Mechanic/Senior Mechanic


The City of Livermore is currently accepting applications to fill one (1) Mechanic vacancy and one (1) Senior Mechanic vacancy in the Fleet Services Section of the Maintenance Division.

Mechanics at all levels perform maintenance and repair services on heavy/light City vehicles/equipment, such as fire trucks, automobiles, construction equipment, street sweepers, lawn mowers, stationary generators; and perform other duties as assigned.

The Mechanic is a journey level classification in the Mechanic series. The Mechanic performs a range of skilled tasks requiring journey level mechanical ability and aptitude. Work assignments are performed according to established rules and procedures.

The Senior Mechanic is an advanced journey and lead level position classification in the Mechanic series and may be distinguished from those in the Mechanic class by the broader range of responsibilities and leading a crew. Senior Mechanics provide lead direction and training to section staff.

MECHANIC: $6,973.05 – $8,434.12 monthly

SENIOR MECHANIC $7,570.27 – $9,160.03 monthly

Details on our excellent benefits package can be found at

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Submit your completed online employment application (including answers to supplemental questions) at by 5 p.m. on July 1st, 2024 to be considered for this position.

Applications and supplemental questionnaires will be reviewed for completeness and content to determine the best qualified candidates. The best qualified candidates may be invited to participate in a performance test (Mechanic) or Qualifying Appraisal Board (QAB) interview (Senior Mechanic). The results of performance tests and QAB interviews will be used to establish the Eligible List. The Eligible List will be effective for one year and may be extended. This list may be used to fill current and future Mechanic or Senior Mechanic vacancies during the duration of the list.

Work periods and workdays are subject to change dependent upon the operational requirements of the City. Appointment to City employment is contingent upon passing a fingerprint criminal background check, DMV check, and pre-employment physical examination. At time of hire, proof of United States citizenship or authorization to work in the United States must be presented. The probationary period for this position is 12 months.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability as defined by the ADA and you need reasonable accommodation to participate in any of the tests, you must notify the Human Resources Division at the time you submit your application.

Download the Job Announcement – Fleet Technician July 2024

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Under general direction, performs routine servicing of SFD fleet vehicles and other mechanical equipment. Performs routine generator maintenance for District properties. Assists with annual fire pump testing. Updates all pertinent maintenance records of SFD vehicles.

Works under the general direction of the Fleet Services Manager.


FLSA: Non-Exempt.


Fleet Services and Maintenance:
 Performs major and minor repairs and applies NFPA standards on all district apparatus and equipment, such as engine overhauls, major pump repairs, and hydraulic equipment repairs, to ensure they will perform under emergency conditions; applies EMS industry standards governing ambulance fleet design, maintenance, and repair.
 Services all district vehicles, fire pumps and their components, standby power supplies such as auxiliary generators, AC & DC electrical systems, as well as other complex fire apparatus, on a regularly scheduled basis.
 Performs routine vehicle inspections and repairs, including annual or recommended preventative maintenance (PM) intervals, and other general and PM work.
 Maintains communication with district personnel to ensure apparatus and equipment are properly cared for and maintained.
 Coordinates equipment repair work with outside vendors; monitors the delivery of outside fleet services and repairs; keeps electronic records of time, labor, and materials used on current platform; orders supplies and materials.
 Ensures a safe work environment for all shop and field repair activities.
 Maintains Automotive Service Excellence and Emergency Vehicle Technician certifications and training requirements as required.
 Maintains positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
 Implement procedures for the proper handling and preparation of materials prior to welding. This includes cutting, cleaning, and pre-fitting workpieces to ensure high-quality welds.
 Effectively execute the most appropriate welding techniques (MIG, TIG, Stick, etc.) for each repair and fabrication based on material type, thickness, and the specific requirements of the job.
 Provides staff training; works with employees to correct deficiencies.
 Reviews specifications for outsourcing of maintenance and repair.

Download the Job Announcement – Fleet Technician July 2024

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We invite applications for the position of:

Fleet Mechanic I/II
Fleet Mechanic I: $7,789 – $9,281/monthly salary
Fleet Mechanic II: $8,758 – $10,441/monthly salary
Plus, a comprehensive benefits package
About This Role
The San Mateo Consolidated Fire Department is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our team in this newly created classification. You will maintain fire apparatus and department vehicles for the communities of Belmont, Foster City, and San Mateo. This is a unique opportunity for an independent, organized individual to work with a destination Fire Department that thrives on protecting and serving our communities.

Who We Are
The San Mateo Consolidated Fire Department is a full-service agency that serves the cities of Belmont, Foster City, and San Mateo. The Department serves nearly 164,000 residents daily, with a daytime population of around 230,000. The Department is responsible for nine fire stations, deploys ten front line type 1 fire engines, and two aerial tiller trucks. The Department is partnered with the State of California for mutual aid deployment. Additionally, the Department participates in the San Mateo County mutual aid program including hazardous materials and water rescue response, helping to secure a million people daily. The Department has a healthy collaborative atmosphere and encourages participation at all levels. For more information visit:

What You’ll Do
• Perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of diesel and gas-powered apparatus, vehicles, hydraulic systems for aerial ladders, and other like equipment.
• Accept assignments received in the form or oral or written communications.
• Determine the nature and extent of needed repairs, prioritize them, and perform necessary repairs.
• Inspect all department vehicles to ensure they meet proper safety protocols and are in standard working order.
• Maintain all vehicles to ensure safe working order for all employees.
• Perform regular servicing and preventative maintenance on all vehicles and apparatus including performing tune-ups, lube, oil, filter, Inspection, and chassis lubrication.
• Diagnose, service, maintain such things as: fire pumps, relief valves, and other control of plumbing equipment (proper certification required).
• Inspect, diagnose, and repair engines, power train components, transmissions, transfer cases, differentials, hydraulic and pneumatic brake systems, steering and suspension systems, and electrical systems.
• Perform welding and fabricating work when applicable.
• Operate all equipment and tools safely and efficiently.
• Perform routine shop maintenance and clean-up and dispose of hazardous materials according to established procedures.
• Keep records of work assignments for bookkeeping and tracking purposes.
• Potentially respond to unanticipated emergencies to make temporary and/or permanent repairs in the field.

For a complete list of duties, reference our job specifications at

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