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Landscape Mechanic III

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Job Title Landscape Mechanic III
Department Facilities Management and Planning
Essential Functions

Perform preventive maintenance and repair on landscape, construction, refuse, irrigation, and snow removal equipment. Includes minor repair to major overhaul of all components of department machinery and equipment. Includes engines (gas, diesel, and electric), transmissions, hydraulics, electrical, HVAC, suspension, drive trains, brakes, tires, body work and other related equipment. Repair and/or replace landscape fixtures such as fences, benches, and exterior signs. Supervise and train equipment operators on maintenance and repairs on their assigned equipment. Create work orders and maintain records of repairs performed, tracking time and cost. Maintain preventive maintenance schedule for department equipment. Maintain an inventory schedule for parts, chemicals, metals, and maintenance related items. Operate and maintain street sweeper and brine tanker truck as necessary. Other duties as assigned. Work in inclement weather required. Evening and weekend hours may be required.

Work Schedule M-F 7:00am to 3:30pm
Additional Duties

Perform preventive maintenance and repair on landscape, construction, refuse, irrigation, snow removal equipment. Includes minor repair to major overhaul of all components of department machinery and equipment. Includes engines (gas, diesel, and electric), transmissions, hydraulics, electrical, HVAC, suspension, drive trains, brakes, tires, body work and other related equipment. Repair and/or replace landscape fixtures such as fences, benches, and exterior signs. Modify and fabricate new and existing department equipment to meet departmental needs.
Oversee shop operations. Supervise the maintenance and repair work done by regular employees working on their assigned equipment such as mower operators performing daily maintenance on their mowers.
Create work orders and maintain records of repairs performed, tracking time and cost. Maintain preventive maintenance schedule for department equipment. Maintain an inventory schedule for parts, chemicals, metals, and maintenance related items. Coordinate and assist in the proper use and disposal of hazardous materials including paint, solvents, used oils, anti-freeze, etc. Maintain departmental fuel storage supplies and comply with associated regulations.
Operate and maintain street sweeper and brine tanker truck as necessary.

Required Qualifications

Required Education: Graduation from a recognized vocational technical school plus three years motor vehicle repair experience required; equivalency considered. Must have knowledge, skills, and abilities associated with the preventive maintenance and repair of landscape, construction, refuse, irrigation, and snow removal equipment—from preventive care through major overhaul, all components of department machinery including engines (gas, diesel, and electric), transmissions, hydraulics, electrical, HVAC, suspension, drive trains, brakes, tires, body work and other related equipment.
Additional Requirements: A valid driver’s license is required

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Experience: Previous grounds maintenance experience. Prior knowledge of record keeping and inventory control preferred. Welding experience.

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. Regularly sits; may stand, walk. See, hear, speak and use of hands.

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 disabilities to perform the essential functions. Regularly works indoors. Noise level is low to moderate.

Salary $38,100 - 57,200

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 2017-00261
Open Date 08/29/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
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