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Vehicle Technician

Company: City of St. Paul
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

General Duty Statement The City of Saint Paul is seeking Heavy Truck Mechanics and Vehicle Technicians! Join an engaged team with excellent benefits! Departments within the City provide a wide variety of services and operate a wide variety of equipment. Please review the Job Description Requirements as a diverse group of mechanical skillsets may be well suited to this position. Additional information about the position:
There are currently vacancies within the Saint Paul Fire Department at the Public Safety Garage working on Fire Ladders, Engines, Squads and Ambulances. **Please Note: The city will be holding interviews throughout the course of the posting to fill immediate vacancies. Duties: Performs skilled labor in the repair and maintenance of complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic power systems. Services, repairs, and maintains City vehicles and equipment, such as heavy trucks, diesel, construction equipment, fire apparatus, grounds maintenance equipment, forestry equipment, turf, hybrid, or electric vehicles, and other related equipment and accessories.
Operates a variety of testing devices to determine nature and extent of malfunction or damage.
Inspects, diagnoses, services, and repairs multiplex electrical systems used on trucks, grounds equipment, turf equipment, and fire apparatus.
Uses various computerized diagnostic equipment and software applications in the maintenance and repair of trucks, equipment, fire apparatus, and mechanical systems that may include power trains, electrical and multiplex electrical systems of fire apparatus and/or other heavy trucks and equipment.
Inspects, diagnoses, maintains, and repairs water and hydraulic pump systems.
Utilizes shop tools and welders to repair and fabricate mounts, hangers, containers, and related units for holding, storing, and mounting tools and equipment as required.
Cleans, inspects, maintains, and repairs firefighting aerial ladders and related aerial ladder hydraulic systems
Inspects, diagnoses, maintains, and repairs street sweepers, loaders, pavers, and other heavy equipment.
Uses hand tools, power tools, and related equipment to maintain and/or repair complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic power systems.
Documents and records all maintenance, repairs, parts, labor costs, and other related information in electronic fleet information systems.
Inspects and ensures warranty work performed on trucks and equipment meets required standard.
Maintains a clean and safe work environment.
Must be able to work a regular schedule as assigned. Additional information about the position:
There are currently vacancies within the Office of Financial Services - Fleet Services at the 891 Dale Street fleet maintenance facility and within the Fire Department at the 1683 Energy Park Drive fleet maintenance facility. The eligible list created from this assessment will also be used to fill Vehicle Technician positions as they become available in various departments within the City. Essential Functions are the functions that the individual holding the position must be able to perform unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation. The Essential Functions for this position are identified in the Supplemental Information section of the Vehicle Technician (Heavy Truck & Equipment) Job Description. The City of Saint Paul's mission is to integrate equity and inclusion into how we approach all our work. Our vision is to be committed to building an equitable and inclusive city that will shift culture in city processes and policies, eliminate structural inequities, and ensure timely and relevant access to services, resources, support, and opportunity to every person in Saint Paul. Requirements Requirements may be met by ONE of the following options: Successful completion of a two year heavy truck and/or heavy equipment repair vocational program plus three years (1,500 hours per year minimum) of experience maintaining and repairing heavy trucks and/or equipment.
Successful completion of a two year automotive repair vocational program plus three years (1,500 hours per year minimum) repairing automobiles, trucks, and/or heavy equipment.
Successful completion of a documented, mechanical/repair apprenticeship program plus three years (1,500 hours per year minimum) of experience maintaining and repairing mechanical systems, automobiles/light duty vehicles, or heavy trucks and/or equipment.
Successful completion of a small engine or turf and grounds equipment vocational program plus three years (1,500 hours per year minimum) of experience performing maintenance and repairs on some of the following equipment classes; small engine/grounds/turf equipment, automotive/light duty vehicles, or heavy trucks and/or equipment.
Six years (1,500 hours per year minimum) of increasingly responsible experience performing maintenance and repairs on some of the following equipment classes: small engine/grounds/turf equipment, automotive/light duty vehicles, or heavy trucks and/or equipment.
Must possess and maintain a valid Minnesota Class D driver's license, or equivalent out-of-state driver's license. Within 12 months of employment candidates must meet these Commercial Driver's License (CDL) requirements: For positions with Fleet Services, candidates must obtain and maintain a valid Class A CDL with no restrictions for air brakes within 12 months of employment. The CDL must have no suspensions or revocations for driving related offenses within the two year period prior to date of appointment. Suspensions for parking related offenses are excluded.
For positions with Saint Paul Fire Department, candidates must obtain and maintain a valid Class B CDL with no restrictions for air brakes within 12 months of employment. The CDL must have no suspensions or revocations for driving related offenses within the two year period prior to date of appointment. Suspensions for parking related offenses are excluded.
For positions with Saint Paul Regional Water Services, candidates must obtain and maintain a valid Class A CDL with no restrictions for air brakes within 12 months of employment. The CDL must have no suspensions or revocations for driving related offenses within the two year period prior to date of appointment. Suspensions for parking related offenses are excluded. By Closing Date, you MUST Submit a City of Saint Paul online application, including answers to the Supplemental Questionnaire.
Upload or submit the following documents via the online application system, mail, in person, email, or fax. (Zip files and web links will not be accepted. Each uploaded attachment is limited to 10MB.)
A legible copy of your proof of completion of a vocational or apprenticeship program (if applicable)
A resume (optional)
First time applying online? Read our How to Apply Online Guide. Not sure how the City of Saint Paul's hiring process works? Attend one of our Elevate sessions. The schedule is available at Selection Process Information Assessment: Qualifications Rating
The Qualifications Rating is an assessment of your completed application and answers to Supplemental Questionnaire. Be as specific and detailed as possible in completing your application and questionnaire. NOTE: A lack of detail and explanation in the supplemental questions and in your application, may result in failure or disqualification for this position. You must submit your completed application and supplemental questionnaire by the application deadline. Your education, training, and experience are subject to verification. GENERAL INFORMATION: Open Job Posting: This posting is open to anyone who meets the position requirements. Eligible Lists: Eligible lists typically are created from a pass/fail assessment. Those who pass the assessment will be placed on an eligible list for approximately six months. Hiring Managers may interview/hire anyone from the list. Final Selection Process: You must receive a score of 75% or higher to pass the assessment and be considered for the position. Those who pass will be placed on an eligible list and all will be notified of their status. A Hiring Manager will consider those applicants eligible for hire. You will be notified if you are invited to participate in the final selection process which may include an interview, job simulation, work sample submission, or other evaluation method. Condition of Employment: This position requires a medical examination, driver's license check, drug test, and a background check which may include criminal history, and employment history as a condition of employment. The City of Saint Paul encourages individuals to apply for positions regardless of criminal history. Human Resources Contact Information:
Nastassia Leigh at 651-266-6476
200 City Hall Annex
25 West Fourth Street
Saint Paul, MN 55102
Fax: 651-266-6490
E-mail: jobs@stpaul.gov To refer to this information, we recommend you print this job posting before you apply. For technical assistance regarding the online application, please call 1-855-524-5627 during regular business hours. Veteran's Preference: If you are a veteran and would like to receive Veteran's preference in accordance with MN Statute 197.455, you must submit a photocopy of your DD214 preferably at time of application. Click here for more information. The City of Saint Paul is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Veterans, women, persons of color, members of the LGBTQ community, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The City of Saint Paul offers a competitive benefits package for many eligible positions. Benefits vary with each position and the collective bargaining agreement. Benefits may include:City Paid Benefits Health Insurance Vacation/Holidays Sick Leave Life Insurance Subsidized Metro Bus Pass Deferred Compensation Retirement ProgramOptional Benefits Dental Flexible Spending Accounts Disability Insurance Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance Long Term Care Insurance For a detailed overview, visit General Benefits.

Keywords: City of St. Paul, St. Paul , Vehicle Technician, Professions , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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