The Fleet Technician I is an entry level position that provides general mechanical services to the county Fleet at the direction of the Shop Supervisor and Technician IV. Fleet Technicians work a regular schedule, but will have to report for severe weather and other emergencies on occasion that could be outside of their normal work schedule.
- Perform all fluid changes assigned
- Change, rotate, and balance tires on vehicles when assigned
- Perform basic mechanical services when assigned
- Light brake work
- Navigate and prioritize vehicles and or equipment for service
- Maintain a clean work space
- All other duties as assigned. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice
- Organizational skills
- Able to manage time effectively
- General mechanical knowledge
- Customer service skills
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCES
- High School diploma or GED
- Prefer 1-2 years experience
- Valid driver’s license with proof of insurance
- Must supply own hand tools
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
- General mechanical knowledge
- Ability to organize and maintain multiple projects
- Able to maintain good teamwork and collaboration
- Excellent customer service skills
- Knowledge of basic hand and air tools
- Ability to use hydraulic jacks and air jacks
- Ability to operate a tire changer/balancer and brake lathe
These physical demands are representative of the physical requirements for an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the Fleet Technician I job. Reasonable accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential function of this position. These physical demands include, but are not limited to:
While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to be able to lift at least 45 pounds. He/She must be able to stand and squat for extended periods of time. He/She must be able to stand, sit, squat, bend and reach over his/ her head. Other physical demands include but are not limited to.
- Walking/climbing stairs
- Climbing and balancing on equipment, step stools, and ladders
- Standing or squatting
- Able to lift a minimum of 45 lbs
- Lifting and carrying equipment
- Bending, twisting, pushing, and pulling while working on equipment
While performing required duties of a Fleet Technician I the employee can be exposed to moderate noise levels. Duties can be performed in the shop, at other locations assigned by the shop supervisor or Fleet Technician IV including outdoor areas. Environmental factors include extreme weather conditions at times. There are also times that a technician could be exposed to respiratory hazards including fumes from gases, chemicals, dust, and dirt. The Walker County Fleet includes automobiles, light trucks, agricultural mowers and tractors, emergency vehicles, medium to heavy duty trucks and equipment. Exposure to dangerous machinery. PPE should be worn as needed.
STANDARDS FOR MEASURING PERFORMANCE
- Successful development and implementation of objectives; continuous growth in service provided.
- Appropriate and positive interaction with staff, management, volunteers, community groups and professional associates and private citizens
- Accomplishment of job functions in an effective and timely manner.
- Effectiveness in establishing priorities, working on multiple assignments and concurrent projects, appropriately completing assigned tasks..
- Exercise of sound judgment in the absence of specific guidelines.
- Demonstrated ability to thoroughly analyze problems; to meet demanding and changing deadlines in spite of interruptions.
- Compliance with established policies and procedures.
- Ability to work alone or with a team