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MECHANIC III (TRANSIT/FLEET)
City of Greenville
City of Greenville
 

Job Location: Greenville, SC
Job Type: Full Time
Department: PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
MECHANIC III (TRANSIT/FLEET) - 0819 Salary

$35,547.20 - $53,310.40 Annually


Location

SC 29601, SC



Job Type

Full Time


Department

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION



Job Number

00355


Division

TRANSIT MAINTENANCE






Closing

9/27/2019 11:59 PM Eastern




Job Description

Brief Description of the Job
Under minimal supervision, performs major repairs of vehicles/equipment related problems. Performs skilled work involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel engines and related auto equipment, machinery and tools. Performs manufacturer-specified A, B, and C preventative maintenance routines on vehicles and equipment. Performs skilled tasks in the mechanical maintenance of automobiles, trucks, tractors, small engines, and other standard and special automotive equipment operated by the City. Installs communications equipment into vehicles, including radios and cellular telephones. Modifies City equipment for specific requirements. Follows work tasking on work orders and document all work as required.

Job Duties

Essential Functions
Perform Complex Repairs (40%): Perform complex repairs on a variety of vehicles and equipment, including repairs on engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering and tires, brake system, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, lighting systems and heating and air conditioning systems. Complete diagnostic procedures for each repair and select the most efficient method for completing the repair. Assure upon completion of the repair that the vehicle is correctly repaired and is safe for its intended use. Operate with little or no oversight or technical assistance. Enter service and repair information into the fleet maintenance software.

Install Specialized Equipment (40%): Complete installation of specialized equipment such as cellular telephones, emergency lighting, two-way radios, computer mounts, and decals. Modify vehicle systems in order to enhance usability.

Conduct Preventive Maintenance (20%): Complete A, B, and C preventive maintenance service and safety checks on a variety of vehicles and equipment. Complete a check sheet for each service. Assure that the vehicle is properly operating and is in a safe condition for the intended use of the vehicle.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands
Overall Strength Demands: Very Heavy strength demands include exerting over 100 pounds occasionally, 50-100 pounds frequently, or from 20 up to 50 pounds constantly.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires standing, fine dexterity, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, pushing/pulling, climbing, vision, balancing, bending, hearing, twisting, and talking. Frequently requires kneeling, crawling, foot controls, and crouching. Occasionally requires sitting, and handling.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Hand tools, nemesis/diagnostic machine, electrical power tools, pneumatic power tools, a/c recovery machine, forklift, grinders, calipers, micrometers, drill press, and hydraulic press.

Computer Equipment and Software: Desktop and laptop computers, Cummins Insight diagnostic, and fleet maintenance software.

Working Conditions
Overall Working Conditions: Disagreeable: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.

Environmental Factors: Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards.

Health and Safety: Constant exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, explosives, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse. Frequent exposure to fire hazards.

Primary Work Location: Fleet Maintenance or Transit Bus Shop.

Protective Equipment Required: Steel-toed shoes, safety glasses (at all times while in the shop area). Ear plugs and gloves (as needed).

Non-Physical Demands
Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires emergency situations.


Qualifications

Job Requirements
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent plus six months to one year of advanced study or training in tire service and vehicle mechanics are required.

Experience: Over four years of experience in automotive repair are required.

Driver`s License Required: A valid South Carolina Commercial Learner`s Permit, Class B with P endorsement is required within 3 weeks of hire. Once in classification, employee must obtain corresponding South Carolina CDL, Class B with P endorsement within 3 months:

Certifications and Other Requirements: Completion of level III City Competency Classification test.

Physical Demands
Overall Strength Demands: Very Heavy strength demands include exerting over 100 pounds occasionally, 50-100 pounds frequently, or from 20 up to 50 pounds constantly.

Physical Demands: Continuously requires standing, fine dexterity, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, pushing/pulling, climbing, vision, balancing, bending, hearing, twisting, and talking. Frequently requires kneeling, crawling, foot controls, and crouching. Occasionally requires sitting, and handling.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Hand tools, nemesis/diagnostic machine, electrical power tools, pneumatic power tools, a/c recovery machine, forklift, grinders, calipers, micrometers, drill press, and hydraulic press.

Computer Equipment and Software: Desktop and laptop computers, Cummins Insight diagnostic, and fleet maintenance software.

Working Conditions
Overall Working Conditions: Disagreeable: Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.

Environmental Factors: Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards.

Health and Safety: Constant exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, explosives, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse. Frequent exposure to fire hazards.

Primary Work Location: Fleet Maintenance or Transit Bus Shop.

Protective Equipment Required: Steel-toed shoes, safety glasses (at all times while in the shop area). Ear plugs and gloves (as needed).

Non-Physical Demands
Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires emergency situations.




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Our office hours are 8:00 am-5:00 pm Monday - Friday.

The City of Greenville will provide reasonable accommodations for otherwise qualified individuals. The City of Greenville does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, disability status or age in employment or provision of services.
 
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