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MECHANIC I, II, or III (PUBLIC WORKS)
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

 

 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC WORKS
MECHANIC I, II, or III (PUBLIC WORKS) - 0722 Salary

$29,307.00 - $56,763.20 Annually


Location

475 Fairforest Way - Greenville, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PUBLIC WORKS



Job Number

00793


Division

FLEET SERVICES








Brief Description

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


Mechanic II:
Under limited supervision, performs preventive maintenance services A and B involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel engines, auto equipment, and machinery and tools. Performs routine diagnostic and repair services to address vehicle/equipment related problems. Performs skilled tasks in the mechanical maintenance of automobiles, trucks, buses, tractors, small engines, and other standard and special automotive equipment operated by the City. Completes job assignments including brake and suspension repairs, tire repairs, minor adjustments, engine tune-ups, air conditioning services, and basic manufacturer maintenance services. Follows work tasking on work orders and document all work as required. Secures the necessary repair parts from the parts room/counter. Enters all vehicle service and repairs information into the fleet maintenance software. Responds to calls for fleet roadside assistance by repairing or arranging for towing of stranded fleet vehicles.


Mechanic III:
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 and heavy machinery. 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, 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

Mechanic I:
Repair and Replace Tires: Perform all aspects of tire service and repair on various vehicles of the City of Greenvilles 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. 50%


Perform Basic Services and Repairs:
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 Fleets 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. 40%


Clean and Maintain Shop Area:
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. 10%

Mechanic II:
Perform Preventative Maintenance: 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 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. 50%


Conduct Repair Services: 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. Actively participate in the reporting of safety issues and concerns that are observed during the course of essential job functions. 45%


Retrieve and Repair Inoperative Vehicles/Equipment: 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. 5%


Mechanic III:
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. 35%


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. 25%


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%


Provide On?call Field Service: Respond to field calls for equipment service. Survey location and equipment for safety assurance. Perform basic on-site diagnostic procedures to determine if vehicle/equipment can be repaired on site or needs to be towed to shop. Change and repair tires, replace batteries, and jump start equipment and vehicles in the field if needed. 10%


Provide Facility and Resource Management: Salvage usable parts from equipment being removed from service. Properly dispose of and recycle used parts and equipment. Notify parts staff of order needs within a timely manner. Stow equipment and supplies to be available for use as needed. Helps educate crews about safety procedures, practices, and protocols in the use of department equipment, resources, and personal protective equipment (PPE). Ensure shop cleanliness and organization to facilitate safe and efficient service. 5%

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


Qualifications

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


Mechanic II:
High school diploma or equivalent. Over two and up to and including four years of experience in automotive repair, tire service, and vehicle mechanics is required.


Mechanic III:
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.


Drivers License Requirements
Mechanic I: Must have a valid South Carolina Class D license.


Mechanic II & III:
A valid South Carolina Commercial Learners 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 of hire:
Class A for Fleet Services (Heavy Truck)
Class B for Fleet Services (Light Automotive)


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


MECHANIC III
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.


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

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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