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Fleet Technician I

at City of Corvallis

Pay: $24.8667 to $31.737/hour
$24.8667 - $31.737
Posted: 10/2/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2496707
Keywords: repair

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Position Summary

The City of Corvallis Public Works Department garage facilities ensures a well-maintained, efficient fleet will be ready and able to provide the wide variety of services the City offers–from building inspections to street sweeping, bookmobiles to dump trucks.

The Fleet Technician I performs duties to protect the City's fleet through effective maintenance and repair of City-owned vehicles and equipment. Responsibilities include scheduling, diagnosing, maintaining, repairing, and modifying the City's fleet of vehicles, engines, and equipment.  These tasks are illustrative only and may include other related duties.

Additional Information
Salary Range: $24.87- $31.74 Hourly
1.0 FTE, Full-Time
AFSCME represented position
12-month probationary period
Position Description

Qualifications and Skills

Education and Experience
High school diploma or equivalent and two years of formal education and/or vocational training in automotive, industrial or heavy equipment technology.
Five years job related work experience in automotive, construction equipment and/or heavy equipment repair, including experience in a fleet environment.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Knowledge of metals and welding practices; skilled in gas, arc, mig and tig welding in repair and specialty fabrication work.
Ability to read and interpret schematic diagrams and parts breakout diagrams.
Ability to diagnose and retrieve codes to determine repairs using Genisys OTC or equivalent diagnostic tools.
Ability to apply procedural guidelines and program objectives to the planning and scheduling of work.  Must have the ability to gather information, solve complex technical problems, and make cost effective technical and procedural decisions and recommendations.
Effective communication, analytical, customer service and interpersonal skills.
Ability to use a computer to perform the essential functions of the position.
Ability to get along well with coworkers, and the public and maintain effective work relationships.
Thorough knowledge of traffic laws and defensive driving.
Special Requirements
This position requires the incumbent to provide hand and diagnostic tools necessary to perform the job effectively.
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Master Technician certifications in Automobile/Light Truck and/or Medium-Heavy Truck are desirable.
Journey level skills with hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment.
First Aid and CPR certification, Oregon Department of Transportation Traffic Control, and Forklift Operation certification or the ability to obtain within one (1) year of appointment.
Possession of and ability to maintain a valid Oregon Driver's License.Ability to obtain and maintain a valid Oregon Class B Commercial Driver's License with no air brake restriction within the one year probationary period.Oregon Class A Commercial Driver's License with no air brake restriction is preferred.  Tank and Passenger endorsements are preferred.
Must be able to respond within 30 minutes to the Public Works Administrative offices for after-hours calls or emergencies prior to the end of probationary period.
Demonstrable commitment to sustainability principles in the performance of work.
Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
This individual shall not pose a direct threat to the health or safety of the individual or others in the workplace.

Ability to pass a pre-employment physical exam and a background check and/or criminal history check.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants must submit an online application. Click the apply link above to create/submit your online application.  This is a continuous recruitment that will remain open until filled. First review of applications will be on October 16, 2019.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed online application; however applicants are encouraged to include a resume.  

"The City of Corvallis is Committed to Excellence in Customer Service Through its Employees."
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