Daly City

Mechanic (20162285)

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Mechanics
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San Francisco/Peninsula
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Full-Time
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11/1/2021 at 5pm or until 100 applicants
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$6,007.00-$7,302.00 Monthly
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Please review the special instructions before applying for this job opportunity.


Location

798 Niantic Ave Daly City, 94014

Description

EXTENDED-Applications will be accepted until Monday, November 1, 2021 

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completing a City application.

UPDATED Written Exam: November 17, 2021

UPDATED Oral Exam: November 30, 2021

DEFINITION

Under general supervision, performs journey-level maintenance, diagnostic and repair work on all automotive and mechanical equipment up to and including heavy duty diesel-powered equipment and performs related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs all maintenance and repairs, fabrication, and modifications to city vehicles and equipment; (including automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, police and fire equipment, street sweepers, Vac-Con’s, construction equipment, mowers, trailers, tractors, rollers, diesel or gasoline powered loaders, alternate fuel and hybrid vehicles);makes major and minor repairs to anti-lock brake, climate control, cooling, drivability gas/diesel, electrical, exhaust, hybrid, powertrain, restraint, steering/suspension, tire pressure monitor systems; uses welding equipment to fabricate, rebuild and strengthen various equipment parts; answers road calls for emergency services; makes road tests as needed; maintains records of time and materials used for each job; adequately communicates inventories of shop tools, equipment, fuel, parts and supplies as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Knowledge of:  Principles of safely working in an automotive repair garage; preventive maintenance inspection methods; current diagnostic procedure and repair tools, materials, and equipment used in vehicle repair and modification; principles of gasoline, diesel, computerized electronics , hybrid vehicles as applies to the maintenance and repair of automotive, truck, street construction, maintenance and fire equipment; tools and equipment of the trade; knowledge of safety practices related to the work and basic computer skills.

Ability to:  Diagnose and repair defects and failures in all areas of a vehicle or equipment; modify and outfit vehicles and equipment; safely use and maintain related shop tools and equipment, including analyzers and computers; maintain skills as technology advances; follow oral and written instructions; keep related shop records; communicate effectively; identify problems and make logical decisions; make simple mathematical calculations; keep work progressing to scheduled completion; maintain a level of productivity within industry standards; interact positively and cooperate with co-workers; respond politely to customers; work as a team member; function under demanding time pressure; respond in a positive manner to supervision, and attend work and perform duties on a regular and consistent basis.

Experience:  Journeyman’s card or equivalent experience, such as successful completion of an apprenticeship in a recognized shop, with at least two years of experience in the repair and maintenance of automotive, truck, street construction and maintenance equipment. Training and or experience in the repair of heavy-duty equipment, including fire apparatus is highly desirable; knowledge of heavy duty equipment repair and overhaul including diesel-powered equipment and gas and electric welding principles and techniques.

 

Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent

License: Possession of a valid Class B California Driver’s License including a Tank Endorsement or the ability to obtain one within six months of appointment.

Certifications Highly Desirable:

*Possession of current National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certificates in

o    Suspension (A4)

o    Brakes (A5)

o    Electrical/Electronics (A6)

o    Engine Performance (A7)

o    AdvancedEngine Performance (L1)

o    Truck Diesel Engines (T2)

o    Truck Brakes (T4)

o    Truck Electrical (T6)

o    Truck PMI (T8)

and/or

* Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) Level 1 Fire Mechanic Certificate

 

Physical Requirements: Moderate and sometimes strenuous exertion required, including walking, standing, bending, kneeling, lifting and carrying; may have to work on ladders, in adverse conditions which include weather, noise, noxious odors, gases and contact with petroleum products.

Ideal Candidate

 Experience:  Journeyman’s card or equivalent experience, such as successful completion of an apprenticeship in a recognized shop, with at least two years of experience in the repair and maintenance of automotive, truck, street construction and maintenance equipment. Training and or experience in the repair of heavy-duty equipment, including fire apparatus is highly desirable; knowledge of heavy duty equipment repair and overhaul including diesel-powered equipment and gas and electric welding principles and techniques.

Education: Graduation from high school or equivalent

 

License: Possession of a valid Class B California Driver’s License including a Tank Endorsement or the ability to obtain one within six months of appointment.

 

Certifications Highly Desirable:

 

*Possession of current National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certificates in

o    Suspension (A4)

o    Brakes (A5)

o    Electrical/Electronics (A6)

o    Engine Performance (A7)

o    AdvancedEngine Performance (L1)

o    Truck Diesel Engines (T2)

o    Truck Brakes (T4)

o    Truck Electrical (T6)

o    Truck PMI (T8)

 

and/or

 

* Office of State Fire Marshall (OSFM) Level 1 Fire Mechanic Certificate

 

Physical Requirements: Moderate and sometimes strenuous exertion required, including walking, standing, bending, kneeling, lifting and carrying; may have to work on ladders, in adverse conditions which include weather, noise, noxious odors, gases and contact with petroleum products.

Benefits

GENERAL BENEFITS SUMMARY

 

A.F.S.C.M.E., Local 919

Effective December 1, 2019

 

 

I        HEALTH & WELFARE

 

      A.        Section 125 Options: Unreimbursed Medical Expenses and Dependent Care Plans available to all eligible full-time employees.

 

B.         Wage Supplements

                    

For employees hired on or after January 1, 2020 the City’s monthly contribution towards the Cafeteria/Flexible benefits wage supplement shall be:

 

No Coverage            $400.00

Employee Only         100% of Employee Only CalPERS Kaiser Rate

Employee + 1           95% of Employee +1 CalPERS Kaiser Rate

Employee+ Family   95% of Employee + Family CalPERS Kaiser Rate

 

From the Wage Supplement Dollars, employees must purchase the following qualified benefits:

 

  • City-sponsored dental/orthodontic insurance

             Maximum annual dental benefit $2,500 Non-PPO/ $2,600 PPO

Maximum lifetime orthodontia $2,500

 

Monthly premium of $132.05 effective 1/1/2020

 

  • City-sponsored life insurance ($50,000 effective 6/1/2008)

                  Monthly premium at the current coverage rate of $0.225 per $1K effective 1/1/2014.

 

C.     City-sponsored Short/Long Term Disability Insurance

                              Monthly Premium:              $35.00

                              City Pays:                            $26.50 per employee

                              Employee Pays:                 $  8.50 ($4.25 biweekly for 24 pay periods)

 

D.     Vision Reimbursement Plan

Effective January 1, 2020, employees and their dependents are eligible for a maximum of $200.00 per year per family for frames or lenses. The reimbursement may be requested every 12 months.

 

 

II       RETIREMENT - PERS 3% At Age 60

 

         3% @ Age 60 for Classic Members Effective 01/01/2013; Third Level of 1959 Survivor Benefit, One Year Final compensation, annual cost of living allowance (3%); Pre-Retirement Optional Settlement 2 Death Benefit.

 

         2% @ Age 62 for New Members Effective 01/01/2013; Three Year Final Compensation

 

         Employer contribution:            44.159% (includes 7.596% bond) effective 7/01/20

         Employee contribution:          8.00% for Classic Members or 6.50% for New Members

                       

         The City pays 0% of employee contribution. In lieu, the City provides 414h, a one-time, irrevocable option for employee to elect to have his or her mandated PERS member contribution picked up by the City. Electing this option authorizes the City to designate the mandatory contribution on a tax-deferred basis.

 

III      EDUCATION EXPENSES: Employees may be reimbursed for educational expenses with prior department head approval and with proof of successful completion of the course.

 

IV     STANDBY PAY: Effective 7/1/2009, $350.00 weekly reimbursement to eligible employees. 

 

V      SAFETY FOOTWEAR ALLOWANCE: Reimbursement up to $350.00 as needed to eligible employees for the purchase and/or repair and maintenance of safety footwear (including socks, boot laces, and inserts). Employee may select type of footwear and must obtain advance approval of the Department Head. Employees receiving such reimbursement are required to wear the approved footwear at all times while on duty.  Eligible classifications are:

                             

                  Building Inspector                                  Lead Meter Reader

                  Building Maintenance Worker I/II         Lead Public Works Maint Worker

                  Certified Tree Worker                            Mechanic

                  Chief Mechanic                                      Meter Reader

                  Custodian                                                Public Works Inspector

                 Engineer I                                  Street Maintenance Worker I/II                Groundskeeper/Gardener I/II                Street Sweeper Operator

                  Junior Engineering Technician            Traffic Signal Street Light Technician

                                                                                    Utility Maintenance Worker

                                                                                                                              

VI     CLOTHING: Employees required to wear uniforms shall be required to wear them at all times while on duty.

 

         A.     Coveralls: The City will provide coveralls to employees in the following classifications:

 

                  Building Maintenance Worker I/II

                  Junior Engineering Technician

                  Groundskeeper/Gardener I/II

                  Lead Public Workers Maintenance Worker

                  Mechanic

                  Senior Building Inspector

                  Street Maintenance Worker I/II

                  Street Sweeper Operator                     

                  Utility Maintenance Worker

 

  1. In addition to coveralls, the City provides pants, shirts and jackets to affected employees in the Motor Vehicle Division.

 

  1. Employees in the following classifications shall be required to wear uniforms as noted:

 

  1. Recreation Services Coordinator (shirt/jacket)
  2. Building Inspector (jacket)
  3. Lead Meter Reader (jacket)
  4. Engineer I (jacket)
  5. Recreation Services Supervisor (shirt/jacket)

 

VII    DAMAGED CLOTHING REIMBURSEMENT: Clothing reimbursement pool provides up to a maximum of $150 per year to eligible employees for clothing damaged in the line of duty and replaced by the employee subject to Department Head approval. The $150 clothing reimbursement pool will not carry over from one fiscal year to the next. Eligible employees are those who hold position classifications of:

 

         Building Inspector                         Engineering Technician

         Engineering Aide                          Senior Engineering Technician

                             

VIII   TOOL REPLACEMENT ALLOWANCE: City provides employees who work in the City Garage and hold one of the eligible classifications noted below, reimbursement up to $500 maximum per employee each year for the replacement of lost or broken tools normally used in the Garage. Reimbursement is made only upon presentation of receipts and purchase request must have prior approval by the Motor Vehicle Supervisor. Unused amounts may not be carried over to the following year.

 

                  Mechanic

                  Chief Mechanic 

 

 

 

                       

 

IX     SUPPLEMENTAL ASSIGNMENT PAY

 

  1. Employees who are designated by their department and assigned to operate a vehicle(s) requiring a valid Class A California driver’s license shall receive supplemental assignment pay at the rate of $145.00 a month.

 

    • Irrigation Specialist (Parks)                                                        $100/month
    • Sheriff Work Program Supervisor (Parks)                          $100/month
    • QAC (Qualified Applicator Certificate) (Parks)                   $100/month
    • Playground Inspector                                                            $150/month
    • Fire Mechanic (Mechanics)                                                  $100/month
    • Safe Food Handling (Recreation)                                        $50/month
    • Certified Arborist (Parks)                                                      $100/month
    • Fleet ASE Master Auto Technician (Mechanics)               $200/month
    • Traffic Signal Street Light Technician &

Lead Traffic Street Light Technician- Level III Certificate $100/month

    • Signs & Pavement Certificate                                              $100/month

 

X      TWO HOURS PERSONAL LEAVE: The City provides affected employees two hours of personal leave to be taken at any time during the calendar year that is agreeable to the employee and the employee’s department head in lieu of the employee taking two hours of holiday time off on the Friday before Easter.  Said two hours personal leave shall be taken each year pursuant to the above conditions and shall not accrue from year to year.

 

XI     HOLIDAYS: 11 paid holidays per year

 

XII    VACATION: Employees accrue vacation days after completion of service years reflected below.

 

                                    Years of Service         # Days

                                       Completed                Received

                                    After 1                            13

                                    After 5                            18

                                    After 13                          23

                                    After 21                          28

 

XIII   SICK LEAVE: Full-time employees accrue sick leave at the rate of 12 working days per year. Pay out of one-half of employee's total accrued sick leave hours applies ONLY at retirement, death, or abolishment of position for employees hired before January 1, 2020.

 

VIV   MILEAGE: Effective January 1, 2021, reimbursement rate is 56 cents per mile.

 

 

 

XV    AFFECTED CLASSIFICATIONS – Civil Service

        

         Building Inspector

         Building Maintenance Worker I/II

         Building Permit Technician

         Certified Tree Worker

         Chief Mechanic

         Civil Engineer II

         Custodian

         Engineer I

         Engineering Technician

         Groundskeeper/Gardener I/II

         Junior Engineering Technician

         Lead Meter Reader    

         Lead Public Works Maintenance Worker

         Librarian I

         Librarian II

         Librarian III

Library Assistant I

         Library Assistant II

         Library Assistant III

         Mechanic

         Meter Reader

         Recreation Services Coordinator

         Recreation Services Supervisor

         Senior Recreation Services Supervisor

         Senior Building Inspector

         Senior Engineering Technician

         Senior Custodian

         Street Maintenance Worker I/II

         Street Sweeper Operator

         Traffic Signal/Street Light Technician

         Utility Maintenance Worker

 

 

Special Instructions

EXTENDED-Applications will be accepted until Monday, November 1, 2021 

Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Resumes are not accepted in lieu of completing a City application.

UPDATED Written Exam: November 17, 2021

UPDATED Oral Exam: November 30, 2021

Recruitment Contact

Contact phone: 
(650)991-8028
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