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Mechanic II (Light and Heavy Duty)

Company: City of Houston
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Applications accepted from: ALL PERSONS INTERESTEDDepartment: -Fleet ManagementDivision: -OperationsReporting Location: -Various*Workdays & Hours: -Various* (may require working weekends, holidays and shifts) - - -*Subject to changeDESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSThe mission of the Fleet Management Department is to provide the City of Houston with best value, fleet management services. -To accomplish Fleet's mission and our vision of being recognized as the best managed fleet in the country, we are actively seeking a MECHANIC II who thrives in performing preventative maintenance, diagnostics, and repairs of moderate complexity to City vehicles and equipment. -The Mechanic II is a Tier 1 position and can make an immediate impact and add value towards the achievement of these goals.The MECHANIC II -will:

  • Perform preventative maintenance activities to vehicles and equipment, including but not limited to oil and filter changes, servicing of lubricant and fluid levels, component wear inspection, and systems testing.
  • Responds to moderately complex reports of operational/condition issues with vehicles and equipment. Performs systems testing and diagnostics to determine cause and course of repair action.
  • Replaces failed vehicle and equipment components of moderate complexity.
  • Rebuilds vehicle and equipment components of moderate complexity as needed.
  • Performs vehicle body and paint repairs of moderate complexity as well as component upfit and make ready. - Repairs include but are not limited to body panel shaping, substate preparation, painting, metal and fiberglass fabrication, welding, body filler application and component replacement.
  • Services vehicles and equipment as needed at garages and at off-site locations.
  • Orders parts and updates/completes work orders according to standard operating procedures.
  • Uses tools and equipment such as electronic and mechanical diagnostic equipment, tire changers, bench grinders, pressure washers, hoists, jacks, and a variety of hand and power tools.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment. -Performs housekeeping duties. -Observes environmental and hazardous material procedures. -Works safely and follows all safety procedures. -
  • Stays current on new technology.
  • Must furnish own hand tools.WORKING CONDITIONSThere are routine exposures to significant levels of heat, cold moisture, air pollution, chemical gases, and substances. The position may involve periodic exposure to chemical substances and physical trauma of a minor nature such as cuts, bruises, and minor burns. The position involves considerable physical exertion, such as regular climbing of ladders, lifting of heavy objects (up to 80 pounds) on a highly frequent basis and/or assuming awkward positions for long periods of time.

Keywords: City of Houston, Houston , Mechanic II (Light and Heavy Duty), Engineering , Houston, Texas

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