Fleet Specialist III

Recruitment #220719-F47C-06


The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is seeking a full time Fleet Specialist III in the Oklahoma Forestry Services. This (PIN #04000147) is a position working in the Goldsby Office for the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture. The State of Oklahoma offers a comprehensive benefits packet, including a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. The annual salary for this position is up to $32,145.00 based on education and experience.

Fleet Specialist are assigned responsibility involving mechanical/technical work in the repair and maintenance of automobile, truck, boat, heavy equipment, or other engines or motors and related assemblies and help produce and maintain the supervision/management of a fleet maintenance or repair facility. Reviews the work of specialist; provides training and assistance in the analysis of engine malfunctions and decisions concerning repair or replacement of parts. This position is responsible for performing major and minor preventative maintenance service on state vehicles and equipment; diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical, hydraulic problems; operate diagnostic tools and computer software; weld and fabricate. Also responsible for completing paperwork and assist in writing specifications; maintain workplace inventory; order parts and supplies to maintain an inventory of parts. Make recommendations for purchase, replacement, or reassignment of equipment within a division; write preliminary specifications for equipment. This position works primarily outdoors and in the shop area. This could lead to dust, vehicle fumes & smoke. Report to work outside of normal working hours for emergency operations.

Applicants must be willing and able to fulfill all job-related travel normally associated with his position this could be up to 15% during emergencies.

This position requires possession of a valid State of Oklahoma Commercial Driver’s License, Class A, with appropriate endorsements as referenced in the Oklahoma Model Commercial Driver’s manual in effect at the time of appointment. Persons appointed to this position must obtain the appropriate Commercial Driver’s License no later than six months after the date of appointment. Employees subject to this requirement will be subject to random drug testing administered by the Appointing Authority.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities required at this level include knowledge of the tools, equipment and terminology of the mechanical trade; of diagnosing problems with light and heavy-duty equipment; of the functioning of internal combustion engines; of drive systems and other systems in various types of vehicles and other equipment; of parts-ordering procedures within the assigned shop; and of repair costs and costs of new equipment. Ability is required to use diagnostic tools; to read and understand parts manuals, service manuals, and schematics; to follow verbal and written instructions; to perform advanced and technical repairs, including the use of welding equipment; to direct the work of other mechanics and helpers; and to use highly technical diagnostic tools such as lab scopes, scanners and computer software.


Education and Experience requirements at this level consist of three years of experience in automobile, truck, light or heavy duty road equipment, combustion engines or chassis maintenance and repair; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of education/training as an Automotive/Diesel Mechanic.


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