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at City of Lewisville

Pay: $35060 to $56721/year
$35060 - $56721
Posted: 4/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2244558

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Summary

Performs preventive, predictive and corrective maintenance to vehicles to include: automobiles, light trucks, medium trucks, heavy trucks, emergency service vehicles, and buses; and equipment to include: heavy construction equipment, lawn maintenance equipment, Public Services equipment and small equipment.

MECHANIC STEPS SALARY $35,060 up to a range of $56,721 depending ASE certifications: 

                     cert             STEP 1     STEP 2     STEP 3      STEP 4     STEP 5
    Annual     $35,060      $36,813     $39,574    $42,543     $45,733     $48,995

                    STEP 6      STEP 7      STEP 8
Annual        $51,449      $54,020      $56,721

Please refer to 'Mechanic Skill Base Pay' requirements for payscale. Click on the link below;

NOTE: The City will be supplying the tools needed for the job and will pay for future required ASE and EVT certifications.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain fleet assets and City equipment by performing inspections, preventive maintenance, predictive maintenance and corrective maintenance.
  • Maintain City shop and equipment.
  • Performs State safety and emissions inspections.
  • Performs all other related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

            High School Diploma or GED
1 year of experience in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel vehicles, automotive mechanic experience or related field.
Knowledge of: 

  • Knowledge of internal combustion engines including gasoline, diesel, and alternative fuel.
  • Knowledge of standard and automatic transmissions, PTO drives, drive axles, steering and suspension systems.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems to include pumps, motors, valves, and fittings.
  • Knowledge of fuel systems.
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Knowledge of heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Knowledge of braking systems.
    Ability to:
  • Ability to accept responsibility and account for his/her actions.
  • Ability to follow instructions, safety practices and standard operating procedures in performing assigned tasks.
  • Ability to be punctual and attend work regularly
  • Ability to work effectively with people regardless of their age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, or job type.
  • Ability to perform work accurately and thoroughly.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to accurately account for parts and materials.
  • Ability to accurately input data into the maintenance software system.
  • Ability to read schematics, repair manuals, parts manuals and other related documents.
  • Ability to operate the state inspection system.
  • Ability to safety handle chemicals, fuels, and batteries.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical problems.
  • Skill in use of personal computer including Microsoft Office, Open Office or similar word processing programs, e-mail and the internet.
  • Skill in the troubleshooting, diagnose and repair of all fleet assets and small equipment.
  • Skill in operation of shop equipment and tools.
  • Skill in fabrication and welding.

Special Requirements

  • Must submit to and pass a pre-employment drug test, physical and functional capacity test.
  • Must possess a valid State of Texas Drivers License Class "C" and good driving record as defined by City policy.
  • Must obtain a valid class CDL-A Texas Drivers' License with good driving record within 1 year of hire date.
  • Must obtain a State of Texas Department of Public Safety Inspector's License within 1 year of hire date.
  • To move through the Mechanic payscale, must obtain Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications in repair categories approved by the City.