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Fleet Technician II/Master Fleet Technician I/Fleet Light Duty Tech

Company: City of Loveland
Location: Loveland
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

GENERAL PURPOSE: Fleet Technician II The successful Fleet Technician II contributes to the overall mission and values of the City of Loveland through adherence to City of Loveland (COL) core values and safety standards in the performance of basic repairs and diagnostics on automobiles, light and heavy-duty trucks, construction equipment, snow/ice control equipment and occasionally fire apparatus/equipment, while mentoring less experienced technicians and learning from technicians of advanced skill levels. The salary range for this position is $22.31- $32.40 per hour with a hiring range of $ 22.31 - $ 27.36 , depending on qualifications and experience. Master Fleet Technician I The successful Master Fleet Technician I, contributes to the overall mission and values of the City of Loveland through adherence to an established set of values ensuring a safe, reliable and economical City fleet maintenance program; performing a variety of diagnostics, repairs and preventative maintenance [PMs]. These responsibilities are performed on gasoline and diesel engines as well as, chassis, electrical, aerial, hydraulic and transmission systems found on a variety of automobiles, light and heavy-duty trucks, construction equipment, and specialized vehicles including fire apparatus and aerial-type systems/trucks. The salary range for this position is $24.81- $37.21 per hour with a hiring range of $ 24.81 - $ 31.01 , depending on qualifications and experience. Fleet Light Duty Tech The successful Fleet Light Duty Technician contributes to the overall mission and values of the City of Loveland by adhering to City of Loveland (COL) core values and safety standards in the performance of basic and advanced repairs and diagnostics on automobiles and light duty trucks. The salary range for this position is $20.34- $29.47 per hour with a hiring range of $ 20.34 - $24.90 , depending on qualifications and experience. Position will remain open until filled. Fleet Technician II ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Performs preventative maintenance and inspections of the City fleet in accordance with Industry “Flat Rate” standards (where applicable). Assists coworkers by sharing knowledge and assisting with awkward and/or heavy jobs. Mentors less experienced Technicians on fleet maintenance policies, procedures, tasks, techniques and performance standards Interviews customers and operators about vehicle/equipment problems to understand and diagnose accurately. Ensures all required information is reported accurately on work orders, preventative maintenance reports, and other documents Performs work in accordance with industry and City safety standards OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Ensures work environment is clean and safe JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: General knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, emissions and mechanical systems, repair tools and equipment. Understanding of safety regulations and procedures associated Fleet Operations. Proficiency using industry related computer software and other application software such as e-mail and contact management systems, and industry specific software. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to accurately diagnose and repair mechanical problems. Capability to perform basic math computations, and maintain accurate and complete computer records. Ability to read and interpret detailed equipment schematics, instructions, and systems diagrams. Skill in the use of specialty tools, OEM diagnostic software and test equipment used in the performance of the assigned tasks. Considerable welding and fabrication skills. Ability to diagnose system failures on multiple types of specialized equipment. Core Competencies: Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness Job Specific Competencies: Job Knowledge, Troubleshooting, Communication, Reporting, Attention to Detail Licenses and Certifications: Must possess either a Class A or B commercial driver’s license with and passenger (P) endorsements or a CDL Instruction Permit. If in possession of a CDL Instruction Permit, incumbent must obtain a Class A or B commercial driver’s license with passenger (P) endorsements within 6 months of hire date as a requirement of the position. Education and/or Experience: Must hold an automotive or diesel vocational school degree or have a minimum of three (3) years’ automotive repair experience in a professional repair shop or equivalent combination of education or experience required. Welding and/or fabrication experience highly desired. Experience in maintenance and repair of diverse light and heavy-duty fleets highly desired. Formal hydraulic training and/or equivalent experience highly desirable. ASE Master Certification highly desired. Materials and Equipment Directly Used: Hand and power tools, lifting, welding, personal computer, bar code scanner and electronic diagnostic equipment. Automotive hand and power tools, hydraulic, air and electric; electronic diagnostic machines; vehicle hoist, tire mounting machine, tire balancer. Uses of common automotive chemicals and solvents. Working Environment/Physical Activities: Work hours vary by season and are subject to change based on emergency or weather-related events, which may extend the workday to include occasional night-shift work. Outdoor work in all weather conditions may be required on an as-needed bases. Work is performed in a normal shop environment with constant noise level of 80 dBl. or less; occasionally 100 dBl. or greater. Exposure to dirt, dust, exhaust, chemical cleaners, etc. is expected. Physical demands involve moderate to heavy physical work requiring ability to move or reposition up to 100 pounds, and frequent repositioning and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Work involves regular walking, standing, and frequent full range of body movement including bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, climbing and crawling. Considerable hand/eye/foot coordination is necessary to operate tools and equipment, and occasionally operate equipment and vehicles. Correctible vision is required to read automotive manuals, gauges and meters. Speech and hearing must be adequate to receive or give technical information and instructions, and to perform in a safe manner. , Considered essential personnel required to report for duty in response to community emergencies (e.g. natural disaster, snow, fire, flood, blizzard, etc.). Master Fleet Technician I ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Performs basic and advanced repairs and diagnostics on automobiles, light and heavy-duty trucks, construction equipment, snow/ice control equipment and occasionally fire apparatus/equipment in accordance with Industry “Flat Rate” standards (where applicable). Performs preventative maintenance and inspections of the City fleet. Assists coworkers by sharing knowledge and assisting with awkward and/or heavy jobs. Mentors less experienced Technicians to enhance knowledge and skill in fleet maintenance policies, procedures, tasks, techniques and performance standards. Interviews customers and operators about vehicle/equipment problems to understand and diagnose accurately. Ensures all required information is reported accurately on work orders, preventative maintenance reports, and other OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Ensures work environment is clean and safe JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must have thorough knowledge of electrical, hydraulic, emissions and mechanical systems, repair tools and equipment. Understanding of safety regulations and procedures associated with Fleet Operations. Proficiency using industry related computer software and other application software such as e-mail and contact management systems, and industry specific software. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to accurately diagnose and repair mechanical problems. Capability to perform basic math computations, and maintain accurate and complete computer records. Ability to read and interpret detailed equipment schematics, instructions, and systems diagrams. Skill in the use of specialty tools, OEM diagnostic software and test equipment used in the performance of the assigned tasks. Considerable welding and fabrication skills. Ability to diagnose system failures on multiple types of specialized equipment. Core Competencies: Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness Job Specific Competencies: Job Knowledge, Troubleshooting, Communication, Reporting, Attention to Detail Licenses and Certifications: Must possess either a Class A or B commercial driver’s license with and passenger (P) endorsements or a CDL Instruction Permit. If in possession of a CDL Instruction Permit, incumbent must obtain a Class A or B commercial driver’s license with passenger (P) endorsements within 6 months of hire date as a requirement of the position. Completion of Troubleshooting Hydraulics (ref NFPI training 3-day course), Completion of Troubleshooting Electrical Circuits (ref NFPI training, 3 day course) equivalent coursework or demonstrated competency may substitute for this requirement,, ASE Master certification in either Automotive/Light truck (A1-A8) or Medium/Heavy truck (T2-T7) required. Education and/or Experience: Must hold an automotive or diesel vocational school degree or have a minimum of five (5) years’ automotive repair experience in a professional repair shop or equivalent combination of education or experience required. Welding and/or fabrication experience highly desired. Experience in maintenance and repair of diverse light and heavy-duty fleets highly desired. Formal hydraulic training and/or equivalent experience highly desirable. Materials and Equipment Directly Used: Hand and power tools, lifting, welding, personal computer, bar code scanner and electronic diagnostic equipment. Automotive hand and power tools, hydraulic, air and electric; electronic diagnostic machines; vehicle hoist, tire mounting machine, tire balancer. Uses of common automotive chemicals and solvents. Working Environment/Physical Activities: Work hours vary by season and are subject to change based on emergency or weather-related events, which may extend the work day to include occasional night-shift work. Outdoor work in all weather conditions may be required on an as-needed bases. Physical demands involve moderate to heavy physical work requiring ability to move or reposition up to 100 pounds, and frequent repositioning and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Work involves regular walking, standing, and frequent full range of body movement including bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, climbing and crawling. Considerable hand/eye/foot coordination is necessary to operate tools and equipment, and occasionally operate equipment and vehicles. Correctible vision is required to read automotive manuals, gauges and meters. Speech and hearing must be adequate to receive or give technical information and instructions, and to perform in a safe manner. Considered essential personnel required to report for duty in response to community emergencies (e.g. natural disaster, snow, fire, flood, blizzard, etc.). Fleet Light Duty Tech ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Performs minor and major preventative maintenance, inspections, and repairs of the City’s light duty fleet in accordance with Industry “Flat Rate” standards (where applicable). Assists coworkers by sharing knowledge and assisting with awkward and/or heavy jobs. Performs component removals and re-installations; parts replacements; parts cleaning; and assists with jobs requiring an additional technician as well as heavy jobs. Works as an effective member of the Fleet Services team by responding to change with a positive attitude, meeting customer needs with flexibility, and by asking questions proactively when faced with uncertainty. Maintains constructive dialogue and relationships with the public and City staff through effective interpersonal communications and customer service skills. Interviews customers and operators about vehicle/equipment problems to understand and diagnose accurately. Ensures all required information is reported accurately on work orders, preventative maintenance reports, and other documents Performs work in accordance with industry and City safety standards Assists coworkers by sharing knowledge & mentors less experienced Technicians to enhance knowledge and skill in fleet maintenance policies, procedures, tasks, techniques and performance standards. OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Completion of repairs and PMs should meet industry "flat rate" standards, when applicable. Performs other duties as assigned. JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of electrical, emissions and mechanical systems Repair tools and equipment; Understanding of safety regulations and procedures associated Fleet Operations; Proficiency using industry related computer software and other application software such as e-mail and contact management systems, and industry specific light duty software. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Ability to accurately diagnose and repair mechanical problems. Capability to perform basic math computations, and maintain accurate and complete computer records. Ability to understand maintenance and repair manuals, instructions, and systems diagrams. Ability to understand OEM diagnostic software and test equipment used in the performance of the assigned tasks. Core Competencies: Accountability, Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness Job Specific Competencies: Job Knowledge, Troubleshooting, Communication, Reporting, Attention to Detail Licenses and Certifications: A valid Class B commercial driver's license with air brake and passenger (P2) endorsements is preferred. Must obtain and retain State of Colorado gas emissions licenses within 120 days of hire. ASE Master Certification in Automotive/Light truck (A1-A8) highly desired. Education and/or Experience: An automotive vocational school degree is required. Three (3) years’ experience in the automotive repair industry required if not in possession of automotive or diesel vocational school degree or certificate. Materials and Equipment Directly Used: Variety of mechanical and diagnostic tools, shop maintenance equipment, City vehicles, fleet maintenance software (e.g.: FASTER), and diagnostic software Computer, telephone, cell phone, office equipment such as copier and fax machine Diagnostic scan tools, generator, car wash system, compressor, jacks, vehicle lifts Fuel and petroleum dispensing equipment Tire dismounting, mounting and balancing equipment Forklift Service Truck Uses of common automotive chemicals and solvents. Working Environment/Physical Activities: Work hours vary by season and are subject to change based on emergency or weather-related events which may extend the work day to include occasional night-shift work, and may include working outdoors, as needed Physical demands involve moderate to heavy physical work requiring ability to move or reposition up to 100 pounds, and frequent repositioning and carrying of objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Work involves regular walking, standing, and frequently a full range of body movement including bending, stooping, pushing, pulling, climbing and crawling. Considerable hand/eye/foot coordination is necessary to operate tools and equipment, and occasionally operate equipment and vehicles. Correctible vision is required to read automotive manuals, gauges and meters. Speech and hearing must be adequate to receive or give technical information and instructions, and to perform in a safe manner. Incumbent may be required to work outdoors, as needed, in all weather conditions. Considered essential personnel required to report for duty in response to community emergencies (e.g. natural disaster, snow, fire, flood, blizzard, etc.). This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. With over 300 days of sunshine, and just 30 miles from Rocky Mountain National Park in the heart of northern Colorado, Loveland is an ideal community for anyone to call home. Known as the Sweetheart City, this vibrant cultural hub is home to nearly 500 sculptures and public art installations, the world-famous Valentine Remail Program, and picturesque views of the Rocky Mountains. The community is bustling with a thriving arts, brewery, foodie and shopping scene. Enjoy headliner concert and theatre productions, professional hockey events, endless community recreation and open space opportunities, art and sculpture shows, and several local festivals. Loveland also boasts an award-winning golf course and an inclusive library and community center. Loveland, Colorado has EVERYTHING YOU LOVE! In 2020, Loveland was the only Colorado City to win the Governor’s Award for Downtown Excellence, is the top residential recycling City in the state for 4 consecutive years and has been ranked as one of the top places to live, work and raise a family in the U.S. and as one of the Most Idyllic Picturesque towns in America. Apply today to join more than 800 employees who work to meet the core values of: Accountability & Integrity, Transparency & Honoring the Public Trust, Collaboration, Innovation, Safety, Excellent Service with Courtesy and Kindness. The City of Loveland is a diverse and welcoming community organization and our employees enjoy a competitive benefits program, various opportunities for growth and development, and an exceptional work-life balance. A vibrant community, surrounded by natural beauty, where you belong! Benefit Eligible Benefits Package Includes: Two (2) medical plans, Dental, Vision (for self/ spouse/ children) Employee Health & Wellness Center (self/family) Paid vacation, holidays, and medical leave Flexible spending including Dependent Care Life Insurance, AD&D, Short-term and Long-term disability, and voluntary Critical Illness Coverage Retirement 401a, 457, Roth (pre-& post tax) and company match Comprehensive Employee Assistance Program Voluntary 529 College Invest program Personal and Professional Development opportunities Discounted recreation passes Employee recognition program Exceptional work-life balance Market based pay & regular performance reviews Local Government employment is eligible for Public Loan Forgiveness Program Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The City of Loveland provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetic information, age, or any other status protected under federal, state, and/or local law. A driving record and criminal history background check will be obtained pre-employment. Selection process will comply with DOT regulations including post-offer drug screening and previous employer safety performance request. Qualifications 0" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-left: -15px; margin-right: -15px; color: #515151; font-family: 'Noto Sans', -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, 'Segoe UI', Oxygen, Ubuntu, Cantarell, 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px;"> Experience 0" style="box-sizing: border-box;"> Required Fleet Light Duty Tech - An automotive vocational school degree or Three (3) years’ experience in the automotive repair industry required if not in possession of automotive or diesel vocational school degree or certificate. Fleet Technician II - Must hold an automotive or diesel vocational school degree or have a minimum of three (3) years’ automotive repair experience in a professional repair shop or equivalent combination of education or experience. Master Fleet Technician - Must hold an automotive or diesel vocational school degree or have a minimum of five (5) years’ automotive repair experience in a professional repair shop or equivalent combination of education or experience 0" style="box-sizing: border-box;"> Preferred Experience in maintenance and repair of diverse light and heavy-duty fleets. Welding and/or fabrication experience. Formal hydraulic training and/or equivalent experience. 0" style="box-sizing: border-box; margin-left: -15px; margin-right: -15px; color: #515151; font-family: 'Noto Sans', -apple-system, BlinkMacSystemFont, 'Segoe UI', Oxygen, Ubuntu, Cantarell, 'Open Sans', 'Helvetica Neue', sans-serif; font-size: 15px;"> Licenses & Certifications 0" style="box-sizing: border-box;"> 0" style="box-sizing: border-box;"> Preferred ASE CDL Date posted: 12/08/2022

Keywords: City of Loveland, Loveland , Fleet Technician II/Master Fleet Technician I/Fleet Light Duty Tech, Professions , Loveland, Colorado

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