Fleet Support Technician

Naperville Park District - Naperville, IL (30+ days ago)4.1


The Naperville Park District is looking for a Fleet Support Technician. This position assists with repairs to fleet equipment. Major duties include inspecting, and repairing mechanical, electrical and body damages to all fleet equipment. This position is under the direct supervision of the Vehicle and Equipment II position and the general supervision of the Park Operations/Fleet Manager.

Location: Central Maintenance Facility

Salary: $17.00 - $22.00 DOQ

Schedule: Full Time; Monday – Friday, 7:00 AM – 3:00 PM

To be considered for this position, interested individuals must complete the online application accessible at www.applitrack.com/napervilleparks/onlineapp/. Materials submitted through mail, email, or fax will not be considered.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and locate routine mechanical difficulties in automobiles, trucks and a variety of diesel and gasoline-powered maintenance and construction equipment.
  • Adjust and repair the entire spectrum of automotive and related equipment in the district’s fleet.
  • Perform safety related inspections and repairs on trucks, SUVs, tractors and equipment.
  • Assist the Vehicle & Equipment Technician and Vehicle & Equipment Technician II with repairs as directed.
  • Perform road calls to retrieve or repair equipment in the field.
  • Document work within the work order system. Assign labor and materials to work orders accurately.
  • Complete technician notes and fill out vehicle inspection sheets.
  • Reliably complete and turn in paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Perform minor body repairs on autos, trucks and equipment.
  • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with residents, customers, vendors, community partners, and co-workers.
  • Follow and model compliance with all District, State, Federal and departmental safety and risk management, personnel, administrative policies and procedures, ordinances and regulations.
  • Maintain a proactive approach to safety and risk management. Report all accidents, incidents and unsafe conditions in a timely manner.

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform welding tasks.
  • Maintain familiarity with new/existing technologies by attending training classes and seminars.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of operating principles and repair of heavy equipment, hydraulic systems and gasoline/diesel engines.
  • Ability to understand service manuals, wiring diagrams and maintenance and operator’s manuals.
  • Knowledge of basic practices and procedures of welding (i.e., MIG welder, oxy-acetylene brazing and torch cutting is preferred).
  • Basic knowledge of computer diagnostics, electronics and electrical components utilized automotive equipment, hydraulics, brakes, suspension and other vehicle components and systems.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Vocational school training in mechanical repair preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Two years experience as a fleet or equipment mechanic preferred or a combination of formal training/school plus experience.

Special Considerations:

  • District will supply personal hand and power tools common to the trade of mechanical maintenance of vehicles.
  • Subject to work in a crouched position or on back lying on mechanic’s dolly beneath motor vehicle equipment.
  • Subject to dust, dirt, grease, fumes, pesticides and loud noises.
  • Subject to both inside and outside environmental conditions.
  • Ability to occasionally lift medium weight (20-50 lbs.) objects.
  • Subject to prolonged lifting, stooping, bending, standing, and twisting for extended periods of time.
  • Manual dexterity and strength to operate power-operated equipment/machines.
  • Ability to move from site to site.
  • Subject to modified/flexible work schedules.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $17.00 to $22.00 /hour