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City of Buena Park - Lube Technician

The following information was provided by UCI

SALARY: $15.97 - $18.49 Hourly

$2,768.13 - $3,204.93 Monthly

$33,217.60 - $38,459.20 Annually

OPENING DATE: 04/11/23

CLOSING DATE: Continuous

Applications will be accepted on a CONTINUOUS BASIS until the position is filled with a first review date of April 23, 2023. Apply early. This position may close at any time without notice. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to submit application materials as soon as possible.

The Fleet Maintenance Division maintains and repairs all City vehicles, trucks, tractors, and other light and heavy power-driven equipment. Be a part of this exceptional division!

The Fleet Maintenance Division is looking for a Lube Technician who is a go-getter, someone who is not afraid to learn new things, works hard, is a team player, and is willing to grow. The ideal candidate will have experience in basic automotive repair services. If you want to be part of the future of Buena Park - APPLY NOW!

General Purpose:

Under general supervision, this position performs safety inspections and basic automotive repair services including mounting and balancing tires, tire repairs, oil changes, fluid exchanges, checks, and replaces belts and hoses as needed; checks proper operation of all lights, sirens, and horns; and performs other duties as assigned.

This part-time position works approximately 10-20 hours per week and requires the availability to work a varied schedule between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Distinguishing Characteristics:

The Lube Technician is an entry-level part-time, non-benefited position working 10-20 hours per week. This classification is distinguished from the Fleet Mechanic position by its specialized knowledge of equipment maintenance procedures and use of diagnostic equipment. This classification assists with a variety of minor equipment repair and preventive maintenance functions.

Qualifications Guidelines:

Knowledge of: Basic automotive principles including preventive maintenance practices and techniques; regulations, standards, and guidelines pertaining to the work; familiarity with current technology in repairing and diagnosing vehicles, equipment, and their component systems; operation and repair characteristics of various light and heavy equipment; effective customer service techniques.

Ability to: Lubricate and change oil on all types of light and heavy vehicles and equipment; mount, balance, change, and repair tires and wheels; learn and perform preventative maintenance and replacement functions; read and interpret manuals, schematics, plans, and specifications; prepare and maintain a variety of shop time keeping and repair records; communicate effectively, both orally and in writing; understand and follow oral and written instructions; establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, management, vendors, and the general public.

Physical and Mental Demands:

The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the position.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use their hands to finger, handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls and reach above and below shoulder level with hands and arms. Employees are required to frequently stand and walk in work areas and occasionally sit while completing records and reports, and talk and hear.

Employees are expected to stoop, squat, crawl, lie on their backs while facing upward, and work within confined physical spaces. Employees may climb stairs or small stools, and lift and carry parts and equipment typically weighing less than 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this class include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this class, the employee must be able to follow policies and procedures; use basic math; learn and apply new information or new skills; work under deadlines with interruptions; and interact with city staff, management, contractors, vendors, and the public.

Environmental Demands:

The employee works indoors and outdoors while assessing and working on fleet equipment. The employee is exposed to alternating coldness, heat, dust, oils, greases, fumes, moisture, wetness, and various cleaning agents. Employees must periodically pick up, deliver, and test-drive equipment. The noise level is loud when employees are operating power tools and equipment.