Fleet Mechanic Job at Healdsburg, Sonoma County, California

Fleet Mechanic

City of Healdsburg , California

Job Information 


Administrative Services

Mid Level


$6,481.22 - $7,908.55 Monthly

Application Deadline 

Until Filled - 1st Review Nov 10th

No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


The City of Healdsburg is currently recruiting for the exciting opportunity of Fleet Mechanic in the Administrative Services Department! Submit an application today at: https://www.ci.healdsburg.ca.us/ Applications shall be accepted until a sufficient  number have been received for interview purposes. This recruitment may close at any time and without notice. Prompt application is encouraged. The first review of applications will be on November 10, 2020.

This is an opportunity to serve a critical function at the City of Healdsburg. Fleet Mechanics perform complex work in servicing, maintaining, and repairing heavy equipment, alternative fueled vehicles, and automotive vehicles in compliance with  established rules and regulations. The Fleet Mechanic is eligible to earn a salary range of $6,481.22 - $7,908.55 per month.

Fleet Mechanic Position Overview:

  • Inspect, service, diagnose, repair, assemble, rebuild and maintain equipment and all City vehicles found in a municipal fleet environment including light trucks, passenger, police, fire and heavy trucks and heavy equipment.
  • Repair engines, brakes, ignition systems, transmissions, differentials, front and rear axle ssemblies; repair and install hydraulic pumps and controls; inspect, repair, overhaul and assemble automotive electrical equipment such a generators, distributors, magnetos and starters; repair and replace carburetors, fuel injectors, coil packs, strainers, fuel lines, gas tanks and gauges.
  • Maintain and repair small gasoline engines and similar equipment found on mowers and chainsaws.
  • Remove, repair and replace wheels and tires, use and maintain a full set of hand, power, and shop tools and equipment related to work.
  • Diagnose and repair transmission systems including clutches, differential units, front and rear axles, gears, bearings, universal joints and hydraulic units.
  • Road test vehicles: drive trucks or equipment as required; inspect vehicles in the shop and field.
  • Diagnose, repair and maintain vehicle air brakes, light vehicle hydraulic brakes, hydraulic systems, and associated power take-off equipment, electric cranes, hoists and small hydraulic lift equipment.
  • Provide information both written and orally to accurately update manual and computerized records related to work activities.
  • Read and interpret manuals, drawings and specifications.
  • Determine equipment repair needs and supply a list of needed parts for repair.
  • Use welding equipment to fabricate, rebuild and strength various equipment parts and perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Five years of responsible journey level experience as an auto and/or heavy truck equipment mechanic.

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade supplemented by course work in automotive repair.

License and Certificate:
Possession of a valid California Class A Driver’s License with Air Brake and Tanker Endorsements or apply for and successfully possess a temporary commercial license permit within six (6) months of employment and the subsequent attainment of a permanent commercial license within the following six (6) months. Failure to obtain or maintain such required license(s) may be cause for disciplinary action.

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Certification is desirable.

Fire Mechanic I Certification is desirable.

Ideal Candidate:

The successful candidate has the ability to work independently as well as be a key member of small two-person team in the shop; communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing; use sound judgment to make decisions; and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted during the course of work.

Please contact the Human Resources Team with any questions via email at HR Email or via telephone at 707-431-3322.



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