Job Description

DEFINITION
Under general supervision, overhauls, repairs and maintains different types of gasoline and diesel powered engines and automotive equipment, ranging from trucks to earthmoving equipment by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
  • Inspect, adjust and replace necessary units and related parts including valves, pistons, brakes, main bearing assemblies, cooling, ignition and fuel systems of gasoline and diesel powered engines of vehicles, such as trucks and earthmoving equipment.
  • Repair and overhaul transmissions, differentials, front and rear end assembles, air compressors, hydraulic systems and other specialized related equipment.
  • Perform welding work incidental to completion of repair assignments.
  • Make field service calls as necessary.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES
Skill in use and operation of tools and machinery used in automotive repair and maintenance.

Knowledge of methods, materials, tools and techniques used in repairing light and heavy duty automotive equipment; of operating principles of gasoline and diesel engines; of mechanical repair of heavy duty trucks and construction equipment; of safety precautions; of safety rules and equipment; of departmental policies and procedures.

Ability to diagnose defects in automotive equipment; to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific problems; to understand and follow oral and written instructions; to interpret and work from sketches and pencil diagrams; to maintain the physical stamina necessary to perform heavy manual labor.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Education equivalent to graduation from a standard four year high school or general education degree (GED) and three years of satisfactory, full time paid employment as an all-around maintenance mechanic.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak to managers, the public or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Oklahoma Class B Commercial Driver's License with a Hazmat and Tanker Endorsement

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The 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, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to stand; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and smell. The employee is occasionally required to walk, sit, and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.



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