Equipment Maintenance Assistant

Location: Clarksville, TN
Company: City of Clarksville
Employment: Hourly
Posted: Aug 18, 2020

Job Description

This is the first of five levels in the Equipment Maintenance series. Incumbents perform routine maintenance on vehicles. Responsibilities may include filing fluids such as fuel, oil, transmission fluid and coolant; cleaning the interior and exterior of vehicles; changing or dumping vaults; moving vehicles for maintenance and cleaning; and maintaining a clean work environment.

TYPICAL CLASS ESSENTIAL DUTIES: (These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.)

  1. Performs preventative and routine maintenance to equipment and/or vehicles, which may include checking tire wear and pressure, checking fluid levels, adding fluids, replacing filters, replacing oil, and/or performing related activities.
  2. Cleans vehicle interiors and exteriors; maintains a clean work environment.
  3. Maintains records of maintenance and repair activities.
  4. Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE (positions in this class typically require):
High School Diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) and six months experience in minor vehicle maintenance; or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS (positions in this class typically require):

  • Commercial Driver's License.

KNOWLEDGE (position requirements at entry):

  • Applicable tools and equipment;
  • Basic automotive maintenance and repair techniques;
  • Cleaning principles and procedures;
  • Safety procedures;
  • Recordingkeeping principles;
  • Computers and related software applications.

SKILLS: (position requirements at entry):

  • Using applicable tools and equipment;
  • Maintaining and repairing vehicles and equipment;
  • Cleaning equipment; vehicles, and workspaces;
  • Maintaining operational records and reports;
  • Using a computer and related software applications;
  • Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with coworkers, supervisors, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction.

Positions in this class typically require: climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing, and repetitive motions.

Very Heavy Work: Exerting in excess of 100 pounds of force occasionally, and/or in excess of 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or in excess of 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, poor ventilation, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, work space restrictions, intense noises, and travel.

The above job description is intended to represent only the key areas of responsibilities; specific position assignments will vary depending on the business needs of the department.

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