Jobs: Sonoma Valley Fire District – Fire Mechanic

Sonoma Valley Fire District

Sonoma, Valley of the Moon, Glen Ellen, and Mayacamas

Welcomes applicants for:

Fire Mechanic

Final Filing Date: May 15, 2024
Salary: $104,100-$119,472

Under the direct supervision of the Shop Supervisor, the Fire Mechanic performs various skilled duties by performing minor and major repairs and maintaining all Fire Apparatuses, including utility, individual staff vehicles, and all departmental equipment. This includes but is not limited to, a complete range of preventative maintenance, and diagnosis of diesel and gasoline-powered vehicles and equipment, with the ability to adjust as required.

About the Role
This is a journey-level classification. An employee in this class performs skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of diesel and gas-powered apparatus, vehicles, hydraulic systems for aerial ladders, and other like equipment. Assignments are received in the form of oral or written communications. The employee is expected to determine the nature and extent of needed repairs, prioritize them, and perform necessary repairs.

Essential Duties
INSPECTS: All department vehicles to ensure they meet proper safety protocols and are in standard working order.
SERVICE AND MAINTAIN: All District vehicles including but not limited to, fire engines, ambulances, utility trucks, trailers, aerial ladder truck, and passenger vehicles to ensure proper working order all while providing for the safety of the employee. Perform regular servicing and preventative maintenance on all District vehicles and apparatus performing tune-ups, lube, oil, filter, and chassis lubrication. The Fire Mechanic will also diagnose, service, maintain, and repair such things as; fire pumps, relief valves, and other control or plumbing equipment (proper certification required).
INSPECT, DIAGNOSE, AND REPAIR: All District vehicles including but not limited to, fire engines, ambulances, aerial ladder truck, passenger vehicles, utility trucks, trailers, power train components, transmissions, transfer cases, differentials, hydraulic and pneumatic brake systems with any related components, steering and suspension systems with any related components, and electrical circuits.
INSPECT, DIAGNOSE, REPAIR, AND INSTALL: Complex electrical systems, installation of emergency lighting, sirens, and communication equipment.
OPERATE: All shop equipment and machine tools safely and efficiently.

SVFD Fire Mechanic Job Description – See all the details in this download

Obtaining application:

Application may be obtained from:

Sonoma Valley Fire District
630 2nd St West
Sonoma, CA 95476

Or downloaded at:

Filing of Application:
A completed application must be received at Sonoma Valley Fire District – Albert C. Mazza Station, 630 2nd St West, Sonoma, CA 95476, or emailed to Resumes are welcome but will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application. FAXED APPLICATIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

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