About this Opportunity!
Service Center Mechanic
(Full Time, Non-Exempt)
Salary: $44,510 - $53,638 per year
Under the supervision of the Service Center Manager, this position is
responsible for organizing and directing required day to day
preventive maintenance and repair of all district vehicles, equipment
and rolling stock.
- Perform daily preventive maintenance procedures on district
vehicles and equipment, including oil changes, lubrication, and
inspection of vital components.
- Perform necessary repairs on worn or damaged vehicles and equipment.
- Diagnose, analyze and repair all types of gasoline, diesel and
hydraulic powered vehicles and equipment.
- May perform some minor welding and fabrication repairs on district
vehicles and equipment (mig, tig, arc, acetylene torch).
- Perform minor body repair and spot painting on district vehicles
and equipment as required.
- Communicate with manager or maintenance clerk on purchasing needed
parts, supplies and materials necessary for repairing the rolling
stock. May also share in the pickup and delivery of parts and supplies.
- Maintain accurate records of all maintenance performed on district
vehicles and equipment.
- Maintain garage and shop in a neat manner, keeps all tools and
testing equipment clean and orderly.
- Responsible for daily time sheet.
- Display a courteous attitude with general public, vendors and
fellow employees at all times.
- Practice proper safety precautions and judgment at all times.
- Keep warehouse inventory, parts, lubricants, tools, supplies and
related equipment in a clean and orderly condition at all times.
- Must use safety precautions in all aspects of the job, be alert
and aware of all conditions at all times and must use proper safety
equipment at all times.
- Attend and participate in staff meetings, trainings, and orientations.
- Attend work on a regular, reliable and punctual basis.
This job description should not be construed to imply that these
requirements are the exclusive duties of the position. Incumbents
may be required to follow any other instructions, and to perform any
other related duties, as may be required.
Education and/or Experience:
- Must be eighteen (18) years of age with a high school diploma or
equivalent. Trade school degree, vehicle and equipment factory
training or ASE certified training.
- A minimum of three (3) years of work experience in vehicle,
equipment, agricultural tractor and turf mower maintenance and
repair. Requires a combination of education, training or experience
which provides the knowledge, skill and ability to perform the
essential duties and responsibilities of the position.
- A combination of education and experience may be considered.
Licenses, Certifications, and Other Requirements:
- Driving is a requirement, a valid Colorado Driver License and the
maintenance of a good driving record is required. A valid Colorado
Commercial Driver License (CDL), Class A or B with air brake and
passenger P-1 endorsements is preferred but not required.
Necessary Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
- Working knowledge of the principals, practices and techniques of
equipment and automotive maintenance and repair.
- The skill and ability to safely maintain, repair and operate the
following specialized tools, power equipment and vehicles: cars,
trucks (up to 54,000 GVW), commercial mowing equipment, tractors,
loaders/backhoes/, skidsteer loaders, power edger’s, blowers, hand
tools, power tools and diagnostic equipment. Some minor welding and
fabricating (mig, tig, acetylene torch). Complete working and
operational knowledge of all types of vehicles, equipment, tractors,
mowers and implements related to maintaining parks and recreational facilities.
- Ability to operate a motor vehicle within the traffic laws of the
State of Colorado and maintain an acceptable driving record.
- Ability to effectively manage and prioritize situations and goals
to maximize available resources and problem solving skills in order
to analyze problems and implement appropriate corrective actions.
- Skilled in the use of maintenance equipment, understand oral and
written instructions; and operate or receive training on various
types of maintenance equipment. Ability to read and understand
factory service manuals, various schematics and instructional materials.
- Must be highly motivated and take direction well with excellent
interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbally.
- Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced and
high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness.
- Ability to provide outstanding customer service and get along with
coworkers, patrons, and supervisors and interact with employees and
vendors in a professional manner.
Material and Equipment Used
To successfully perform the required job duties, this position
regularly uses a computer, Microsoft word, excel programs, vehicle
diagnostic computer and basic hand and power tools, forklift,
tractors, specialty, and safety equipment and motor vehicles. This
position will need to drive a District vehicle and/or a personal
vehicle for business purposes.
The employee primarily works in a variety of settings including
working indoors and outdoors, daytime and night-time including in dark
areas, subject to variable weather conditions, ecosystems, and
landscape. Outdoor working environments can be wet, humid, and extreme
in temperature variations. Regularly exposed to loud noises, dust,
wildlife, and chemicals. The employee is occasionally exposed to
moving mechanical parts; precarious places; fumes or airborne
particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of electrical shock; and
vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Stand, walk, sit, manually manipulate, reach outward, reach above
shoulder, bend, lift up to 75 pounds. May occasionally climb, crawl,
squat, kneel and lift up to 100 lbs. The employee must be able to see
close up and at a distance with vision acuity and the ability to
adjust focus allowing a broad field of vision. The employee must
communicate clearly and effectively, must understand and be understood.
This list is not all-inclusive and represents examples of the work
environment and physical demands.
Employee Benefits & Perks at
- Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision package
- Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
- Retirement packages with employer contribution/match
- Free Employee Assistance Program
- Paid time off including vacation time, sick leave, personal leave
- District paid life insurance and long term disability
- FREE use of District fitness centers and swimming pools
- Discounts on recreation classes and golf
- Opportunities for training and promotion from within
- To view a complete listing of the District’s most current benefit
package, please visit http://careers.ssprd.org
Our mission is to foster healthy living through stewardship of the
environment, parks, trails, and open space by providing recreational
services and programs.
We serve residents in Bow Mar, Columbine Valley, Centennial west of
I-25, Littleton, Lone Tree and Sheridan and unincorporated portions of
Douglas, Jefferson and Arapahoe counties. We operate four full-service
recreation centers, golf courses, outdoor pools and restaurants, two
ice centers and miniature golf courses, and a BMX track, a sports
dome, batting cages, an entertainment center, a hotel and a nature
center. In addition, we maintain nearly 3,800 acres of developed and
open space land, including 119 multi-purpose athletic fields, more
than 100 parks, nearly 80 miles of trails, 60 playgrounds, 56 tennis
courts, and the 880-acre South Platte Park.