City of Claremore: Now Hiring Fleet Mechanic


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The City of Claremore is hiring a Fleet Maintenance Tech II! For more information and to apply, please click HERE.

Responsible for but not limited to changing engine oil and filters. Topping off all fluids in vehicle. Completing vehicle inspections. Rotating tires. Light repairs. Inspects, diagnoses and makes repairs to gas and diesel engines and such mechanical equipment as passenger vehicles, emergency vehicles, power shovels, graders, dozers, heavy trucks and accessories, loaders, rollers, and all other equipment used in highway maintenance and construction. Checks bearings, wrist pins and cylinders for wear; hones cylinders; checks pistons for wear or breakage; replaces piston rings. Checks ignition systems, performs tune-ups, makes specific adjustments, and repairs electronic ignition systems. Replaces injectors and fuel pump and reassembles to specifications. Services vehicles and equipment; changes oil and filters and performs preventative and scheduled maintenance and safety inspections. Checks and repairs transmission, including torque convertors, and automatic transmissions. Pulls wheels and replaces or repacks wheel bearings and re-faces or replaces drums; replaces brake lining and shoes; repairs air cans and checks systems for leaks; repairs air compressors, air governors, and Jake brakes; repairs and replaces tires. Operates such shop equipment as grinders, vacuum gauge, voltage and regulator tester, wheel balancer, drill press, wheel pullers, jacks, air tools, scope dwell meter, timing light and various hand tools and other equipment used in automotive and mechanical repairs.  Uses engine analyzer. Fabricates small parts as necessary. Designs, modifies and installs hydraulic systems and other special accessories to the equipment on hand. Installs spreader boxes, sanders, and snow plows. Maintains written records of repair and servicing of vehicles and equipment. Does machinist, welder or blacksmith work as assigned; may assist in specialized work such as body repair and painting. Road tests vehicles after repair.


High School Education or equivalent. Familiarity with basic automotive repair and maintenance. Valid driver’s license and a good driving record. Two years of experience as a technician’s helper or apprentice in an automobile dealership or service environment preferred. Manual dexterity. Ability to walk or stand for extended periods of time. Ability to perform repetitive motions. Ability to lift up to 60 pounds several times a day. Ability to occasionally stoop, kneel, crouch, reach and crawl. Able to be exposed to weather, noise, vibration, dust, exhaust fumes, and a variety of other hazardous and non-hazardous materials. Knowledge of gas and diesel engines, transmissions, hydraulics, and related shop techniques. Knowledge of the hazards and safety precautions of the mechanical trade. Knowledge of the principles and methods of vehicle and heavy equipment repair and maintenance. Skill in the operation of equipment and tools used in testing and repair of vehicles and heavy equipment. Ability to accurately diagnose and repair major and minor mechanical and electrical defects in vehicles and heavy equipment. Ability to prioritize and organize work assignments. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and keep accurate records. Ability to physically perform assigned duties. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees.


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