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MECHANIC I, II, OR III (PUBLIC WORKS/FLEET)
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS
MECHANIC I, II, OR III (PUBLIC WORKS/FLEET) - 1219 Salary

$29,307.20 - $56,763.20 Annually


Location

475 Fairforest Way - Greenville SC, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PUBLIC WORKS



Job Number

00389


Division

FLEET SERVICES






Closing

4/10/2020 11:59 PM Eastern




Job Description

Brief Description of the Job:Mechanic I: Under supervision, repair and replace tires on all types of City vehicles. Perform work involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel driven engines and related auto equipment, machinery, and/or tools, while under direct supervision. Perform vehicle parts replacement and repair for the Fast Lane program. Assist with assignments such as brakes and suspension repairs, minor adjustments, engine tune-ups, air conditioning services, and basic manufacturer maintenance services. Input service and repair data into the fleet management job order software. Assist in the cleaning and organizing of the shop area and maintenance of shop equipment.

Mechanic II: Under limited supervision, perform preventive maintenance services A and B involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel engines, auto equipment, and machinery and tools. Perform routine diagnostic and repair services to address vehicle/equipment related problems. Perform skilled tasks in the mechanical maintenance of automobiles, trucks, buses, tractors, small engines, 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
Repair and Replace Tires (50%): Perform all aspects of tire service and repair on various vehicles of the City of Greenville`s fleet. Inspect, install, repair, and/or replace tires and rims on all City vehicles as needed. Mount/dismount, balance and rotate, and check air pressure of tires. Enter all completed tire assignment data into fleet management tire tracking software.

Perform Basic Services and Repairs (40%): Maintain and repair gasoline and diesel engines, auto equipment, machinery, and tools. Perform basic services and repairs such as replacing bulbs, and tightening loose parts in support of Fleet`s Fast Lane rapid oil change/lube program. Perform manufacturer-specified preventative maintenance services A and B and safety checks on Fleet vehicles. 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 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 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.

Mechanic I, II, and III
Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Job Requirements
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: Mechanic I: Under and including one year of experience in automotive repair.

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

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

Driver`s License Required:
Mechanic I: Must have a valid South Carolina Class D license.
Mechanic II and III: A valid South Carolina Commercial Learner`s Permit is required within 3 weeks of hire as follows:

  • Class A for Fleet Services (Heavy Truck)
  • Class B for Fleet Services (Light Automotive)
Once in classification, employee must obtain corresponding South Carolina CDL within 3 months:
  • Class A for Fleet Services (Heavy Truck)
  • Class B for Fleet Services (Light Automotive)

Certifications and Other Requirements: Completion of Competency Classification test, resulting in a minimum ranking of Mechanic I, within 6 months of hire. Placement in the position as a Mechanic I, Mechanic II, or Mechanic III is based on results of Competency Classification Test.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge: Work requires a comprehensive practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making. Must be able to exercise independent thinking and the ability to conceptualize and develop new or improved procedures, techniques or ideas appropriate to the work environment. Work product primarily affects unit processes.

Reading: Intermediate Level: Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, and policies.

Math: Intermediate Level: Ability to deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.

Writing: Intermediate Level: Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, summaries, meeting minutes, and emails using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.

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. Desktop and laptop computers, Cummins Insight diagnostic, and fleet maintenance software.

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Fleet Maintenance Shop.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards. Constant exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, explosives, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse. Frequent exposure to fire hazards.

Protective Equipment Required: Steel-toed shoes, safety glasses, ear plugs (as needed), and gloves.

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

Work schedule consists of four (4) 10-hour workdays with a 3-day weekend. All uniforms, steel-toe boots, and tools provided. ASE incentive pay, paid holidays, and excellent benefits including free medical visits at the City`s Employee Health Center.




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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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