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City Of Moline % Personnel Dept Mechanic I in Moline, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: Characteristics of the JobUnder direction of the fleet manager, performs skilled or semi-skilled work in the construction, maintenance and repair of diversified automotive, construction and off-road equipment, including diesel-driven equipment.Examples of Duties Other duties may be assigned.Perform preventative maintenance services and lubricate cars, trucks and heavy equipment to include adjustments and replacements recommended by the original equipment manufacturer at various service intervals.Perform mechanical work such as vehicle inspections, brake adjustments, tune-ups, air conditioning services and the replacement of lights, tires, brakes, batteries and similar tasks.Assist the Mechanic II and Fleet Services Lead Technician with more complex repairs.Assist the Mechanic II and Fleet Services Lead Technician with vehicle and equipment conversions and with the installation of various types of equipment, such as lighting, wiring and controls, radios, sirens, hydraulic apparatus, etc.Operate various types of shop equipment such as a hoist, tire machine, wheel balancer, grinder, metal cutter, press, welder, oxyacetylene torch and wheel alignment machine. Clean, fuel, check fluids and wash vehicles and equipment.Provide timely, accurate responses to requests for services and information.Clean workstation, shop and equipment.Test drive vehicles and equipment before returning to service.Assist in receiving and picking up parts or materials used in making repairs.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesKnowledge of acceptable practices and standards of the methods, materials, techniques and tools used in the design, construction, operation, maintenance and adjustment of a wide variety of both conventional and specialized heavy equipment, machinery, automobiles and trucks; the diagnosis of defects and failures knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions.Excellent skill in customer service; good skill in the diagnosis of defects and failures of specialized and heavy diesel and gasoline-driven equipment; use and operation of specialized tools and equipment of the trade; public, employee and labor relations and in maintaining effective working relationships; using MS Office Suite, personal computers and fleet software applications; reading and interpreting plans, blueprints, shop drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics; and using hand tools and power tools.Ability to read, analyze and interpret documents such as policies, regulations, instructions, procedure manuals, diagrams, schedules and labor agreements; respond effectively to inquiries or complaints; read and write correspondence and work procedures; effectively present information and respond to questions; establish and maintain effective relationships with employees, managers, elected officials, vendors and the general public; solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; and work varied work schedules.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to talk or hear; frequently required to walk, stand, sit, use hands and fingers to handle, feel and make fine adjustments, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and crawl. The employee will frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and rarely lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job includ e close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock; and occasionally exposed to wet, humid and varied weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.