Equipment Mechanic III
- Job Code: W5014
- Pay Grade:WL
- Pay Scale:$19.43-$35.12 Hourly; $40,414.40-$73,049.60 Annually
Inspect, maintain, troubleshoot, and repair automotive and related equipment and overseeing the work of assigned mechanics.
Duties & Responsibilities
Note: Depending on assigned responsibilities, employees may perform some or all of the duties below.
- Oversee the maintenance activities of assigned mechanics and act as a lead worker by scheduling, assigning, and reviewing work and providing technical assistance.
- Troubleshoot vehicle systems using computer interfaces and generic code scanners to obtain trouble codes from vehicle Engine Control Module (ECM).
- Make minor and major repairs to vehicles or equipment including disassembling, replacing, and/or overhauling mechanical systems.
- Manage the operation of a small repair shop or garage.
- Check and maintain maintenance reports and records.
- Monitor preventative maintenance and safety program to ensure repair equipment is properly maintained and safety measures are adhered to.
- Make service calls.
- Perform other related duties as required.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Considerable knowledge of the materials, tools, and methods used in the repair, maintenance, and servicing of a variety of vehicles and equipment.
- Considerable knowledge of troubleshooting and diagnostic tools, techniques, and methods of repair.
- Working knowledge of parts requirements including ordering and recording.
- Knowledge of the functions, services, procedures, and regulations of the department assigned.
- Skill in demonstrating repair procedures to subordinates.
- Skill in the use of shop tools.
- Skill in using various test equipment to troubleshoot vehicle and equipment problems.
- Ability to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair various types of vehicles and equipment.
- Ability to operate motorized equipment.
- Ability to plan, organize, and oversee the work of others.
- Ability to document activities and maintain related records and logs.
- Ability and willingness to work in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise level.
- Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, and crouch at ground level.
- Ability to carry up to 75 pounds.
- Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.
Minimum Education & Experience
- A high school diploma or possession of a GED certificate.
- Three years of experience repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment such as automobiles, trucks, or lawn maintenance equipment.
Additional Job Requirements
- Attendance at the specified Sheriff's Office work location is required.
- Depending on assignment, employees may be required to possess a valid Florida Driver License at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
- No visible tattoos on face. Tattoos on hands, neck, or arms must be covered with white, black, or neutral colored covering.
- No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
- No illegal drug use within the past 36 months. No marijuana use within the last 12 months.
- No felony convictions within lifetime.
- No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
- No dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
- Successful completion of a background investigation including criminal, reference, employment, and neighborhood checks; polygraph; medical evaluation; and drug screening.
General Benefit Information
Benefits include but are not limited to:
- Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance coverage
- Florida Retirement System and Deferred Compensation
- Paid time off including sick, vacation, and holiday time
- Employee Assistance Program
- Short and Long Term Disability Insurance
- Employee incentives for educational degrees and bilingual (Spanish) abilities
- Tuition reimbursement
- Paid training