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Fleet Supervisor

The Public Works Department
Grass Valley, CA Full-time
Posted on August 2, 2019

The Public Works Department is soliciting applications for a Fleet Supervisor: $69,000 - $83,870/Annually plus excellent benefits. Performs complex journey-level mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of City and Fire Department fleet such as passenger cars, trucks, fire equipment and fire apparatus as well as various diesel heavy equipment and other mechanical equipment. First application deadline is August 29th, 2019 at 4:30 p.m.

General:
Performs complex journey-level mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of City and Fire Department fleet such as passenger cars, trucks, fire equipment and fire apparatus as well as various diesel heavy equipment and other mechanical equipment.

Supervision Received And Exercised:
General supervision is provided by Public Works Director .

Representative Essential Duties:
Depending upon assignment, duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

 Performs a variety of complex tasks in the servicing, maintenance and repair of fire apparatus and vehicles including all mechanical components, parts and accessories. This includes overhaul and repair of components such as computerized engine control systems, anti-lock brake systems, multiplexed electrical systems, HVAC systems and passive restraint systems.

 Maintains specialized equipment such as Code 3 systems, communication systems and traffic control devices. Some aspects of designing additional systems to meet Department specifications may be required.

 Must be well versed and trained in the use of a variety of diagnostic equipment necessary to perform the tasks and ensure proper adjustment and operation of all systems; ascertaining needed repairs, estimate time, materials and equipment required; and filling out necessary requisition forms for the jobs assigned.

 Operates welding equipment in making repairs and fabricating special parts and tools. Must have the ability to perform the following processes: oxy-acetylene, SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), GMAW (gas metal arc welding) and plasma cutting.

 Performs road tests, detects problem source(s) and checks vehicles for proper operation of bodies, frames, suspension and drive train, electrical systems, discs, drums, air and hydraulic brake systems (including secondary brake system).

 Adjusts and maintains smog devices, headlamps to meet specifications for performance and safety.
 Perform inspections of automotive or mechanical equipment to determine repair needs or estimate cost of repairs.
 Maintains specialized equipment (i.e. radios, light bars, cages, shotgun racks and other equipment) according to departmental needs.
 Coordinate repair of equipment by outside services when repairs require extensive labor allocations, specialized equipment or mechanic certifications beyond existing capabilities of staff or to assist City department with fleet maintenance logistics as needed

 Performs emergency road service calls for minor and major repairs, vehicle recovery, and dispatches tow trucks to disabled apparatus or vehicles as needed.

 Responds to emergency incidents as directed. May be required to perform a variety of support functions, e.g., emergency scene safety inspections and repairs.

 Performs periodic safety inspections and repair of equipment and apparatus at fire stations.

 Maintains repair records and prepares reports (both hard copy and electronic format).

 Maintains and repairs Shop equipment and ensures that Shop area is cleaned.

 Participates in Department committees and provides input on vehicle and apparatus specifications and on the purchase of Shop tools and equipment.

 Provides work direction to other Department personnel as pertains to the Shop.
 Makes budgeting recommendations.
 Performs related duties, tasks and responsibilities as required.
 Supervises subordinate staff

The City of Grass Valley is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.