Fleet Diagnostic Technician

  • 002223

SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, diagnoses and repairs all computer related drivability problems on City equipment; diagnoses and repairs RNI computerized fueling on vehicles and fuel island; assists with the daily tasks concerning the fleet operation; and performs other duties as assigned.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following tasks, knowledge skills, and other characteristics. This list is ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all functions and tasks performed by incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:(Which are not in any hierarchical order)
  1. Diagnoses and repairs all computer related drivability problems on city owned vehicles (except Fire Department).
  2. Diagnoses and repairs RNI computerized fueling systems installed at fuel site and on vehicles, also new RNI insulation and help maintains proper inventory of supplies.
  3. Repairs and diagnoses all City owned equipment from small equipment to large trucks, mechanical, drivability, hydraulics, tires, etc.
  4. Assists other mechanics when required.
  5. Maintains all computerized diagnostic equipment (software updates, repairs, replacements, etc.).
  6. Assists the Fleet Supervisor or Fleet Specialist with daily tasks as necessary. May act as Fleet Specialist or Supervisor in their absence.
  7. Communicates with vendors and other government agencies concerning equipment and job procedures that will benefit the City.
  8. Installs stripping and decals on all City vehicles, including police.
  9. May participate in the interview and hiring process, as required.
  10. Inspects all cabs and Jitney Service vehicles that operate within the City per City Codes. (I.e. Downtown trolleys and limo service)
  11. Issues shop tools to personnel, as needed. Performs inventory procedures, issues and maintains parts room and tire shop, as needed.
  12. Trains fleet personnel, as needed, in the use of diagnostic equipment, RNI System or any related equipment.
  • Knowledge of City, federal and state rules and regulations related to repair and maintenance of equipment and vehicles.
  • Knowledge of automotive computerized diagnostic equipment and repair.
  • Knowledge of the maintenance and repair of vehicles, heavy and light equipment.
  • Skill in safely and efficiently utilizing a variety of automotive computerized diagnostic equipment.
  • Skill in safely installing and maintaining RNI computerized fueling systems.
  • Skill in utilizing customer service techniques in responding to inquiries and complaints.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves moderate to heavy work in a vehicle repair and maintenance garage with frequent exposure to toxic chemicals, fumes, and moving equipment. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, crawl, walk, sit, heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform similar other actions during the course of the workday. The City of West Palm Beach promotes a drug/alcohol free work environment through the use of mandatory pre-employment drug testing.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED and four (4) years progressively responsible work experience in fleet maintenance and repair, or an equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver’s License is required.

Last Revision date: February 2002
Overtime: Yes
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