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Lead Fire Equipment Mechanic

Company: Chino Valley Fire District
Location: Chino Hills
Posted on: August 2, 2022

Job Description:

JOB
Amended Job Specification and Educational RequirementChino Valley Fire District is accepting applications for the position of Lead Fire Equipment Mechanic. Our Mission is to provide exceptional service while safeguarding the community. As an organization, we do this by hiring employees that seek excellence in everything they do, remain accountable, value the public's trust above all, and continuously seek improvement. We aim for our culture to match our Values of Faithfulness, Integrity, Respect, and Excellence. We welcome you to begin the first steps of joining our fire family with this application process. Chino Valley Fire District is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment. Position SummaryUnder the supervision of the Deputy Chief of Support Services and their designee, the Lead Fire Equipment Mechanic schedules, assigns, and leads the work of equipment maintenance personnel, and performs highly skilled electromechanical work involving the diagnosis, maintenance, and repair work of a wide range of fire vehicles and apparatus; operates and demonstrates the proper use of vehicle testing and diagnostic equipment, and performs other related duties as assigned.Essential Job FunctionsThe following are the duties performed by employees in this classification. However, this job specification is intended to identify essential functions and requirements of the job and should not be considered all-inclusive.Conducts orientation and training of new employees and ensure that safety practices and equipment maintenance standards are achieved.Performs the duties of a Fire Equipment Mechanic.Prioritizes and assign tasks to fire maintenance personnel; explains work methods, demonstrate the operation of diagnostic equipment, and check work for conformance with quality and production standards.Leads and participates in complex or large-scale repairs and guides how the tasks are completed.Maintains shop inventory by coordinating standard part and tool purchases with vendors; tracks and updates parts and service records.Performs occasional metal work such as cutting, welding, soldering, minor fabrication and outfitting of new vehicles.Reviews service orders or work requests and independently diagnoses causes of more complex problems; determines the extent of needed repairs or adjustments and whether exterior repairs or manufacturer recall work might be required.Performs major repair work on water pumps and pump transmissions, foam systems, water valves and instrumentation, drive-train, steering, hydraulic, electrical, suspension, air compression, air/hydraulic brake systems, ignition, hydraulic pumps, electrical and controls and air conditioning systems.Arranges for the delivery and return of fire vehicles and equipment as part of exterior repairs.Overhauls and repairs gas and diesel engines and transmissions, including valves, pistons, piston rings, main bearings, and crankshafts.Repairs and maintains district generators and compressors, including service records.Performs primary engine diagnosis involving testing, analysis, adjustments, and modifications of compression and hydraulic systems and emissions systems.Repairs front suspension systems, including bushings, kingpins, tie rods, and ball joints.Evaluates how specialized electrical, electronic, mechanical adaptations of equipment can be completed in a cost-effective and timely manner, either with shop personnel or other service providers.Drives service vehicles and Fire apparatus into and out of the Fire Shop bays and other locations for maintenance work and to perform road test drives.May participate in District apparatus specifications and procurement with a designated team.Other duties as assigned.Please click here to review full job description for Lead Fire Equipment MechanicBENEFITS PACKAGE:Chino Valley Fire District offers an excellent benefits package. Please click on the link to below to see the benefits summary: Teamsters, Local 1932 Benefits Summary

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES
Education:Equivalent to high school graduation or G.E.D., supplemented by vocational coursework, training, or certification in fire equipment technology.Class B or A CDL Driver License and acceptable driving record.ASE Mechanic certification is preferred.California Fire Mechanics Academy (CFMA) / Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Level I, II, and III certifications are highly desirable.Must obtain Emergency Vehicle Technician I (EVT 1) certification within two years of hire date.Must obtain EVT II certification within three years of hire date.Must obtain EVT III certification within four years of hire date.Must pass a pre-employment drug screen, physical, criminal background check, polygraph examination, and psychological evaluation.Experience:Four (4) or more years of diagnosis, repair, and maintenance experience involving fire apparatus, light-duty vehicles, and fire equipment, including diesel equipment.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
Please scan and upload all certifications (i.e. driver's license, mechanic certifications, etc.) with your application form prior to submission. Applicants are also expected to review and be in compliance with the District's Grooming Standard. (click to review)Application Review:The first application review will be in two weeks - August 11, 2022.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
May include the following:Application Appraisal, Written Examination, Practical Examination, Panel Interview, Background Investigation, Reference Check, and Physical Examination including Drug Screen.

Keywords: Chino Valley Fire District, Chino Hills , Lead Fire Equipment Mechanic, Engineering , Chino Hills, California

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