Emergency Vehicle Technician trained specifically to maintain and repair firefighting equipment and emergency vehicles, including fire engines, rescue, foam systems, air compressor, dry chemical systems, hazmat response vehicles, and utility vehicles all known as firefighting apparatus in support of ASG‐QA Installations. Coordinates and performs highly skilled mechanic’s work. Maintains various types of emergency and fleet vehicles to include equipment.
This position description is subject to change at any time as needed to meet the requirements of the program or company.
Major Job Activities:
- Diagnoses and repairs complex mechanical issues.
- Performs preventative maintenance work.
- Participates in ordering fleet parts.
- Prepares various types of fleet maintenance records and documentation.
- Assists in maintaining shop facilities and equipment.
- Performs other mechanical related duties.
- Provides customer support and quality assurance.
- Maintains service logs and records of fire truck apparatuses.
- Keeps tools equipment and work area clean organized and in good working condition.
- Provides 24/7 on-call fleet maintenance support for assigned shift.
- Maintains operational equipment assets.
- Lead the work effort, train and mentor subordinate EVT personnel.
- Performs Job Duties as assigned
Education/Certifications: One-year related experience may be substituted for one year of education, if degree is required.
- At minimum a High school diploma or Equivalent is required
- Emergency Vehicle Technician LV I thru II, Must meet the qualifications as defined in NFPA 1071 Standard for Emergency Vehicle Technician Professional
- Qualifications for EVT I, II and III.
- Automotive Services Excellence (ASE) T1 Tru T7
- EVT Exam F1 – F6
- Must be CAC eligible and/or the ability to obtain a CAC
- Must be a U.S. Citizen
- A valid driver’s license and the ability to obtain a U. S. Government Motor Vehicle Operator’s License and host nation Driver’s License, is required.
- Host nation Heavy Duty Driver’s License.
- Seven – Ten (7-10) years progressive professional experience on fire trucks, firefighting apparatus or heavy transport vehicles.
- Emergency vehicle technician must have the technological and electrical skills to diagnose, repair and maintain the specialized equipment used on firefighting apparatus.
- Mastered state of the art techniques, practices, procedures, test equipment and documentation used in all facets of maintenance performed on automotive, truck, first responder vehicles, and all other forms of vehicular equipment.
- Mastered various mechanical principles as applied to power transmission and braking systems, engine electrical systems and hydraulics.
- Mastered NFPA 1901 standard for automotive fire apparatus and NFPA 1911 standard for the inspection, maintenance and testing of automotive fire apparatus.
- Mastered fault determination through systematic troubleshooting of hydraulic, pneumatic, electrical and mechanical systems.
- Must be able to set the standard for professional excellence among the team.
- Must be physically able to operate a variety of machines, tools and equipment which includes a motor vehicle, computer, generator, fire pump, fire hydrant, axe, shovel, hydraulic tools, power tools, hand tools, medical equipment, etc.