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.
HIRING INCENTIVE OF $1,000
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.
Education High School Diploma or GED required.
Experience 1 year of experience in the repair and maintenance of gasoline and diesel vehicles, automotive mechanic experience or related field required.
OR Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.
REQUIRED SKILLS & ABILITIES
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 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.
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 a conmination Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certifications in repair categories approved by the City.
Lewisville, Texas, is a dynamic suburban community of approximately 100,000 residents and approximately 800 employees in the thriving North Texas region. With its location minutes from DFW International Airport and straddling two major highways, Lewisville is perfectly positioned for easy access to the rest of North Texas and the world. Quality schools, safe neighborhoods, and family-friendly recreation options make Lewisville a great place to choose to live, work and play!