This is skilled automotive and equipment mechanical work approaching the journeyman level.
An employee in this class is responsible for performing skilled tasks in the maintenance and repair of automotive and specialized mechanical equipment. The employee is responsible for diagnosing and executing repairs needed, reporting time and supplies used on each vehicle serviced or repaired, and ordering parts. Supervision may be exercised over subordinate employees. The work is assigned by means of verbal and written orders and is carried out independently by the employee in accordance with stan-dard practices of the trade.
100% - Repairs and services automobiles, trucks, tractors, power mowers, and other motorized equipment.
Drives trucks; makes road service calls; and tows in disabled automobiles, trucks, and tractors if unable to make road repairs.
Diagnoses and repairs engines, drive trains, electrical, steering and suspensions, braking systems and
Making minor welding repairs and may use spray paint to touch up weld repair work.
Repairs defective electrical wiring.
Operates various shop equipment including hydraulic jacks, air and electric powered tools, bench grinders
and brake lathes.
May operate welding equipment including acetylene torches, arc welders and MIG welding machines.
Does all other mechanical work in accordance with quality standards and practices of the trade for
gasoline and diesel powered vehicles and equipment.
Minimum Preparation For Work
Sufficient education to read and understand technical material and prepare simple written reports; and
Three (3) years of experience as an automotive mechanic.
Education in automotive mechanics can be substituted for up to one (1) year of experience.
Necessary Special Requirements
Possession of an appropriate driver license for equipment operated and any license, training or certification required by law or regulation to complete assigned tasks.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough working knowledge of the standard methods, practices, tools, and equipment of the
Knowledge of the principles and mechanics of all types of internal combustion engines and motorized
Knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.
Ability to diagnose and repair defects in powered equipment.
Ability to keep simple records.
Ability to order parts for repairs.
Ability to interpret and follow oral and written instructions.
Ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific problems.
Ability to operate various powered equipment.
Ability to supervise helpers.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and the general public.
Ability to use a variety of hand tools including air and electric powered wrenches, drills, and other standard tools and equipment of the mechanic's trade.
Ability to recognize and correct potential sources of hazardous material spills.
The mental and physical demands and the work environment characteristics described below 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 and fingers to hold or feel, reach with hands and arms, walk, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand, sit, climb, balance, stoop, and crouch. Specific vision abilities include close, distance, color, and peripheral vision, and depth perception.
The employee regularly lifts and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves up to 100 pounds.
All applicants will be initially evaluated based on the information included in the application only. Therefore, it is important to complete your online application accurately and thoroughly as it relates to the position requirements. Resumes, transcripts, certifications and other supporting documentation may be required for further consideration. Applicants considered best qualified will be asked to continue in the selection process.
An online application is required. To apply, submit: 1) online application at www.pensacolacityjobs.com; 2) proof of education (college transcript); and 3) DD Form 214 by the application deadline, if claiming veteran preference per Florida Statutes. These documents can be uploaded/attached to the electronic application or faxed to 850-595-1298. Applicants will receive notifications by email.
Note: The application contains a required Supplemental Questionnaire. Your responses to these questions will assist in screening applications to determine who continues in the selection process. Responses should be informative and concise; not responding appropriately may eliminate you from consideration. Do not refer to a resume or other documentation.
Thank you for your interest in employment with the City of Pensacola.
Application Special Instructions
Location: 2759 N Palafox St. Pensacola FL, 32501
Hours: Monday-Friday 7:30am-4:30pm
16 Hours of Paid Time Off earned at the end of each month (2 days a month = 24 days a year) that roll over each year up to 500 hours
12 Paid Holidays: New Year's Day (January 1), Martin Luther King Jr's Birthday, President's Day, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, Friday after Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and the day after Christmas
2 Additional Paid Personal Holidays every year starting in January
1 Additional Paid Day of Leave at every 5 year interval of service (Anniversary Day)
Paid Funeral Leave: Up to 3 days
Paid Jury Duty Leave: Up to 2 weeks
$10,000 Life Insurance Coverage at no additional cost (extra coverage at affordable rates)
Florida Retirement System Investment/Pension Plan
Optional Affordable Health Benefits: Health Insurance, Vision, and Dental (Single and Family coverage)
City Of Pensacola, FL