Fleet Supervisor & Automotive Mechanic

Roaring Fork Fire Rescue Authority   Carbondale, CO   Full-time     Mechanic/Technician
Posted on September 12, 2020

Fleet Supervisor & Automotive Mechanic

Roaring Fork Fire Rescue Authority is looking for a full-time Fleet Supervisor and Automotive/Equipment Mechanic.

- Fleet Supervisor

General Purpose Statement
This position supervises staff and manages fleet operations. for maintaining Authority equipment, vehicles/apparatus, and tools by repairing, troubleshooting and performing preventative maintenance. This includes performing and coordinating work on engines, ambulances, brush trucks, staff/command vehicles, and all fire/rescue vehicles/equipment; determining schedules, sequences and assignments for work activities, based on priority, quantity of work, and skill of staff.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide thorough and ongoing inspection of equipment, vehicles/apparatus, and tools; and diagnose mechanical defects. Prepares detailed cost estimates and makes recommendations regarding feasibility of major repairs
• Oversees and coordinates apparatus maintenance program; ensure program is up to date and meets applicable standards
• Diagnoses and repairs heavy duty fire apparatus including fire pumps, plumbing, hydraulics, and chassis
• Manages, supervises and directs the activities of staff and functions; makes recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, and termination
• Schedules staff, assigns work and monitors progress; mentors, trains and develops staff in the accomplishment of their duties and professional growth; evaluates performance
• Provide instruction and mentorship on Authority’s driver/operator programs for all employees and volunteer staff
• Interpret work orders to identify the nature of reported problem and determines the exact nature and cause; provides feedback to work order submitter
• Maintains and adequate inventory of necessary parts and supplies to meet the most common needs of Authority equipment and vehicles/apparatus: orders supplies, parts and materials, following purchasing Standard Operating Procedures
• Inspect and certify equipment in accordance with State, Federal and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards
• Conducts and/or coordinates annual re-certification of pump and hose tests
• Works independently to plan and schedule work to keep equipment ready for service. Coordinate work efforts to get the needed work done in an effective and timely manner
• Ensures that Authority fleet and facilities are properly equipped and in safe working condition for efficient operations
• Assists the Fire Chief in the design, specifications, planning and purchasing of Authority equipment and vehicles/apparatus
• Maintain related records and files for the maintenance and repair of department equipment, vehicles/apparatus and tools to ensure compliance with applicable regulatory agencies
• Properly disposes of petroleum and other regulated hazardous waste materials
• Provides emergency field assistance to disabled apparatus and equipment, to determine maintenance and repairs needed; to pick up parts and/or supplies

- Automotive and Equipment Mechanic

General Purpose Statement
This position is responsible for preventative maintenance and mechanical repair work related to Authority equipment, specialized fire/ems vehicles, and heavy fire apparatus.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Provide initial inspection of equipment, vehicles/apparatus, and tools; and diagnose mechanical defects
• Performs routine preventative maintenance work such as changing oil, lubrications, and brake pads
• Interpret work orders to identify the nature of reported problem and determines the exact nature and cause
• Maintains and adequate inventory of necessary parts and supplies to meet the most common needs of Authority equipment and vehicles/apparatus: orders supplies, parts and materials, following purchasing Standard Operating Procedures
• Inspect and certify equipment in accordance with State, Federal and National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards
• Works with Fleet Supervisor to plan and schedule work to keep equipment ready for service.
• Performs needed work in an effective and timely manner
• Maintain related records and files for the maintenance and repair of department equipment, vehicles/apparatus and tools
• Properly disposes of petroleum and other regulated hazardous waste materials
• Provides emergency field assistance to disabled vehicles/apparatus and equipment, to determine maintenance and repairs needed; to pick up parts and/or supplies
• Performs other duties as assigned