Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office

Equipment Mechanic II

US-FL-Tampa
Job ID
2015-1252

Salary Minimum

USD $35,880.00/Yr.

Salary Maximum

USD $58,708.94/Yr.

Overview

Perform inspections, maintenance, and minor and major repairs on automotive and related equipment.

Schedule

Day shift, Night shift, Non-standard hours including nights, holidays and weekends

Probation

Twelve-month initial probationary period

Location (Subject to Change)

Falkenburg Road Area

Major Duties (Not Limited to the Following)

Note: The following duties are illustrative and not exhaustive. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. Depending on assigned area of responsibility, incumbents in the position may perform some or all of the activities described below.

  • Troubleshoot and determine repairs for various types of vehicles and equipment.
  • Make minor and major repairs to vehicles or equipment including disassembling, replacing, and/or overhauling mechanical systems.
  • Operate various types of vehicles as required to complete proper maintenance.
  • Instruct and assist lower-level mechanics.
  • Maintain preventative maintenance program.
  • May perform welding, minor body repairs, and painting.
  • Complete maintenance reports and records.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Working knowledge of the materials, tools, and methods used in the repair, maintenance, and servicing of a variety of vehicles and equipment such as automobiles, trucks, or lawn maintenance equipment.
  • Working knowledge of troubleshooting and diagnostic techniques and methods.
  • Working knowledge of parts requirements including ordering and recording.
  • Knowledge of auto body repair techniques and methods.
  • Skill in locating and correcting defects in mechanical equipment.
  • Skill in the use of shop tools.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others.
  • Ability to operate motorized equipment.
  • Ability to read technical manuals and specifications.
  • Ability to prepare, maintain, and track maintenance records.
  • Ability and willingness to work in a subtropical climate under adverse weather conditions and high noise level.
  • Ability to climb, stoop, kneel, and crouch at ground level.
  • Ability to safely operate a motor vehicle.

Minimum Qualifications

Note: Applicants must meet the following requirement(s) to be considered minimally qualified for the job.

 

Graduation from high school or possession of a GED Certificate; and
Two years of experience repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment such as automobiles, trucks, or lawn equipment.

 

Sheriff’s Office May Require

Possession of a higher classification of Driver License to include Commercial Driver License (CDL).

 

Preferred Qualifications:

Two years of experience repairing and maintaining mechanical equipment such as automobiles and light duty trucks.

One recognized Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certificate or one Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) certificate or capable of obtaining one of these certifications within the probationary period.

Additional Requirements

  • Possession of a valid Florida driver's license at time of employment. Driving history will be thoroughly reviewed and may be grounds for disqualification.
  • No illegal drug sale within lifetime.
  • No illegal drug use within the past 36 months.
  • No illegal drug use after 30 years of age.
  • No felony convictions within lifetime.
  • No misdemeanor convictions involving perjury, false statement, or domestic violence within lifetime.
  • Prior military personnel must not have a dishonorable discharge from any branch of the United States Armed Forces, the United States Coast Guard, National Guard, or Reserve Forces.
  • Successful completion of a criminal background investigation or update including polygraph, reference/employment/neighborhood checks, and medical evaluation.

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