Jobs: City of Fairfield – Fire Mechanic Senior

JOB TITLE: Fire Mechanic Senior

AGENCY: City of Fairfield

LOCATION: Fairfield, CA

FILING DEADLINE:  Open Until Filled

SALARY RANGE: $85,477.60 – $103,898.08 Annually

The City of Fairfield Fleet Division is recruiting for the vital position of Fire Mechanic Senior!

As a member of the Public Works Department, you will be responsible for maintaining a diverse Fire Department fleet operating 24/7 while keeping established minimum equipment available for use as needed. You will be responsible for performing complex and difficult diagnosis and mechanical repair of City fire apparatus and equipment.


  • Wants to be part of a nationally recognized professional organization (100 Best Fleets in North America for the last 10 years!).
  • Is knowledgeable of the equipment, parts, tools, materials, diagnostics, repair techniques, and supplies used by the City in public safety equipment repair.
  • Is a self-motivated team player with great customer service and organizational skills.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Possession of a high school diploma or equivalent is required.
  • Four (4) years of journey-level experience servicing, maintaining and repairing a variety of automotive and heavy motorized vehicles including fire apparatus and related equipment is required.
  • Experience using any ASSETWORKS Fleet Management platform is desirable.


  • Possession of valid Class C California State Driver’s License is required at the time of hire. Possession of a valid equivalent is acceptable during the application process.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, a valid Class A California driver’s license with manual transmission, air brakes and tanker endorsements within six (6) months is required.
  • Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT) Fire Apparatus Technician Level II certification is required.
  • ASE Master Truck Certification is required.

Examples of Duties

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Inspect, diagnose, modify, overhaul and repair mechanical defects on gas and diesel powered light and heavy duty fire vehicles, equipment and apparatus.
  • Perform mechanical work such as troubleshooting, motor tune-ups, and major and minor repairing of motors, electrical systems, air/heating systems, communications systems, and associated parts.
  • Diagnose, repair and overhaul manual and automatic transmissions.
  • Diagnose and repair air, vacuum, mechanical and hydraulic brakes, hydraulic systems, clutch systems and related components.
  • Overhaul, repair, and rebuild special equipment on fire trucks such as pistons, pumps, pressure gauges, cooling systems and pump primers.
  • Perform a variety of design and fabricating duties; utilize a variety of mechanical, welding and machinists’ tools to fabricate, rebuild, strengthen and maintain various parts and components; fabricate parts and apparatus for special use.
  • Perform minor interior and exterior automotive body repairs, including doors, fenders, bumpers, body panels, power and manual windows and seat removal and installations.
  • Make road calls and emergency repairs in the field in response to vehicle and equipment problems.
  • Road test vehicles and equipment to ensure work is properly completed.

An excellent benefits package is offered, including:

  • CalPERS pension eligibility
  • Generous contributions towards medical, dental, and vision plans
  • In addition to vacation and sick leave, 50 hours of personal leave annually, which is 100% cashable
  • City paid life insurance, deferred compensation and retirement health savings contributions
  • A 9/80 work schedule with every other Friday off

To access the complete job description, click here.

This recruitment is open until filled and may close without notice once a sufficient number of qualified applications are received.

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