Fleet Services Mechanic Journeyman
City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota - Eden Prairie, MN

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The Fleet Services Mechanic Journeyman operates repairs, sets up, and maintains City vehicles and equipment. In addition, this position advises about equipment conditions for repair, safe operation and responds to any emergency situations as needed. The primary position responsibilities and areas of impact are:

Specializes in light duty or heavy equipment and inspects, performs diagnostics, preventative maintenance and major repairs to multiple component systems—ignition, engine, drive trains, brakes and electrical.

Maintains accurate and complete records of all maintenance activities, identifies parts and supplies required using computerized systems provided.

Maintains competency and acquires ASE certifications in specialty areas.

Maintains an excellent driving record.

Maintains a Class B State of Minnesota drivers license

While these areas are the primary focus of the position, we believe strongly in teamwork and employees will be called upon to perform a variety of duties as a part of their role with the City.

Position Requirements

Education : Degree or certificate automotive repair (technical school or college)

Work Experience: (1) year experience in automotive repair or related field

Physical Requirements: Must have the ability to lift/carry/pull at least 50lbs. frequently, 50-75lbs. occasionally.

City Expectations

All employees are expected to contribute to the success of our organization by demonstrating the shared expectations: Customer Focus, Flexibility, Initiative, Results Orientation, Public Stewardship, and Teamwork.

Position Specific Expectations

Accountability: Follows through on commitments; focuses on appropriate tasks throughout the shift; takes responsibilities for actions both as an individual and on behalf of the organization; actions and words are in sync; follows all policies and procedures; maintains confidentiality; is prepared and punctual to all scheduled shifts.

Problem Solving: Uses judgment to solve difficult problems in a timely manner; compares possible options; uses reasoning to explain necessary next steps; looks beyond the obvious; challenges the first answer and seeks alternatives; probes several resources to obtain all relevant information.

Attention to Detail: Able to find errors in work and solve problems; anticipates issues and performs at a high level of accuracy; sets up systems to ensure errors are not repeated.

Technical Learning: Effective at acquiring skills, abilities and knowledge; quickly learns new industry, organization, and product information; has an aptitude for retaining and applying technical information; able to communicate techniques, software or product to others; is a quick study; able to work under tight deadlines and pressure.


Application Deadline: February 1, 2013

Review Applications: Week of February 4, 2013

First Round Interviews: Week of February 11, 2013

Final Round Interviews: Week of February 18, 2013

Pre-Employment Process: Week of February 25, 2013

Anticipated Start Date: March 18, 2013 (Negotiable)

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