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City of Memphis: Automobile Mechanic

Works under the supervision of a foreman or other assigned supervisor. Conducts and performs maintenance and normal repair on engine systems, automatic transmission/transaxle, manual drive train and axles, suspension and steering, brakes, electrical, and heating and air conditioning. Maintains and documents job history on work orders to accurately depict the service visit and to facilitate the flat rate billing process. Inspects and documents conditions of equipment and reports damages found not related to repair request. Loads and transports vehicles or equipment to and from working area. Cleans residual film from vehicles and equipment upon completion. Keeps tools, equipment and work area clean, organized and in good working condition. Performs preventative maintenance inspections on vehicles and equipment and documents work order discrepancies. Repairs and/or replaces vehicle parts such as batteries, tires, brakes, headlights, wipers and other parts as needed. Assists in performing maintenance on vehicles such as oil changes, filter changes and lubrication. Consults technical reference documentation such as manufacturer’s manuals and parts manuals for technical information necessary for repairs. Prepares history files, maintains work logs and maintenance sheets. Reviews invoices and checks for accuracy of pricing parts.
Collaborates with other mechanics in resolving more difficult mechanical problems.

OTHER FUNCTIONS:
1. Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.

TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Requires the ability to communicate effectively, both orally
and in writing with a variety of staff members and management. Requires the ability to operate
equipment and mechanical tools such as hydraulic pneumatic tools, electric tools, hand held scanners, code readers, computers with diagnostic software, other diagnostic equipment, impact guns and other various hand tools. Requires the ability to stand for extended periods of time and traverse uneven surfaces. Requires the ability to operate an automobile to and from various working stations and for inspection purposes. Requires the ability to perform manual work which will involve stooping, bending, reaching, crouching, climbing, balancing and lifting equipment and materials, which can weigh up to 50 lbs. or up to 100 lbs. with assistance.
Involves contact with staff and city personnel.

TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed outdoors and in an automotive repair shop environment. Some field work involved as needed. May be exposed to noise, dust, grease, and fumes. May be exposed to various weather conditions.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Must have two (2) years’ experience as an automotive mechanic.
Must possess and maintain a valid Class “B” Tennessee (or equivalent out-of-state) Commercial Driver’s License or obtain within six (6) months of employment and maintain as a condition of continued employment and must comply with Federal Department of Transportation (DOT) Alcohol and Drug Testing Rules. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certifications in Automotive / Light Truck, G-1 Auto Maintenance and Light Repair, A-4 Suspension and Steering, A-5 Brakes, A-6 Electrical / Electronic Systems and A8 Engine Performance and maintain these certifications as a condition of continued employment. Work experience of
techniques involved in the use of mechanic hand tools and the understanding of basic principles of automotive maintenance/repairs required.

Additional Information
 Posting Date: Mar 9, 2020
Compensation

 Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 39,146.64
 Pay Basis: Yearly

The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.

The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at talent.management@memphistn.gov.

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