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Heavy-Duty Service Truck Technician - Fire

This is a hands-on position that provides general maintenance, mechanical and electrical diagnostic repar of Fire Apparatus, Heavy Trucks and related components. Below are some examples of the types of work performed, but not limited to:
Heavy Duty Brake Repair
Heavy Duty Engine and Transmission Repair, Tear downs, Inspections, and Rebuilds
Refurbishment work, Body swaps, Accident damage repair, Complete chassis overhaul
Frame repair and complete replacement
Suspension diagnosis and repair.
Installation of truck equipment.
General Mig welding and fabrication of parts from Stainless, Aluminum or Steel.
Fire Pump diagnosis and repair.
Line voltage generator diagnosis and repair.
The following reflect the essential duties and responsibilities for this position, but does not restrict the tasks that may be assigned based upon changing business conditions:
Consistently complete quality diagnostics and repairs.
Identify and communicate the repair needs of vehicles inspected.
Maintain a safe work environment.
Document cause and corrections of all repairs.
Ability to work overtime with little or no notice to complete the task at hand.
Thoroughness in repair procedures.
Cleanliness of assigned work area.
Completion of expense reports for travel costs.
Obtain (or possess) own tools.
Ability to travel at short notice.
Ability to problem solve and work independently.
Possession of current Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling certification, in compliance with Section 609 of the Federal Clean Air Act of 1990.
Working knowledge of shop equipment including lifts, diagnostic and A/C equipment, etc.
Must have at least 3 years of experience in the Fire Service Industry
Team oriented, flexible and focused on maintaining a high level of customer service Interpret and apply information from technical manuals and web sites.
Accurately complete written record of work performed.
Qualifications:
Michigan CDL license class A with tank endorsement?
State of Michigan certification in Heavy Duty Truck?
EVT Fire Pumps and Accessories Certified. (preferred)
Willing to invest in continuous improvement, up to and including additional certifications
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING CONDITIONS:
While working in this position, the employee is frequently sitting, walking, reaching, and performing repetitive motions; occasionally climbing or descending, stooping/kneeling/crouching/driving/crawling. Lifting between 20-50 pounds, lifting over 50 pounds, pushing over 40 pounds and pulling over 40 pounds occasionally lifting over 50 pounds. While working in this position the employee is working indoors; frequently working outdoors, walking on uneven ground, working in temperatures above 100 degrees, working in dirty, dusty and noisy environments. Near machinery and may be exposed to chemicals and fumes. Occasionally working in temperatures below 32 degrees and will be required to wear protective equipment. May be working at heights of 100 feet and is potentially exposed to infectious diseases.
Additional Information
Available on-call for emergencies.?
Ability to attend meetings and/or perform other assignments at locations outside the normal workplace.?
This position is subject to random drug testing.



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