Equipment Mechanic I
City of Mesa, AZ - Mesa, AZ

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An Equipment Mechanic I performs skilled service, maintenance, and repair work on automotive and related equipment. Work requires a high degree of technical knowledge, as well as the ability to exercise independent judgment in determining repair methods. Work may include performing preventive maintenance tasks on equipment, troubleshooting hydraulic and electrical problems, and servicing heavy equipment. Assignments may increase in scope and responsibility as increased knowledge and work skill are attained. Employees in Fleet Services may be assigned a shift including nights, weekends, and holidays. Work is subject to rotational stand-by. Employees are required to use the appropriate safety equipment and procedures in performing assigned tasks. The Equipment Mechanic I is supervised by a Shop Foreman or a Shop Supervisor who reviews work through spot-check observation, conferences, problems encountered, and overall results achieved. This class is FLSA nonexempt.

Qualifications & Requirements:

Minimum Qualification(s) Required. Any combination of training, education, and experience equivalent to a minimum of three years as a journey-level Mechanic or three years of experience as an Equipment Repair Assistant (with demonstrated Equipment Mechanic abilities and/or completion of a recognized apprenticeship as a Mechanic). Fleet Assignment: Three Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications are required within one year of hire.

Special Requirement(s). Must provide own basic hand tools and rollaway box. Must possess a valid Arizona Driver’s License by hire or promotion date.

Substance Abuse Testing. Due to the safety and/or security sensitive nature of this classification, individuals shall be subject to pre-employment or pre-placement alcohol, drug, and/or controlled substance testing as outlined in City policy and procedures. Certain positions within this class are subject to Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) drug and alcohol testing as outlined in 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 382 (by assignment).

Preferred/Desirable Qualification(s). Certification as a General Automotive Mechanic is desirable. The following Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certifications are highly desirable: Suspension and Steering A4, Brakes A5, Electrical/Electronic Systems A6, and Engine Performance A8.

Link to Job Description:

apps.mesaaz.gov/jobdescriptions/Documents/JobDescriptions/cs4020.pdf