Fleet Technician 1st 2nd Class

Fleet Services Sumterville, Florida


Description

One of the Nation's largest electric distribution cooperatives located in Central Florida

INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING

 

 Fleet Technician 1st / 2nd Class

Department:

CSHR/Fleet & Facilities Services

Reports to:

Fleet Supervisor

Location:

Sumterville Work Center – 293 S Hwy 301, Sumterville, FL

Pay Rate:

Hourly: $24.33 - $40.05

Classification: 

Represented/Non Exempt

Posting Date(s):

For Internal-Friday, 10/8/21 through Tuesday, 10/19/21*

# Of Vacancies:

1

                                      External-Until filled**

 

 * For Internal applicants only: Per Section 8.4 of the Labor agreement, “When a job becomes open in classifications except at the entry level, the Cooperative shall post a notice of the job openings for a seven (7) working day period. Employees who desire to be considered for assignments to said openings shall notify Human Resources in writing within the above-described time limit.                                                                                                                                                                                              

^ SECO Energy is a not-for-profit electric distribution cooperative serving over 200,000 families and businesses across seven counties in

   Central Florida, making SECO Energy the third largest electric co-op in Florida and the sixth largest in the nation.

^ SECO Energy is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment  

    without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

^ After conclusion of posting date for Internals, qualified employees will be considered on an equal basis with external applicants    **This posting will be closed and no longer available to receive applications upon the discretion of SECO Energy.

General Purpose of Job

This position is responsible for repairs and general maintenance on all types of cooperative fleet vehicles and equipment; conducts safety inspections, oil changes, and lubrication work; installation of mobile communications equipment; and maintenance of hydraulic systems and other aerial lifting devices associated with the vehicle fleet.

 

Minimum Required Qualifications and Competencies

The following includes the minimum job requirements and essential duties for this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Some job requirements may exclude individuals that cannot be reasonably accommodated or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

 

1st Class

Education

  MinimumHigh School or GED

 

  Preferred   Two years of vocational/technical training in general vehicle maintenance on gasoline and    

  diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems and welding.

 

  Preferred   ASE certification in any auto or truck mechanical area.

 

  Preferred   Initial Fluid Power Certification or ability to obtain as required by the position.

 

Experience

Minimum 

Four years progressive experience in diagnostic repair and maintenance of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles including welding and mobile hydraulic systems.

 

Preferred 

Experience with a utility vehicle fleet maintenance operation or related industry.

 

 

 

2nd Class

  Minimum   High School or GED

 

  Preferred   Two years of vocational/technical training in general vehicle maintenance on gasoline and   

   diesel engines, hydraulic and electric systems and welding.

 

  Preferred   ASE and Fluid Power certifications or ability to obtain as required by the position.

 

Experience

 MinimumTwo years progressive experience in repair and maintenance of light, medium and heavy-duty vehicles including welding.

 

PreferredExperience with utility vehicle fleet maintenance operation or related industry.

 PreferredExperience or similar work with an electric utility or related industry.

 

Other Requirements

1st & 2nd Class

  • Valid Florida Class A Commercial driver’s license without air brakes restriction and without number 5 Tractor-Trailer restriction for regular driving privileges of cooperative vehicles; must have and maintain an acceptable driving record as determined by the Cooperative.
  • Successful completion of SECO Energy’s DOT employment entrance examination and drug screen.
  • Frequent business travel to all areas of service territory required.
  • Ability to work irregular hours for assignment completion and flexibility to change scheduling and report to work on short notice during emergency situations.
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including a personal computer, printers, copy machines, telephone, and fax machine.

 

1st Class

  • Normal work hours shall be eight (8) hours between 6:00 am and 12:00 midnight, Monday through Friday.
    • The Cooperative will determine if an eight (8) hour or ten (10) hour schedule will be used and shall establish the normal schedule of starting and quitting time.
    • Shift schedules may be changed by giving a 36-hour notice of the changed schedule.

 

2nd Class

  • The normal work week consists of five (5) consecutive eight (8) hour days, or four (4) consecutive ten (10) hour days, exclusive of mealtime, Monday through Friday between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 12:00 midnight.
  • Irregular hours in evenings and on weekends are possible during peak business times and during storm season.
    • The Cooperative will determine if an eight (8) hour or ten (10) hour schedule will be used and shall establish the normal schedule of starting and quitting time.
    • Shift schedules may be changed by giving a 36-hour notice of the changed schedule.
    • Flexibility to work overtime for assignment completion and to report to work on short notice during emergency situations; ability to work on-call and respond to callouts, as needed, and maintain the Cooperative standard for Call-Out response after working hours.

Living Requirement 1st Class

  •     Employees in this classification must live within a 40-mile radius from the assigned reporting work location. Employees who live a greater distance from the work center must relocate within their first six (6) months in this position. A maximum of ninety (90) minutes will be allowed for response to callouts.

 

Driving Requirement 1st & 2nd Class

  • Class A CDL – no restriction for airbrake and tractor trailer.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

1st & 2nd Class

  • Ability to apply substantial judgment, follow detailed instructions and solve minor problems.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment to accomplish projects and meet deadlines; ability to handle stress and pressure in a frequently changing environment; ability to multi-task calmly and effectively in all situations.
  • Basic mathematic skills with ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. 
  • Demonstrated skill in personal computer operation and knowledge of MS Office products; ability to enter and extract data and acquire skills in the use of applicable corporate software programs as they relate to the position.
  • Effective communication skills including written, verbal and listening and a customer service attitude to effectively interact with employees, management, contractors, vendors and the public.
  •       English is the primary business language.  Second language in Spanish is desirable.

 

              1st Class

  • Thorough knowledge of hydraulic systems, gas engines, diesel engines, electrical systems, drive trains, and proper and safe use of the tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair work, including but not limited to, digital volt ohm meter, hydraulic flow and pressure gauges; ability to utilize computer diagnostic tools and equipment.

 

            2nd Class

  • Ability to acquire knowledge and become proficient in repair and maintenance of hydraulic systems.
  • Ability to utilize computer diagnostic tools and equipment.
  • Ability to work with oils, greases and gas/diesel.
  • Knowledge of repair and maintenance on gas and diesel engines, electrical systems, drive trains and proper and safe use of the tools and equipment used in maintenance and repair work.

 

Verification: The above qualifications and competencies for this position may be verified through a combination of education, experience, interview questions and technical skills exercise(s).

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It 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 essential duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties that may be assigned based on the needs of the Cooperative.

1st & 2nd Class

  • Detect mechanical and electrical faults by using instruments that check charging systems, ignition and fuel injection systems
  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly fashion to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Perform annual DOT inspections; general inspections and repair of hydraulic equipment noting all maintenance requirements and submit recommendations for major mechanical requirements.
  • Perform safety inspections, oil changes, lubrication work, basic maintenance, and minor repairs as directed.
  • Reports machinery defects or malfunctions to supervisor.
  • Use oxygen, electric, TIG and MIG welding equipment, and fabricating or machining processes to replace or repair faulty parts.
  • Use special instruments to identify mechanic and electrical problems in vehicles, faults in ignition, batteries, speed control, cylinder compression, fuel injection systems, braking mechanisms, wheel alignment, and engine condition, etc.

              1st Class

  •    Diagnose, repair, maintain and test diesel and gas-powered vehicles.

 

                     2nd Class

  • Assist other technicians to diagnose, repair, maintain and test diesel and gas-powered vehicles.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by or those an employee encounters to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Some requirements may exclude individuals that cannot be reasonably accommodated or who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.

 

  • Shop environment, field work and general office environment.
  • Regular exposure to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions including wet and/or humid conditions; fumes or airborne particles; risk of electrical hazard; toxic or caustic chemicals
  • Must travel to all areas of the Cooperative’s service territory.
  • Physical ability in sitting, stooping, pushing, crouching, crawling, reaching, climbing, balancing, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, using fingers, grasping, talking, hearing, extended repetitive motions, defined medium level work.  Visual acuity required as machine operator and mobile equipment operator.
  • Ability to lift and/or move objects weighing up to 25 lbs. on a regular basis and lift and/or move objects weighing up to 65 lbs. on an occasional basis.
  • Ability to operate a variety of office equipment, including personal computer, printers, telephone,
    calculator, copy and fax machine.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, and hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 65 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus.

This position has general office environment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

 

 


 

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