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A highly talented Heavy Vehicle Mechanic with huge experience in performing skilled mechanical tasks in the diagnosis of malfunctions, preventive maintenance, repair, modifications, and overhaul of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic power systems.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
Great understanding of the full range of procedures and techniques used in servicing, repairing and maintaining vehicles and equipment such as heavy trucks, construction equipment, fire apparatus, grounds maintenance and forestry equipment, and related equipment and accessories.
Profound ability identifying and resolving the full range of problems associated with the work including determining the nature and extent of malfunction or damage.
Sound ability to inspect new vehicles and equipment for compliance with contract specifications.
Proven ability to perform road and diagnostic tests to locate defects in operation or to verify work orders, and complete non-structural welding on vehicles and equipment that is normally attached to vehicles.
Excellent ability to identify the full range of risks and liability implications associated with the work and take appropriate action to minimize those risks and refer organizational liabilities to supervisor.
Great understanding of established safety practices and equipment care procedures and demonstrated ability to instruct others in such practices and procedures.
Remarkable understanding of the operation of and skill in the use of the various tools, materials, and equipment used in the repair and maintenance of heavy trucks and equipment and keeps current with industry changes.
Excellent basic computer skills in operating a keyboard and a mouse.
Profound knowledge of mechanical principles and theories.
Uncommon skill in the use of hand and power tools and equipment used in the repair and overhauling of heavy trucks and equipment.
Immense ability in the repair and maintenance of complex mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic power systems.
Exceptional ability to prioritize own work and meet project and program deadlines.
Proven ability to assist in the planning, coordination, and monitoring of projects and programs in assigned area of responsibility.
Rainbow District, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Heavy Vehicle Mechanic
Direct and participate in the repair, maintenance, and servicing of Rainbow District's vehicles and equipment such as trucks, automobiles, construction equipment, fire apparatus, grounds maintenance and forestry equipment, and related equipment and accessories.
Direct and participate in the timely and accurate determination of the nature and extent of malfunction or damage of equipment.
Operate a variety of testing and diagnostic devices.
Direct and participate in timely and effective road and diagnostic tests to locate defects in operation or to verify repair work.
Direct and participate in the timely and efficient inspection of new vehicles and equipment for compliance with contract specifications.
Direct and participate in the repair and maintenance of all types of internal combustion engines and accessories.
Resolve routine workplace problems without recourse to the Supervisor.
Formally report problems that require attention of a Supervisor or manager.
Participate in performance appraisals and selection interviews.
Complete routine reports as necessary.
Direct and participate in the development and modification of vehicles and equipment to effect improvements or to meet new requirements.
Assume the duties of the Vehicle Mechanic Supervisor I or II as required.
Perform non-structural welding on vehicles and on equipment normally attached to vehicles.
Rainbow District, Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2003
Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice (under supervision)
Performed preventive and corrective maintenance on all Rainbow District's heavy-duty equipment.
Maintained all vehicles and equipment in strict compliance with manufacturers' specifications and federal and state safety regulations. Vehicles and equipment include vans, pickup trucks, Class 6, 7, and 8 trucks, aerial devices, boom trucks, solid waste refuse trucks, motor graders, backhoes, loaders, paving machines, asphalt grinders, snow plows and sanders, portable cranes, flusher trucks, street sweepers, medic units, tractor-trailer trucks, roller-compactors, vactors, mowers, chippers, tractors, auxiliary generators, air compressors, trailers, and water pumps.
Diagnosed malfunctions and repairs diesel and gasoline-powered engines, automatic electronic transmissions and transaxles, manual drive trains and axles, drive shafts, differentials, suspension and steering systems, hydraulic/air/anti-lock brake systems, electrical and electronic systems, heating and air conditioning systems, low-pressure air systems, fuel systems, lubrication systems, exhaust systems, hydraulic systems, radio systems, and other types of communication equipment.
Performed electronic troubleshooting and repair of engines, automatic transmissions, and anti-lock brake systems.
Performed tire repairs and makes service calls.
Designed, solicited approval, manufactured and installed modifications to vehicles and equipment.
Maintained an emergency power plant to ensure continuous use of the Public Work's facility, fuel pumps, and radio communication system in the event of an emergency.
Coordinated and assisted inspection, dielectric testing, and certification of aerial devices.
Coordinated with vehicle and equipment users and prepared specifications for new purchases.
Coordinated repairs and warranty work with outside vendors and other City departments.
Trained City employees on the use of equipment and vehicles.
Generated and maintained vehicle and equipment maintenance records and work orders.
Education and Professional Training
Trade Certificate in Automotive Engineering • MVRIC Mechanic's License • RTA Vehicle Examiners License • First Aid Certificate • Forklift License • Certificate in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG)
New York College of Applied Technology (UCAT)
Completion of a two-year heavy truck and equipment vocational program (2000)