Salt Lake City


    Requisition ID
    Minimum Salary
    USD $20.03/Hr.
    Maximum Salary
    USD $26.37/Hr.
    Post End Date
    US-UT-Salt Lake City
  • Overview

    Announcement: This position is open until filled. Application reviews will occur as needed at the discretion of the Department of Airports.  Applications received prior to review may be considered, contingent on qualifications.  This position is subject to close at any time without notification at the discretion of the Department of Airports.


    Salt Lake City is one of the nation’s best places to live, work and play. Maintaining that reputation as well as implementing new progressive solutions for sustainable growth, means that we need the best people working here. We’re looking for civic minded individuals who want meaningful work that will directly impact the city that we all love. When you join us, you will have the security and peace of mind that comes from a career in local government. We pride ourselves on our dedication to gender pay equity and a friendly and respectful atmosphere for all. Submit an application and see for yourself why Salt Lake City Corp. is the best place to work!


    We choose only the very best to work for the residents of this great city — and we reward our hardworking employees with a generous benefits package.  


    • Medical+HSA/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
      • Medical Premium is only $16 a month for a single and $52 a month for a family
    • Paid time off
      • 12 vacation days + 11 paid holidays + 5 paid personal days
      • Six weeks of paid parental leave to all new parents
    • Tuition Reimbursement up to 4k dollars a year
    • Pension or 401K with 10% of salary contributed by the city, no match required
    • Dedicated Wellness Clinic for employees and their families
    • Discounted Auto/Home/and Pet Insurance
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Training and Development

    Learn more about our amazing benefits here: SLC Benefit Guide


    Incumbent performs journey-level, skilled diagnosis, repairs and maintenance on either heavy or light vehicles and equipment, depending on assignment and operational needs.  Reports to shift supervisor.


    • Performs diagnosis, repairs, and maintenance on heavy equipment or light equipment, or both, depending on assignment and operational needs.
      • "Light" equipment includes, but is not limited to: police and other passenger cars, pick-ups, tow trucks, vans, ATV and other four-wheelers, Cushmans, small tractors, mowers, snow blowers, accessories, hydraulics and other motive and non-motive equipment.
      • "Heavy" equipment includes, but is not limited to: bulldozers, loaders, pavers, brooms, power shovels, packers, plows, fire trucks, hydraulics, accessories and other motive and non-motive equipment.
    • Diagnoses mechanical and electrical problems. Reviews vehicle and equipment history files to assist in determining frequency and possible cause of problems. Determines materials and parts required.   Repairs, overhauls or replaces all equipment components, including but not limited to, engines, transmissions, clutches, brakes, steering, differentials, and hydraulic, electrical, computer, fuel and cooling systems.
    • Instructs, mentors and assists with on-the-job training of Fleet Mechanic trainees.
    • Tunes motors using standard test equipment. Performs safety inspections, and may do emissions tests as required.  Replaces defective parts.
    • Performs oxyacetylene and electronic welding as required. May fabricate special equipment; layout, cut and fit material for welding.
    • Services equipment with oil, grease and water. Checks and services batteries. Checks and lubricates transmis­sions and differentials.  May change and mount tires.
    • Uses normal hand tools, as well as power tools, and modern test or diagnostic equipment to perform necessary repairs, adjustments, overhaul or component replacement. Keeps current on repair and diagnostic technology by studying repair manuals and other production literature, as well as attending specific schools or classes as required.
    • Maintains standard shop records, reflecting amount of time, type of repair, parts used and job orders. Will use a computer to input and retrieve data.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.


    • Four to six (4-6) years related work experience including the operation, repair, adjustment, overhaul and general maintenance of either passenger vehicles, light or heavy trucks and equipment. Up to two years vocational training with an accredited trade school in auto mechanics may be substituted for an equal amount of experience.
    • Knowledge of standard practices, equipment, tools of the automotive mechanic and welding trades; ability to diagnose and correct defects in a wide variety of either "light" equipment or "heavy” equipment, or both, depending on assignment.
    • Must possess all hand tools necessary to complete assigned duties.
    • Must possess certification for vehicle safety inspections and vehicle emission tests (or ability to obtain within six months of hire).
    • Possession of a valid state driver's license or Utah driving privilege card. May be required to possess a Utah State Commercial Driver's License, Class A or B.
    • May be required to possess industry related ASE certifications.


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