehicle is properly operating and is in a safe condition for the intended use of the vehicle.

Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Job Requirements
Mechanic I
Formal Education:
High school diploma or equivalent plus six months to one year of advanced study or training in tire service and vehicle mechanics are required.

Experience: Over four years of experience in automotive repair are required.

Mechanic II
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent plus six months to one year of advanced study or training in tire service and vehicle mechanics are required.

Experience: Over two and up to and including four years of experience in automotive repair is required.

Mechanic I, II and III
Driver`s License Required: A valid South Carolina Commercial Learner`s Permit, Class B with P endorsement is required within 3 weeks of hire. Once in classification, employee must obtain corresponding South Carolina CDL, Class B with P endorsement within 3 months:

Certifications and Other Requirements: Completion of City Competency Classification test resulting in a minimum ranking of Mechanic I within 6 months of hire.

Physical Demands
Overall Strength Demands: Very Heavy strength demands include exerting over 100 pounds occasionally, 50-100 pounds frequently, or from 20 up to 50 pounds constantly.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires standing, fine dexterity, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, pushing/pulling, climbing, vision, balancing, bending, hearing, twisting, and talking. Frequently requires kneeling, crawling, foot controls, and crouching. Occasionally requires sitting, and handling.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Hand tools, nemesis/diagnostic machine, electrical power tools, pneumatic power tools, a/c recovery machine, forklift, grinders, calipers, micrometers, drill press, and hydraulic press.

Computer Equipment and Software: Desktop and laptop computers, Cummins Insight diagnostic, and fleet maintenance software.

Working Conditions
Overall Working Conditions: Disagreeable: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.

Environmental Factors: Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards.

Health and Safety: Constant exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, explosives, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse. Frequent exposure to fire hazards.

Primary Work Location: Fleet Maintenance or Transit Bus Shop.

Protective Equipment Required: Steel-toed shoes, safety glasses (at all times while in the shop area). Ear plugs and gloves (as needed).

Non-Physical Demands
Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires emergency situations.

$1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS DETAILS

  • Applicants will not be eligible to receive the signing bonus until they have successfully completed the hiring process.
  • The first $500 of the bonus will be paid over the first (3) pay periods following the applicant`s date of hire: $200 in the first pay period, $150 in the second pay period, and $150 in the third pay period. The second $500 will be paid on the applicants one-year anniversary
  • No more than $1,000 will be given to an applicant in a one-year timeframe.
  • Bonus is subject to state and federal taxes.
  • Applicants who have already applied and been selected will not qualify.
  • This incentive applies to new employees only.



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The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
 
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