Fleet Preventative Maintenance Technician

  • 005346

SUMMARY: Under close supervision, performs routine maintenance and repair on City equipment and vehicles; and performs related 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. Performs vehicle multi-point inspections according to maintenance schedules.
  2. Changes vehicle fluids (e.g., oil, transmission, and coolant) according to schedule.
  3. Changes vehicle filters (e.g., fuel, oil, air, hydraulic) according to schedule.
  4. Replaces worn or leaking seals, gaskets, wiper blades; replaces light bulbs, lenses, headlights and minor repairs.
  5. Inspects, tests, and reports worn or damaged tires.
  6. Delivers and pick up vehicles for repairs.
  • Knowledge of maintenance of light and heavy-duty automotive and construction equipment.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Skill in safely repairing and testing vehicles and equipment.
  • Skill in following oral and written instructions.
  • Skill in establishing cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work involves moderate to heavy work in all types of weather. There is frequent need to stand, stoop, walk, lift moderately heavy objects (up to 50 pounds) and perform other similar 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 one (1) year of experience in automotive and vehicle repair required, or any equivalent combination of training and experience. A valid Class B Florida driver’s license with CDL endorsement is required. A Commercial driver’s license may be required for some assignments.

FLSA Code: Non Exempt
Last revision date: October 2001
Overtime: Yes
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