Fleet Maintenance Technician

Escambia County Pensacola , FL 32501

Posted 2 months ago

Description Benefits Supplemental Questions

This position is open until filled. This designation indicates that a position will continue to be advertised and applications will continue to be accepted until an offer of employment has been made and accepted.


This class performs specialized repairs and maintenance on County fleet equipment and other light and heavy-duty equipment.

This "mandatory-testing" position requires Drug Testing.

Examples of Duties: May serve as a lead to lower level staff, which includes: prioritizing and assigning work; training staff on work methods and procedures; and/or, performing other related activities.

Evaluates, detects, and diagnoses major and/or minor mechanical problems on vehicles and/or equipment; implements required repairs.

Performs preventive maintenance on vehicles and/or equipment.

Prepares and submits work orders.

Measures, designs, and fabricates structures for use in/on vehicles and/or equipment; may build/rebuild transmissions for various makes and models of vehicles; and may deliver fuel.

Wires and installs emergency responder equipment in vehicles.

Responds to emergency calls for service; may transport equipment and vehicles.

Participates as a member of the disaster response team.

Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

Training and Experience:

High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.), and

up to one year of specialized or technical training beyond high school and

up to one year of experience in a fleet maintenance position working with automotive repair, welding, or fabricating; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

Licensing Requirements:

Valid commercial driver's license

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Small engine repair techniques;

Light, medium, or heavy equipment or automotive maintenance and repair principles and practices;

Applicable tools and equipment of the trade;

Diagnostic devises utilized in identifying vehicle and/or equipment malfunctions;

Occupational hazards and safety precautions;

Reading and comprehending technical repair manuals;

Using applicable tools and equipment of the trade;

Maintaining and repairing vehicles and equipment;

Detecting and diagnosing vehicle and equipment malfunctions;

Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with

coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Supplemental Information:

Physical Requirements:

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises and travel.

Benefits/Compensation Package:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision plans

  • Prescription coverage

  • Employee health clinic

  • Employee fitness centers

  • Employer-sponsored retirement plan or an investment plan

  • Deferred Compensation Plan

  • Flexible Spending Account(s)

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Annual/Sick Leave or Paid Time Off (PTO)

  • Group Life Insurance

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Fleet Maintenance Technician

Escambia County