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Vehicle Equipment Mechanic III

Company: City of Atlanta
Location: Atlanta
Posted on: July 9, 2024

Job Description:

At the City of Atlanta, we are passionate about building and improving our community. -Our police officers, firefighters and building inspectors keep our citizens safe. Our Public Works staff keeps our City clean. -Our Atlanta Department of Transportation team helps maintain, build and improve our City's infrastructure. -Our City planners help envision and shape future City growth. Our Parks & Recreation professionals enhance our quality of life. -Our engineers help keep our drinking water clean, the largest airport in the world (by passenger volume) operating and our buildings maintained. -Along with the host of Finance, Procurement, and Human Resources professionals whose support is vital, we are the City of Atlanta! - If you are seeking a meaningful role where you can make a real difference improving and growing our City, we welcome you to explore the job opportunities we have to offer. -Posting Expires: - Open Until FilledSalary: - Commensurate with experience - -General Description and -Classification -StandardsPerforms highly skilled and semi-skill complex repairs and expected to independently perform -work involving the operation and maintenance of vehicles and equipment. Duties may include but are not limited to running diagnostic tests on vehicles, completing work requests, removing, and -replacing parts, performing fleet management tasks, reporting, and maintaining equipment which includes tow trucks, forklifts, battery power packs, auto code scanners, key cutters and other equipment used in the daily operation of the garage. -Supervision Received: Works under direct supervision and follows standard procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks. - -Essential Duties & Responsibilities:These are typical responsibilities for this position and should not be construed as exclusive or all inclusive. May perform other duties as assigned. - -Performs vehicle inspections, repairs, and of testing vehicle systems, including drive train, engine operation, transmission operation, suspension, steering, brakes, electrical system, HVAC and emissions; completes or revises work order for repairs; obtains required parts; performs major (gasoline or diesel) engine, transmissions, brakes, ignition systems and chassis repairs to include disassembling and assembling components; inspects and tests completed work; Ordering of parts when needed and updates required records.Equipment consists of automobiles, trucks, heavy construction or related equipment. -Performs routine minor repairs, replace worn drive belts, hoses, brakes and filters with complex repairs on vehicles and off road equipment: gathers information from vehicle operator reports, fault codes and other diagnostic data; troubleshoots and diagnoses problems; identifies items needing repair; completes required repairs; and ensures vehicle operation and performance is within specified limits; performs safety checks on brake, suspension, exhaust, cooling and other systems. - -Assists with fleet management; assesses repair or service needs of vehicle; runs diagnostic tests on vehicles; may schedule towing for disabled vehicles, arrange pick-up or dispatch operable vehicles to applicable service facility for repair; performs post service inspections. -Assists with reporting; compiles statistical information regarding labor, vehicle downtime and repair history in AssetWorks. - -Data UtilizationRequires the ability to input, review, classify, categorize, prioritize, and/or analyze data. Includes exercising discretion in determining data classification, and in referencing such analysis to established standards for the purpose of recognizing actual or probable interactive effects and relationships. -Decision Making -Follows standardized procedures and written instructions to accomplish assigned tasks Provides -guidance -and -training -as -required -to -lower -level, -apprentice and VEM I & II, temporary -employees, -etc. -Leadership Provided -None. May oversee work performed by apprentices and VEM I & II and assist with training of employees. May also oversee temporary or contract workers as needed. - -Knowledge, Skills & Abilities -This is a partial listing of necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities required to perform the job successfully. It is not an exhaustive list. -Knowledge of automotive terminology and principles of automotive repair. -Skill in the use of computers; diagnostic scan tools in troubleshooting vehicle maintenance issues and in the care and use of basic mechanic tools. -Ability to: communicate effectively both orally and in writing; to maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, internal and external customers. - -Work Environment and Physical Requirements -Occasionally lift 50 pounds or more, must be able to work with tools on vehicles lifted above head, work in tight spaces, walk/stand/sit for long periods. May experience excessive noise. -Work indoors and outdoors. Schedule shift may include evening hours, weekends, and holidays.

Keywords: City of Atlanta, Atlanta , Vehicle Equipment Mechanic III, Engineering , Atlanta, Georgia

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