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Senior Automotive Mechanic

at City of Coral Gables, Florida

Pay: up to $45572.80/year
Salary : $45,572.80/Year
Posted: 9/24/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 2528622

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Job Title:Senior Automotive Mechanic
Opening Date/Time: Fri. 08/02/19 12:00 AM Eastern Time
Job Type:Full-time
Location:City of Coral Gables, Florida
Department:Public Works Department
The City of Coral Gables, Florida, The City Beautiful, a progressive, international, coastal and historic City is seeking a highly qualified professional who is inspired by interesting challenges of an established, but dynamic community for the position of  Senior Automotive Mechanic. The City has a population of approximately 51,000 residents, has a vibrant downtown and is home to the University of Miami. It is proud to be ranked by ninth out of America's Top 25 Towns to Live Well and America's sixth most successful walkable suburb by the Wall Street Journal.

 Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Coral Gables operates under a commission/manager form of government and is well known for its active and involved citizenry. The Senior Automotive Mechanic performs skilled preventative maintenance and repairs on automobiles, trucks, boats, construction and heavy equipment as well as emergency vehicles for the City of Coral Gables. Work is assigned, reviewed by inspection, and performed under the direction of a supervisor. 

Inspects and tests vehicles, makes visual and operational inspections of vehicles to diagnose problems and fixes problems affecting a variety of gasoline on diesel powered vehicles and heavy equipment such as automobiles, passenger buses, police and fire specialized equipment, general trucks, public works construction and maintenance equipment, etc.
Participates in the widest variety of automotive maintenance and repairs from minor work to complete rebuilding, including minor welding and cutting. 
Troubleshoots, repairs/rebuilds and installs diesel and gasoline motors, grinds valves, replaces and repairs main bearings as well as troubleshoots and repairs transmissions, universal joins, differentials, PTO's air and hydraulic brakes.
Troubleshoots, repairs/rebuilds and installs hydraulic pumps, motors, controls, and cylinders, PTO and transfer case.
Troubleshoots, repairs/rebuilds and installs automotive electrical components such as starters, generators, distributors, voltage regulators, etc.
Provides roadside assistance to operators of City vehicles and tows vehicles to garage as needed.

High School Diploma or equivalent
Minimum six (6) years at the journeyman level in the skilled repair of automotive and construction equipment is necessary. 
ASE certification required. 
Valid Florida Class B Commercial Driver's License.
CDL requirement may be waived for up to 120 days but must be obtained by the end of the 120 days for
continued employment; as long as employee has a valid Florida Driver's License.
Furnish own tools and repair equipment.
A comparable amount of training or experience may be substituted for the minimum education requirement.