Jobs: Golden State Emergency Vehicle Service, Inc. – Mechanic I

Golden State Emergency Vehicle Service, Inc.
Job Title:           Fire Mechanic I
Department:                 Shop                
Reports To:                  Shop Supervisor
FLSA Status:               Non-Exempt                 
Summary: Under general supervision of the Shop Supervisor, the Fire Mechanic I performs major and minor repair work on fire apparatus and related fire emergency equipment.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Communicates with the Shop Supervisor and Lead Fire Mechanic.
  • Uses manual techniques or computerized systems to diagnose operation problems.
  • Maintains, diagnoses and makes necessary repairs on fire apparatus and related fire emergency equipment such as ladder trucks, engine trucks, air/light trucks, brush trucks and ambulances.
  • Tests, troubleshoots, adjusts and repairs water pumps, valves, aerial, brake components, electrical systems and other related mechanical devises.
  • Makes brake adjustments.
  • Modifies and fabricates parts such as equipment and tool mounts, brackets and shelving. 
  • Uses screwdrivers, wrenches, air powered tools, etc. in completing repair work. 
  • Works with brake cleaners, solvents, hydraulic fluid, engine and transmission fluids, brake fluids, diesel fuel, gasoline etc.
  • Moves heavy objects, such as 15″ brake drum assemblies, clutch and flywheel assemblies and hydraulic components of height distances greater of 10 feet.
  • Performs equipment repair and maintenance on firefighting apparatus as well as repairs firefighting systems, pumps, valves and aerial ladders.
  • Performs oil changes and replaces filters and fluids as part of the preventative maintenance on fire apparatus.
  • Performs steam cleaning on fire apparatus in order to clearly view the areas determined to be inspected or repaired.
  • Keep accurate maintenance records.
  • Reviews work orders and apparatus maintenance logs.
  • Cleans work areas and polices all areas of the shop as needed.
  • Regular, predictable attendance is required.
  • Ability to get along and work effectively with others.
Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory duties.  
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