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El Paso County Technician II/III/IV, Medium & Heavy in Colorado Springs, Colorado

Technician II/III/IV, Medium & Heavy

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Technician II/III/IV, Medium & Heavy

Salary

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Location

Colorado Springs, CO

Job Type

Full-Time

Department

Department of Public Works - Fleet Management

Job Number

21060

Closing

3/2/2021 5:00 PM Mountain

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Essential Job Functions

Hourly rate to be commensurate with qualifications

Technician II Salary Range: $21.106 - $30.625 Hourly

Typical Hiring Range: $21.107 - $22.162 Hourly

Technician III Salary Range: $22.981 - $33.337 Hourly

Typical Hiring Range: $22.982 - $24.131 Hourly

Technician IV Salary Range: $24.712 - $37.067 Hourly

Typical Hiring Range: $27.140 - $28.496 Hourly

Performs maintenance, repairs, and diagnostics on various medium to heavy duty vehicles and construction equipment. Operates and maintains tools and machinery used in the maintenance and repair of medium to heavy maintenance and construction equipment. Inputs data into work order systems and uses available technology to assist with repairs. Observes vehicle, shop, and equipment safety procedures as well as Fleet Management's Standard Operating Procedures (FMSOP) and policies.

  • Performs minor repairs on all vehicles, medium/heavy equipment, attachments, and auxiliary equipment in the garage(s) or in the field. Performs minor repairs to engines, suspensions, steering system components, and emergency generators.

  • Performs diagnostic tests using electronic communication software, web based, and loaded electronic programs on various platforms and sub-systems for repairs and preventative maintenance services.

  • Responsible for repairing HVAC and hydraulic system failures. Responsible for repairing air and hydraulic brake systems.

  • Performs preventive maintenance services in accordance with Fleet Management Division's Service Checklists.

  • Uses a laptop and existing database systems to input accurate and detailed descriptions of the status of the equipment and all related work activities. Responsible for the security and authorized use of laptops.

  • Ensures work area is kept clean, organized, and that other shop areas are organized to prevent accidents/injuries as required.

  • Services and repairs vehicles, equipment, and attachments to manufacturer standards, Federal Motor Carriers Safety Regulations (FMCSR) and Fleet Management Standard Operating Procedures (FMSOP).

  • Responds to on-call after hours and El Paso County emergencies.

  • Performs other duties as required.

Additional Technician III Functions:

  • Performs repairs on all vehicles, medium/heavy equipment, attachments, and auxiliary equipment in the garage(s) or in the field. Performs minor repairs to "Yellow Iron" equipment such as graders, loaders, and backhoes independently and major repairs with supervision.

  • Performs repairs to engines, transmissions, differentials, and hydraulic components and other related sub-systems.

  • Performs diagnostic tests using electronic communication software, web based, and loaded electronic programs on all major vehicle and equipment systems to accurately identify malfunctions. Performs repairs to correct malfunction(s).

  • Performs annual DOT required inspections and emissions test on vehicles and performs required equipment and repairs as needed.

  • Observes the Fleet Management section's environmental program.

  • Provides assistance and instruction to peers as needed.

Additional Technician IV Functions:

  • Performs advanced level maintenance on all County vehicles and equipment to include removing, repairing, rebuilding, and/or replacing major mechanical components and any related sub-components to manufacturer's specifications.

  • Performs all repairs to "Yellow Iron" equipment including graders, loaders, and backhoes without supervision.

  • Performs duties of a Foreman in their absence to include assigning work and prioritizing unscheduled maintenance.

  • Provides assistance, guidance, and training to technicians as needed.

  • Performs welding in the garage and field as required.

Qualifications

To qualify for a Technician at any level:

  • High school diploma or equivalent education required. Education in Hydraulics, Electrical Systems, Drive Train, or Engine Repair preferred.

  • Must provide own tools to perform essential job functions, including impact tools up to ½", wrench sets, and electrical troubleshooting equipment.

  • Knowledge of and ability to perform preventative maintenance and minor repairs on automotive and construction vehicles and equipment.

  • Ability to diagnose equipment faults including electrical, hydraulic, steering, and suspension systems using various diagnostic equipment and software programs.

  • Ability to read and understand technical and parts manuals in electronic and hard copy format.

  • Knowledge of all personal and shop tools; ability to effectively and safely operate assigned equipment and tools to prevent accidents and injuries.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with Fleet staff, customers, and the general public.

  • Ability to operate standard office equipment such as computers, printers, copiers, calculator, and telephone.

  • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.

  • An equivalent combination of related education and experience may be substituted for the education and experience requirements above.

  • Must pass conditional post offer background investigation, motor vehicle record check, drug screen, and physical examination.

To qualify for a Technician II:

  • Minimum one (1) year of vehicle and equipment mechanical experience required; two (2) years experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of construction equipment repair preferred.

To qualify for a Technician III:

  • Minimum two (2) years of vehicle and equipment mechanical experience to include one (1) year of maintaining construction equipment required; three (3) years experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of and ability to perform construction equipment repair.

To qualify for a Technician IV:

  • Minimum four (4) years of vehicle and equipment mechanical experience required; five (5) years experience preferred.

  • Minimum two (2) years experience maintaining heavy equipment such as graders, loaders, and backhoes required.

  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to function in a leadership capacity in the absence of a Foreman.

  • Provide own tools to fully perform essential job functions, including up to 1 ½" wrenches, ½" square drive socket and impact tools.

  • Knowledge of and ability to perform automotive and construction equipment repair.

  • Ability to perform engine in-frame overhaul.

  • Understand the principles of welding.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook preferred.

Licenses/Certificates

To qualify for a Technician II:

  • Must possess and maintain a Colorado Driver's License. Must obtain a Colorado Class B Permit or higher within six (6) months of employment and a Colorado Class B Commercial Driver's License or higher within one (1) year of employment.

  • ASE (Medium/Heavy Truck) Certification preferred.

To qualify for a Technician III:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Class B Commercial Driver's License or higher. Tanker endorsement preferred or must be added upon CDL renewal.

  • ASE (Medium/Heavy Truck) Certification preferred.

To qualify for a Technician IV:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Colorado Class A Commercial Driver's License. Tanker endorsement preferred or must be added upon CDL renewal. Hazmat endorsement preferred.

  • Must possess and maintain ASE (Medium/Heavy Truck) Certification.

Work Conditions

Work is typically performed in a shop or garage environment; must be able to operate in the field under remote conditions. May be exposed to hazardous materials, such as antifreeze, lubricants, solvents, corrosives, fuels, and vapors. Work may be performed in hazardous situations including moving vehicles/equipment or recovering vehicles/equipment and in adverse weather conditions. Work is performed with potentially dangerous equipment and tools. Must be able to safely lift and carry up to 75 lbs. Regular work schedule may include weekends. Responds to on-call after hours and El Paso County emergencies. Subject to drug and alcohol testing.

This job announcement is not intended to be inclusive of all functions, responsibilities and qualifications associated with the position, however, representative of the essential job functions and typical criteria considered necessary to successfully perform the position.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE FILED ONLINE AT: http://www.elpasoco.com For inquiries please call: 719-520-7401.

Each applicant is considered only for the current vacancy indicated on your application. It is the responsibility of the applicant to monitor any future openings and to submit a separate application for each position. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Any new employee and rehires must provide documentation of authorization to work as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 (PL99-603).

EL PASO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

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