Vehicle Maintenance Technician- 955

City of Columbia MO- HR   Columbia, MO   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on February 12, 2024
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Job Posting: Vehicle Maintenance Technician - 955

City of Columbia, MO - Public Works

Job Code: 02101 | FLSA Status: Non-Exempt | Union Code/Affiliation: Local 955 | Division: VEHICLE MAINTENANCE

Job Description Summary: The City of Columbia is seeking a skilled and motivated individual to join our Public Works team as a Vehicle Maintenance Technician. This role involves performing semi-skilled tasks in vehicle maintenance, primarily focused on tire evaluation and repair for the city fleet.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate and repair tires for the city fleet.
  • Maintain inventory of repaired tires for the fleet.
  • Clean and maintain workspace.
  • Assist coworkers as needed.
  • Regular attendance is a necessary and essential function.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities: No supervisory responsibility; however, collaboration and teamwork with colleagues are essential.

Human Collaboration and Job Impact:

  • Regular interaction involving the exchange and receipt of information.
  • Limited impact on the organization in terms of time, money, or public/employee relations.

Fiscal Responsibility: No fiscal responsibility.

Education and Experience:

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Some experience in vehicle repair and maintenance.
  • Class B Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) with no air brake restriction.
  • Department of Transportation (DOT) medical certification.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of safety protocols and procedures.
  • Familiarity with standard practices and methods of tire maintenance and repair.
  • Basic mechanic skills and vehicle repair knowledge.
  • Skill in monitoring and maintaining inventory.
  • Ability to estimate time and materials needed to complete jobs.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Competence in operating motor vehicles.
  • Use and maintenance of hand and power tools.
  • Attention to detail and effective interpersonal relationships.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and safety.

Work Environment:

  • Outdoor environment – Sometimes
  • Street environment (near moving traffic) – Sometimes
  • Vehicle – Frequently/Often
  • Warehouse environment – Sometimes
  • Shop environment – Frequently/Often

Exposures:

  • Extreme cold (below 32 degrees) – Sometimes
  • Extreme heat (above 100 degrees) – Sometimes
  • Moving mechanical parts – Sometimes
  • Fumes or airborne particles – Sometimes
  • Toxic or caustic chemicals or substances – Sometimes
  • Loud noises (85+ decibels such as heavy trucks, jackhammers, construction) – Frequently/Often

Physical Demands:

  • Frequent exposure to unpleasant environmental conditions and/or hazards.
  • Incumbents may be required to exert up to 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly having to move objects.
  • Frequent physical activities such as feeling attributes of objects, grasping, pushing, standing, walking, driving, reaching with hands/arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing/balancing.

Hours/Days: Monday – Friday – 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Starting Salary: $18.23 per hour

Number of Positions Available: 1

Deadline to Apply: 01/02/2024

Open Until Filled: No

Special Instructions to Applicants: Notice to Applicants – Individuals needing accommodation to apply may call 573.874.CITY (2489)

TTY: 711 (MO RELAY)

THE CITY OF COLUMBIA IS A MERIT, AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: MALE / FEMALE

THE CITY OF COLUMBIA REQUIRES PRE-EMPLOYMENT DRUG TESTING

The City of Columbia participates in the federal E-Verify work authorization program.