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Fleet Mechanic

Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina
43 days ago

The RDU Airport Authority provides a world-class customer experience for millions of passengers traveling to or through the airport. Our organization honors leadership, integrity, teamwork, excellence, and respect. We’re known for innovation, and we need skilled professionals to match our team. Here at RDU, we’ve created a culture that attracts bright, passionate, and caring people who sincerely want to do their best for our internal and external partners. Our organization offers a dynamic, fast-paced environment that promotes teamwork, creativity, and collaboration. As a team member at RDU, you can expect to make a difference through your work, directly impact the achievement of a meaningful mission, advance your career trajectory, and still have room for fun and fulfillment in your daily life.

The Fleet Mechanic position is responsible for performing routine and complex skilled mechanical work on fixed and rolling stock, automotive, construction, and specialized equipment. Under the direct supervision of the Fleet Manager and a supporting relationship with the Lead Fleet Mechanic, the role works on a variety of cars, construction equipment, trucks, specialized vehicles, generator engines, and more. 


Hiring Range: 

  • Maximum = Based on qualifications
  • Minimum = $49,******

 

Education and Experience

  • Education
    • Required: High School Diploma or equivalency
  • Experience
    • Required:
      • 5 years of experience in automotive or diesel and heavy equipment repairs
    • Preferred:
      • 7 years of experience in automotive or diesel and heavy equipment repairs

 

Licenses or Certifications

  • Required:
    • Valid NC Driver’s License
    • Valid NC CDL class B or ability to obtain within 6 months of start date
    • State Safety Inspection certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of start date
    • On Board Diagnosis II (OBDII) emission testing certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of the start date
    • Air Conditioning certification or ability to obtain within 6 months of start date

    Preferred:

    • ASE-certified Technician

 

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

    This job description intends to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by employees in this job. Employees may be requested to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

    • Performs complex diagnosis; adjusts, repairs, and services a variety of cars, construction equipment, trucks, specialized vehicles, generator engines, and related equipment.
    • Assists in developing predictive maintenance approaches and tasks.
    • Services vehicles and equipment and repairs and replaces gas and diesel-driven equipment parts.
    • Performs routine service work such as oil changes, lubrication, and tire repairs. 
    • Checks suspension for proper wheel alignment; resurfaces brake drums; and relines brakes.
    • Repairs air conditioning systems and emission systems, fabricate parts, welds vehicles, signs, gates, mowing decks, and exhaust systems.
    • Performs state vehicle inspections on airport vehicles.
    • Performs diversified complex electrical work on vehicles and equipment using schematics and electrical testers.
    • Repairs mowers, leaf machines, and other specialized equipment.
    • Cleans shop area to always maintain a neat and professional shop appearance.
    • Decommissions retired vehicles and equipment for state surplus auction; removes electronic equipment, decals, and other specified equipment.
    • Performs on-call repairs, as needed.
    • Performs additional related work as required.

     

    COMPETENCIES

    KNOWLEDGE OF

    • Automotive, diesel, and heavy equipment
    • Engine, electrical and hydraulic components
    • Purchasing procedures
    • Diagnostic equipment, tools, electrical and hand tools, electrical testing equipment, and machinery used in vehicle and equipment repair.  
    • Modern office procedures, methods, and computer equipment


    SKILL IN:

    • Methods, tools, and equipment used in automotive and maintenance equipment repair. 
    • Written and verbal communication 
    • Analysis and problem solving
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to develop and maintain effective and appropriate working relationships. 
    • Performing a variety of duties, often changing from one task to another of a different nature
    • Performing basic mathematical functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages, and ratios


    ABILITY TO:

    • Diagnose complex vehicle and equipment problems.
    • Detect worn or broken automotive parts through inspection.
    • Keep automated repair and service records and reports.
    • Read, write, understand, and speak English fluently.
    • Work effectively in a teamwork environment.
    • Formulate sound conclusions.  
    • Meet schedules and deadlines of the work.
    • Understand and carry out oral and written directions.
    • Accurately organize and maintain paper documents and electronic files.
    • Maintain the confidentiality of information and professional boundaries.

     

    RDU Benefits:

    At RDU, you’re not just a blip on the radar. We appreciate you and care about your health, happiness, and future. Here’s a snapshot of our awesome benefits!

    • Work-Life Harmony
      • Paid Vacation Leave
      • Paid Sick Leave
      • 11 Paid Holidays
      • Flexible Holiday Options
    • Health and Wellness
      • Comprehensive Wellness Program
      • On-site Fitness Classes & Employee Fitness Center Access
      • Health Savings Account (HSA) – with matching employer contributions
      • Flexible Spending Accounts – medical and dependent care options
      • Opportunities for employer-paid or discounted insurance plans
    • Financial Wellness
      • Tuition assistance and career development
      • Shift Differential pay
      • 401(k) plan, Traditional and Roth options – with matching employer contributions
      • 457(b) plan, Traditional and Roth options
      • NC Pension Retirement Plan
      • Employee Discounts – cell phone service plans, RDU Airport Terminal stores, and restaurants

     

    WORK ENVIRONMENT/CONDITIONS

    The work environment and exposures described here are representatives of those employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • Positions in this class typically require fingering, talking, hearing, seeing, grasping, standing, walking, and repetitive motions as well as stooping, kneeling, crouching reaching, climbing, balancing, pushing, pulling, and lifting.  Incumbents may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, odors, dust, poor ventilation, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures, inadequate lighting, and intense noises as well as gases, workspace restrictions, vibrations, chemicals, and oils.  

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

    • The position involves heavy physical demands, such as exerting up to 100 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 lbs. of force frequently, and/or up to 20 lbs. of force constantly to move objects.
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