Under direction, performs technical and skilled mechanic functions for District vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair; responsible for the operation and administration of District fleet and equipment. Leads and trains lower-level staff; ensures vehicles and equipment are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition; and performs related work as required.
Receives direction from higher-level supervisory staff. Leads and directs lower-level staff.
This is the advanced journey-level classification in the Mechanic series responsible for providing lead direction and training to lower-level staff and for ensuring that vehicles and equipment are maintained in a safe and effective working condition. Performance requires ability to work independently with initiative and discretion within established guidelines. Work is typically reviewed upon completion for soundness, appropriateness, and conformity to policy and requirements. This classification is distinguished from the Park Supervisor in that the latter has overall administrative and operational responsibility.
Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
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Must possess: strength, stamina, and mobility to perform medium to heavy physical work in and around a standard mechanic shop setting, confined spaces, and around machines. Ability to climb and descend ladders, operate variety of tools and construction equipment, and to operate a motor vehicle; vision to read printed materials and a computer screen and distinguish colors in wiring; hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone or radio. Frequent walking in operational areas to identify problems or hazards. Finger dexterity needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard, calculator and to operate tools and equipment. Incumbents in this classification bend, stoop, kneel, and reach. Incumbents must possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects weighing up to 50 pounds or heavier weights with assistance and/or the use of proper equipment.
Incumbents work in both indoor and outdoor environments with moderate to loud noise levels. May work in controlled temperature conditions, cold and hot temperatures, or inclement weather conditions. Exposure to chemicals, mechanical and electrical hazards, and hazardous physical substances and fumes. Incumbents will interact with individuals in interpreting and enforcing rules, policies, and procedures.
Incumbents may be assigned an on-call and irregular work schedule, including weekends, early mornings, evenings, and holidays.
Date Adopted: 5/10/17 Job Code: 7453L FLSA Status: Non-Exempt Supersedes: Senior Mechanic dated 12/10/14