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Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Foreman

Sunday, December 12, 2021

#DCsBravest are looking to hire a Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Foreman.

The Foreman gives supervision directly to a staff of employees, consisting of Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Leaders, Maintenance Works, and Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanics, who are engaged in the maintenance and repair of all heavy-duty mobile firefighting equipment, ambulances, and trucks equipment for the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.

*New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Government of the District of Columbia.

For more information and to apply, please visit https://bit.ly/femshmemforeman1221

Job ID
15264

Location
FEMS Fleet Maintenance

Full/Part Time
Full-Time

Regular/Temporary
Regular

Date Opened
12/12/2021

Date Closed
01/11/2022

Area of Consideration
Open to Public

Grade
11

Type of Appointment
MSS - Reg Appt

Minimum Rate
$69,368.00

Maximum Rate
$95,076.80

Target Openings
1

Available Openings
1

Agency
FB - Fire & Emergency Medical Svs

Department
FB14400000
Fleet Maintenance Division

Bargaining Unit
CH11

General Job Information

Job Summary

At DC Fire and Emergency Medical Services (DC FEMS), Fleet Division our team members are the heart and soul of our company. We take pride in our equipment, our work and our team.

We respect and value our team members and the contributions they make toward our success.

At DC Fire and EMS, you will work in a respectful and safe environment where you are a member of the DC Fire and EMS Fleet family.

Many of our team members have experienced unparalleled growth opportunities, with many building lifelong careers within our company.

The fleet division is looking for an individual who wants to be an integral part of making our organization stronger and more efficient.

If you get a kick out of why something isn’t working and making it work, then DC Fire and EMS might be just the right fit for you.

This position is located in the Apparatus Unit, Fleet Maintenance Division of the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Service Department (DCFEMS).

The Foreman gives supervision directly to a staff of employees, consisting of Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic Leaders, Maintenance Works, and Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanics, who are engaged in the maintenance and repair of all heavy-duty mobile firefighting equipment, ambulances, and trucks equipment for the District of Columbia Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department.

Duties and Responsibilities

*Assigns and supervises the work of subordinate personnel. Coordinate shop floor activities with the parts room to include technical advice on parts, quintiles of parts and supplies required, and special orders.

*Recommends and trains subordinates in work methods and procedures, proper use of tools and equipment, safe practices, operation of new equipment, and safety regulations while keeping abreast of latest developments in the trade.

*Partake in personnel matters. Manages and maintain records through the fleet FMIS system, provides reports and reviews data on shop floor efficiency.

*Schedule all routine work. Initiates or participates in review and improvement of work methods.

*Inspects all automotive equipment to determine whether repair or replacement of parts is most practical and inspects all automotive equipment periodically to determine maintenance and replacement needs.

Qualifications and Education

*ABILITY TO SUPERVISE

*Knowledge of Equipment Assembly, Installation, Repair, etc.

*Technical Practices (theoretical, precise, artistic)

*Use of Measuring Instruments

*Ability to Interpret Instructions, Specification, etc. (includes blueprint reading)

*Ability To Use and Maintain Tools and Equipment

*Trouble shooting

License and Certification

*Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) is required or must be obtained within eighteen (18) months from date of appointment at the expense of the candidate/employee.

If incumbent does not obtain CDL within that period, incumbent will be terminated.

Must possess and maintain as a condition of employment, a valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) with the proper endorsement to operate all departmental apparatus.

*Per the requirements of; SUBTITLE G. FEMS Apparatus Maintenance Sec. 3061 . "Fire and Emergency Medical Services Apparatus Maintenance Requirements and Training Program Establishment Emergency Amendment Act of 2016".

Incumbent must; Comply with the certification and preventative maintenance requirements of the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA 1911. 2012 edition, or any subsequent edition; must obtain and keep current organizational and manufacturing training in accordance with National Fire Protection Association, NFPA 1071. 2016 edition, or any subsequent edition.

*This position will be assigned the duties of EVT III, M-l level 1 Supervisor and shall meet all the requirements defined in Chapter 5, able to perform inspections, maintenance, repairs, diagnoses, and performance testing duties, as required by NFPA.

These certifications must be obtained within (18) months of hire date and subsequently to be kept current.

Work Conditions/Environment

*Works in a garage or from a mobile service vehicle and is required to make repairs under fire ground conditions, which will expose the mechanic to toxic fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; and risk of electrical shock.

*Frequently exposed to acids, fuels, and lubricants, which may prove irritating to the skin.

*Uses safety equipment such as breathing apparatus, protective clothing, hard hats, etc., at various times.

*Subject to cuts, burns, bruises, and sprains while positioning in or moving equipment.

*Subject to discomfort caused by drafts, dust. Heat, and fumes while lying on hard floors or ground.

*Frequently exposed to noise from cutting and hammering operations; typically works on systems, which are dirty, oily and greasy.

*Works inside and outside in all types of weather due to equipment involved.

*May be exposed to infections and contagious diseases while working on ambulances and ambulance equipment; the employee must supply tools, other than special tools related to the job.

Other Significant Facts

*Master ASE and EVT certification Preferred.

*Knowledge of previous use of CCG FASTER, FMIS system and prior experience maintaining fire apparatus equipment preferred.

*2 or 4 year Degree or Technical School Degree preferred.

Tour of Duty
Varying

Pay Plan, Series, Grade
MW-5803-11

Promotion Potential
None

Duration of Appointment
Management Supervisory Service (MSS): At-will employment applies to the MSS.

All positions and appointments in the MSS serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority and may be terminated at any time with or without cause.

Collective Bargaining Unit
This position is not a part of a collective bargaining unit.

Position Designation
This position is designated as a Security Sensitive position and is subject to mandatory pre-employment and periodic Criminal Background Checks and Traffic Records Checks (as applicable).

This position is also subject to mandatory pre-employment and random Drug and Alcohol Testing.

In this position, you may be disqualified from employment based on the presence of marijuana in test results, even if you possess a medical card authorizing the use of medical marijuana.

Vaccination Requirement
The Government of the District of Columbia values the safety of our employees, our residents, and our visitors.

In support of these values, if you are selected for this job you must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except when vaccination is not medically advised or violates your sincerely held religious beliefs. If you are invited to join our team, you must submit proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to your initial HR representative, or you must request an exemption from your representative.

New employees must either provide proof of vaccination or be granted a medical or religious exemption before working with the Government of the District of Columbia.

EEO Statement
The District of Columbia Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, family responsibilities, matriculation, physical handicap, or political affiliation.