Job Description

Fleet Mechanic
Avon Wastewater - , CO
Full Time
Not Specified

Our bright red trucks and vehicles serve not only as the face of our organization but are also a critical tool in getting our work done. Without our fleet, our operations team would not be able to do what they do best- provide efficient and reliable water and wastewater service to our customers.


We are currently seeking a customer service focused Fleet Mechanic to perform maintenance on the District’s fleet of vehicles, heavy equipment (trailers, portable generators, loaders, skid steer, excavator etc.) and small equipment (valve box cleaners, steamers etc.). This hands on role will also perform routine preventive maintenance, including service and repairs to company vehicles and equipment, and will coordinate outsourcing of repairs when necessary. The position will utilize the technology of a fleet maintenance management system (FMMS) to track maintenance of our vehicles which is a huge component of minimizing district risk and keeping our employees and customers safe. This customer service focused role also helps coordinator and perform maintenance and repair of District facilities.


An ideal candidate for this role is a positive problem solver with excellent follow up. We are looking for someone who is just as comfortable talking to people as they are working on cars and trucks. This is a great opportunity for an experienced mechanic to work on diverse projects and equipment.  And the best part: you provide an essential service to the community by being a key player in a one-stop shop to support our equipment and fleet. Not to mention our excellent benefits, housing program, and opportunities for training, certification and development.


The Day to Day:


  • With a focus on customer service, the Fleet Mechanic helps maintain the District’s fleet of vehicles, heavy equipment (trailers, portable generators, loaders, skid steer, excavator etc.), and small equipment (valve box cleaners, steamers etc.)
  • This position performs preventive maintenance, servicing, and repairs to light company vehicles and heavy equipment
  • Performs preventive maintenance including: tire replacement, tire repair, tune ups, and brake replacement
  • Diagnose problems and completes the repairs
  • Servicing of small equipment
  • Will occasionally weld and perform welding work
  • Completes work orders daily
  • Maintains a clean and orderly fleet service shop



  • Utilizes the fleet management maintenance system (FMMS) and works with the Fleet and Facilities Supervisor to ensure that all maintenance is being tracked and completed in a timely manner.



  • Demonstrates understanding of district Rules and Regulations as it pertains to fleet maintenance and operations
  • This position will work on vehicles with direction from the Fleet & Facilities Supervisor and must be able to make decisions on problems
  • Works collaboratively with all departments and district staff
  • Demonstrates a willingness to work independently in a team environment
  • Embraces the safety culture at the district and follows all safety protocols
  • Respectfully communicates with peers and the public
  • Embraces district mission, vision, and values
  • Demonstrates a strong work ethic, integrity, positive attitude and is a team player
  • Demonstrate tact and professionalism in communication
  • Completes administrative functions correctly and on time including purchasing card reconciliation, time entry, scheduling, and reading emails
Competencies and Qualifications
  • EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School Diploma; and three years automotive repair or equivalent experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with automotive diagnostic tools.
  • COMMUNICATION AND CUSTOMER SERVICE: This role must enjoy working with people. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Must be able to communicate with vendors. Proven customer service skills both internally and externally and ability to work productively with minimal direct supervision.  Excellent communication skills are essential. Must be willing to follow up on issues until they are resolved.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS: Computer proficiency required, including basic Microsoft Office skills including Word, Outlook and Excel. Must have aptitude and ability to work with computer systems to create work orders and learn the Fleet Management Maintenance System (FMMS) for tracking of maintenance. Ability to use office equipment such as phone systems, copier, and fax machine, and radio system required.
  • CERTIFICATES AND LICENSES: Must possess a valid Colorado Driver's license, and be insurable under District's standards.  This role is required to take an Electronic Vehicle Maintenance and Repair Class of the Fleet & Facilities Supervisor’s choosing within the first six months on the job. ASE certifications preferred. Ability to pass and implement skills learned in ASE tests required.
  • ORGANIZATIONAL SKILLS: Ability to multi-task. Organizational skills and ability to prioritize develop directives and deadlines and manage process of all projects. Ability to research and resolve issues, work with minimal supervision. Flexible and able to work with interruptions.
  • TEAMWORK AND POSITIVITY: Pleasant attitude and an ability to work honestly, and with integrity required. The ability to work as a member of a team is a must.
  • SAFETY: Must be able to understand and apply all safety, employee, and fleet maintenance policies and best practices to create a safe working environment. Must obtain CPR/First Aid Certification within the first six (6) months of employment.


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 the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to climb or balance and taste or smell.  The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Ability to look for small cracks to repair, look for leaks, look for bent or broken equipment parts, look for loose fittings, wires, etc.


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

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.  The employee is frequently exposed to high, precarious places and fumes or airborne particles.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, toxic or corrosive chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.  The noise level in the work environment is loud. Job appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) will be provided to the employee by ERWSD.

This role will work Monday - Friday, generally from 7:00 - 3:30.

The starting range for a Mechanic I is $19.80 - $27.71, Promotion to Mechanic II is dependent on certifications and experience.

All District employees must submit to a pre-employment drug screen and extensive background check.

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