Class Title: Fleet Technician 2

Class Code: FLEET TECH 2

Hourly: $26.27 - $34.76 | Monthly: $4554.48 - $6026.09 | Annually: $54653.87 - $72313.09

Benefits: Full-time


This classification is responsible for performing a full range of skilled mechanical repairs and preventive maintenance on a variety of vehicles and equipment including outdoor power equipment and performs welding and fabrication duties.


The Fleet Technician performs skilled maintenance, major mechanical repairs while also performing welding and fabrication duties. Performs semi-skilled repairs and assist with major repairs while performing limited electric repairs.


Works under the general supervision of a Manager.  Carries out work independently, but work and decisions are typically reviewed prior to final execution.


Supervision is not normally a responsibility of this position.  However, may provide direction and training to Park Maintenance staff on equipment operation.


The information provided below encompasses the typical duties and capabilities linked with this classification.  Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Performs preventive and scheduled maintenance on foreign and domestic, light, heavy duty, gas and diesel vehicles and equipment including engine tune-ups, fluid and filter changes for engines, automatic and manual transmissions, front and rear differentials, transfer cases, hydraulic systems and other related systems; brake systems, steering and suspensions, exhaust systems, lubrication of steering, chassis, suspension and drive train components, maintains preventive maintenance schedules and logs.
  • Performs major mechanical repair and overhaul on vehicles and equipment including engine, transmission, differential, final drive, front end, hydraulic, cooling, heating and related systems; emergency and roadside repairs.
  • Diagnoses, troubleshoots, repairs and installs electrical systems and components including charging and starting systems, chassis wiring, engine performance, fuel delivery, mechanical and drivability problems.
  • Installs, replaces, and repairs accessories and safety equipment on vehicles and equipment including ladder racks, beacon lights, backup alarms, trailer connectors, safety cone racks, tool boxes, and hitches.
  • Services and repairs outdoor power equipment such as chain saws, weed trimmers, hedge trimmers, push mowers, backpack blowers, lawn edgers, and pressure washers.
  • Performs safety inspections on vehicles and equipment; makes necessary repairs as needed; restocks vehicle safety supplies such as first aid kits, triangle flare kit, and fire extinguishers.
  • Drives vehicles to sites.
  • Assists with set up and breakdown of events.
  • Performs welding and structural repairs on district vehicles and equipment; fabricates and installs ladder racks, outdoor power equipment and tool storage containers for vehicles and equipment; fabricates a wide variety of projects and tools to assist staff in their work area improving production and safety; other welding and fabrication projects may be performed throughout the district fabricating gates, handrails, kiosks, fencing, and bollards.
  • Maintains a clean and organized garage, workspace, shop tools and repair equipment.
  • Practices safe work habits; operates equipment and tools safely and with care; evaluates and determines when vehicles and equipment must be “red-tagged” for safety reasons.
  • Provides training and guidance to other employees regarding operational and mechanical safety.
  • Reduce or eliminate the quantity of hazardous chemicals and materials acquired, generated, and/or used in the scope of work. Safely handle and properly dispose of hazardous waste materials.
  • Acts as a Mandatory Reporter; reports incidents of child abuse/neglect.
  • Performs other job related duties as assigned.


The individual in this classification is expected to possess and exhibit the following knowledge, skills and abilities.

Strong Knowledge of:

  • Methods and techniques of mechanical parts, supplies and related tools;
  • Lubrication systems including oils and gases used in the overhaul, repair, service and maintenance of gasoline and diesel-powered vehicles and equipment techniques;
  • Operations and maintenance of a wide variety of hand tools, power and shop tools and equipment;
  • Methods and techniques of materials, tools and equipment used in metal fabrication and welding, maintenance and repair;
  • Effective safety practices and procedures;
  • Pertinent Federal, State, and local laws, codes and safety regulations.

Skill and Ability to:

  • Effectively diagnose, repair, maintain and operate a variety of diesel and gasoline powered vehicles and equipment;
  • Effectively operate a wide variety of hand, power and shop tools and equipment in a safe and effective manner;
  • Effectively perform technical diagnostic and repairs in a timely manner;
  • Effectively fabricate, weld and modify equipment including specialty items;
  • Demonstrate use of computers and software programs including those specifically designed for fleet diagnostics and operations;
  • Read, analyze, interpret and understand data from various manuals, blueprints and schematics to solve basic problems;
  • Use simple math and mathematical reasoning;
  • Learn and apply new information or new skills to relevant situations;
  • Maintain accurate records;
  • Work independently while also able to work cooperatively with others;
  • Effectively communicate both orally and in written form by phone, e-mail or in person;
  • Exercise initiative and judgment in completing tasks and responsibilities; and
  • Establish and maintain effective, cooperative and respectful working relationships with all contacts.


The following are minimum qualifications for this classification.

Education, Experience, and Training:

  1. High school diploma or equivalent; two years of specialized training in an accredited automotive and/or heavy equipment systems repair program preferred; AND
  2. Three (3) years as an automotive/heavy equipment mechanic with welding and metal fabrication and electronic diagnosis experience; OR
  3. Any satisfactory combination of education, experience and training.

Licenses and Certifications:

  1. Possession of or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire a valid Oregon Driver’s license
  2. Possession of or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire a valid Forklift Operation certification
  3. Possession of a valid AWS Welders Certification, preferred
  4. Possession of a valid ASE Certification, preferred


The following are working conditions, including environmental and physical demands, required for this classification.

  • Work is performed primarily in a shop environment, occasionally outside; regular exposure to various weather conditions.
  • Physical demands include crouching, crawling, kneeling, climbing, balancing, bending, twisting, pushing, pulling, standing, walking, grasping, and occasional lifting, moving and carrying objects up to 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Seeing/observing includes close, distance, peripheral and depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Repetitive hand and arm motions and significant finger dexterity.
  • Work under deadlines with interruptions.
  • Exposure to equipment with crushing potential, moving mechanical parts, hazardous chemicals, vibration, dust, fumes, toxic odors, electrical energy, high noise levels, and slippery surfaces.
  • Work requires operation of a vehicle or equipment on public roadways.




Benefits: Full-time

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