Colorado Springs Utilities Fleet Technician in Colorado Springs, Colorado
Job Type: Supply Chain/Procurement/Inventory Management
Pay Range $28.11 to $39.34
Location Colorado Springs, CO
Date First Posted 8/11/23
Our Fleet Operations department is seeking Fleet Service Technicians at multiple levels to repair and service our more than 2,000 fleet vehicles. In this role, you will provide onsite fleet services for light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks, trailers, and other equipment with experienced technicians to advance your career. Our fleet is made up of vehicles from Ford, Chevy, Peterbilt, Caterpillar, and Kenworth. The work that you perform will ensure our fleet is in top condition, allowing you to stay on top of advanced technologies and providing exposure to positive challenges every day.
Please note that this role will be filled at one of three levels depending upon the knowledge, skills, expertise, and qualifications of the successful candidate:
Fleet Technician I ($28.11 to $29.36)
Fleet Technician II ($32.54 to $33.98)
Master Fleet Technician ($37.67 to $39.34)
Our Fleet department operates Monday-Friday and offers two shifts: 7:00am – 3:30pm OR 2:30pm – 11:00pm, the latter being eligible for shift differential pay.
A day in the life of a Fleet Technician I may include:
Performing preventative maintenance on our fleet of vehicles, including:
Checking and changing fluids and oils
Maintaining and replacing tires, belts, hoses, wiper blades, and minor welding services
Partnering with Master and Level II technicians on minor services and repairs
A day in the life of a Fleet Technician II may include:
Repairing, cleaning, replacing, installing, and modifying defective, missing, or malfunctioning components of mechanical, hydraulic, fuel, electrical, braking, steering, pumping, and other related vehicle systems
Modifying, repairing, and reassembling major automotive components and assemblies, including gasoline and/or diesel engines, automatic and standard transmissions, differentials, and front-end assemblies
Repairing and maintaining sanders, plows, and related snow removal equipment and systems
Performing customer service or garage functions, including topping off fluids, adjusting tire pressures, replacing wiper blades, and other minor services
Performing automotive inspections, diagnostics, troubleshooting, maintenance, and repairs on a variety of vehicles and light/heavy equipment
A day in the life of a Master Fleet Technician may include:
Serving as a technical advisor and mentor to Fleet Technician I’s and II’s
Assisting in training technicians in their areas of work, including automotive and heavy equipment repair and maintenance methods, procedures, and techniques
Performing more technical and complex automotive repairs and maintenance activities
Ensuring compliance with maintenance standards and procedures, and performing field repairs
Who You Are
Relevant experience in a fleet or automotive mechanic environment
Knowledge of and experience with preventative maintenance methodologies and tools
Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification
Technician I's are expected to obtain a Light or Heavy ASE certification within two (2) years of hire
Technician II's are expected to possess a Light or Heavy ASE certification and/or be working toward a Master ASE certification
Master Technicians are expected to possess a Master ASE certification
Possession of a valid, unrestricted driver’s license is required; possession of a Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) must be obtained within six (6) months of hire
Who We Are
One of the largest four-service public utilities in the nation (over 500,000 customers)
A national leader in reliability (power on an average of 99.991% of the time)
Diamond Designation recipient from the American Public Power Association – a utility leader in reliability, safety, workforce development, and system improvements
Located at the base of the Rocky Mountains in one of the most desired cities to live in the United States (U.S. News & World Report, 2023)
Our Commitment to our Employees
Our people are the heart and soul of Colorado Springs Utilities. They keep the lights on, gas flowing, water coming in, and wastewater leaving. We do not just say people are important – we prove it! That’s why we are honored to invest in protecting the health and financial security of our employees and their families through our rich benefits program.
Time Off – Because everybody needs time off to recharge
Vacation – New employees accrue 13 days of paid time off to start, while our more tenured employees accrue 24 days per year
Personal Leave –3 days per year of personal leave
Paid Holidays –10 paid holidays per year
Sick Leave – Accrue 12 days of sick leave annually for those days when you or a family member is feeling under the weather
Vacation Buy – Purchase up to 40 hours of additional vacation time
Pension Plan – Looking forward to a comfortable lifestyle once you’re done working? The Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association (PERA) provides you with retirement benefits and peace of mind when you retire
Medical – Select from three comprehensive medical plans, starting at $10.00 a month. Employees also enjoy access to a Health Savings Account (HSA) and Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Wellness Program – Voluntary wellness program that allows you and your spouse to each earn up to $500 to use towards healthcare expenses, $100 in Visa gift cards, and up to $400 in gym membership reimbursements
Dental – Select from two dental plans, with in-network PPO preventive care covered at 100% and access to orthodontia coverage
Vision – Voluntary plan that covers full vision care services and discounts on LASIK eye surgery
Retirement Saving Programs – Supplement your pension plan with voluntary retirement programs such as the PERAPlus 401(k) and MissionSquare’s Roth IRA and 457 plans
Disability Coverage – Short-Term (STD) and Long-Term Disability (LTD) insurance available for purchase
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) – Makes the going a little easier by aiding with mental health, stress management, work-life balance, financial and legal matters, and much more
Long-Term Care Insurance (LTC) – Whether it's due to an accident or a serious illness, LTC insurance is available for purchase to help you and your loved ones
Life Insurance – Company-paid life insurance and supplemental coverage available
Tuition Reimbursement – Employees are eligible to receive up to $5,250 annually for Tuition Reimbursement
Qualifying Public Service Employer – Payments made towards student loans may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program
Curious about joining our team? Learn more at https://coloradospringsutilities.jobs/jobs/
All positions will be posted for a minimum of 5 calendar days.
Starting pay will be determined within the posted pay range based on the experience, education, and training of the successful candidate; if there is a single pay rate posted, the job starts at that rate.
Colorado Springs Utilities does not sponsor work visas of any kind (including but not limited to F-1, H-1B, or TN visas). Eligible applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.
Colorado Springs Utilities is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Our differences make us richer. Learning and growing from one another makes us more than what we were. We want our workforce to be as diverse as our business and recognize the limitless benefits of this commitment. Our desire is to have the organization reflect the diversity of the Pikes Peak Region. As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, it is our commitment that no person shall be unlawfully discriminated against because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, religious convictions, veteran status, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Affirmative Action is Colorado Springs Utilities’ effort to ensure positive steps are taken to have a representative workforce reflective of the relevant available labor force.
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Job Type: Supply Chain/Procurement/Inventory Management