Fleet Tech I

Jonesboro, AR

Fleet Technician I

Job Description 

Job Code:                        Safety Sensitive - Yes

Exempt:                            No - Hourly

Department:                     Streets & Sanitation Departments

Reports To                         Fleet Supervisor

Location:                           2601 Dan Ave, Jonesboro


GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF POSITION

This safety sensitive entry level position purpose is to assist the mechanics shop to maintain and repair city vehicles and equipment.

 ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Conduct scheduled preventive maintenance. This duty is performed daily.

2. Perform corrective procedures on heavy equipment including hydraulic, electrical, pneumatic, and various degrees of engine repair. This duty is performed daily.

3. Performs a variety of engine diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures. This duty is performed daily.

4. Performs equipment maintenance procedure such as oil and filter changes, tune ups coolant flushes. This duty is performed daily.

5. Maintain records of parts and materials used. This duty is performed daily.

6. Fix or repair tires as needed. This duty is performed daily.

7. Performs emergency repairs on vehicles as necessary, may troubleshoot equipment failure at job sites. This duty is performed daily.

8. Maintains the shop and as singed tools, perform housekeeping duties. This duty is performed daily.

9. Attends training and safety classes as needed.

10. Operating a city vehicle is required for the essential functions.

11. Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty mentioned satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Knowledge of a specialized field (however acquired), such as basic accounting, computer, etc. Equivalent of four years in high school, plus night, trade extension, or correspondence school specialized training, equal to two years of college, plus 12 to 18 months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

Ability to read and understand documents such as policy manuals, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals; Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to prepare and interpret bar graphs.

CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

Ability to utilize common sense understanding in order to carry out written, oral or diagrammed instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving several known variables in situations of a routine nature.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

Valid Driver License

PREFERRED CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

CDL (Commercial Drivers License)

Maintenance Training from Heil environmental Industries.

Certificate of Completion of Forklift Operation and Safety Training

Esco institute for certification of Motor Vehicle refrigerant recovery and recycling equipment.

 SOFTWARE SKILLS REQUIRED

Not indicated.

INITIATIVE AND INGENUITY

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Under immediate supervision, performs general assignments of work, with periodic check of performance by supervisor.

 PLANNING

Limited responsibility with regard to general assignments in planning time, method, manner, and/or sequence of performance of own work operations.

DECISION MAKING

Performs work operations which permit frequent opportunity for decision-making of minor importance and which would not only affect the operating efficiency of the individual involved, but would also affect the work operations of other employees and/or clientele to a slight degree.

MENTAL DEMAND

Moderate mental demand. Operations requiring almost continuous attention, but work is sufficiently repetitive that a habit cycle is formed; operations requiring intermittent directed thinking to determine or select materials, equipment or operations where variable sequences may be selected by the employee.

 ANALYTICAL ABILITY / PROBLEM SOLVING

Moderately repetitive.  Activities with slight variation using a definite set of processes or directions with some degree of supervision.  Choice of learned things in situations which conform to clearly established patterns and modes.

 RESPONSIBILITY FOR WORK OF OTHERS

Responsibility for work of others: Not indicated.

 RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNDS, PROPERTY and EQUIPMENT

Occasionally responsible for organization's property where carelessness, error, or misappropriation would result in moderate damage or moderate monetary loss to the organization. The total value for the above would range from $5,000 to $150,000.

 ACCURACY

Probable errors of internal and external scope would have a moderate effect on the operational efficiency of the organizational component concerned. Errors might possibly go undetected for a considerable period of time, thereby creating an inaccurate picture of an existing situation. Could cause further errors, losses, or embarrassment to the organization. The possibility for error is always present due to requirements of the job.

 ACCOUNTABILITY

FREEDOM TO ACT

Standardized. Accepted processes covered by well-defined standardized policies and procedures with supervisory review.

ANNUAL MONETARY IMPACT

The amount of annual dollars generated based on the job's essential duties / responsibilities. Examples would include direct dollar generation, departmental budget, proper handling of organization funds, expense control, and savings from new techniques or reduction in manpower.

None. Job does not create any dollar monetary impact for the organization.

IMPACT ON END RESULTS

Modest impact. Job has some impact on the organizations end results, but still from an indirect level. Provides assistance and support services that facilitates decision making by others.

 PUBLIC CONTACT

Occasional contacts with patrons on routine matters.


EMPLOYEE CONTACT

Contacts occasionally with others beyond immediate associates, but generally of a routine nature. May obtain, present or discuss data, but only as pertains to an immediate and specific assignment. No responsibility for obtaining cooperation or approval of action or decision.

 USE OF MACHINES, EQUIPMENT AND/OR COMPUTERS

Regular use of complex machines and equipment (desktop/laptop computer and software, road and production machines and equipment, driver's license/cdl, etc.)

 WORKING CONDITIONS

Outside working environment, wherein there are extremely disagreeable working conditions most of the time (e.g. hot mix paving in constant sun).

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

The following work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions; frequently exposed to vibration; and occasionally exposed to work in high, precarious places, wet or humid conditions, risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually very loud.

PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES

The following physical activities 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 and expectations.

Highly repetitive, moderately physical. Highly repetitive type of work which requires somewhat diversified physical demands of the employee.

While performing the functions of this job, the employee is continuously required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms; regularly required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear; frequently required to stand, walk, climb or balance; and occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds; frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include depth perception; and ability to adjust focus.