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Fleet Mechanic

Posted: 03/31/2024

SUMMARY
Under direct supervision, performs mechanical repair and maintenance work on motor vehicles, heavy equipment, mowing equipment, and power tools used by the District.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
 include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Performs repairs and preventative maintenance on golf cars and trucksters, including gas engines and electric motors and all types of bodies.
  • Determines scope of repairs needed on automotive and landscaping equipment 
  • Repairs, maintains and troubleshoots gasoline and diesel powered and unpowered equipment, including trucks, tractors, automobiles, mowing equipment, trailers, small engine powered equipment, snow blowers, brooming equipment, tractor mounted implements, high lifts, snow plows, wood chippers, spraying equipment, and heavy automotive equipment
  • Performs repairs to mechanical systems including tires on automotive, landscape and construction equipment, hydraulic and air brakes, electrical systems, hydraulics, clutches, pto’s, steering, suspensions, engines, drivetrains, transmissions, differentials, exhausts, body components and specialized accessory equipment
  • Removes units such as engine.
  • Repairs or replaces parts such as pistons, rods, gears, valves, and bearings.
  • Overhauls or replaces carburetors, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.
  • Rebuilds parts such as crankshafts and cylinder blocks.
  • Rewires ignition system, lights, and instrument panel.
  • Relines and adjusts brakes, aligns front end, repairs or replaces shock absorbers, and solders leaks in radiators.
  • Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.
  • Raises vehicle, with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to the underside of the vehicle.
  • Loads, unloads and hauls equipment
  • Drives and operates District’s vehicles and heavy equipment such as dump trucks, loaders, backhoes, trenchers and tractors
  • Retrieves inoperable or stuck vehicles and equipment
  • Operates power equipment and hand tools in a safe and efficient manner
  • Sharpens blades and reels for mowing equipment.
  • Steam cleans and paints motor equipment.
  • Immediately reports all accidents and unsafe conditions.
  • Performs the job safely and in compliance with District policies, procedures, work and safety rules, and the employee handbook
  • Maintains a clean and organized work environmentAdditional functions may be essential
  • Performs other duties as assigned
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