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|Job Ref:||14PW02||Organization:||City of Fremont||Job Category:||Fleet Services||Job Type:||Full Time||Country:||USA||State/Province:||California (CA)||City:||Fremont||Post Code:||94538||Salary and Benefits:||Annual salary is $63,984-$77,765 depending on qualifications. This position has a comprehensive benefit package.||Post Date:||01/30/2014||
The Heavy Equipment Mechanic will perform a wide variety of vehicle maintenance, repairs and overhauls on various automotive, construction and mechanical equipment, including police/fire emergency vehicles and general service vehicles.
Examples of Responsibilities
The City is searching for a self-motivated individual who has strong knowledge of the principles and operation of internal combustion gasoline and diesel engines; the maintenance, repair, and overhaul requirements of light and heavy vehicles, such as fire engines, pump systems, fire trucks including large tillered aerial ladder trucks, gang mowers, aerial work platforms and construction equipment such as loaders, graders, dump trucks, back hoes, asphalt trucks, trailers, rollers, street sweepers, air compressors, and off road equipment.
The successful candidate must also have the skill in operating diagnostic equipment; at operating and driving gasoline, diesel, CNG, alternative fuel, hybrid and electric vehicles and equipment, and at using equipment repair tools. In addition, the incumbent must have the ability to diagnose and troubleshoot electrical circuits, electronic circuits, fuel systems, emission systems, brakes, differentials, air systems, and hydraulic systems; remove, repair and replace major and minor engine component parts; overhaul large and small diesel and gasoline internal combustion, diesel, CNG, alternative fuel, hybrid and electric engines; use gas and electric welding and cutting equipment; use shop power and hand tools; make vehicle repair and adjustments; work safely in an automotive shop environment.
The successful candidate must be able to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with individuals from a variety of cultural and socio-economic backgrounds and within all levels of the organization.
Education & Experience
Any combination of education and/or experience which has provided the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform a satisfactory job would be qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge, skills, and abilities would be graduation from high school and/or trade school and two years progressively responsible journey level experience in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul of heavy duty vehicles and construction equipment.
The following qualities are highly desirable: knowledge and work experience relating to the repair and maintenance of CNG/Diesel Sweepers and Fire Apparatus.
To be considered for this position, submit a completed City application and resume utilizing: