Fleet Services Technician I/II
Under close supervision of the Supervisor, Fleet Services performs skilled mechanical work on automotive and construction equipment. Assures vehicle and equipment standards are maintained. Provides support to other areas of the Department as needed. Maintains the automotive repair facility.
Performs skilled mechanical work on automotive and construction equipment by:
- Participating in major repair work on vehicles and equipment such as: inspecting, removing, disassembling, rebuilding, repairing, welding, adjusting, reinstalling and aligning components such as: engines, automatic transmissions, brakes, clutches, radiators, front ends, rear ends and power trains.
- Maintaining general vehicle equipment care such as changing oil, lubricating chassis, replacing belts, hoses and other preventive maintenance needs.
- Making emergency road repairs on vehicles and construction equipment.
- Repairing tools and equipment for other departments.
- Preparing and installing seasonal equipment such as snow chains and plows.
- Servicing vehicles, equipment and emergency generators at any of the Fairfax Water locations.
Assures vehicles and equipment standards are maintained by:
- Conducting Virginia Safety Inspection.
- Inspecting and preparing new vehicles, including the installations of special equipment.
- Reporting any new vehicle discrepancies to the Supervisor, Fleet Services.
Provides support to other areas of the department as needed by:
- Assisting Fleet Services Technicians II and Senior Fleet Services Technicians with difficult repair work.
- Picking up and delivering vehicles.
- Writing repair orders.
Maintains the automotive repair facility by:
- Cleaning vehicles and equipment.
- Sweeping floors and collecting trash.
Performs other duties as assigned or required.
- Graduation from high school or GED supplemented by specialized training in automotive and construction equipment repair and a minimum of three years hands-on experience in automotive and construction equipment repair and maintenance, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and knowledge.
- Must pass a controlled substance (drug) test for employment. This position is also subject to random testing after hire.
- Knowledge of methods, tools, and special equipment used to diagnose and repair vehicles and construction equipment.
- Knowledge of engines, transmissions, front ends, other vehicle components, and general automotive and construction repair work.
- Thorough knowledge of Virginia Safety Inspection Rules and Regulations.
- Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and make appropriate repairs to a wide variety of automotive and construction equipment.
- Ability to operate test equipment and tools necessary for automotive and equipment maintenance and repair.
- Ability to work effectively with co-workers and follow oral and written instructions.
- Ability to work overtime as required.
- Possession of a valid driver's license and good driving record.
- Possession of, or ability to obtain within 1 year, a valid Class A, Commercial Driver's License.
- Possession of, or the ability to obtain a Virginia State Safety Inspection Certificate within one year.
- Ability to work at any Fairfax Water location.
- Ability to lift from the ground to waist, various automotive and construction equipment parts up to 75 lbs.