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Mechanic II/III/IV - Day Shift

Company: City of Olathe
Location: Olathe
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:


Looking for a change?If your background includes mechanical troubleshooting skills and a thorough knowledge of repairs of variety of light to heavy equipment, we want to talk to you.

We offer our Vehicle Maintenance staff:

  • Clothing allowance
  • Tools provided
  • Guaranteed 40 hours each week
  • Competitive pay, benefits and time off
  • Training and professional development

Key Responsibilities

The Work:

Like to work on a variety of equipment?

Our team of 27 Vehicle Maintenance employees maintain more than 1,300 pieces of equipment from other City departments including Public Works, Fire, Police, Sanitation and Parks & Rec. The team includes technicians, a tire shop, parts room and administration staff.

Typical day shift could include:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on generators and off-road equipment.
  • Perform diagnosis, skilled maintenance and repairs to automotive, light and medium duty trucks, and a wide variety of equipment such as but not limited to; automobiles, trucks, tractors, and lawn mowers.
  • Analyze vehicle and equipment failures; determine causes and recommend and/or complete repair solutions.
  • Perform vehicle and equipment repairs including but not limited to; Engine, Transmission, brake, suspension, hydraulic and electrical repairs using proper safety devices and procedures.
  • Perform equipment installation, fabrication, welding and acetylene cutting for all types of vehicles and equipment.
  • Respond to emergency repairs and service calls on vehicles and equipment including after-hours calls.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed records and reports on repairs performed and on equipment usage and condition.
  • Perform wide range of repairs on Police and Fire equipment.

Bonus Points If You Have:

  • CDL License
  • Hydraulic experience
  • A/C refrigerant recovery certification
  • ASE certification
  • EVT certification
  • Experience working on tracked construction equipment

Experience & Education

Here's What You Need:

Experience: Minimum of three years of training and /or experience in Automotive and Equipment Maintenance and repair. Hydraulic experience preferred.

Education: High School graduate supplemented with course work in automotive technology. Trade school preferred /not required.

License or Certificate:

  • Must have a favorable driving record and valid driver's license
  • Possession of a valid CDL Class B license with Air Brake Endorsement and DOT medical certification or the ability to obtain within 6 months of employment.
  • Prefer certification in A/C refrigerant and recycling or obtain within 6 months of employment.

Minimum requirement: combination of three (3) ASE certifications, two of which will be brakes and suspension, the third is choice. Must be able to get a F1 or F2 certificate from EVT within one year. Supplemental Information

Salary: Depends on qualifications

Schedule: Monday thru Friday, 7:30am - 4:00pm

Tools provided

Assistance in obtaining your CDL provided.

Must successfully pass a background investigation, pre-employment physical, and drug screen.

Vehicle Maintenance Overview

  • Recognized and awarded "criteria of excellence" fleet ranking of 43rd in the nation by the 100 Best Fleets in North America program and Governing Magazine. The 100 Best Fleets program recognizes and rewards peak performing fleet operations throughout the country, identifying and encouraging ever-increasing levels of performance improvement within the fleet industry.

Job Location:

Public Works

1385 S. Robinson Drive

Olathe, KS 66061

  • CB

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