City of Tucson

FUEL SYSTEM SPECIALIST (#5730)

$21.20-$34.49 Hourly / $44,096.00-$71,739.20 Yearly
Salary Grade: 919


General Description

Responsible for conducting inspections and performing preventative maintenance/monitoring of liquid fuel stations, compressed natural gas (CNG) processing facilities, and related equipment (i.e., pneumatics, hydraulics, electrical).

This job reports to: Plumbing & Fuel Systems Supervisor 

Essential Functions

Occasionally directs helpers, assistants, seasonal employees, interns, volunteers or temporary employees and may temporarily act in a higher capacity.

Inspects, repairs, and calibrates CNG dispensing equipment and liquid fuel dispensing equipment. 

Services and repairs compressors, valves, controls, , fuel hoses, fuel nozzles, card readers and related equipment.  

Performs routine inspections and logs outcomes. Monitors CNG equipment and runs diagnostics to identify system points of failure.  

Manages inspection and preventative maintenance schedule to ensure compliance with Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and to qualify for Federal Transportation Authority (FTA) grants.   

Completes maintenance requests from work orders and performs routine preventative maintenance by draining equipment filters, checking crankcase oil levels, maintaining fluid levels, checking dispensers, cleaning compressor skids and equipment, and replacing or repairing gas leaks.   

Maintains records, reports, and inventory by updating and reviewing daily maintenance and delivery reports, downloading meter readings, and reconciling fuel usage.  

Contacts vendors for pricing, maintaining parts and tool inventory lists, and managing the shipping and receiving of parts and tools.  

Communicates with vendors, contractors, federal regulators, county regulators, and other city departments/units to transmit information or coordinate repairs, installations, or diagnostic work.  

Understands and interprets blueprints, fiberoptic network diagrams, and electrical schematic drawings related to CNG duel dispensing facilities and performs diagnostics and troubleshooting of error reports.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education Level & Type: 6 months post High School

Minimum Experience Qualifications: At least 3 years maintaining, repairing and diagnosing problems in the operation of complex electrical and mechanical systems in commercial applications. 

Valid and Unrestricted Class D - Driver's License 

Special Job Requirements

Certification in installation, maintenance and repair of high pressure stalnless piping

Compressed Natural Gas Certification

Both are required within 12-months of hire. Failure to obtain both certifications will result in failure of probation and employment will be terminated effective immediately.

Pre-employment Medical Testing Requirements

Basic Physical

Hep B Vaccine/Titer 

75 lb Lift Test

Other Information

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Occupational Group Code: 30

Occupation Group Description: Labor and Trades

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: Primary

License Type: Valid and Unrestricted 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: 5730; EST: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM; REV: 8/10/2016 12:00:00 PM;