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