Job Details
Fleet Mechanic/Driver
Staff
Melbourne

Florida Institute of Technology is currently searching for a Fleet Mechanic/Driver for the Facilities department.  This is a full-time position. 

Mechanic duties include, but not limited to, preventative maintenance on golf carts, grounds equipment, heavy equipment, and fleet vehicles.
Troubleshooting mechanical issues on vehicles/equipment and making repairs. This position will require operating all vehicles on campus.

Driving duties require that the candidate have a valid Commercial Driving License class A or B with a Passenger endorsement and no air
brake restriction. Driver must be physically fit to maintain a Department of Transportation medical card/clearance and is subject to Federal
Drug & Alcohol Testing Regulations. Driving portion of position, when necessary, will entail shuttling the campus community via trolley, bus or van to designated locations.

Working hours are Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm with occasional overtime.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Maintain fleet vehicles and equipment, perform preventative maintenance, road test vehicles, troubleshoot vehicle problems, and
    perform emergency repairs β€œon the road.” Perform necessary repairs on mobile equipment to include lawn care equipment,
    portable generators and heavy equipment.
  • Operate any vehicle in the fleet, including heavy equipment, golf carts and trailers hitched to equipment, operate
    shuttle buses/trolleys/passenger vans when and if necessary. As a driver of a trolley/bus/passenger van, ensure
    safety of passengers and others in vicinity of vehicles.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment, maintain records of repairs, dispatch vehicles to appropriate departments,
    interface with supervisor and attend meetings.
  • Maintain records of repairs via electronic tracking system and/or hard copy in file.
  • Contact vendors for parts, repairs and servicing of vehicles.
  • Monitoring fuel levels in bulk tanks, monthly tank inspections, refueling diesel generators, maintaining portable generators and
    ordering fuel.
  • Carry University issued radio and/or cell phone. May be on-call for emergencies.
  • Hurricane preparedness and cleanup.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Education / skills required:

  • Associate degree, or vocational or technical school degree
  • Minimum 2–5 years of experience required in area of expertise

* Official transcripts of all collegiate work must be sent directly from the attended institution to the Human Resources Office prior to the first day of employment. All international degrees must have a course-by-course official evaluation and translation sent to the Human Resources Office directly from an evaluation company affiliated with the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES). *Required certification or license must be uploaded when submitting application for employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

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