San Jose

Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II - Public Works Department (20027624)

2000707
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Mechanics
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South Bay
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Full-Time
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8/10/2020 at 11:59pm
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$49,587.20-$66,144.00 Annually
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Location

1606 Senter Road San Jose, 95112

Description

 

The Fleet Management Division in Public Works Department is responsible for the management of the City’s fleet including the comprehensive inspection, maintenance, repair, acquisition, and disposal. The City’s vehicle and equipment fleet currently consists of over 2,700 assets. 

 

The Department of Public Works Fleet Management Division is recruiting to fill an  Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II (EMA I/II) Parts position. The EMA I/II is responsible for performing inspections, communicating with other staff and customers, servicing, installation of electronic electrical equipment, ordering parts, entering data in the fleet management system, road testing and diagnosing problems to make various repairs and adjustments on automotive, heavy truck and/or heavy equipment. While working under general supervision, the EMA I/II will be expected to perform safely and follow all rules required by the City of San Jose. This position will require working various shift hours and overtime.

 

The following position details are the areas of experience required for employment and a general description of associated duties.

 

 

Equipment Mechanic Assistant I/II (PARTS)

 

Equipment Mechanic Assistant Parts position orders, receives, and issues automotive, truck, and equipment parts. Researches and identifies select parts for issue, stocks and verifies inventories, and utilizes the fleet database to manage inventories.

 

 

The salary range for this position is $49,587.20 - $66,144.20

 

This recruitment may be used to fill multiple positions in this classification. If you are interested in employment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you are considered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants from this recruitment.

Ideal Candidate

 

Equipment Mechanic Assistant I (EMA I)

 

1.  Education:  Successful completion of high school, General Educational Development Certificate (GED), or Californian Proficiency Certificate.

 

2.   Experience:  Two (2) years experience in maintenance of automotive equipment which may include any one of a combination of servicing vehicles, installation of automotive components and accessories, or maintenance and disbursement of parts and supply inventories.

 

Equipment Mechanic Assistant II (EMA II)

 

1.  Education:  Successful completion of high school, General Educational Development Certificate (GED), or Californian Proficiency Certificate.

 

2.   Experience:  Four (4) years experience in the equipment mechanical assistance of automotive equipment which may include any one or combination of servicing vehicles, installation of automotive components and accessories, or maintenance and disbursement of parts and supply inventories including two (2) years increasingly responsible experience equivalent to the level of Equipment Mechanic Assistant I with the City of San Jose.

 

Required Licensing (EMA I/II): Possession of a valid California driver’s license at all times is a condition of employment. As a condition of employment in some designated positions, acquisition of a valid State of California Class A or B driver’s license with applicable endorsements may be required in the performance of job duties.

Employment Eligibility:  Federal law requires all employees to provide verification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informed that the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent, or sign any documents related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type of visa which requires an employer application.

 

Background Investigation Process: Eligible candidates will complete a Class C Background packet. Upon successful completion and review of the background investigation, the hiring board will make their employment selections. Those selected will move forward in the hiring process.

 

 

Competencies

 

The ideal candidate will possess the following competencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history.  Desirable competencies for this position include:

 

Job Expertise - Demonstrates knowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principles and practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal and state rules and regulations.

Communication Skills - Effectively conveys information and expresses thoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective use of listening skills; displays openness to other people’s ideas and thoughts.

Computer Skills - Experienced with common business computer applications including but not limited to: MS Outlook, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Access, and MS Excel.

Customer Service - Demonstrates the ability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively and efficiently using professional demeanor.
 

Team Work & Interpersonal Skills - Develops effective relationships with co-workers and supervisors by helping others accomplish tasks and using collaboration and conflict resolution skills.

 

Multi-Tasking - Can handle multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously; has handled a wide variety of assignments in past and/or current position(s).

 

Reliability - Completes quality work assignments in a timely and efficient manner; fulfills responsibilities and maintains confidentiality as appropriate.

 

Selection Process

 

The selection process will consist of an evaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the application and responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whose backgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selection process.  Additional phases of the selection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which will include a practical exercise.

 

You will be prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the online application process:

 

 

1.    Do you possess a valid State of California Class A or B driver’s license with applicable endorsements? If yes, please specify Class A or B and expiration date.

 

2.    Do you possess a valid State of California Class C driver’s license? If yes, please provide expiration date.

 

3.    List your formal automotive education and/or training (include completed classes or programs, dates, certificates, and the institution where these were obtained).

 

 

4.    Please describe your experience in purchasing, storing, and billing of automotive, heavy truck, and/or equipment of parts. Include your responsibilities, where you obtained this experience, and number of years of experience.

 

5.     Please describe your experience with using a vehicle service and repair and/or parts management database application. Include your proficiency level (no experience; basics only; complex aspects; or expert that could teach others how to use), provide the name of application, and detail your experience in how you have used each application to support your self-assessment.

 

6.    Please describe your experience using computer applications, specifically Word and Outlook. Include detailed information about your experience and how you have used each application.

 

 

You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be considered for this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheld from further consideration.

 

If you have questions about the duties of these positions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact Colin Braslin at colin.braslin@sanjoseca.gov.

 

 


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