Mechanic I-Light Duty

Salary: $21.17 - $30.47 per hour (Non-Exempt)
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. or 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (Subject to recall)
Recruitment Period: Open Until Filled

Job Description

This job classification has been designated as a safety sensitive job classification in accordance with the Oklahoma Medical Marijuana and Patient Protection Act, 63 O.S., § 427.1 et seq., (OSCN 2019), effective August 29, 2019. This means employees in this job classification can be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination if they test positive for marijuana components or metabolites, even if they possess a medical marijuana license.

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Education and Experience:  High school diploma or equivalent.  One to two years of experience is necessary to gain the knowledge of the machinery, equipment, repairs, and procedures of the department.  Proficient in all areas of automotive and light truck repair.  Participation in the division’s ASE recognized Blue Seal Program.  Ability to obtain and maintain five automotive ASE Certifications within one year.

License and Certifications:  Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record.  Must obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class B within twelve (12) months of employment (City will provide training and vehicle).   Must obtain an Oklahoma Department of Labor, Alternative Fuels Equipment Technician License within twelve (12) months of employment or as classes become available (City will pay for the training and license).  Ability to obtain Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning (MVAC) Certification under section 609 of the Clean Air Act within twelve (12) months of employment. Training, materials and fees paid for by City.  

Knowledge:  Operating principles and theories of diesel, gasoline, and battery powered engines. Independently diagnosing and repairing all types of vehicles.  Hydraulic and pneumatic systems. Safety practices related to repair of equipment. 

Skills:  Reading and interpreting schematics, diagrams, flow charts and instructions outlined in equipment repair manuals.  Diagnosing equipment malfunctions and rebuilding parts.  Operating various hand and power tools and work aids.  Navigating multiple diagnostic scan tools and vehicle software. 

Essential Functions:  Diagnose equipment malfunctions. Repair and replace parts on various automotive and light duty equipment to ensure safe, continued operation of City equipment.  Diagnose and repair basic electrical system issues. Repair or replace brake system components.  Occasionally operate wrecker to tow in disabled vehicles.  Perform duties related to maintenance of City vehicles and equipment.  Perform related work as assigned. 

Mental and Physical Abilities:  Ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail.  Ability to lift and carry moderately heavy (25-50 lb.) materials, supplies, and equipment frequently.  Ability to lift heavy (50-75 lb.) materials, supplies, and equipment occasionally.   Work requires continued walking, stooping, standing, and some climbing.  Ability to maintain regular, predictable and punctual attendance. 

Working Conditions: Frequent exposure of up to 80% of work time to dirt, dust, extremes of temperature, and noxious fumes and odors.

Additional Information:  All tools/toolbox provided.  Selected applicant must pass background investigation, physical examination and drug screen.

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