Fleet Technician I, City of Dublin


Organization : City of Dublin
Job Category : Fleet Services
Job Type : Full Time
State/Province : OH
City : Dublin
Salary and Benefits : $23.56 - $33.22

Fleet Technician I

City of Dublin 

Salary: $23.56 - $33.22

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The City of Dublin is hiring a Fleet Technician I to join our team! Work involves responsibility for performing repairs or service on all city vehicles and equipment such as small engines, automobiles, trucks, fire equipment, sweepers, front-end loaders, mowers, and all other related construction and maintenance equipment.
Qualified candidates will model the following established core values: Integrity, Respect, Communication, Teamwork, Accountability, Positive Attitude, and Dedication to Service.

Given the nature of this classification’s duties/responsibilities, it has been designated as Non-Exempt under the governing Fair Labor Standards Act regulations and, therefore, is entitled to formal overtime compensation and/or formal compensatory time.

Working at the City of Dublin is more than just a job – Join the City of Dublin today! In addition to a competitive pay plan, the City offers a comprehensive benefits program for our permanent full-time employees that includes, but is not limited to, the following:

-  Opportunity to earn premium-free medical, dental, and vision benefits
-  Employer-provided contributions to Health Savings or Health Reimbursement Account
-  Healthy By Choice Wellness Program
-  Employer-provided Short-term Disability (Non-Union Employees)
-  Employer-provided Life Insurance
-  Vacation, Sick, and Personal Leave
-  Longevity Pay
-  Tuition Reimbursement
-  Employee Assistance Program
-  Dublin Community Recreation Center Membership

Examples of Duties

Performs skilled and semi-skilled mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of a variety of automotive and construction equipment.

Diagnoses mechanical problems/malfunctions, to determine their causes, and initiates the proper repairs.

Performs repairs on gasoline, diesel and alternate fueled city vehicles and equipment.

Repairs transmissions, electrical systems, water pumps and clutches; performs repairs on front and rear brake calipers, cylinders, pads, and rotors.

Troubleshoots and repairs vehicle and machinery problems involving fuel injection, compressed natural gas regulator, lights, power systems and other electrical malfunctions.

Replaces wheel bearings, belts, and hoses; installing lights, sirens, and radios; repairing air conditioners; replacing and repairing brakes. Incumbent may also perform occasional welding, cutting, and soldering.

Performs a variety of preventative maintenance tasks on all fleet vehicles and equipment as required.

Completes routine forms and service records documenting work performed, using the Fleet Management Software program, problems encountered, parts used, etc., and assists with required record keeping using computer technology.

Assists other technicians with complex repairs and major overhaul work to equipment and vehicles.

May work in “on-call” status on a rotational basis and may be required to work special shifts (usually 8 to 12 hours) during emergencies such as a significant snow/ice event.

Must continuously and consistently demonstrate the initiative and responsibility to work in an efficient and productive manner with or without direct supervision.

Performs other related duties as required.

Performs on-call repairs, when necessary, 24 hours a day for emergencies.


Minimum Qualifications:
High School degree or GED equivalent with considerable skilled mechanical experience in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and heavy motorized equipment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Minimum of 5 to 7 years of experience with light and heavy duty vehicles and equipment.

Must have a valid driver’s license and possess a valid Ohio Class “B” CDL within 6 months of appointment within the classification.

Must provide own tools and storage cabinet(s) to conduct work.

In addition, considerable skilled mechanical experience in the repair and maintenance of vehicles and heavy motorized equipment, or any equivalent combination of education and experience that would provide the following knowledge, abilities, and skills:

Ability to interpret and work from service manuals, online technical manuals, specifications, and diagrams.

Ability to maintain accurate records, using the Fleet Management Software.

Knowledge of the methods, materials, tools, and techniques used in the repair of automotive equipment.

Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

Ability to use tools to perform service or repairs on vehicles and equipment.

Ability to diagnose mechanical problems/malfunctions and their causes.

Ability to work with others on complex repairs.

Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.

Ability to work in traffic, inclement weather.

Preferred Qualifications:
Possession of a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) Class A strongly preferred.

Possession of Master Automotive Technician certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence preferred. (Certification must be obtained within one year of appointment)

Possession of Master Heavy-Duty Truck Technician certification from the National Institute of Automotive Excellence is also preferred at time of appointment. (Certification must be obtained within one year of appointment.)

Possession of Alternate Fueled certification from the National Institute of Automotive Service of Excellence. (Certification must be obtained within one year of appointment.)

Physical Requirements: 
Ability to move, lift, and otherwise transfer equipment and supplies manually weighing up to 50 pounds and exceeding 50 pounds with mechanical assistance.

Manual dexterity and skill in the safe utilization of the wide range of tools and equipment used in automotive maintenance and repair.

Ability to demonstrate dexterity in the use of hands and feet.

Ability to wear and utilize protective clothing and masks.

Ability to work with and around various chemicals such as gasoline, motor oil, hydraulic fluid, cleaning solvents and other common automotive and equipment related substances.

Ability to climb and maneuver on top and under vehicles, working in small, confined spaces, and bending over vehicles/equipment for extended periods of time

Ability to use the necessary tools, specialized equipment, and automotive equipment in the performance of required skills.

Ability to work in extreme weather conditions.

Other Requirements:
Regular attendance, as governed by and in accordance with applicable rules, regulations, procedures and laws, is regarded as an essential requirement of this classification.

Compliance with training directives established by supervisory/managerial personnel.

Adherence to all applicable Federal and State safety laws, rules, and regulations and City safety policies/procedures.

Core Competencies

Functional/Technical Skills: Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment.

Technical Learning: Picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge – like internet technology; does well in technical courses and seminars.

Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.

Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn’t stop at the first answers.

Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.


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