Monday , January 30 2023

Bakersfield Jobs Openings – Fleet Mechanic I

Website The City of Bakersfield

Job Description:

Diagnose, repairs and overhauls power transmission systems including such parts as clutches, automatic and standard transmissions, differential units, gears, bearing, universal joints and hydraulic units;

Job Responsibilities:

  • Straightens and repairs bent vehicles, equipment, and tools;
  • Diagnoses and repairs, cleans, adjusts and installs fuel, ignition, electrical and cooling systems involving repair and replacement of such parts as carburetors and fuel pumps, starter motors, distributors, generators, voltage regulators, wiring switches, batteries, and radiators, thermostats, water pumps, etc.;
  • Performs welding work of vehicles, equipment and tools; fabricates metal parts for vehicles, equipment, tools, plates, grates, rubbish bins, etc.;
  • Repairs vehicle body and chassis parts, using hand and power tools, electric arc and oxy-acetylene welding equipment; road tests vehicles; drives trucks or equipment as required; inspects vehicles in the shop and field;
  • Diagnoses and repairs and adjusts steering mechanisms and other controls, checking and aligning wheels;
  • Installs and repairs power take-off equipment such as small electric cranes, hoists and small hydraulic lift equipment;
  • Diagnoses engine electronic computer using diagnostic scope; smog checks and certifies vehicles; diagnoses and performs electrical, hydraulic and other repairs in the field; performs preventive maintenance work on fire and police equipment, construction equipment, heavy trucks, street sweepers, automobiles, light trucks and other equipment;
  • Reads and interprets manuals, drawings and specifications; maintains and repairs small gasoline engines and similar equipment found on mowers, chain saws, etc.;
  • Fabricates and installs bumpers, tow bars, ladder racks, tool boxes, pipe railings, etc.;
  • Completes forms and keeps accurate maintenance records; diagnoses, repairs and maintains vehicle air brakes, hydraulic systems and associated power take-off equipment; modifies and fabricates new parts for truck bodies and similar equipment;
  • Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, and rough drawings; ensures proper safety precautions are observed;

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to diagnose and repair, with some direction, a wide variety of diesel and gasoline-powered vehicles and equipment and related components.
  • Highly Desirable: California Class “A” or “B” Driver’s License and Possession of own mechanical tools to use on job site
  • Ability to read and interpret manuals, specifications and drawings; calculate shop mathematics; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the course of the work
  • Three (3) years of experience in the maintenance and repair of vehicles or heavy construction equipment.
  • Knowledge of mechanical parts of a variety of fleet vehicles, construction and municipal service equipment; servicing, greasing and lubrication requirements of above vehicles.
  • Possession of a Class “B” California driver’s license (must submit a current “official” DMV printout issued by the
  • Department of Motor Vehicles only and issued/dated within the past 2 months).

Job Details:

Company: The City of Bakersfield

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location: San Jose, CA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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