City of Garland, TX

  • Mechanic/Master Mechanic/Sr. Master Mechanic

    Location US-TX-Garland
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-5473
    # of Openings Remaining
    1
    Department
    Fleet Services
    Job Family
    Skilled Trades
    Min
    USD $16.50/Hr.
    Mid
    USD $26.78/Hr.
    Target Hiring Range
    Depends on qualifications
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Position Summary

    An individual will be hired EITHER as an entry level Mechanic, Master Mechanic or experienced Sr. Master Mechanic who is most closely aligned to the following criteria and is able to recognize how strategies, decisions, and business situations impact outcomes to maximize value added to the organization. 

     

    Mechanic

     

    Responsible for repairing and maintaining the operation of all City vehicles.

     

    Targeted Hiring Range: $16.50 and $20.50

     

    Master Mechanic

     

    Responsible for repairing and maintaining the operation of all City vehicles.

     

    Targeted Hiring Range: $18.14 and $23.29

     

    Sr. Master Mechanic

     

    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.

     

    Targeted Hiring Range: $20.72 and $26.78

    Essential Job Functions

    Mechanic

     

    1. Perform preventative maintenance on city vehicles
    2. Diagnose and repair city vehicles
    3. Order necessary parts as needed
    4. Maintain a clean and orderly Fleet Shop
    5. Complete work labor and task information

    Master Mechanic

     

    1. Perform preventative maintenance on city vehicles.
    2. Diagnose and repair city vehicles and equipment.
    3. Order necessary parts as needed.
    4. Maintain a clean and orderly Fleet Shop.
    5. Respond to road calls.
    6. Diagnose and repair vehicle hydraulic or electrical systems.
    7. Ensure work quality on all vehicle repair and/or maintenance services

    Sr. Master Mechanic

     

    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

    Mechanic

     

    Education/ Experience:     

    • 6 months to 1 year advanced training in automotive mechanics
    • 2-4 years experience in automotive shop repair and diagnosis

     Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • General knowledge of automotive repair and diagnostics
    • General knowledge of Fleet software processes
    • Skill in utilizing Shop Key software
    • Skill in performing preventative maintenance on vehicles

     

    Master Mechanic

     

    Education/ Experience:     

    • Advanced training in automotive and diesel mechanics
    • 3-5 years experience in auto and diesel repair and diagnosis

     Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

    • General knowledge of automotive repair and diagnostics
    • General knowledge of Fleet software processes
    • 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
    • Skill in diagnosing vehicle repairs
    • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
    • Skill in electric diagnostics

     

    Sr. Master Mechanic

     

    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

    Mechanic
     Must obtain 1 ASE Certification within one year of hire
     Valid Class A Commercial Texas driver's license or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

    Master Mechanic
     Must obtain 2 ASE Certifications within 1 year of hire
     Valid Class A Texas Driver’s License or the ability to obtain within 6 months of hire

    Sr. Master Mechanic
     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.

    Competencies

    Models Organizational Values
    Customer Service
    Interpersonal Skills
    Communication
    Problem Solving
    Dependability
    Adaptability/ Flexibility
    Productivity
    Quality
    Technical Skills
    Work Environment Safety
    Teamwork
    Managing Conflict
    Negotiation Skills

    Minimum Education & Work Experience

    Mechanic
     High School Diploma or General Equivalency Diploma (GED)
     2 years related experience
     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.

    Master Mechanic
     6 months to 1 year advanced study past the high school level
     3 years related experience
     1 ASE Certification
     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.

    Sr. Master Mechanic
     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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