City of Garland, TX

  • Senior Master Mechanic

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/4/2018 10:25 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings Remaining
    Fleet Services
    USD $20.72/Hr.
    USD $26.78/Hr.
    Target Hiring Range
    first quartile
    Regular Full-Time
    Job Code Category
    Skilled Trade
  • Position Summary

    Responsible for leading mechanics in the repair and maintenance of all City vehicles and equipment.  Also, responsible for working on heavy equipment for various City departments.

    Essential Job Functions

    1. Perform preventative maintenance on City vehicles.
    2. Oversee repairs and maintenance performed by mechanics.
    3. Diagnose and repair city vehicles and equipment.
    4. Order necessary parts as needed.
    5. Maintain a clean and orderly Fleet Shop.
    6. Act as supervisor in the absence of the Fleet Services Supervisor.
    7. Respond to road calls.
    8. May diagnose and repair diesel engines.

    Preferred Knowledge - Abilities & Skills

    Education/ Experience:     

    • Advanced training in automotive, diesel and heavy equipment mechanics
    • 5-7 years experience in automotive, heavy equipment and diesel diagnosis and repair

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • Comprehensive knowledge of automotive repair and diagnostics
    • Comprehensive knowledge of diesel and heavy equipment mechanics
    • Comprehensive knowledge of fleet software and electrical diagnostics
    • Skill in utilizing Shop Key software
    • Skill in performing preventative maintenance on vehicles and equipment
    • Skill in prioritizing and meeting deadlines
    • Skill in hydraulic system repair
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

    Licenses & Certifications

     Valid Class A Texas Driver’s License or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire
     3 ASE Certifications or documented training/credentials required
     3 additional ASE certifications within 2 years of hire or Master Certification in automotive or diesel

    Physical Tasks & Working Conditions

    The incumbent works in a fleet shop environment; occasional exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions or hazards. Occasional outside work.


    Interpersonal Skills
    Customer Service
    Problem Solving/Analysis
    Self Development
    Work Environment/Safety

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

     1 year advanced study past the high school level
     5 years related experience
     3 ASE Certifications or documented training/credentials
     Must own basic hand and air tools
    Or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.


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