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Fleet Mechanic I

Company: City of Boulder
Location: Boulder
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description Summary: There are multiple vacancies for this role. Some positions may work primarily on heavy-duty vehicles, while other positions may work primarily on light-duty vehicles. Under minimal supervision, to perform maintenance, repair work and training on heavy-duty or light-duty fleet vehicles and equipment but could also include gas, diesel, electric, alternative fueled, emergency response vehicles and associated operating equipment, and to perform related duties as required. Job Description: JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Performs Maintenance, diagnostic and repair work on heavy-duty or light dutyvehicles and equipment as well as other fleet vehicles and equipment as needed. Performs emissions, opacity, and Department of Transportation inspections on fleet vehicles and makes necessary adjustments to ensure compliance with state and federal standards. Completes or updates related paperwork such as work orders, vehicle history jackets, and vehicle parts records. Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and repairs mechanical, pneumatic, electronic, hydraulic, and hydro systems using a variety of hand tools, power tools, and test devices. Repairs and or fabricates parts, tools, or projects needed to repair vehicles and equipment using MIG welding equipment and oxy/acetylene. Required to work snow shift at irregular times during the winter months and may be required to work weekends, evenings, holidays, and overtime as well as responding to emergencies as required. MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS High school diploma or equivalent. At least two years of “on the job” experience working as a mechanic in a formal automotive repair facility. Specialized knowledge of automotive test equipment, including computerized test devices; proficiency in the use of MIG welding equipment, and related mechanic tools; strong mechanical aptitude; knowledge of online maintenance and parts manuals, as demonstrated by completion of applicable training courses. Ability to obtain a valid Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) within nine (9) months of hire. Valid driver’s license and acceptable motor vehicle record. Ability to pass a pre-employment physical. Ability to stand, kneel, and bend frequently and for extended periods of time; and ability to work indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions and in unpleasant conditions where air contamination, vibration, noise, inclement weather, unclean conditions, confined space, and potentially dangerous heights exist. Upper body strength to lift and carry items weighting up to 50 pounds. Willingness and ability to work alternate shift schedules, irregular hours, extended shift hours, weekends, evenings, holidays, and/or emergencies as required. Ability to work independently as well as harmoniously with other employees. Willingness and ability to use personal protective equipment as required. Ability to follow all applicable OSHA regulations. PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS Associate Degree in automotive and / or diesel technology. Five or more years of “on-the-job” experience working as a mechanic in a formal automotive repair facility. Valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL). Documented certification to inspect and maintain fire apparatus as set forth by the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA). Additional Job Description: WORKING CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS In addition to the information listed in the required minimum qualifications section. Physical and Mental Effort Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing or other communication capabilities that permits the employee to communicate effectively on the telephone and in person. Sufficient vision or other powers of observation that permits the employee to review, evaluate and prepare a variety of written documents and materials, and to operate automotive test equipment and related mechanic equipment. Sufficient manual dexterity that permits the employee to operate automotive test equipment and related mechanic equipment, computer equipment and other office equipment. Sufficient personal mobility and physical reflexes, which permits the employee to work in an automotive repair facility and outdoors. Ability to work under stress from demanding deadlines and changing priorities and conditions. Work Environment Works in an automotive repair facility and in outdoor setting in all weather conditions, including inclement weather. Conditions include air contamination, vibration, and noise . Machines and equipment used include, but are not limited to the following: Standard office equipment including personal computers, telephones, calculators and copy/fax machines. Assorted precision and non-precision hand tools and power tools. Welding equipment, computerized engine control systems, diagnostic equipment, air conditioning diagnosis / service unit, vehicle lifts, overhead cranes, and forklift. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN OR ACCOMPLISH The ability to work on multiple makes and models of heavy-duty vehicles and equipment as well as being a part of a hard-working team that helps support all critical city operations. The City of Boulder is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected statue. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please send a request to Date posted: 01/20/2023

Keywords: City of Boulder, Boulder , Fleet Mechanic I, Professions , Boulder, Colorado

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