West Valley City
  • 28-Jun-2017 to 29-Oct-2017 (MST)
  • West Valley City, UT, USA
  • 17.62 - 18.78
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Full benefits

JOB TITLE:                         Mechanic II                                       

DEPARTMENT:                  Public Works                     

DIVISION:                        Fleet Management                                        




Under the general supervision of the Fleet Manager. There are no supervisory responsibilities for this position. Performs diagnostic analysis, maintenance, repairs and adjustments on a variety of vehicles and equipment. Must obtain a good working knowledge of construction equipment and hydraulic systems. Performs Utah State emissions and inspections on light duty vehicles with a valid license. The successful applicant is required to possess tools adequate to perform the essential functions of this position. Must perform full scope of Mechanic II position within one year.



Ability to diagnose problems, use computerized diagnostic equipment, make repairs and adjustments on the following:

                Vehicle braking systems, including ABS systems

                Vehicle steering systems, including power steering systems

                Vehicle suspension systems

                Vehicle electric lighting systems

                Vehicle starting and charging systems

                Vehicle fuel systems, including electronic and fuel injection systems

                Vehicle computerized electronic engine systems

Vehicle heating and air conditioning systems

Perform normal work required for seasonal equipment preparation and maintenance, i.e. snow plow blade replacement, minor repairs to snow plows, etc.

Ability to repair tires and perform basic welding.

Basic computer skills which include utilizing email, internet and the City Fleet Software Programs.

Perform services required by the Manufacturer and the City Fleet Scheduled Maintenance Program.

Other duties may be assigned.






To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.



High school diploma or general education degree (GED), at least three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



Maintain knowledge/skills necessary for maintenance and repairs of vehicles and equipment. Improves knowledge/skills by keeping informed of new departments, technological advancements and changes in the industry. Ability to use computerized diagnostic tools and equipment.



Ability to understand, read, write and speak fluently in the English language. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.



Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to perform difficult mathematical problems related to the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment.



Ability to weigh information to make reasonable decisions to repair or replace vehicle parts and components taking safety and cost factors into account.



Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with fellow employees, supervisors and the customers. Accepts assignments willingly and with a positive attitude. Willingly accepts shift change and overtime as needed.


Must have knowledge of and observe safety rules, regulations and safe work practices in a fleet maintenance environment. Immediately takes appropriate measures to insure personal safety and the safety of others. Reports safety concerns immediately to a supervisor of the Fleet Manager. Attends safety training/meetings as required.



Must possess a valid Utah Driver's License. The following certifications, licenses must be obtained within 6 months of employment: State of Utah CDL, Utah State Emissions and Inspection Licenses and a Fork Lift Certification.


Must pass a criminal background and drug and alcohol screen.



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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk, hear; taste and smell. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Ability to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Employee is required to clean and maintain work area at all times. May also be required to clean and maintain other areas in and around the facility including emptying garbage cans and keeping trash, parts, and fluids cleaned up and the floor scrubbed as needed.



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.

Exposure to moving mechanical parts and machinery. Exposure to cold/heat; wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; and toxic or caustic chemicals. Occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; outside weather conditions; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is frequently loud. Exposure to stressful situations inherent in dealing with fellow employees, the public, constant deadlines, varying workloads and long work hours.

As support staff to emergency crews, employee may be subject to temporary or permanent shift changes, mandatory overtime, and call outs as deemed appropriate to provide necessary services. Every effort will be made to provide advance notice whenever possible. 

West Valley City
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