Monday , January 30 2023

City of Laredo Job Openings For Diesel Mechanic I

Website City of Laredo

Job Description:

Maintains City vehicles and equipment such as heavy trucks, landfill heavy equipment, graders, backhoes, loaders, etc. Performs various services to City vehicles, such as: brake jobs, repairs on hydraulic systems, transmission repairs, and preventive maintenance.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Must be familiar with Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, and Volvo engines including all accessories such as turbo and fuel injection systems.
  • Must be able to work on drive train including rear ends, transmissions, clutches, auxiliary/gear boxes, and PTO’s (power take-off) on various types of heavy equipment including on and off-road.
  • Must be proficient in installation of brake systems including all air and hydraulic systems on all City equipment which includes backhoes, loaders, excavators, and landfill type equipment.
  • Must be proficient in repairs of all electrical systems, such as: heating and A/C systems, lights, and truck computers.
  • Must be familiar with manual steering gears, power steering, and tandem axle suspensions.
  • Must be familiar with at least 10 trucks chassis maintained by City Fleet division.
  • Responsible for all oil changes, transmission services, coolant service, lube, minor repairs, oil sampling, lighting repairs, and tire pressures.
  • Assists in maintaining good communication between staff, visitors, and other business contacts.
  • Must follow all rules of radio and telephone communications.
  • Will be required to drive a City vehicle for City business use.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge of and familiar with Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, Paccar, Case, and John Deere including all accessories such as turbo and fuel injection systems.
  • Knowledge of mechanical and computer systems.
  • Ability to apply technical knowledge and produce quality work.
  • Ability to make independent decisions in accordance with established policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain a valid Texas Driver License and a good driving record.
  • Ability to project a positive and professional image of the City of Laredo.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing in the English language and orally in the Spanish language.
  • Ability to comply with all City of Laredo policies and procedures.
  • Ability to maintain good health and physical condition sufficient to permit the full performance of the duties of the position.

Qualification & Experience:

  • At least one (1) year of custodial or general maintenance experience.
  • Valid Texas Driver License

Job Details:

Company: City of Laredo

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Functions: Other

Job Location:  Laredo, TX, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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