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Lake County BCC
315 West Main St.
P.O. Box 7800
Tavares, Florida 32778

 Job Details
Mechanic II
Posting Number: 21-04-12-2571
Pay Grade: 19N
Salary: $17.99 - $29.65 per hour
Public Safety Support - Logistics-Fleet
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:
The essential function of the position within the organization is a technical position with the responsibility of maintaining vehicles, trucks, and equipment utilized by Lake County. Duties are performed in compliance with applicable laws, rules, regulations, and standard operating procedures. The position works independently, reporting major activities through periodic meetings.

Employee is required to have the ability to:
• perform general maintenance and repair to light and medium-duty gas and diesel vehicles, including engine, transmission, front-end and body components,
• perform basic troubleshooting techniques,
• correct electrical problems and to install various electrical accessories,
• order and purchase parts and supplies,
• coordinate and inspect repairs and maintenance completed by vendors and subordinate employees,
• work with a variety of vendors,
• establish and maintain various types of service and other records,
• use hand and power tools to perform a variety of mechanical work,
• replace and tighten screws and bolts to required torque,
• remove and service rotors, check components against specific tolerances, replace pads and other components, rebuild brake components, bleed, and test brake systems,
• replace oil, transmission fluid, and filters, along with coolant, and other fluids and refill to remove and service rotors, check components against specific tolerances, replace pads and other components, rebuild brake components, and bleed and test brake systems,
• replace oil, transmission fluid, coolant, and other fluids and refill to manufacturer’s specifications, and verify fluid levels,
• test batteries and electrical components,
• properly remove and replace batteries
• provide effective written, and verbal communications
• check and service A/C systems, add refrigerant, and repair or rebuild A/C system, and
• document work performed.

Employee is required to have knowledge of:
• automotive tools,
• vehicle A/C systems, electrical systems,
• brake systems, mechanical systems,
• basic principles and terminology of automotive mechanics.

May be required to assist with emergency support functions in the event of a declared emergency and/or any other emergency duties as assigned.

Emergency Vehicle experience preferred but not required.

Minimum Qualifications:
Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. Requires high school diploma or GED plus one (1) year of college or vocational school education in automotive mechanics or closely related field. Requires four years of related experience. •
• Requires a valid Florida Driver’s License. **May require a Florida Class “B” CDL license or one to be obtained within 6 months of employment.**

• May be required to possess or obtain technical certification(s) as deemed necessary by supervisor (including but not limited to general pesticide application, forklift certification, ASE Certifications in Automotive / Truck Repair and/or EVT Certifications).

Full time employees are offered a competitive benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, retirement, health, dental and other benefits.


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