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MECHANIC I, II, OR III (TRANSIT/FLEET)

Company: City of Greenville
Location: Greenville
Posted on: February 18, 2021

Job Description:

MECHANIC I, II, OR III (TRANSIT/FLEET) - 0120 Salary $29,307.20 - $56,763.20 Annually Location 154 Augusta Street - Greenville, SC Job Type Full Time Department PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION Job Number 00413 Division TRANSIT FLEET MAINTENANCE Closing 2/26/2021 11:59 PM Eastern Brief Description $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS - See details below.

Brief Description of the Job
Work schedule is irregular and requires shift work with varying hours, including some nights and weekends.
Mechanic I: Under supervision, performs manufacturer specified preventive maintenance services A and B and safety checks on the Transit vehicles. Repairs and/or replaces transit vehicle parts and components as needed. Documents all maintenance and repairs by completing a check sheet for each service provided. Inputs service and repair data into the transit management job order software. Secures the necessary repair parts from the parts room. Assists other mechanics with repairs and/or replacements. Interprets and follows work tasking on job orders. Documents all work as required. Maintains a clean and safe shop area. Assists co-workers in cleaning, organizing, sweeping, and mopping the shop area. Serves as a subject matter expert on Greenlink`s Safety Committee as required.

Mechanic II: Under limited supervision, performs preventive maintenance services A and B involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel engines, auto equipment, and machinery and tools. Performs routine diagnostic and repair services to address vehicle/equipment related problems. Performs skilled tasks in the mechanical maintenance of automobiles, trucks, buses, tractors, small engines, and other standard and special automotive equipment operated by the City. Completes job assignments including brake and suspension repairs, tire repairs, minor adjustments, engine tune-ups, air conditioning services, and basic manufacturer maintenance services. Follows work tasking on work orders and document all work as required. Secures the necessary repair parts from the parts room/counter. Enters all vehicle service and repairs information into the fleet maintenance software. Responds to calls for fleet roadside assistance by repairing or arranging for towing of stranded fleet vehicles. Additionally, Greenlink personnel may serve as a subject matter expert on Greenlink`s Safety Committee as required.

Mechanic III: Under minimal supervision, performs major repairs of vehicles/equipment related problems. Performs skilled work involving the maintenance and repair of gasoline or diesel engines and related auto equipment, machinery and tools. Performs manufacturer-specified A, B, and C preventative maintenance routines on vehicles and equipment. Performs skilled tasks in the mechanical maintenance of automobiles, trucks, tractors, small engines, and other standard and special automotive equipment operated by the City. Installs communications equipment into vehicles, including radios and cellular telephones. Modifies City equipment for specific requirements. Follows work tasking on work orders and document all work as required. Additionally, Greenlink personnel may serve as a subject matter expert on Greenlink`s Safety Committee as required. Job Duties Essential Functions
Mechanic I
Perform Preventative Maintenance and Repairs (90%): Perform manufacturer specified preventive maintenance services A and B, and safety checks on all Transit vehicles. Repair and/or replace transit vehicle parts and components such as brakes and shocks, engine oil and filters, lubricants, hoses, belts, bearings, plugs, and wires as required. Secure the necessary repair parts from the parts vendor in order to complete all basic services and repairs. Interpret job orders, follow work flow and document all completed tasks. Document all maintenance and repairs by completing a check sheet for each service provided. Input service and repair data into the transit management job order software. Assist other mechanics with repairs/replacements such as brakes and suspension, minor adjustments and body work, engine tune-ups, air conditioning services, and basic manufacturer maintenance services. Actively participate in the reporting of safety issues and concerns that are observed during the course of essential job functions.

Clean and Maintain Shop Area (10%): Maintain a clean and safe shop area. Assist co-workers in cleaning, organizing, sweeping, and mopping the shop area. Ensure shop floor, counters/surfaces are free of clutter, debris, and/or spills. Clean tools and shop equipment after use. Store tools and equipment in appropriate designated area.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Mechanic II
Perform Preventative Maintenance (50%): Perform manufacturer-specified preventive maintenance services A and B, and safety checks on all vehicles. Repair and/or replace vehicle parts and components such as brakes and shocks, engine oil and filters, lubricants, hoses, belts, bearings, plugs, and wires as required. Secure the necessary repair parts from the parts vendor in order to complete all basic services and repairs. Interpret job orders, follow work flow and document all completed tasks. Document all maintenance and repairs by completing a check sheet for each service provided. Input service and repair data into the fleet management job order software. Assist other mechanics with repairs/replacements such as brakes and suspension, minor adjustments and body work, engine tune-ups, air conditioning services, and basic manufacturer maintenance services.

Conduct Repair Services (45%): Perform intermediate level repairs on a variety of vehicles and equipment, including repairs on engines, transmissions, suspension, steering and tires, brake systems, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, lighting systems, and heating and air conditioning systems. Complete a diagnostic procedure for each repair and select the most efficient method for completing the repair while under the supervision of the Shop Foreman. Ensure upon completion of repairs that vehicles are correctly repaired and safe for intended use. Actively participate in the reporting of safety issues and concerns that are observed during the course of essential job functions.

Retrieve and Repair Inoperative Vehicles/Equipment (5%): Respond to road calls to perform minor repairs on inoperative vehicles/equipment as needed. Perform basic on-site diagnostic procedures to determine if vehicle/equipment can be repaired on site or needs to be towed to shop. Complete necessary repairs such as recharging batteries, refilling fluid, and changing tires on site. Arrange for vehicle/equipment to be towed to shop when unable to repair on site.
Perform other duties as assigned.

Mechanic III
Perform Complex Repairs (40%): Perform complex repairs on a variety of vehicles and equipment, including repairs on engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering and tires, brake system, hydraulic systems, electrical systems, lighting systems and heating and air conditioning systems. Complete diagnostic procedures for each repair and select the most efficient method for completing the repair. Assure upon completion of the repair that the vehicle is correctly repaired and is safe for its intended use. Actively participate in the reporting of safety issues and concerns that are observed during the course of essential job functions. Operate with little or no oversight or technical assistance. Enter service and repair information into the fleet maintenance software.

Install Specialized Equipment (40%): Complete installation of specialized equipment such as cellular telephones, emergency lighting, two-way radios, computer mounts, and decals. Modify vehicle systems in order to enhance usability.

Conduct Preventive Maintenance (20%): Complete A, B, and C preventive maintenance service and safety checks on a variety of vehicles and equipment. Complete a check sheet for each service. Assure that the vehicle is properly operating and is in a safe condition for the intended use of the vehicle.

Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications Job Requirements
Formal Education: High school diploma or equivalent plus six months to one year of advanced study or training in tire service and vehicle mechanics are required.

Experience: Mechanic I: Under and including one year of experience in automotive repair and vehicle mechanics.

Mechanic II: Over two and up to and including four years of experience in automotive repair, tire service, and vehicle mechanics is required.

Mechanic III: Over four years of experience in automotive repair, tire service, and vehicle mechanics are required.

Driver`s License Required: A valid South Carolina driver`s license is required. Must obtain a Class B Commercial Learner`s Permit, with P endorsement within 3 weeks of hire. Once in classification, employee must obtain corresponding South Carolina CDL, Class B with P endorsement within 3 months:

Certifications and Other Requirements: Completion of Competency Classification test within 6 months of hire to determine placement as a Mechanic I, II, or III.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge: Work requires a comprehensive practical knowledge of a technical field with use of analytical judgment and decision-making. Must be able to exercise independent thinking and the ability to conceptualize and develop new or improved procedures, techniques or ideas appropriate to the work environment. Work product primarily affects processes and program/functional areas within the department.

Reading: Ability to read papers, periodicals, journals, manuals, and policies.

Math: Ability to deal with a system of real numbers; and practical application of fractions, percentages, ratios/proportions and measurement.

Writing: Ability to write reports, prepare business letters, summaries, meeting minutes, and emails using proper format, punctuation, spelling, and grammar, using all parts of speech.

Machines, Tools, Equipment, and Work Aids: Hand tools, nemesis/diagnostic machine, electrical power tools, pneumatic power tools, a/c recovery machine, forklift, grinders, calipers, micrometers, drill press, and hydraulic press. Desktop and laptop computers, Cummins Insight diagnostic, and the fleet maintenance software.

Working Conditions
Primary Work Location: Fleet Maintenance or Transit Bus Shop.

Environmental/Health and Safety Factors: Occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards. Occasional outside work. Daily exposure to extreme temperature, wetness and/or humidity, respiratory hazards, noise and vibration, and physical hazards. Constant exposure to mechanical hazards, chemical hazards, electrical hazards, explosives, communicable diseases, and physical danger or abuse. Frequent exposure to fire hazards.

Protective Equipment Required: Steel toe shoes and safety glasses (at all times while in the shop area). Ear plugs and gloves (as needed).

Physical Demands
Continuously requires standing, fine dexterity, walking, lifting, carrying, reaching, pushing/pulling, climbing, vision, balancing, bending, hearing, twisting, and talking. Frequently requires kneeling, crawling, foot controls, and crouching. Occasionally requires sitting, and handling. Very Heavy strength demands include exerting over 100 pounds occasionally, 50-100 pounds frequently, or from 20 up to 50 pounds constantly.

Mental Demands
Frequently requires time pressures, frequent change of tasks, irregular schedule/overtime, performing multiple tasks simultaneously, working closely with others as part of a team, tedious or exacting work, and noisy/distracting environment. Occasionally requires emergency situations. $1,000 SIGN-ON BONUS DETAILS

  • Applicants will not be eligible to receive the signing bonus until they have successfully completed the hiring process.
  • The first $500 of the bonus will be paid over the first (3) pay periods following the applicant`s date of hire: $200 in the first pay period, $150 in the second pay period, and $150 in the third pay period. The second $500 will be paid on the applicants one-year anniversary
  • No more than $1,000 will be given to an applicant in a one-year timeframe.
  • Bonus is subject to state and federal taxes.
  • Applicants who have already applied and been selected will not qualify.
  • This incentive applies to new employees only.

Keywords: City of Greenville, Greenville , MECHANIC I, II, OR III (TRANSIT/FLEET), Professions , Greenville, South Carolina

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