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Airport Fleet Mechanic

Company: Salt Lake City
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Title:
Airport Fleet Mechanic
Job Description:
Incumbent performs journey-level, skilled diagnosis, repairs and maintenance on either heavy or light vehicles and equipment, depending on assignment and operational needs. Reports to shift supervisor.
This position is open until filled may close without notice.
Learn about our competitive benefits here :

  • Performs diagnosis, repairs, and maintenance on heavy equipment or light equipment, or both, depending on assignment and operational needs.

  • "Light" equipment includes, but is not limited to: police and other passenger cars, pick-ups, tow trucks, vans, ATV and other four-wheelers, Cushmans, small tractors, mowers, snow blowers, accessories, hydraulics and other motive and non-motive equipment.

  • "Heavy" equipment includes, but is not limited to: bulldozers, loaders, pavers, brooms, power shovels, packers, plows, fire trucks, hydraulics, accessories and other motive and non-motive equipment.

  • Diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems. Reviews vehicle and equipment history files to assist in determining frequency and possible cause of problems. Determines materials and parts required. Repairs, overhauls or replaces all equipment components, including but not limited to, engines, transmissions, clutches, brakes, steering, differentials, and hydraulic, electrical, computer, fuel and cooling systems.

  • Instructs, mentors and assists with on-the-job training of Fleet Mechanic trainees.

  • Tunes motors using standard test equipment. Performs safety inspections, and may do emissions tests as required. Replaces defective parts.

  • Performs oxyacetylene and electronic welding as required. May fabricate special equipment; layout, cut and fit material for welding.

  • Services equipment with oil, grease and water. Checks and services batteries. Checks and lubricates transmis -sions and differentials. May change and mount tires.

  • Uses normal hand tools, as well as power tools, and modern test or diagnostic equipment to perform necessary repairs, adjustments, overhaul or component replacement. Keeps current on repair and diagnostic technology by studying repair manuals and other production literature, as well as attending specific schools or classes as required.

  • Maintains standard shop records, reflecting amount of time, type of repair, parts used and job orders. Will use a computer to input and retrieve data.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Four to six (4-6) years related work experience including the operation, repair, adjustment, overhaul and general maintenance of either passenger vehicles, light or heavy trucks and equipment. Up to two years vocational training with an accredited trade school in auto mechanics may be substituted for an equal amount of experience.

    • Knowledge of standard practices, equipment, tools of the automotive mechanic and welding trades; ability to diagnose and correct defects in a wide variety of either "light" equipment or "heavy" equipment, or both, depending on assignment.

    • Must possess all hand tools necessary to complete assigned duties.

    • Must possess certification for vehicle safety inspections and vehicle emission tests (or ability to obtain within six months of hire).

    • Possession of a valid state driver's license or Utah driving privilege card. May be required to possess a Utah State Commercial Driver's License, Class A or B.

    • May be required to possess industry related ASE certifications.


      • Moderate-to-heavy physical activity. Considerable standing, crouching and stooping in uncomfortable positions. Frequent lifting of weights up to 80 pounds or more. Exposure to fumes, dust, grease, solvents, contaminants, dirt, dampness, heights, noise, objection -able odors, and inclement weather.

      • Occupational hazards also include injuries from accidents.

      • Intermittent exposure to stress as a result of human behavior.

        The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by persons assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required of personnel so classified. All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.
        Offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check in accordance with City policy and applicable law. Criminal offenses will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and do not automatically disqualify a candidate from City employment.
        POSITION TYPEFull-Time
        $23.22 - $30.55
        Full Time/Part Time:
        Full time
        Scheduled Hours:
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        Our Salt Lake City family serves a population of over 199,000. We're committed to providing resources, access, and opportunity to all and continue to recruit and retain diverse, talented people. Our employees make a real difference with the work they do every day and are actively shaping our beautiful City's future.
        We are dedicated to promoting equity, inclusion and belonging for all members of our City family. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, the City is committed to building a qualified and competent workforce based on principles of diversity at each step of the recruitment and selection process.
        We aspire to shape a better community and workplace, and as such, we are committed to pay equity. We are proud to have achieved gender pay equity as a leader in the Utah community by creating an inclusive workplace where there is equal opportunity for all.
        Additionally, the City is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, Salt Lake City will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Human Resources at 801-535-7900.

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