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)
- Performs routine maintenance and repair on assigned vehicles (e.g., engine, transmission, drive train and hydraulic system oil, checks and replaces brakes).
- Inspects all vehicles and related systems (e.g., air conditioning, electronic, electrical).
- Performs scheduled tune-ups.
- Performs routine maintenance and repair on heavy equipment and construction equipment, including transmissions, hydraulics, and water pumps.
- Road tests vehicles and equipment after performing repairs.
- Maintains and repairs City lift stations and pump stations, including generators.
- Maintains and repairs City compactors.
- Services A/C systems assigned. (must be certified)
- Knowledge of mechanical, electrical, electronic, hydraulic, compression and water pump repair, air brakes and maintenance of light and heavy-duty automotive and construction equipment.
- Knowledge of electronic and computerized automotive diagnostic equipment used to maintain and repair vehicles and equipment.
- Knowledge of occupational safety and health policies and procedures related to vehicle maintenance and repair.
- Knowledge of basic preventive maintenance on assigned equipment.
- Knowledge of operation of a variety of heavy and light equipment and vehicles.
- Skill in safely repairing and testing of vehicles and equipment.
- Skill in working in the field at job sites to repair or tow vehicles or construction equipment.
- Skill in following oral and written instructions.
- Skill in operating and working around moving equipment.
- Skill in establishing cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
- Skill in communicating effectively, orally and in writing.
- Skill in following safety practices and recognizing hazards.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High School Diploma or GED and three (3) years experience in automotive, vehicle and equipment repair, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Florida Class B driver’s license with CDL endorsement is required.
Last revision date: October 2001