City of Pearland, TX
  • 22-Jan-2013 to 05-Feb-2013 (CST)
  • Fleet Maintenance
  • Pearland, TX, USA
  • $12.79/hour
  • Full Time
  • Non-Exempt

The City of Pearland offers an excellent benefits package including a voluntary ICMA 457 deferred compensation program, as well as membership in the Texas Municipal Retirement System (TMRS). The City of Pearland pays all premiums for the employee’s dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance and the City pays a portion of the medical premium for employees and dependants.

Job Summary:   Performs all lube and filter replacements and provides general assessment to Chief Mechanic as needed. Purpose of job is to extend life of vehicles/equipment and eliminate down time; increase fuel mileage, and maintain all moving components free from sludge.

Essential Functions:
Regular and timely attendance at work.

Works safely and with appropriate PPE at all times.

Change oil; grease fittings; change air, fuel and oil filters.

Rotate tires as needed.

Inspect vehicle/equipment and report any possible problems for wear.

Raise vehicle, with hydraulic jack or hoist, to gain access to mechanical units bolted to underside of vehicle.

Repair A/C, engine, brakes, driveline, and equipment as needed.

Contributes to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:
High school diploma or equivalent, required.

One (1) year related experience and/or training required.

Valid, Class "C" Texas Driver's License required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Ability to operate hand wrenches, air impacts, filter wrench, sockets, vehicle lifts; may drive a vehicle to perform City business.

Ability to present a "positive image" of the City at all times.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.

Ability to fulfill requests or otherwise provide services, accurate information or assistance in a courteous and timely manner without complaining.

Physical Demands:    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear.   The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.   The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance, and taste or smell.   The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.   Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.   Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilties to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.   The employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals.   The employee is occasionally exposted to outside weather conditions and vibration.   The noise level in the work environment is moderate to loud.


This position has been closed and is no longer available.
City of Pearland, TX


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