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Fleet Specialist III at State of Oklahoma in PURCELL, Oklahoma

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Posting Title

Fleet Specialist III



Supervisory Organization

AG, Food & Forestry - CW Area–Oklahoma Forestry Services

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

January 13, 2023


Full time

Job Type



Job Description

The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) is seeking a full time Fleet Specialist III in the Forestry Services Division. This position (PIN #04000147) in state government, located in Goldsby, OK. The State of Oklahoma offers a comprehensive Benefits Packageincluding a generous benefit allowance to offset the cost of insurance premiums for employees and their eligible dependents. The annual salary for this position is up to $32,145.00 based on education and experience.

Position Description:   This is the specialist level, where employees are assigned responsibilities for performing highly skilled mechanical work in the repair and maintenance of specialized and heavy-duty equipment. Responsibilities may include trouble-shooting repair needs which are difficult to identify; independently completing major repair projects, or directing projects requiring a team effort, may direct or review work of others.

Basic Purpose: Positions in this job family are assigned responsibilities involving mechanical/technical work in the repair and maintenance of automobile, truck, boat, heavy equipment, or other engines or motors and related assemblies or in the supervision/management of a fleet maintenance or repair facility.

Typical Functions:

•Perform major and minor preventative maintenance service on state vehicles and equipment; Diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical, hydraulic problems; operate diagnostic tools and computer software; weld and fabricate.

•Maintain clean, orderly, and safe work environment; inspect and test equipment for safety and proper working order.

•Complete paperwork and assist in writing specifications; maintain workplace inventory; order parts and supplies to maintain an inventory of parts.

•Adequately explain technical diagnoses and needed repairs to non-mechanical personnel which may include employees and customers on an as-required basis while performing roadside assistance, towing needs, and rollback services.

•Performs duties of supervisor as directed; report to work outside of normal working hours for emergency operations

•Supervises a repair facility; reviews the work of specialists; provides training and assistance in the analysis of engine malfunctions and decisions concerning repair or replacement of parts.

•Plan, layout, and direct operations of a repair facility within the agency's responsibilities, prepare project schedules, consult with engineering and other departments to provide or get information on work priorities and provide availability of proper equipment for various activities scheduled.

•Perform transportation planning functions; determines existing and future service levels, accruing needs and relating to projected revenues; coordinates meetings with other units to evaluate fleet and equipment needs.

•Perform necessary research investigation, analysis, and reporting for the equipment fleet; make recommendations for purchase, replacement, or reassignment of equipment within a division; write preliminary specifications for equipment.

•Manage and/or develop budgets for an assigned unit including operating requirements, equipment purchases, parts and supply purchases and ensures that actual expenses are consistent with the approved budget.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: required at this level include knowledge of the tools, equipment and terminology of the mechanical trade; of diagnosing problems with light and heavy-duty equipment; of the functioning of internal combustion engines; of drive systems and other systems in various types of vehicles and other equipment; of parts-ordering procedures within the assigned shop; and of repair costs and costs of new equipment. Ability is required to use diagnostic tools; to read and understand parts manuals, service manuals, and schematics; to follow verbal and written instructions; to perform advanced and technical repairs, including the use of welding equipment; to direct the work of other mechanics and helpers; and to use highly technical diagnostic tools such as lab scopes, scanners and computer software.

Education and Experience: requirements at this level consist of three years of experience in automobile, truck, light or heavy-duty road equipment, combustion engines or chassis maintenance and repair; or an equivalent combination of education and experience, substituting one year of education/training as an Automotive/Diesel Mechanic.

Physical Demands and Work Environment: 90% of the work time is involved in working in all types of weather conditions.  Various types of motor skills are used in walking, climbing, bending, reaching, etc., to carry out assigned tasks.  Movement over uneven ground through all types of topographic conditions is necessary.  Employees must be physically able to work in extreme weather conditions, high pollen, and dusty environments.  Often work is performed on or around farm machinery and other specialized equipment. 

Selective Qualifications: This position requires possession of a valid Oklahoma driver’s license and ability to pass a drug screen and background check.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.



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