Fleet Services Technician III

Posted: 01/21/2024

Come work at a place where employees of the City serve with Excellence and Pride! Department: Fleet Services Employee Type: Probationary Time Type: Full time Salary Range: $24.3159 - $31.0028 Hourly / $50,577.07 - $64,485.82 Annually Job Posting Period: January 09, 2024 - February 09, 2024 12:00 A.M. Job Description: Overview To repair and maintain City vehicles specialized apparatus, and related systems and other repairs or maintenance as assigned. Essential Functions Inspects, diagnoses and repairs mechanical defects in automobiles, specialized solid waste vehicles, aerial devices, hydraulic systems, pumps, and other specialized support equipment. Adjusts ignition, carburetor and fuel injection systems. Overhauls universal joints and differentials. Repairs generators, starters, lighting systems, sirens, wheel bearings, hydraulic systems, and adjusts and relines brakes. Inspects equipment for mechanical defects and replaces parts. Repairs automotive locks. Installs specific equipment. Makes emergency repairs out of the shop. Diagnoses defects through testing and operation, in various light and heavy vehicular equipment, various types of special equipment, heavy diesel engines, gasoline engines, chassis, vehicular bodies, pumps, and auxiliary equipment. Determines methods, and parts needed to effectuate repairs. Performs and completes repairs. Assigns, orally or through written work orders, repair assignments to subordinates, as necessary. Supervises and inspects repairs performed by subordinate mechanics. May standby for and answer emergency calls to repair equipment on an "on call, 24 hour per day" basis. Performs strenuous work in a variety of weather conditions including high heat conditions. The intent of this class description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of classifications given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbent may be required to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this job description. Minimum Qualifications High School or GED or vocational/technical school with courses in diesel and gasoline engines, hydraulics, heavy equipment repair, mechanics, and shop practices. Three years' experience as a journeyman-level automotive and/or heavy equipment mechanic; or the equivalent in education, training, and experience, which would provide the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Ability to possess and maintain a valid Class "B" or higher State of Florida Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within six months of employment is required. Possess and maintain at least four of the eight Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications, one must be in Brakes. Job Based Competencies Demonstrates working knowledge of the construction, assembly, adjustment, maintenance and repair of diversified automotive and/or heavy equipment, including heavy trucks, and various types of special equipment. Knowledge and experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy diesel engines, gasoline engines, hydraulic systems, air brake systems, heavy-duty transmissions, and engine/transmission cooling systems. Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety procedures/ precaution to be taken to avoid injuries and mishaps. Ability to perform diagnostics, and remedy causes of malfunctions in a timely, cost-effective manner. Skilled in the use of all types of garage tools and equipment of the trade. Knowledge of metals, machinery, welding and brazing. Ability to work overtime and/or be on call. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with subordinate mechanics, superiors, other employees, and the public. Knowledge of the operation and repair of internal combustion gasoline and diesel engines and hazards and safety precautions of the trade. Ability to diagnose defects of automotive equipment and to remedy defects. Ability to plan and direct the work of subordinate mechanics, making efficient use of labor and materials. Responsibility Under the direction of and responsible to the Department Head or designated representative. Minimal. May supervise work of subordinate Mechanics or others as assigned, relative to the completion of particular task. Physical Requirements This position requires the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally and up to 50 pounds of force frequently. Work requires considerable physical activity including walking, lifting, reaching, stooping, pulling, grasping, balancing, climbing, kneeling, standing and crouching. Incumbent is subject to inside and outside activities with a variety of weather changes or atmospheric conditions. Incumbent may be exposed to activities such as noise and jobs with potential hazards that may require special protection and/or special safety precautions. Visual acuity is required to inspect work completed by crews for accuracy and quality. Incumbent is required to hear sufficiently to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Manual dexterity is required to operate equipment in performance of duties. Public Contact There is minimal public contact in this position. Retirement Benefit The City of Sarasota made the transition to become a Florida Retirement System (FRS) employer effective December 1, 2021. To learn more about what this benefit may mean for you, please visit MyFrs.com. Please note that if you are hired to work for the City of Sarasota as an FRS employer, you will be asked to complete a form to certify your FRS status, as there may be an impact to any FRS benefit you are already receiving. Learn more & apply online @ www.sarasotafl.gov

Position Type: Full-time

Employer Type: Government Entity

Skip to content