Individuals may be required to work varied hours and days, including holidays, nights, and weekends.
In addition to the monthly salary, permanent employees assigned to the Tahoe area also receive a monthly subsistence pay of $675.
Those candidates selected for a department interview will be asked to bring with them a completed Consent to Release Alcohol and Drug Test Information from Previous Employer.
This recruitment will be used to fill vacancies within the Public Works Department; however it may also be used to fill other County vacancies as they arise.
Fuel, clean, wash, inspect and safety-check County-owned fleet cars, light trucks and motorized equipment; provide semi-skilled repair service to County-owned light trucks and motorized equipment; work directly for a line department with a large fleet, monitor and maintain assigned fleet; and provide automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies to Fleet Services and Road Division automotive and equipment maintenance personnel.
This is the full journey level class within the Equipment Service Worker series. This class is distinguished from the Equipment Service Worker I by the full range of duties assigned. Employees at this level receive only occasional instruction or assistance as new or unusual situations arise and are fully aware of the operating procedures and policies within the work unit. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and are normally filled by advancement from the Equipment Service Worker I level.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from a Supervising Automotive Mechanic, Supervising Equipment Mechanic (Auburn), Senior Road District Supervisor (Tahoe), or assigned supervisor.
EXAMPLES OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Fuel and re-fuel vehicles and equipment; clean windshields and check and replace wiper blades; clean interiors, and wash and wax exteriors as needed; check and refill oil and other fluids; inspect tires and repair or replace as needed.
Check brakes and install brake pads, front wheel rotors, brake shoes and belts; inspect and install shock absorbers; repair or replace car locks, windows, window cranks, rear and side view mirrors, headlights, spotlights, tail and signal lights and replace fuses and connectors.
Document work completed and supplies used; make out work orders for repair or service to be done by skilled automotive and equipment mechanics; test drive vehicles to determine driving condition; operate towing equipment as needed; order fuel and other supplies from vendors.
When assigned to the central garage, issue automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies to users on a routine basis, as well as upon request for as-needed items.
Purchase parts and supplies; maintain adequate physical inventory; and maintain inventory records.
When assigned to the central garage update open purchase orders; maintain and use catalogs and vendor order books; review and post invoices as received; work with vendors to expedite special and/or urgent orders.
Receive incoming parts and supplies; determine location for and physically stock received items in warehouse and yard; drive to various locations to pick up items or deliver items for contracted repair; purge and dispose of obsolete items.
When working for a line department, coordinate vehicle repairs with county garage; prepare mileage reports; maintain vehicle records; review monthly billing report; supervise part-time staff and assigned trustees; perform minor vehicle repairs; maintain list of assigned vehicles and inventory; install special equipment including light bars, spot lights, prisoner partitions and equipment stands.
Perform other minor facility and ground maintenance tasks as needed; assist other staff as needed.
Build and maintain positive working relationships with co-workers, other County employees, supply vendors and the public using principles of good customer service.
Perform related duties as assigned.
EXAMPLES OF NON-ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: Perform routine maintenance of shop and office areas.
Experience and Training
Any combination of experience and training that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the required knowledge and abilities would be:
Experience: Two years of responsible experience performing duties similar to those of an Equipment Service Worker I in Placer County.
Training: Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade.
License or Certificate: Some positions may require possession of a valid Class B license. Proof of adequate vehicle insurance and medical clearence may also be required. When assigned to storekeeper duties, possession of license to purchase freon.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
- Fleet Services Division (Auburn) or Roads Division (Tahoe) operations, policies and procedures.
- County purchasing and procurement policies and procedures.
- Automotive and heavy equipment parts and supplies.
- Independently identify mechanical, hydraulic and electrical problems in light vehicles and perform minor mechanical and automotive repairs.
- Independently read and understand technical reports and instructions and schematic drawings and diagrams.
- Independently obtain information through interviews and dialogue; simultaneously process multiple supply requests; and work effectively with interruption.
- Independently prepare purchase orders and related documents; forecast immediate and long-term supply and equipment needs.
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