Fleet Maintenance Service Worker
To service and perform minor and routine maintenance on a variety of automotive and mechanical equipment; to assist mechanics in major repair work; and to do related work as required. This classification is assigned to the Miscellaneous bargaining unit for labor relations purposes and is subject to overtime, call-back and standby assignments, and shift work.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED
Receives general supervision from Fleet Maintenance Supervisor and higher level technician staff.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: - Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
- Lubricate automotive and power-driven equipment with the use of air pressure and lubrication tools.
- Drain and refill crankcases; inspect and fill gearboxes with lubricants; replace lubricant fittings; maintain lubrication records.
- Inspect, charge, and replace batteries.
- Change and repair tires on light and heavy equipment.
- Clean and wash motorized equipment.
- Assist with repair and maintenance of public transit buses.
- Wash and otherwise keep shop and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.
- Make minor mechanical adjustments to automotive and other power-driven equipment.
- May assist Fleet Maintenance Mechanics in mechanical overhaul and repair work.
- Maintain necessary records on vehicles and equipment serviced.
- Remove and replace vehicle components such as starters, smog pumps, and radiators.
- Pack and replace wheel bearings.
- Replace shock absorbers, fan belts, radiator hoses and U-joints.
- Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.
- Servicing and minor maintenance of automotive and other power-driven equipment.
- Oils, greases, and lubrication devices, and other tools and materials used in servicing equipment.
- Methods and materials used in cleaning and washing automotive equipment.
- Ratings and sized of tires for sedans, light and heavy trucks and equipment, tractors and heavy earth moving equipment.
- Learn to perform minor mechanical maintenance and repair work.
- Lubricate a wide variety of mechanical equipment.
- Maintain time, mileage and servicing records.
- Read manufacturer's lubrication charts.
- Identify automotive parts and supplies.
- Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
- Learn the use of welding (gas and wire) procedures.
- Maintain servicing records.
Equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade.
Two years of experience involving automotive, light-duty and heavy-duty equipment maintenance.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE
Possession of an appropriate, valid California Driverís License at the time of appointment, to be maintained as a condition of continued employment. Ability to obtain an ASE Brake Certification within 18 months from date of appointment.
Maintain the following physical abilities: see well enough to read, write and make observations, operate hand and power tools, vehicles and heavy equipment; hear well enough to converse on the radio, telephone and in person; bodily mobility to walk, bend, stand, crouch or climb for extended periods of time, operate assigned equipment and vehicles and perform heavy manual labor for extended periods; ability to tolerate extreme fluctuations in temperature while performing essential functions and be able to lift equipment as necessary.