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Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District

Is currently accepting online applications.


Interested applicants can apply online at: www.metrofire.ca.gov/careers


$70,926.36 - $86,003.40 Annually


FINAL FILING DATE: Friday, September 15, 2017 at 4 p.m.


Under general supervision, test, diagnose, and locate malfunctions; repair and overhaul gasoline or diesel powered fire apparatus and heavy equipment; read and evaluate written comments of equipment failure; diagnose and recommend repair processes; conduct one-on-one vehicle mechanical training for District personnel on equipment and component systems; enforce shop safety rules; drive District equipment; is subject to call back; perform other duties as required.


Education must be obtained through a post secondary institution currently accredited by any accreditation body recognized by either the Counsel for higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) or the United States Department of Education. The education requirements may be modified at the sole discretion of the Fire Chief.

1. Posses a high school diploma or equivalent GED certificate.

2. Three (3) years of experience that relates to the knowledge and ability requirements listed below.

1. Bilingual ability.

2. California Fire Vehicle Mechanic or Emergency Vehicle Technician, Level I certification or greater.

3. Certificate of satisfactory completion or graduation from an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) accredited Technical Institute in the field of vehicle maintenance.

4. Possession of CDL passenger endorsement.

Knowledge of:
1. Theory, care, operation, and principles of gasoline and diesel powered engines, fire equipment and related components including fuel systems, electrical systems and drive trains. 

2. Theory, care, and operation of fire pumps and other specialized fire equipment. 

3. Diagnosis, overhaul, and repair techniques for heavy gasoline and diesel-powered equipment, fire equipment and related components such as fire pump transmissions, valves, aerial ladders, foam systems, dry chemical systems, SCBA compressors, ARFF units, etc. 

4. Methods, materials, tools, and equipment of fire and heavy equipment maintenance and repair. 

5. Preventive maintenance inspection methods. 

Ability to:
1. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with a wide variety of people that include senior management, employees, outside agencies, and the general public. 

2. Diagnose malfunctions in fire apparatus and other heavy equipment. 

3. Repair and overhaul heavy gasoline and diesel powered equipment and related fire components with minimum supervision. 

4. Prepare simple records, work orders, logs work, vehicle folders and reports required on the repair of fire equipment. 

5. Read, understand, and follow written and oral instructions, factory service bulletins, repair manuals, and memoranda.



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