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Principal Equipment Mechanic - Fleet Services

City of Savannah


Listing Summary

Job Title

Principal Equipment Mechanic - Fleet Services

Closing Date/Time

Mon. 01/31/22 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Salary

$23.27 Hourly
$930.80 Weekly

Job Type

Full-Time Permanent

Location

6900 Sallie Mood Drive, Savannah, Georgia

Department

Fleet Services Department

Purpose  Benefits  Supplemental Questions 

The City of Savannah and its Fleet Services Department are currently seeking individuals of unquestionable integrity who can demonstrate sound judgement and decision making skills under all conditions. We seek leaders who possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, the ability to evaluate situations while remaining calm, and the skills to think critically and make sound decisions.Are you someone who wants to work with dedicated people to make a real difference in the Fleet Services Department?  Are you tired of working too many hours or working weekends? Have you been searching for a rare yet thoroughly rewarding career? Are you someone with an innate desire to help others? Do you excel at making good decisions under pressure? If you are an experienced, motivated technician with a passion for repairing and maintaining vehicles, we want you to join our team!

You'll learn on the job, receive paid ASE certification training, gain another family and a sense of belonging that no other career can offer, and spend your time helping others by making a positive impact within the Fleet Services Department.

Our Automotive Technicians Enjoy:
5 Day Work Weeks (Monday – Friday) NO WEEKENDS!!!
Great Work Environment
Excellent Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
13 Paid Holidays
Paid Training Programs
Paid ASE Certifications
Tool Allowance

Women, Minorities and Veterans Are Encouraged to Apply! 
 

As a Principal Equipment Mechanic, you will be responsible for the repair and maintenance of city vehicles and equipment.

 

 Essential Job Functions:

  • Opens, closes, and updates work orders.
  • Ensures that repairs are performed to specifications.
  • Performs service calls in the field.
  • Prioritizes and schedules maintenance.
  • Performs initial inspections.
  • Assists others with complex repairs and diagnosis.
  • Reads and interprets repair manuals and schematics.
  • Diagnoses and repairs electronic engines, heavy equipment, specialized equipment, electronic transmissions, anti-lock braking systems, electrical systems, multiplex systems, air conditioning and heating systems, steering systems, fuel systems, and suspensions.
  • Rebuilds and repairs fire pump transmissions, fire truck valves, water pumps, transfer cases, differentials, brakes, power steering boxes, and engines.
  • Performs failure analysis.
  • Test drives vehicles and equipment to ensure proper working conditions.
  • Changes and repairs tires.
  • Installs after-market accessories.
  • Assist master welder by providing minor to intermediate welding, fabrication and cutting jobs.
  • Works as a part of a team to help the maintenance and service operations become successful.
  • Maintains record of repairs to vehicles by posting data into the fleet management software.
  • Adheres to safety guidelines.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

 

 Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or GED with four current NIASE certifications from the approved department list and five years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience or four years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience with the City of Savannah Vehicle Maintenance Department; or 

High school diploma or GED with three current NIASE certifications from the approved department list and six years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience or five years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience with the City of Savannah Vehicle Maintenance Department; or 

High school diploma or GED with two current NIASE certifications from the approved department list and seven years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience or six years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience with the City of Savannah Vehicle Maintenance Department; or 

High school diploma or GED with no current NIASE certifications from the approved department list and nine years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience or seven year of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience with the City of Savannah Vehicle Maintenance Department; or 

No high school diploma or GED and no current NIASE certifications from the approved department list and ten years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience or eight years of vehicle and equipment repair and maintenance experience with the City of Savannah Vehicle Maintenance Department.

Must possess and maintain a valid state Class B Commercial Driver's license with an acceptable driving history.

Work Location6900 Sallie Mood Dr  Work Hours: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, Monday - Friday

Additional Requirements
Background investigation, including supervised drug screen, post offer/pre-employment medical screen; and verification of education, certifications, and licenses required prior to employment.


Ideal candidates for the Principal Equipment Mechanic role will have a record of successfully demonstrating the following competencies:
 

  1. Technical Professional/Knowledge and Skills - Achieved a satisfactory level of technical, functional, and/or professional skill or knowledge in position related areas; kept up with current developments and trends in areas of expertise
  2. Building Trust - Interacted with other departments and divisions in a way that gives others confidence in their intentions and those of the organization.
  3. Interpersonal Communications - Clearly and succinctly conveying information and ideas to individuals and groups in a variety of situations; communicating in a focused and compelling way that drives others' thoughts and actions.
  4. Decision-making - Identified and understood issues, problems, and opportunities: compared information from different sources to draw conclusions and develop appropriate solutions.
  5. Resolving Conflict - Helped others deal effectively with an antagonistic situation to minimize damage to the relationships and promote shared goals; used appropriate interpersonal methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people and facilitate agreement
  6. Stress Tolerance - Maintained stable performance under pressure or opposition (e.g., experiencing time pressure, conflict, or job ambiguity); handled stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and to the organization.
  7. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.
  8. Managing Work - Effectively handled one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently. 

 

 Additional Information:

Knowledge of shop safety guidelines.
Knowledge of the repair and maintenance of city vehicles and equipment.
Skill in the diagnosis and repair of equipment failures.
Skill in establishing priorities and organizing work.
Skill in the use of hand and power tools.
Skill in the interpretation of manuals and schematics.
Skill in oral and written communication 

 

Listing ends on:

1/31/2022