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MECHANIC III (PUBLIC WORKS)
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS
MECHANIC III (PUBLIC WORKS) - 0821 Salary

$38,480.00 - $56,763.20 Annually


Location

475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PUBLIC WORKS



Job Number

00627


Division

FLEET SERVICES








Brief Description

Work schedule consists of four (4) 10-hour workdays with a 3-day weekend. All uniforms, steel-toe boots, and tools provided. Eligible for ASE incentive pay.

Job Summary
Under regular direction and in compliance with standard operating procedures and policies, 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, C, and D preventative maintenance routines on vehicles and equipment. Performs skilled tasks in the mechanical maintenance of automobiles, trucks (light, medium, and heavy), construction equipment, tractors, small engines, and other standard and special automotive equipment operated by the City. Installs communications equipment into vehicles (e.g., two-way radios). Modifies City equipment for specific requirements. Follows work tasking on work orders and document all work as required.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Perform Complex Repairs: Perform complex repairs on a variety of vehicles and equipment, including repairs on engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering and tires, brake system, compressed air systems, 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. Actively participate in the reporting of safety issues and concerns that are observed during the course of essential job functions. Operate with little or no technical assistance. Enter service and repair information into the fleet maintenance software. 40%

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

Conduct Preventive Maintenance: Complete A, B, C, and D 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. 20%

Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

Job Requirements
High school diploma or equivalent.
Over four years of experience in automotive repair, tire service, and vehicle mechanics.
Completion of level III City Competency Classification test.


Preferred Qualifications
Experience working on gasoline and diesel engines, performing electrical diagnostics and repairs, as well as hydraulic and compressed air systems diagnostics and repair.
ASE certifications in automobile and light truck or medium-heavy truck.


Driver`s License Requirements
Valid South Carolina Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) 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 of hire as follows:
Class A for Fleet Services (Heavy Truck)
Class B for Fleet Services (Light Automotive)


Performance Requirements
Knowledge of:
Electrical systems, air systems, chassis and suspension, steering, HVAC, diesel engines, gasoline engines, air and hydraulic brake systems, automatic and manual transmissions and engine performance.
Failure diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance practices common to automobiles and heavy vehicles.
The procedures and technical methods utilized in reading and following electrical and hydraulic schematics, as well as recognizing and understanding the various symbols associated with each schematic.
OSHA and safe working practices and procedures.


Ability to:
Use pertinent test equipment including computers, gauges, and various types of handheld, mechanical and electronic testing or diagnostic equipment.
Use independent judgment and decision-making abilities to apply technical skills effectively including making quick accurate decisions to minimize downtime of vehicles.
Organize work to minimize downtime.
Make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
Detect or tell the differences between sounds that vary in pitch and loudness.
Work with all levels of personnel and outside vendors and maintain good working relationships.
Read, understand, and implement technical manuals, troubleshooting guides, service updates, and procedures, related to the maintenance and repair of vehicles and their systems.
Write reports and emails using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.
Deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.
Use hand tools, diagnostic equipment, electrical power tools, pneumatic power tools, a/c recovery machine, forklift, grinders, calipers, micrometers, drill press, and hydraulic press.
Utilize specialized systems including Cummins Insight, Allison DOC, and fleet maintenance software.

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Fleet maintenance shop.

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

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.

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.

Mental 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.

Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance
The City of Greenville is an Equal Opportunity Employer. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. Prospective and current employees should contact Human Resources to request an ADA accommodation.


Disclaimer
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


The City of Greenville offers a comprehensive and affordable benefits package designed to provide a variety of choices to best fit the needs of our employees and their families. View more details about these benefits here: City of Greenville Employee Benefits.

HEALTH INSURANCE

The City offers the following health insurance options to eligible employees:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Basic Term Life
  • Employee Supplemental Life
  • Spouse Term Life
  • Child Term Life
  • Short Term Disability (STD)
  • Long Term Disability (LTD)
  • Voluntary Benefits (Critical Illness, Accident, Hospital Care, etc.)
All health insurance coverage is effective the first of the month following the employees hire date except for LTD which is effective the 91st day following date of hire.

LEAVE & HOLIDAY BENEFITS
  • General Leave is earned/accrued biweekly by all regular, full-time and permanent part-time employees as a percentage of normal work hours.
  • The City of Greenville observes 11 paid holidays.
RETIREMENT BENEFITS
The City is a member of the South Carolina State (SCRS) and Police Officers (PORS) defined benefit Retirement Systems.

AWARDS & RECOGNITION
  • Employee Recognition & Awards Program (ER&A)
  • Employee Service Awards
  • Longevity Bonus
OTHER BENEFITS & OPPORTUNITIES
  • Worker`s Compensation
  • Deferred Compensation
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)


Agency
City of Greenville (SC)

Address
206 S. Main St

Greenville, South Carolina, 29601

Phone
864-467-4530

Website
https://jobs.greenvillesc.gov





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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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