Application Deadline: Monday, February 6, 2023, at 5:00 p.m.
Hours: Monday – Thursday, 2:00 PM - Midnight
Rate of Pay: $23.6928 Hourly / $49,281.02 Annually
Characteristics of the Job
Under direction of the Fleet & Facilities Manager, performs skilled or semi-skilled work in the maintenance and repair of the City’s highly diversified fleet of passenger vehicles, trucks, construction and off-road equipment, and police, fire and sanitation vehicles and equipment in support of policies, goals and objectives established by department management.
Examples of Duties
Training and Experience
High school diploma or GED equivalent, supplemented by two years’ training in automotive or equipment repair and two years’ progressively responsible experience in the repair and maintenance of automotive, diesel, or heavy equipment systems; or any equivalent combination of training, education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of acceptable practices and standards of the methods, materials, techniques and tools used in the design, construction, operation, maintenance and adjustment of a wide variety of light, medium and heavy equipment and machinery, including gasoline, compressed natural gas and diesel equipment; the standard practices, methods, tools and materials of the mechanical trade, as well as specialized tools, gauges, machinery and shop equipment used in the repair, operation, servicing and maintenance of heavy diesel-driven construction or other specialized equipment; good knowledge of computer operations and of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
Excellent skill in customer service; public, employee and labor relations and in maintaining effective working relationships; and solving practical problems and dealing with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Good skill in the diagnosis of defects and failures of specialized and heavy diesel and gasoline-driven equipment; skill and adeptness with speed in performing physical activities to complete complicated tasks involving tight work spaces; using personal computer (PC) with Microsoft programs, fleet management software applications, and original manufacturer and aftermarket diagnostic software.
Ability to detect, by inspection and experience, any worn, defective or improperly adjusted part of the assembly; read, analyze and interpret wiring schematics, as-built or shop drawings, component diagrams, blueprints, plans, technical service and repair manuals, policies, regulations, instructions, schedules and labor agreements; work independently; respond effectively to vehicle write-ups or complaints; communicate findings and actions taken during diagnosis and repair; effectively present information and respond to questions from managers and co-workers; establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, managers, elected officials, vendors and the general public; solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; concentrate with continuous close attention for extended periods to obtain accurate results with consistent distractions present in the form of flashing lights, loud noises, strong odors, or drive in needs; calculate figures and amounts such as voltages, torque and calibrations; use specialized tools and equipment of the trade as well as hand and power tools and work varied work schedules.
Licenses, Registrations and Certifications
Personal hand tools such as sockets, wrenches up to 1-1/4". The use of pneumatic, electrical and cordless tools is typical in this position.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently required to walk, stand, sit, use hands and fingers to handle, feel and make fine adjustments, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and rarely lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently exposed to dust, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock; and occasionally exposed to wet, humid, cold, and varied weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
AFSCME employees shall live within a 20-mile radius from the City’s Emergency Center, located at 1630 8th Avenue in Moline, within 180 days of hire.
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