Emergency Roadside Service (ERS) Fleet Mechanic
General purpose for the position (what is done and why)
The Emergency Roadside Service (ERS) Fleet Mechanic performs highly skilled and complex mechanical repairs including inspecting, repairing, fabricating, rebuilding and maintaining all company vehicles and equipment; performs related work as assigned.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Majority of duties performed. This section is not intended to be all inclusive nor should it prevent other duties from being assigned as necessary. Non-essential functions are identified with an asterisk '*'
Verifies daily vehicles and equipment serviceability by conducting test drives; adjusting controls and systems, making sure they are in working order according to maintenance and safety guidelines. Diagnosis and perform preventive maintenance, rebuilding and skilled repairs on all company vehicles which include passenger cars, light and medium duty trucks including gasoline, CNG, propane and diesel engines. Service auto equipment, inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical, electrical, and other defects on vehicles which includes tune-ups, relining and adjusting brakes, tire replacement and balancing, steering gears, starters, generators, universal joints, repair and replace parts in engines, transmissions, differentials, and minor body repair. Complies with state vehicle requirements by testing engine, safety, and combustion control standards. Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.
Responsible for maintaining sufficient automotive parts and supplies inventory, including purchasing replacement parts and tracking of inventory. Sublet tasks beyond scope of normal repairs, including working with vendors and approving estimates. Contains costs by using warranty; evaluating service and parts options. Prepares and maintains accurate vehicle records and reports by recording all service and repairs. Assists the accounting department in keeping accurate records regarding vehicle repairs.
Responsible for keeping repair shop clean and organized ensuring established standards are maintained.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS and ABILITIES
Minimum requirements pertaining to education, experience, technical and communication skill levels and licenses/certificates normally required to perform this job
--Valid Oklahoma driver’s license
--Ability to work extended hours in a variety of weather conditions
--Five years’ mechanical service experience in the automotive industry and/or related field required
This level of knowledge is normally acquired through completion of high school and/or technical school, and five years of experience and/or training in vehicle/construction equipment repair and maintenance shop or any combination of education, training and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the duties of the position.
Typical working conditions associated with this type of work and environmental hazards, if any, that may be encountered in performing the duties of this job.
Work is performed outside, where exposure to bright lights, extreme heat/cold, poor ventilation, loud noise, dust, gas and/or fumes are normal. Some environmental hazards are encountered in performance of normal job duties.
The physical effort generally associated with this position.
Work normally requires physical activities requiring handling and grasping with the hands when performing repairs or maintenance of equipment by utilizing hand tools, power tools, air tools, nuts, bolts, electronic controls, and other small parts, occasional use of foot/feet to operate foot pedal on equipment to test operation, frequent lifting up to 25 lbs., occasional lifting up to 50 lbs., and infrequent lifting up to 75 lbs. Work normally requires the ability to hear average or normal conversations and be able to give and receive ordinary information by speaking frequently, ability to bend, kneel and work with arms raised for prolonged periods of time, ability to climb over and into heavy equipment several times per day. Work normally requires ordinary visual acuity to inspect vehicles and to operate equipment.
Positions, other than supervisor and immediate co-workers, with which incumbent has frequent contact and the reason for contact.
Internal – Frequent contact with ERS management and employees
External – Frequent contact with ERS vendors
Supervision of Others – This position has no supervisory responsibilities
Budget/asset amount managed, revenues/profits produced, and/or other financial resources incumbent is accountable for. Also, indicates judgment/decision making level.
This position does not have direct financial accountability, but is responsible for equipment valued at over $65,000.