City of Enid

  • Auto/Diesel Mechanic

    Deadline for Applications
    Employee Group
    Work Schedule
    Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.
    Regular Full-Time
    USD $13.51/Hr.
    710 Fleet Management
  • Position Description





    POSITION TITLE:  Auto/Diesel Mechanic                      DEPARTMENT:  Fleet Management     


    POSITION CODE:  22-850                                             FLSA STATUS:  Non-Exempt 


    POSITION REPORTS TO: Master Mechanic, Fleet Management Supervisor


    POSITIONS SUPERVISED: None                                 


    BLS COMPARABLE:  49-3031, Bus & Truck Mechanics & Diesel Engine Specialists


    Leadership:  Provides co-worker leadership to others through motivation, team building,

    and providing feedback.     


    • Must be 21 years of age.
    • Subject to post offer, pre-employment drug screen.
    • Subject to post offer, pre-employment physical examination/medical history check.
    • Subject to a pre-employment criminal background check.
    • In accordance with 49 CFR 391.53, information regarding previous employers may be used for the purpose of investigating the applicant’s safety performance history within the previous three years.  This includes general employment, accident, and drug/alcohol information.
    • In accordance with 49 CFR 393.23, a Motor Vehicle Report covering the previous three years will be obtained for the purpose of investigating the applicant’s driving history.
    • As a CDL driver, the employee will be required to comply with all provisions of DOT Regulation 49 CFR Parts 40 and 382, including random drug and alcohol testing.
    • Possession of a valid Oklahoma Class A CDL with an acceptable driving record.
    • Must have a telephone.
    • Due to “on-call status”, must be able to report to work within 45 minutes.


    POSITION PURPOSE: To provide support services to City of Enid departments through efficient repair and maintenance of city vehicles and equipment. 



    • Use handtools such as screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, pressure gauges, and precision instruments, as well as power tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, and jacks and hoists.
    • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, wheel bearings, and other vehicle parts to ensure that they are in proper operating condition. Test drive trucks and buses to diagnose malfunctions or to ensure that they are working properly.
    • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment using hydraulic jacks or hoists.
    • Use test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts, and pressure guages to inspect, test, and listen to defective equipment and diagnose malfunctions.
    • Adjust and realign brakes, align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and reassemble equipment.
    • Install strobe lights, overhead lights, radios, antennas, time locks, gun vaults, safety equipment for K-9 vehicles, and emergency electronic equipment.
    • Examine and adjust protective guards, loose bolts, and specified safety devices.
    • Inspect and verify dimensions and clearances of parts to ensure conformance to factory specifications.
    • Specialize in repairing and maintaining parts of the engine, such as fuel injection systems.
    • Perform routine maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and machinery.
    • Provide assistance to other departments as needed.
    • Perform other duties as required.




    • The Fleet Management division runs smoothly and efficiently.
    • Repairs are accomplished in a routine and efficient manner.
    • Work orders and records are accurately completed.
    • Work area is organized and well maintained.
    • A preventive maintenance program is followed resulting in lower repair costs and reduced motor vehicle accident rates.
    • Effective working relations exist with City personnel.
    • New employees are well trained and assisted. Management is appropriately informed.
    • Employee understands and adheres to applicable safety policies.
    • The City’s professional reputation is maintained.




    EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:                  High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months related experience and/of training; or equivalent

                                                                  combination of education and experience.


    CERTIFICATES/LICENSES:                  Class A CDL (within 6 months)

                                                                  Certified forklift training (within 6 months).

                                                                  Additional specialized training preferred.


    REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE:                    Mechanical — Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.


                                                                Electronic — Knowledge of high voltage electronics and electrical equipment.


    SKILLS/ABILITIES:                              Ability to use a digital voltmeter, computer scanner, and lab scope.

                                                                   Handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

                                                                   Accurate and attentive to detail.

                                                                   Good communications and public relations abilities.

                                                                   Good typing and computer application skills.

                                                                   Ability to assist and support others.

                                                                   Able to operate telephone, PC, copier, and other basic business machines.








    FINGER DEXTERITY:                      Manual dexterity sufficient to reach/handle items, work with fingers, and perceive attributes of objects and materials.


    VISUAL ABILITIES:                          Normal vision, with or without corrective lenses.


    PHYSICAL STRENGTH:                   PDC Level:  Very Heavy  Employee lifts/carries 45 lbs occasionally (less than 33% of the time or 1-100 times per day); exerts push/pull strength of 100 lbs.  Heavy physical activity required performing somewhat strenuous daily activities of a mechanical nature.  Frequent standing, over head reaching and lifting, bending, squatting, kneeling,  crawling, climbing, and balancing required.


    LANGUAGE/COMPREHENSION:     Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.


    REASONING ABILITY:                     Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few variables in standardized situations.


    MATHEMATICS ABILITY:                 Ability to perform very basic math skills including adding and subtracting two digit numbers, multiplying and dividing with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform these operations using units of money and weight or distance measurement.


    WORK SCHEDULE/HOURS:      Regular – 8 hour shift, typically 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday - Friday.

                                                       On-call nights and weekends, as required.

                                                       Overtime as required.


                                                        Other–Variable lunch period and breaks in coordination with other office personnel.


    WORK CONDITIONS:                Outdoor and indoor shop environment.


    Noise level:                               Very Loud. Hearing protection required.


    Other work conditions:             Frequent work near moving mechanical parts.

                                                       Frequent exposure to air contamination, fumes, or airborne particles.

                                                       Frequent exposure to vibration.

                                                       Risk of electrical shock.





    Advanced vocational training.

    Mechanic/air-conditioning certified.

    4-6 years related work.

    7+ years related work.

    Advanced experience with public works diesel engines.

    Expert with public works diesel engines, trucks, tractor, and graders.

    Knowledge of safety as it applies to job.

    Supervisory skills.

    Valid CPR certification.

    Ability to operate welder/sandblaster.

    Provide management support on a short-term basis.

    Provide management support for extended periods.

    ASE Certification in one discipline.

    ASE Certification in more than one discipline.




    Job descriptions assist organizations in ensuring that the hiring process is fairly administered and that qualified employees are selected.


    All descriptions have been reviewed to ensure that only essential functions and basic duties have been included. Peripheral tasks, only incidentally related to each position, have been excluded. Requirements, skills, and abilities included have been determined to be the minimal standards required to successfully perform the positions. In no instance, however, should the duties, responsibilities, and requirements delineated be interpreted as all inclusive. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


    In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, it is possible that requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the organization.


    I have reviewed this job description and I can perform the essential functions of this position, with or without, reasonable accommodations.  I have also received or have been offered a copy of this job description. 


    Printed Name__________________________  Date ___/____/____ Signature_______________________________




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