Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Description

The City of Littleton is now hiring for Fleet Technicians. Fleet Technicians perform maintenance and repair on a wide variety of city operated vehicles and equipment. 
Candidates that qualify and are hired with additional experience and qualifications may be eligible for differential pay.
 
Pay Differentials
There are three levels within the Fleet Technician position. Employees can earn up to $3.75 more per hour depending on experience and qualifications.
 
Level I:  +.50/hr
L-1 EVT Installation Tech
2 years fleet maintenance experience
 
Level 2: +$1.25/hr
L-2 EVT Installation Tech
4 years fleet maintenance experience
 
Level 3: +$2.00/hr
L-3 EVT Installation Tech
6 years fleet maintenance experience

The salary range for this position is $22.02 - $32.98. The starting wage is $22.02 - $27.50 + differential pay, if applicable. 

The City of Littleton has a comprehensive benefits package including paid holidays, floating holidays, vacation and sick time, retirement matching and a dedicated health clinic...to name a few!

Essential Duties & Reponsibilities

  • Performs semi-skilled, skilled, and administrative duties in maintenance and repair of a wide variety of vehicles and equipment. 
  • Troubleshoot, identify, and repair related potential or existing problems.
  • Performs general maintenance of passenger cars and light trucks including one-ton trucks; heavy trucks and off-road equipment; police vehicles, other emergency vehicles and related equipment.
  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and makes adjustments and repairs to vehicles and equipment including, but not limited to, diesel and gasoline engines, fuel systems, drive train components, pumps, brake systems, air conditioning systems and other systems, and assemblies on assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Prepare work orders, and documents parts used for vehicle maintenance and repair, creates records and reports related to fleet maintenance activities.
  • Picks up and delivers vehicles and equipment as required.
  • Maintains work area, tools, and equipment in a clean and safe condition; responsible for reporting unsafe acts or conditions to supervisor.
  • Reviews daily work assignments and reports daily work progress to supervisor.
  • Responds, as necessary, to emergency calls to make temporary or permanent repairs or adjustments to city vehicles and equipment.
  • Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and interactions with supervisors, other city employees, vendors, and the public through oral and written communications; observes and follows established city and department policies, procedures, rules; orders, and instructions from the supervisor in the daily conduct of the job.
  • Delivers work products and services within the assigned full-time work schedule.  This position requires employee to work overtime hours, as required, and be available to respond, as necessary, to emergency calls for vehicle or equipment repair or assistance that may occur outside the assigned work schedule. Compensation for overtime pay is in accordance with city procedures.
  • All of the above duties may be performed by any mechanic, depending upon the operational needs of the fleet maintenance division.
  • Performs janitorial tasks, as required, to maintain the cleanliness of fleet maintenance area.
  • Performs welding or machine work necessary to fabricate parts or other components to complete repairs on assigned vehicles and equipment.
  • Picks up or delivers parts as required.
  • May serve as an Emergency Worker.
  • Performs other similar assignments and projects as required.

Education, Formal Training & Experience

  • Requires completion of a standard high school course or its equivalent; and
  • A minimum of two years' work experience in maintaining and repairing, automobiles, heavy trucks including diesel engines and air brake systems, and a variety of equipment. Training in emergency vehicle repair preferred, and
  • A valid Colorado Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Class "B" or higher, with air brake endorsement upon hire or within six months of hire. A qualifying driver's history as prescribed by the city's personnel policies and procedures; and
  • Possession of a minimum of (4) four ASE certifications, both light and heavy duty as well as newer models of equipment and vehicles upon hire or within six months of hire.
  • An equivalent combination of formal education, training, and work experience that produces the knowledge, skill, and abilities to successfully perform the essential duties/ responsibilities of the position.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles, practices, materials, and methods of: general automotive mechanics; computerized engines, lighting systems, and other computerized components; Requires basic knowledge of the principles, practices, materials, and methods of heavy duty diesel and air brake maintenance and repair; electrical system maintenance and repair for automobiles and trucks; welding and fabrication; equipment operation and use; hand and power tool operation and use, and the skill and ability to apply that knowledge to perform the essential functions of the position.
  • Mechanical and basic mathematical aptitude, understanding and analytic ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair passenger automobiles, gasoline and diesel trucks, police vehicles and equipment; and operate these vehicles and equipment in order to perform essential job functions.
  • The skill and ability to safely and effectively operate vehicles and equipment; requires ability to obtain a diesel emissions (opacity) inspection license; ability to attend work-related training sessions to improve skill levels that may occasionally require class attendance during evening hours or on weekends.

MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT DIRECTLY USED:
  • A variety of mechanics' hand and power tools and mechanical equipment including but not limited to wrenches, drills, screwdrivers, hammers, pliers; tire-changing equipment; vehicle lifts and hoists; arbor press; air compressors and air tools; diagnostic machines; cutting and welding equipment; a variety of electronic and mechanical testing equipment and devices; passenger cars; light and heavy trucks; two-way radios; and telephones.
 
WORKING ENVIRONMENT, PHYSICAL & MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Physical requirements include the performance of heavy work consisting of physically demanding tasks that include but are not limited to frequently lifting and carrying tools and tool boxes weighing up to 50 pounds with or without assistance; occasionally pushing and pulling diagnostic machines and tool boxes weighing up to 100 pounds with or without assistance.
  • Work is performed indoors in a vehicle maintenance (shop) environment.  Minimal outdoor work includes the operation of a variety of city vehicles and equipment and providing emergency roadside repair or vehicle retrieval. This work includes exposure to extreme cold, with or without temperature changes; extreme heat with or without temperature changes; wet and/or humid weather conditions, snow, ice, hail, and rain.

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