Fleet Technician III, Transportation

Location
Virginia Beach, VA, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 09, 2019
Ref
3700131826
FLEET TECHNICIAN III

The Office of Transportation and Fleet Management Services has two (2) openings for the Fleet Technician III position.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

The position is responsible for working under general supervision assisting with Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) mandated inspections on fleet vehicles, and performing advanced to complex diagnostic, repair, and preventive maintenance tasks on gas, diesel, and alternative fuel powered fleet equipment.

ESSENTIAL GENERAL TASKS:

(These are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work performed. The omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)
  • Perform advanced to complex diagnostic and repair operations on a variety of light to heavy duty fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform essential maintenance, including VDOE inspections, on a variety of light to heavy duty fleet vehicles and equipment.
  • Perform Virginia State Police annual safety inspections on fleet vehicles.
  • Operate fleet vehicles; test drive and transport vehicles to and from citywide locations and vendor premises for warranty and special repairs.
  • Assist in ancillary shops with operations supporting organizational goals.
  • Clean and maintain specific work area along with common shop areas and facility grounds.
  • Dispense vehicle fuels and other essential fluids
  • Complete required forms and enter information into the fleet management system in a timely manner.
  • Operate tow/service truck to respond to disabled vehicles in the field during or after normal business hours.
  • Provide courteous, high quality service by responding to requests for service or referral to appropriate designee.
  • May perform functions of lower level technicians when required.
  • Perform related work as required.

SPECIALIZED DUTIES ASSIGNED TO SPECIFIC JOB FUNCTION

Maintenance/Repair Team Member
  • Perform advanced to complex repair work and routine preventive maintenance on fleet vehicles and equipment including but not limited to: internal engine repair and rebuilding; valve train, timing, and fuel system component replacement and adjustment; Electronic Control module replacement and calibration; safety and auxiliary equipment installation.
  • Perform advanced to complex troubleshooting and diagnosis of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and computer controlled systems.
  • Perform VDOE mandated safety inspections on specified vehicles.
  • Provide guidance and technical assistance to lower level technicians with basic, intermediate, and advanced repair, and overhaul work.

Maintenance/Repair Team Leader
  • Perform advanced to complex repair work and routine preventive maintenance on fleet vehicles and equipment including but not limited to: internal engine repair and rebuilding; valve train, timing, and fuel system component replacement and adjustment; Electronic Control module replacement and calibration; safety and auxiliary equipment installation.
  • Perform advanced to complex troubleshooting and diagnosis of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical, and computer controlled systems.
  • Perform VDOE mandated safety inspections on specified vehicles.
  • Provide guidance and technical assistance to lower level technicians with basic, intermediate, and advanced repair, and overhaul work.
  • Assess work request for designated service team and coordinate and/or assist in the planning, assignment, and scheduling of work for designated team members.
  • Monitor team work environment for efficiency and repair progress; advise operators, supervisor and office personnel of vehicle status and estimated completion times.
  • Discuss information with vehicle operators regarding technical issues relating to service requests.
  • Assist management in making decisions on feasibility of major component repair/replacement.
  • Assist the Fleet Forman with the assessment of team member's performance and with yearly evaluations.
  • Review for accuracy, edit and submit documentation related to team activities.
  • Attend weekly operational meetings for the purpose of roundtable discussion on team workload, policy/procedure updates, and feedback.
  • May temporarily perform routine supervisory functions in the absence of the immediate supervisor.

Collision Repair/Refinishing Team Member
  • Repair minor to major body/chassis damage to all school owned vehicles and power equipment including but not limited to: collision repair, vandalism, corrosion damage, normal deterioration, repurposing and refurbishment.
  • Perform all mechanical operations required to repair vehicles including but not limited to: frame straightening and panel repair to include bending, pulling, pushing, shaping, straightening, filling, filing and sanding.
  • Perform fiberglass and composite material repairs.
  • Perform all prep and finish work to include wet sanding, glazing, masking; priming, painting, sealing and buffing.
  • Perform sheet metal and steel fabrication, and welding, riveting and bonding.
  • Verify that repairs are completed and meet federal and state motor vehicle standards.
  • Provide detailed damage repair estimates including labor time and parts needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Must have a comprehensive knowledge of: gas and diesel engines; various mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, mobile HVAC and computer controlled systems; industry standard preventive maintenance and inspection methods; Virginia Department of Education pupil transportation maintenance regulations, shop and field safety practices; hazardous material spill and disposal procedures. Ability to skillfully perform advanced to complex level diagnostic and repair work on fleet equipment. Skilled in the use of advanced vehicle testing and repair equipment including OEM and laptop based diagnostic software to independently identify failures and potential maintenance/safety problems in a multitude of mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, HVAC and computer controlled systems. Expert ability to: operate fleet vehicles and equipment; use vehicle testing, tire service, and hand and shop tools/equipment. Ability to communicate effectively in oral and written format; ability to follow verbal and written instruction; ability to work in a team environment or independently; ability to use computerized and electronic record keeping and fleet management systems; ability to establish effective working relationships with supervisors, colleagues, and the public; ability to emphasize and demonstrate the department's goal of customer service in all aspects of work.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Must have a High School Diploma or GED; an industry relevant certification in vehicular repair from an accredited college or trade school is preferred. Six (6) years of technical hands-on experience servicing and repairing vehicles and equipment in a commercial, industrial, or municipal environment, required.

A comparable amount of training and experience may be substituted for the minimum qualifications.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Significant standing, walking, moving, climbing, carrying, bending, kneeling, crawling, twisting, reaching, handling, pushing, and pulling. Ability to lift articles up to 50 lbs.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential tasks.

Additional Information

As part of the application process, three professional references are required. One of the three references must be a current or most recent supervisor reference who can speak to your abilities to perform in this position successfully and effectively. Please include professional, as well as character references. Relatives are not eligible to be included as references. You will need to include the names of each reference, title of position held, work location or address, telephone number, and email address for each reference. Please be sure to confirm the email address for each of your references before adding them to your online application.

Note: Information contained within this vacancy may differ from the Job Description for this position. Please click on the Job Posting Link below to access the Job Description for this position.

Reports To Fleet Manager

Job Posting Link https://www.vbschools.com/UserFiles/Servers/Server_78010/File/Employment/Apply%20Now/Resources/Job%20titles/Fleet%20Tech%20III.pdf

Salary Range:
From/To
Unified Pay Scale, Grade 13

Salary Range: $38, 972 to $59, 858

Entry Salary: $38, 972

Entry Level salary will be awarded at the time of hire. Upon the return of Employment Verification Forms from the candidate's current and previous employers, the salary will be adjusted if creditable full-time experience is confirmed.

Salary will be based on years of full-time creditable (directly related) verified work experience. Full range of benefits including health insurance, paid life insurance, paid sick/vacation leave and membership in the Virginia Retirement System. At the time of hire, six (6) months (6 Days = 48 Hours) of vacation time will be front loaded to the employee's leave account (1 Day equates to 8 Hours of annual leave) for this 12 Month position. Subsequent annual leave earned will be accrued each pay period; four (4) hours each pay period during the month.

Start Date Immediately

Additional Job Information
To Apply:

Current VBCPS employees go to vbschools.com. On the Menu bar, select Employment, Apply Now, and then Transfer Application. This takes you to the login page. Select the Create New Account button. Once you have created a new account you may complete a transfer application. To apply for this vacancy, click on the job vacancies list. Click on this job to open the vacancy announcement. Click on the "apply for this job" link in the announcement to be added to the list of interested applicants. Please attach a current resume to your electronic application and a copy of most recent evaluation or performance appraisal.

External candidates go to vbschools.com. On the Menu bar, select Employment, Apply Now, and then View Available Jobs/Manage Application. You must create a new account with an active email address. Once you have created your account, complete the Support/Classified application. To apply for this vacancy, click on the job vacancies list. Click on this job to open the vacancy announcement. Click on the "apply for this job" link in the announcement to be added to the list of interested applicants. Please attach a current resume to your electronic application.

All supporting documentation must be included as part of the application. Please do not send unsolicited materials such as emails, resumes, etc. directly to individual principals or hiring managers. These will not be retained.

Virginia Beach City Public Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, disability, marital status, age, genetic information or veteran status in its programs and activities. (Reference: School Board Policies 2-33, 4-4, 4-6)

To seek resolution of grievances resulting from alleged discrimination or to report violations of these policies, please contact the Chief Human Resources Officer at (757) 263-1133, 2512 George Mason Drive, Municipal Center, Building 6, Virginia Beach, VA, 23456.

Alternative formats of this application which may include taped, Braille, or large print materials are available upon request for individuals with disabilities. Call or write the Department of Human Resources, Virginia Beach City Public Schools, 2512 George Mason Drive, P.O. Box 6038, Virginia Beach, VA 23456-0038. Telephone: (757) 263-1133 (voice); (757) 263-1240 (TDD) or email at: vbcpshr@vbschools.com.

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