City of Ojai
  • Ojai, CA, USA
  • 33.08-40.21 $68,813.04- $83,627.11
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Deferred Comp: ICMA; City matches lesser of 3% of salary or $200/month Retirement: City participates in California Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) and Social Security. Health, Dental, Vision, Disability: Participation in PERS health plans; City pays 100% employee and 80% of dependent premium up to HMO rate; City pays 100% of employee premium for dental and vision. City paid short- and long-term disability and life insurance. Holidays: 13 Holidays Vacation: Initial 88 hours per year with subsequent additions for longevity Sick Leave: 96.0 hours per year. Life Insurance: City paid, $30,000 Life plus ADD Post-Employment Benefits Program: Employees hired after Nov. 1, 2010, who work 10 years continuously and retire from the City, will be eligible to participate in the CalPERS health plans after retirement; City pays the "Employer Minimum Contribution" toward the retirees' premium. Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Ojai Employees, in the event of a d


DEFINITION


Under direction, to perform highly skilled and advanced mechanical work related to City vehicles and equipment including transit and street and parks maintenance equipment; and to perform welding and fabrication work as necessary.


SUPERVISION EXERCISED


May exercise technical and functional supervision over lower level part time/temporary staff.


EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES


Inspect, diagnose, and locate mechanical difficulties on City automobiles, trolleys, trucks, and a variety of diesel gasoline, electric, and natural gas powered maintenance and construction equipment.


Overhaul, repair, and adjust engines, transmissions, differentials and clutches; tune up engines; diagnose fuel injection problems; replace ignition parts; clean and adjust carburetors.


Replace or repair faulty parts including wheel bearings, clutches, oil seals, shock absorbers, exhaust systems, steering mechanisms, and related parts and equipment on City vehicles and off road equipment.


Inspect, diagnose, and locate mechanical difficulties on construction equipment.


Ensure that all vehicles and equipment are in safe and operational condition; make road emergency vehicle and equipment repairs to all City owned property.


Provide technical information for equipment and vehicle bid specifications; provide bid specifications for tools and equipment.


Diagnose mechanical, electronic, gas, diesel, or CNG fuel systems.


Test and repair starters, alternators, and generators; recharge or replace batteries; diagnose and make minor repairs on air conditioning systems, vehicles, and equipment


Adjust and repair or replace components on suspension systems for vehicles and equipment.


Respond to questions and concerns from various City departments; provide information as appropriate and resolve complaints.


EXAMPLES OF IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES

Create, modify, and update a comprehensive preventive maintenance schedule for all City owned equipment, vehicles and buses; ensure conformance with all Federal, State, and local regulations.


Maintain hazardous wastes; ensure proper storage and disposal in accordance with applicable State and Federal laws; maintain records of disposal.


Inspect, maintain, and upgrade facilities and records to comply with OSHA regulations; conduct safety inspections; serve as Safety Coordinator.


Develop and direct a regular inspection schedule of equipment and machinery; troubleshoot electrical and mechanical problems in vehicles and equipment.


Perform electric and oxy-acetylene welding in the fabricating and repair of equipment, structures, tools, and other related parts; design, lay out, and fabricate equipment parts; rebuild broken equipment and parts as necessary.


Assist other maintenance and mechanical personnel in the performance of complex or emergency duties as necessary.


Maintain accurate records; order supplies, parts, and materials, pick up parts as necessary.


OTHER JOB RELATED DUTIES

Perform related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


JOB RELATED AND ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS


Knowledge of:


Principles, practices, methods, equipment, materials, and tools used in maintenance and repair of machinery and equipment.


Operating and repair characteristics of a wide variety of City owned equipment.


Methods and procedures of electric and oxy-acetylene welding and some mig and tig welding.


Principles and practices of fuel delivery systems including gas, diesel, and CNG.


Knowledge of:


Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Bureau of Automotive Repair (BAR) regulations.


Electrical systems.


Occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in mechanical work.


Principles of lead supervision and training.


Operation and care of internal combustion engines and hydraulic equipment.


Methods, materials, equipment and tools used in routine welding and fabrication work.


Modern office practices, methods, and computer equipment.


Principles and procedures of record keeping and reporting.


Safe driving principles and practices.


Skill to:


Operate a variety of automotive, truck, and heavy equipment and testing equipment in a safe and effective manner.


Operate modern office equipment including computer equipment and software.


Operate a motor vehicle safely.


Ability to:


Troubleshoot and determine appropriate action in the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment.


Perform skilled electrical, welding, and mechanical maintenance, repair, and installation work.


Work with independence and make decisions relative to work methods and tools.


Provide lead supervision and training to assigned staff.


Read and interpret hydraulic and electrical schematics and fabrication blueprints.


Ability to:


Independently perform the most difficult mechanical repair work.


Interpret, explain, and enforce polices and procedures.


Prepare and maintain accurate and complete records.


Prepare clear and concise reports.


Respond to requests and inquiries from the general public.


Exercise good judgment, flexibility, creativity, and sensitivity in response to changing situations and needs.


Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.


Establish, maintain, and foster positive and harmonious working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.


Minimum Qualifications:


Experience:


Six (6) years of experience in automotive and power equipment repair.


Training:


Equivalent to a high school diploma supplemented by completion of a mechanic apprenticeship program.


License or Certificate:


Possession of a Class B driver's license with air brake endorsement.


Possession of an airbrake certificate, certificate for autos, certificate for medium heavy duty trucks, and HAZMAT certificate.


Special Requirements:

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment: Ability to sit, stand, walk, kneel, crouch, stoop, squat, push, pull, crawl, twist, climb, and lift 70 lbs.; exposure to noise, chemicals, and mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards; ability to travel to different sites and locations. The employee works in a shop or outdoor environment. The employee may be exposed to inclement weather, fumes, dust, grease, air contaminants, and hazardous materials and chemicals during the course of work.


SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary and Benefits

SALARY RANGE: $68,813.04- $83,627.11, ($33.08 p/h to $40.21 p/h)

CLASS CODE: 42F

Deferred Comp: ICMA; City matches lesser of 3% of salary or $200/month

Retirement: City participates in California Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) and Social Security.

Health, Dental, Vision, Disability: Participation in PERS health plans; City pays 100% employee and 80% of dependent premium up to HMO rate; City pays 100% of employee premium for dental and vision. City paid short- and long-term disability and life insurance.

Holidays: 13 Holidays

Vacation: Initial 88 hours per year with subsequent additions for longevity

Sick Leave: 96.0 hours per year.

Life Insurance: City paid, $30,000 Life plus ADD

Post-Employment Benefits Program: Employees hired after Nov. 1, 2010, who work 10 years continuously and retire from the City, will be eligible to participate in the CalPERS health plans after retirement; City pays the "Employer Minimum Contribution" toward the retirees' premium.


Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, City of Ojai Employees, in the event of a disaster, are considered disaster service workers and may be asked to respond accordingly.


The City of Ojai is an Equal Opportunity/ADA Employer.


This recruitment will remain open until filled and may close at any time without notice. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible. Facsimiles, electronic mail, photocopies, and final filing date postmarks will not be accepted.

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