Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Basic Function

Interested in developing your career with an award winning Fleet Department?  The City of Coppell is hiring a Fleet Services Technician or Emergency Vehicle Technician (depending on certifications and qualifications).

Our Technicians perform all phases of routine and preventive maintenance to all City-owned vehicles including automobiles, light & heavy trucks, light & heavy equipment and emergency vehicles. Under the guidance of the Fleet Services Manager, the Technician will perform routine maintenance and repair on City-owned vehicles & equipment, or arrange for repairs with outside contractors.  Regular attendance is an essential job function for our 40-hour week, with additional hours as required.

Fleet Services Technician - pay range $20.21-$29.30/hour DOQ and certifications
Emergency Vehicle Technician - pay range $23.39-$33.91/hour DOQ and certifications
See minimum requirements below.

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform routine preventive maintenance on the City's fleet of vehicles & equipment.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled repairs to the City's fleet of vehicles & equipment.
  • Repair vehicles & equipment conforming to industry, City, State and Federal standards.
  • Record pertinent data on repair orders and in the vehicle / equipment database.
  • Conduct new vehicle and equipment check-in and make-ready operations.
  • Maintain shop equipment.
  • Maintain a safe work environment
  • Perform maintenance and daily cleaning of Fleet Services area.
  • Perform other related duties as requested, assigned, or instructed.

City of Coppell Core Competencies

Technical Competencies

Knowledge and ability to correctly apply professional/specialized expertise; skillfully manage information; properly use tools, equipment and technology; effectively allocate resources; proactively identify and resolve issues; consistently make sound decisions; correctly execute policy processes and procedures; strictly adhere to/enforce safety polices; consistently produce quality results; proactively plan and organize; consistently provide exceptional customer service.

Human Competencies 

Motivation of Self & Others:  We demonstrate a core desire to serve the Public and the Organization through our commitment, passion, initiative and drive.

Leadership of Self:  We motivate, inspire and influence ourselves to strive towards excellence by being positive, accountable, a team player and influential in goal achievement.

Service -Oriented:   We behave in a friendly and professional manner centering on a desire to address the needs of internal and external customers while respecting their rights and dignity by being people-oriented, helpful, understanding and compassionate.

Trustworthy:  We earn the confidence of others by demonstrating both the character and the competence to fulfill our obligations with both integrity and honesty along with ethical, credible behavior.

Relational:  We establish trust, cooperation, mutual respect and support with an objective to improve relationships by valuing diversity and being diplomatic/tactful, cooperative, empathetic, broadminded, flexible, respectful and compassionate/caring.

Communication:  We exchange information and ideas in a manner which results in mutually supported decisions for the greater good by sharing thoughts & feelings, and through assertiveness, empathic listening, conflict resolution and deliberating/debating.

Emotional Maturity:  We demonstrate the ability to manage and monitor our emotions and to assess the emotional state of others by understanding stress management, balance and consistency.

Development of Self:  We are committed to improving our knowledge, skills, personal qualifications and performance through self-development.

Conceptual Competencies 

Organizational Awareness:  We are aware of the Organization's structure and culture for how we do business by understanding departmental impact on organization, interdepartmental relations and organizational culture

Global Awareness:  We stay informed of issues and trends that may impact the Organization by understanding media/public relations.

Community Awareness:  We have a sense of the community's culture and its impact on service delivery by understanding purpose of service, citizen/stakeholder expectations and branding.

Innovation:  We successfully implement ideas that improve and/or add value to service delivery through creative thinking, continuous improvement and by being quality minded and a change agent.

Critical Thinking:  We actively and skillfully conceptualize, apply, analyze, synthesize, and evaluate information to reach a sound answer or conclusion by understanding issue/problem identification, analysis, consequences, and by balancing decision factors.
Visioning:  We understand the future direction of the Organization and understand the efforts and processes needed to achieve it by following the mission/values.


Minimum Requirements


The Fleet Services Technician must have a high-school diploma or GED equivalent, two (2) years of general automotive and/or truck repair experience and as a minimum possess current (or obtain within 6 months of employment) ASE A4, A5, and A6 -OR- T4, T5, and T6 certifications.  Additionally, one (1) year of small engine repair experience, and one (1) year of heavy equipment repair experience is desired. This employee must be able to maintain good personal hygiene and work habits.

In addition to the above experience requirements, the Emergency Vehicle Technician must have current (or obtain all within 6 months of employment) ASE certifications, T2 Diesel Engines, T3 Drive Train and possess the following current (or obtain within 6 months of employment) EVTCC certifications: E0 Maintenance, Inspection & Testing of Ambulances, E4 Ambulance Cab, Chassis & Powertrain, F2 Design & Performance Std's of Fire Apparatus, F3 Fire Pumps and Accessories, F4 Apparatus Electrical Systems and, L1 Law Enforcement Vehicle Equipment Installation.

Additional desirable qualifications include trade school or college study in a field related to automotive repair.

Application Instructions

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