City of Tucson

HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC (#5321)

$15.32-$25.50 Hourly / $31,865.60-$53,040.00 Yearly
Salary Grade: 916


General Description

Maintains, repairs and rebuilds heavy and specialized trucks, construction and street maintenance equipment, natural gas engines or fire fighting apparatus in the field or shop, including all mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems and components, gasoline, diesel, or natural gas engines, brake, fuel, cooling and suspension systems, transmissions, differentials, drive lines, mechanical and power operated steering systems and related heavy equipment components and assemblies.

Essential Functions

Performs routine maintenance, repairs, and rebuilding of heavy equipment in accordance with work order instructions, disassembles units, measures parts for wear, inspects parts for damage, analyzes and determines necessary corrective measures, replaces worn or damaged parts and reassembles units in accordance with technical manuals, diagrams, and instructions.

Determines nature and cause of equipment malfunctions or breakdowns in the field, makes necessary adjustments, replacements or repairs to maintain equipment operation, or prepares heavy equipment for towing; refers temporary or emergency repair status to supervisor for appropriate corrective action.

Disassembles and overhauls heavy equipment systems and components, air conditioning units, engines and transmissions, hydraulic and other power operated units and tests overhauled heavy equipment to assure proper operation.

Inspects heavy equipment for excessive wear, damage and safety of operation, reports defects, malfunctions and unsafe conditions to supervisor.

Tests, adjusts and repairs emissions and electrical systems including batteries, alternators, wire harnesses, lights, computerized ignition systems and related electrical units.

Performs machining and welding work related to repairs of heavy equipment.

Prepares reports and maintains records of work activities.

Prepares requisitions and purchase orders for supplies from vendors.

Performs State Emission Certifications.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: High School Diploma or G.E.D.

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 1 year of experience in maintaining, repairing, and rebuilding heavy and specialized trucks, construction and street maintenance equipment, or fire apparatus

Special Job Requirements

State of Arizona Emissions Inspector Certification

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 29

Occupational Group Description: Fleet Services

EEO Job Category Code: G

EEO Job Category Description: Skilled Craft Workers

Organizational Level: First Level Employee

NCCI: 8380

Bargaining Unit: AFSCME

Driving Requirements

The following information pertains to driving requirements for this classification with the City of Tucson. Under "Driving Level" None, Secondary or Primary, refers to the driving responsibility as it relates to the essential functions of the classification. License Type, is just that, the type of Arizona Driving License required for the classification. If the position requires a Commercial Drivers License (CDL), the endorsements will be listed under "Endorsements." Under Safety Sensitive a "Yes" means employees with this classification are subject to pre-employment and random drug testing. License Type A,B,C,D,or M may require the use of personal or City vehicles on City business. Individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, possess a valid license and have an acceptable driving record. Use of a personal vehicle for City business will be prohibited if the employee is not authorized to drive a City vehicle or if the employee does not have personal insurance coverage. Exceptions to classification driving requirement's may exist based on position.

Driving Level: Secondary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver 

CDL Endorsements: None

Safety Sensitive: No

Job Description Disclaimer

This description is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty. They are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position.

CLASS: 5321; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;