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Kansas Employer Mechanic II - 622 - Fleet (Multiple Positions) in Wichita, Kansas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/jobs/12753125

Distinguishing Features of Work:

This is technical work in the diagnosis, repair, and preventive maintenance of cars, trucks, and heavy equipment. Work is supervised and assisted as needed by a higher level mechanic or a supervisor.

Examples of Work Performed:

  • Completes preventive maintenance on vehicles, trailers, or heavy equipment, such as oil changes, tire rotation, replacing filters, servicing transmissions, lubricating chassis and drive lines.
  • Performs engine and transmission diagnostics with scan tools or laptop computers. Conducts test drives to verify drivability complaints and to verify the repairs made.
  • Diagnose and repair electrical systems.
  • Diagnose and repair air and hydraulic brake systems
  • Diagnose and repair automatic and manual transmission drivability issues
  • Diagnose and repair hydraulic system issues including hydraulic pumps, motors, cylinders, valves, and other components on heavy vehicles and equipment.
  • Diagnose and repair driveline and suspension systems.
  • Diagnose and repair heating and air conditioning systems.
  • Diagnose, repair, rebuilds, and replaces diesel and gas engines.
  • Remove, replace, and modify, mufflers, tailpipes and other exhaust components.
  • Tow vehicles and equipment using a roll back and sling type wrecker
  • Maintains written record of work performed.
  • Completion of work assignments will require the operation of a vehicle.
  • These examples are not intended to be all-inclusive. Other related duties may be assigned as needed.

Requirements of Work:

  • Thorough knowledge of all tools and equipment used in the trade and the ability to use these tools to perform repair work on vehicles/equipment.
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.
  • Ability to weld and cut using gas or electrical equipment.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and apply information contained in technical repair manuals and electronic diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to climb onto equipment and make repairs as high as 25\' in height.
  • Ability to lift, bend, and twist while making repairs to vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Ability to tolerate exposure to fluids and solvents in vehicle repair work.
  • Ability to perform continuous manual and physical labor while standing on cement floor.
  • Ability to lift and carry bulky objects weighing up to 50 pounds (heavier objects with the assistance of another person) for distances up to 100 feet
  • Ability to exert up to 100 pounds of pressure using tools that tighten, loosen, or cut.
  • Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with associates and employees of other departments.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively orally or in writing.
  • Must be highly proficient in utilizing diagnostic scan tools and other troubleshooting devises.
  • A valid Kansas driver\'s license is required.
  • A valid Kansas Class A commercial driver\'s license (CDL) is required.
  • Possession of at least three eligible ASE certifications when hired.
  • Eligible certifications include A1-A9, B2-B6, C1, E1-E3, F1-F8, L1-L2, P1-P2, P4, and T1-T8.
  • Preferred certifications from tracs A, E, L and T.
  • Skill set will be the primary factor in determining hire, promotion, and transfer decisions between shops.
  • There are five shops that specialize in the maintenance of heavy equipment, light vehicles, fire assets, body shop repairs, and light equipment.
  • Staff assigned to the Heavy Equipment shop shall have extensive knowledge of diesel engines, as well as other equipment that is maintained in this shop.
  • Staff assigned to the Light Vehicle shop sha l have extensive knowledge of passenger vehicles and other assets that are maintained in this shop.
  • Staff assigned to the Fire Maintenance shop shall have extensive knowledge of fire apparatus and maintenance practices.
  • Staff assigned to the Body Shop shall have extensive knowledge of the repair of vehicles damaged in accidents.
  • Staff assigned to the Light Equipment shop shall have extensive knowledge of mowers, park maintenance equipment, and other assets that are maintained in this shop.
  • Transfer decisions between these shops will be based on skill set, shop coverage, work flow, and the overall needs of the Division.
  • An employee shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of other individuals in the workplace.

Required Experience and Training:

Two years of experience performing a wide range of maintenance and mechanical repair work on vehicular equipment.

For Public Works (Fleet Maintenance), also requires attainment of certifications as cited above under Requirements of Work.

Must possess a valid Kansas Class A commercial driver\'s license (CDL) at the time of hire.

Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without t