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Mechanic

Peachtree City


Listing Summary


Mechanic
Public Services

Reports To: Fleet Manager

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for the mechanical repair and maintenance of city vehicles and 
equipment.

ESSENTIAL  FUNCTIONS                                                                                
                                                           

•   Performs preventive maintenance on city vehicles and equipment; completes maintenance reports.

•    Procures and stocks parts and supplies.

•    Changes tires and brakes; turns rotors; changes bearings.

•    Diagnoses engine problems and makes repairs.

•    Repairs electrical systems; replaces and repairs lights.

•    Repairs and replaces coolant fans and radiators.

•    Responds to after-hours emergencies.

•    Operates diagnostic software.

•    Inspects fire apparatus.

•    Responds to field breakdowns and makes needed repairs.

•    Fabricates parts and makes welding repairs.

• Knowledge of department and city policies and procedures,  and  relevant federal, state,  and  
local laws and regulations.

•   Knowledge of oils and lubricants needed for different makes of equipment.

•    Knowledge of small engine equipment repairs.

•   Knowledge of diesel and heavy equipment maintenance and repair principles.

•    Knowledge of work safety principles.

•    Skill in cutting and reshaping metals in the fabrication of parts.

•    Skill in the operation of computerized diagnostic equipment.

•    Skill in the operation of a variety of vehicles and equipment.

•    Skill in problem solving.

•    Skill in prioritizing and planning.

•    Skill in interpersonal relations.

•    Skill in oral and written communication.

•  Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively in a workplace of dignity and respect.

SUPERVISORY  CONTROLS                                                                               
                                             

The Fleet Manager assigns work in terms of general instructions. The supervisor spot-checks 
completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final 
results.

GUIDELINES                                                                                          
                                                                      

Guidelines include manufacturer maintenance and repair manuals, work safety guidelines, NFPA 
standards, and city and department policies and procedures. These guidelines are generally clear 
and specific, but may require some interpretation in application.

COMPLEXITY/SCOPE OF WORK

• The work consists of related vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair duties. The variety of 
equipment to be maintained contributes to the complexity of the work.

• The purpose of this position is to repair and maintain city vehicles and equipment. Successful 
performance helps ensure the provision of safe and well-maintained vehicles for a variety of city 
operations.

CONTACTS                                                                                            
   

•  Contacts are typically with co-workers, vendors, other city employees, and the general public.

•   Contacts are typically to exchange info1mation, resolve problems, and provide services.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORK ENVIRONMENT

• The work is typically perfmmed while intermittently sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending 
or crouching. The employee frequently lifts light and heavy objects. The employee climbs ladders, 
uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, distinguishes between shades of 
color, and utilizes the sense of smell.

• The work is typically perfo1med in a garage, stockroom, and outdoors, occasionally in cold or 
inclement weather. The employee may be exposed to noise, dust, dirt, grease, machinery with moving 
parts, contagious or infectious diseases, or iITitating chemicals. Work requires the use of 
protective devices such as masks, goggles, gloves, etc.

SUPERVISORY AND MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITY                                                           
                      

None.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

• Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in 
the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.

• Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions  to  be able to  
answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or 
service.

• Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of 
Georgia for   the type of vehicle or equipment operated.

The qualifications listed above represent the credentials necessary to perform the essential 
functions of this position. To be successful in this position, an individual must be able to 
perfo1m each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable 
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
 

               

 

Listing ends on:

7/2/2022