City of Edinburg
  • 27-May-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Streets -Dept #3001
  • Edinburg, TX, USA
  • $14.86
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

The City offers excellent benefits including paid holidays, vacation/sick leave, health, dental, life, and disability insurance, retirement system and optional deferred compensation programs.


Job Title:

Mechanic

Department:

Various

Reports to:

Various

FLSA Classification:

Non-Exempt

Safety Sensitive Type:

DOT

Effective Date:

05/01/2022

Job Summary:

The purpose of this position is to perform preventive maintenance and repairs on City vehicles. Other duties include inspecting and repairing fleet system components on vehicles and equipment, ensuring vehicles meet state and OM inspection requirements.

Essential Job Functions:

Note: This information is intended to be descriptive of the key responsibilities of the position. The list of essential functions below does not identify all duties performed by any single incumbent in this position


a. Troubleshoot electrical systems on vehicles and performs required repairs.

b. Repair/adjust brake, engine, electrical, fuel, hydraulic, transmission, ignition, air, exhaust, axle assemblies and related systems.

c. Checks ignition and charging systems for proper operation.

d. Performs engine overhaul services and/or engine replacements.

e. Checks and replaces engine and vehicle fluids, cut and weld metal/ performs body repair and related work.

f. Maintains records of services, time, and materials used in repairs of all city vehicles.

g. Inspects, diagnoses, and repairs City vehicle engines, components, and systems.

h. Maintain all vehicles in satisfactory condition to meet state inspection requirements

i. Maintain an inventory of equipment, and supplies/parts and provides support equipment.

j. Make estimates of required time and parts needed to complete required repairs.

k. Provides emergency field assistance to disabled equipment and vehicles as needed and appropriate.

l. Performs related work and reports as assigned.

Conditions of Employment:


a. Applicant will be subject to a complete background investigation. Incomplete, inaccurate and/or failure to report information will cause the applicant rejection from consideration.

b. Applicant must take and pass a pre-employment drug test administered by the City of Edinburg at the City's expense.

c. Must have a current valid Class "B" Commercial Driver's License from the Texas Department of Public Safety with a satisfactory driving record or have the ability to obtain a Class "B" Commercial Driver's License within one year of employment. Preferred Class "A" Commercial Drivers License.

d. Preferred to be ASE Certified.

Required Education:

High School or equivalent or Technical School Graduate with emphasis on automotive, diesel mechanics and/or automotive electrical systems.

Education Preference:

Technical School Graduate with emphasis on automotive, diesel mechanics and/or automotive electrical systems. ASE Certified

Educational Substitute:

Not Applicable

Required Work Experience:

Three (3) years of experience in vehicle and engine maintenance and repair

Experience Preference:

Five (5) years' experience in vehicle and engine maintenance and repair

Supervisory Experience Requirement:

Not Applicable

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities


a. Requires a working knowledge of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance.

b. Work requires regular interaction involving exchange and receipt of information.

c. Normally performs the duty assignment after receiving general instructions as to methods, procedures, and desired end results.

d. Work requires the use of standard technical skills appropriate to the work environment of the organization.

e. Basic computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment.

f. Knowledge of safety and accident prevention procedures.

g. Knowledge of gas and diesel engines, transmissions, hydraulics, fire pumps and valves, generators, and welding.

h. Working knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions common to municipal maintenance and repair activities.

Equipment Materials:

General office and safety equipment/materials to include but not limited to the following:

· Personal computer

· General office equipment

· Automotive/Mechanic tools

· Electronic Vehicle Diagnostic Equipment

· Hydraulic lifts/Jacks

· Radio

· City Vehicle

Work Conditions:

Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Majority of work performed outside or with exposure to risk.

Mental Demands:

While performing the duties of this class, the incumbent is regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; use math and mathematical reasoning; perform detailed work, multiple tasks; work with constant interruptions; and interact with staff and the public.

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