General Automotive Technician - DPW

Indy Gov

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Posted 1 month ago

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General Automotive Technician - DPW


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General Automotive Technician - DPW


Salary


$45,760.00 Annually


Location


DPW, IN


Job Type


Full Time


Department


Department of Public Works-Fleet Services


Job Number


06761


Closing


10/25/2022 11:59 PM Eastern


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Position Summary


To provide general maintenance to City vehicles in support of the operating activities


Position Responsibilities


Reads work orders and maintenance forms to ascertain the condition of vehicles, application of maintenance modifications and general maintenance.


Diagnose and isolate cause of malfunction in vehicle to be repaired.


Interprets and applies information contained in manufacturers' manuals, lube orders and other data relevant to the maintenance of vehicles.


Adjusts operating mechanisms such as valves, tappets, carburetors, governors, ignition systems, points, central linkage, clutches and brakes, using feeler gauges, dial indicators, special gauges and templates


Times magnetos, distributors, injectors, and injection pumps, using timing pins and lights


Replaces subassemblies, components and accessories, such as starters, fuel pumps, carburetors, generators, radiators, universal joints, brake shoes, engine mounts, low pressure lines and fittings


Instructs and assists lower skilled personnel in maintenance practices and procedures.


Operates wrecker or service trucks


Observes all job-site safety regulations


May be required to work overtime


Must be able to completely tear down and reassemble such components as engines, DIFF, TRAN, pumps, starters, gen, hyd, cyl.


Will be held responsible for tools/equipment supplied by the City


Performs related duties as assigned


Qualifications


High School Diploma or GED


Must have a valid Operator's license upon reporting to work


Ability to operate power tools, alignments, wheel balancing machines and engine analyzing machines


Ability to lift over 50 lbs


Ability to carry up to 15 lbs


Ability to perform the following: straight pulling, reaching above the shoulder, pushing, walking, standing and kneeling.


Ability for rapid mental muscular coordination simultaneously


Working ability to read and understand operating manuals, service manuals, and written instructions relative to job duties.


Knowledge of basic repair procedures and techniques applicable to the repair of vehicles


Must have hand tools relevant to this type of repair upon reporting for work.


*Must pass pre-employment physical.


*The above are minimum requirements.


Independent Judgment


Actions are controlled by City and departmental policies and procedures. Decisions may occur when determining the proper sequence of steps or when making minor variations from established methods. Work is reviewed on a spot check basis by a supervisor who is generally available.



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