||Job Description: Perform various functions and incidental services associated with maintenance and repair of an array of motorized and non-motorized vehicles and equipment. The incumbent assists various Journeyman level trades personnel and performs assigned work order and recurring maintenance tasks with minimal supervision.
Essential Duties: Diagnoses and repairs electrical, hydraulic, chassis, and body services issues related to all emergency vehicles; performs periodic maintenance and inspections in accordance with National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) requirements; analyzes malfunctions, and repairs, rebuilds, and maintains power equipment such as cranes, power shovels, scrapers, paving machines, motor graders, bulldozers, pumps, compressors, and pneumatic tools; repairs, rebuilds, or overhauls major assemblies of internal combustion automobiles, buses, trucks, or tractors; inspects and tests fire apparatus, vehicles, and related equipment to ensure safe and efficient operating conditions; operates and inspects machines or equipment to diagnose defects; dismantles, cleans, and reassembles equipment using hoists, hand tools, and other equipment; examines parts for damage or excessive wear, using micrometers and gauges; replaces defective engines and subassemblies, such as transmissions; tests overhauled equipment to ensure operating efficiency; welds broken parts and structural members; administers the warranty program for vehicles under warranty and responsible for placing orders for parts & supplies. Other duties as assigned.
Requirements: High school graduate or equivalent; successful completion of a formal motor vehicle mechanic apprenticeship; combination of equivalent training and experience may be substituted for formal apprenticeship; three (3) years’ experience with heavy construction equipment; two (2) years’ experience in a motor pool or commercial maintenance facility; valid state driver’s license with an acceptable driving record and ability to obtain a CDL (class B) w/in 60 days of hire; one (1) year technical training and a minimum of three (3) years practical experience and successful completion of applicable military training or civilian apprenticeship or factory training program; two-year’s experience operating various types of heavy equipment; U.S. citizen ; obtain and maintain a Federal Government Security Clearance (NACI); ability to successfully pass a pre-employment physical and drug test; pass a Fire Brigade physical and remain an active member of the Fire Brigade
Preferred Requirements: Five (5) years’ experience with heavy construction and snow removal equipment; four (4) years’ experience in a motor pool or commercial maintenance facility; previous experience working on a military installation; previous experience working in a remote location.
A complete job description is available in the Anchorage dispatch office. Applicants must be registered with the Union, have a current dues receipt and a current resume on file in the Anchorage dispatch office that reflects the qualifications required by the Employer.