Mechanic II-Light Duty

Salary: $22.48 to $32.35 per hour (Non-Exempt)
Job Type: Full Time
Shift: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday (Subject to Recall During Inclement Weather) One week scheduled interval on-call rotation (usually three times a year).
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. Five years of experience as a professional automotive technician.  Minimum of three years of experience with scan tool diagnostics.

Licenses and Certifications: Valid Oklahoma Driver’s License and satisfactory driving record. Paid CDL and CNG training provided. Must obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class B within six (6) to twelve (12) months of employment depending on class/testing availability. (City will pay for on the clock training and provide vehicle). Must obtain an Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class A with N-T endorsement within twelve (12) months of employment (City will pay for on the clock training and provide vehicle). Ability to obtain Motor Vehicle Air Conditioning (MVAC) Certification under section 609 of the Clean Air Act within (6) months of employment (City will pay associated fees). ASE (Automotive Service of Excellence) Certified Technicians preferred.  Ability to become a Master Certified ASE (Automotive Service of Excellence) Technician A1 through A8 within (12) months of employment (City will pay associated fees). ASE incentive program with bonus pay.

Knowledge:  Operating principles and theories of light diesel, gasoline, and hybrid vehicles. Procedures for installation and repairs of parts. Emissions and inspections standards.  Safety practices related to repair of equipment.

Skills: Diagnosing equipment malfunctions. Directing and reviewing the work of others.  Reading and interpreting sketches, specifications, diagrams, and instructions outlined in equipment repair manuals and on-line service information. Proficient operating automotive diagnostic scan tools. Rebuilding and replacing parts. Operating various hand and power tools and work aids.

Essential Functions for the Automotive and Truck Repair Shop:   The Mechanic II is the automotive technician position that performs the highest skilled diagnostics and repair work of the light duty city vehicles and equipment. Light duty equipment varies in size from small gas engine equipment to as large as 1.5-ton work trucks. Included in the grouping are police vehicles with specialized lighting and communication equipment.  Uses Scan Tool and other related devices to diagnose and repair vehicles and equipment.  Determines equipment malfunctions and repairs or replaces parts to ensure continued operation of vehicles and equipment. Builds and repairs motors.  Repairs electrical systems. Repairs or replaces brake systems. Supervises personnel in the absence of the immediate supervisor to include assigning work, opening and closing work orders, instructing and training in methods and procedures, and checking and approving work. Inspects completed work of subordinates and insures departmental and safety standards are met. Maintains all specialized equipment. Operates wrecker at times to tow disabled vehicles. Maintains accurate records of all work performed. Performs 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: A tool box and complete master tool set and uniforms are provided along with additional allowance for cold weather gear and steel toe shoes. For contact purposes, selected applicant must provide a telephone number. Selected applicants must pass a background investigation, physical examination, and drug screen.

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