A Fleet Services Technician II is at the full performance level and performs skilled maintenance and repair work on the City’s motor vehicles, public works and construction vehicles and equipment. Assignments are received I the form of work orders noting the problem area or service required. Fleet Services Technicians II’s are available for diagnostic assistance and they provide quality control measures on complex and difficult repairs. An incumbent in this class will also determine the repair requirements on less complex repairs and perform the repairs or maintenance services under the general supervision of a Fleet Services Supervisor.
- Inspects, diagnoses, services, repairs and performs scheduled maintenance on gas and diesel-powered heavy trucks, roads maintenance equipment, and other related equipment.
- Performs complex diagnoses of vehicles using computer systems or manuals.
- Repairs engines, transmissions, brake systems, electrical systems, air conditioning, fuel systems, computer systems, emissions systems, front or rear ends and components, and performs wheel alignments.
- Performs road test checks on vehicles, as needed, following completion of the service and/or repair; adhere to safe work practices and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required; and complete service records for work performed, including documenting labor and parts used.
- Responds to emergency road assistance calls for disable city vehicles and equipment.
- Makes recommendations for repair, modification, and disposal of equipment, tools, and vehicles.
- Install and adjust snow removal, salt, sand spreader and leaf equipment; repair emergency equipment such as snowplows and serve on call to make repairs in emergency situations; and install and outfit public safety vehicles with ancillary equipment (sirens, lights, cages, decals, etc.).
- Perform overtime, emergency and related work as required.
The Ideal Candidate
The ideal candidate should have a high School Diploma or GED and one year of advanced study and/or training beyond high school from an accredited college, vocation school, and/or workforce development and continuing education program.
Course work must include the following in automotive technology: (1) Basic theory; (2) Brake Systems; (3) Electrical Systems; (4) Heating and air Conditioning; and (5) Forklift certification; three years of experience in performing skilled automotive maintenance and repair services on a full range of automobiles, trucks, construction equipment, refuse disposal vehicles and specialty equipment such as street sweepers; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
Possession of a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) or the ability to obtain prior to the completion of the one (1) year probationary period.
Employees must obtain and maintain the following valid certifications and license at appointment: (A) VA State Automotive Safety Inspector; (B) VA State Emissions Inspector; and (C) ASE Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Certification issued by VADEQ and possess the tools necessary to perform automotive maintenance service and repair.
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This position requires the successful completion of pre-employment background checks including but not limited to drug testing, criminal background and medical fitness for duty.
The Department of Transportation & Environmental Services is a first response department and as such all T&ES employees are deemed essential or emergency personnel and maybe required to report to work when the City government is open with liberal leave or closed during emergencies.