City of Pearland, TX
  • 21-Nov-2017 to 12-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Fleet
  • Pearland, TX, USA
  • $20.0690 DOQ
  • Hourly
  • 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) with a 2:1 employer match. The City of Pearland pays all premiums for the employee’s dental, long-term disability protection, and life insurance and the City pays the majority portion of the medical premium for employees and dependents.


Job Summary:  Performs lubrication and filter replacements, provides general assessment to Lead Mechanic as needed. The purpose of position is to maximize the life of vehicles / equipment and minimize down time. 


Essential Functions:

  • Regular and timely attendance at work.
  • Must be able to work around the clock, when on call schedule.  
  • Proper housekeeping and positive attitude.
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organization skills
  • Works safely and with appropriate PPE at all times.
  • Plans work procedure in consultation with Lead Mechanic.
  • Perform initial and in-process inspections; perform mechanical diagnostics and troubleshoot to localize defects and determine cause of malfunction; perform mechanical maintenance on defective parts; and perform major body work.
  • Disassembles unit and inspects parts for wear.
  • Overhauls or replaces fueling systems, blowers, generators, distributors, starters, and pumps.
  • Replaces and adjusts headlights, and installs and repairs accessories such as radios, heaters, mirrors, and windshield wipers.
  • 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:

  • ASE Preferred 
  • High school diploma or equivalent is required. 
  • Three (3) years related experience and/or training preferred. 
  • Valid, Class "C" Texas Driver's License

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.
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software.
  • Ability to perform repairs and maintenance for light trucks, dump trucks, excavator, Gradall, mowers, and other construction and vehicular equipment.
  • Ability to actively listen and demonstrate competence and interest to the general public, citizens, and co-workers.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to present a "positive" image of the City at all times.
  • Ability to fulfill requests or otherwise provide services, accurate information or assistance in a courteous and timely manner without complaining.             
  • Knowledge of the methods, practices, materials, and tools used in automotive and equipment repair.
  • Ability to operate a vehicle, fork lift, air tools, wrenches, sockets, tire balancer, brake lathe, screw drivers, hydraulic press, drills, OTC scan tool, car jack, repair manuals, pc, and telephone.
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