Pay Range 16 Breakdown

Hourly (40 hrs.)$18.7910$28.1865
Hourly (42 hrs.)$17.8962$26.8443
Hourly (56 hrs.)$13.4222$20.1332

Lead Fleet Mechanic

Range: $39,085.31 - $58,627.96 (16)
Position Number: 3557

JOB SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for performing mechanical repair and maintenance duties on city vehicles.
Inspects, diagnoses, and locates malfunctions in mechanical, electrical, air and hydraulic systems on city vehicles and equipment; performs general and skilled mechanical, hydraulic and fabrication work.
Replaces or repairs faulty parts including wheel bearings, clutches, oil seals, shock absorbers, exhaust systems, steering components, hoses, and electrical system.
Operates complex diagnostic equipment and hand and power tools used to repair and maintain city vehicles.
Responds to emergency situations and makes repairs in the field; arranges transport of disabled vehicles to shop.
Performs North Carolina inspections; inspects and replaces emission control devices; completes inspection forms.
Maintains work time and material records.
Performs preventive maintenance on vehicles and equipment.
Cleans and washes motorized equipment as necessary; performs general cleaning and maintenance necessary to keep department tools and equipment in operable condition.
Performs other related duties as assigned. 
Knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of gasoline and diesel powered equipment.
Knowledge of fuel, braking, hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical systems.
Knowledge of diagnostic equipment, and hand and power tools used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment.
Knowledge of city personnel procedures.
Skill in the maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment.
Skill in the use of portable computer diagnostic equipment.
Skill in interpersonal relations.
 Skill in oral and written communication.
SUPERVISORY CONTROLS:  The Fleet Manager or Fleet Maintenance Supervisor assigns work in terms of general instructions.  The supervisor spot-checks completed work for compliance with procedures, accuracy, and the nature and propriety of the final results.
GUIDELINES:  Guidelines include city safety policies and procedures, OSHA, EPA, and UST standards and regulations, repair manuals and vehicle specifications, and local, state, and federal laws.  These guidelines require judgment, selection, and interpretation in application. 
COMPLEXITY:  The work consists of varied technical duties.  The complexity of the systems in need of repair contributes to the complexity of the position.
SCOPE AND EFFECT:  The purpose of this position is to maintain and repair city vehicles and equipment.  Successful performance helps ensure that the city’s vehicle and equipment needs are met by a fleet of safe and well maintained vehicles.
PERSONAL CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically with other city employees, and vendors. 
PURPOSE OF CONTACTS:  Contacts are typically to give and exchange information, resolve problems, and provide services.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The work is typically performed while intermittently standing, walking, crouching, bending, or stooping.  The employee frequently lifts light, and occasionally heavy objects, climbs ladders, uses tools or equipment requiring a high degree of dexterity, and must distinguish between shades of color.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work is typically performed in a garage.  The employee may be exposed to much dust, dirt, grease, and to machinery with moving parts.
Knowledge and level of competency commonly associated with completion of specialized training in the field of work, in addition to basic skills typically associated with a high school education.
Experience sufficient to thoroughly understand the work of subordinate positions to be able to answer questions and resolve problems, usually associated with one to three years experience or service.
Possession of or ability to readily obtain a valid driver's license issued by the State of North Carolina for the type of vehicle or equipment operated.