Fleet Maintenance Technician I

City of San Antonio
Full Time 30 or more per week $20 Per hour TX Municipal Plaza Building, 114 W Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205, United States


Under general supervision, is responsible for servicing, diagnosing, repairing, or maintaining a variety of vehicles, small, large, and heavy equipment. Exercises no supervision.

Work Location
329 S Frio St.

Work Hours
7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday
Shifts are subject to change based off departmental needs. May change to 1:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. or 6:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m., Monday to Friday.

Essential Job Functions

  • Performs preventative maintenance on vehicles and heavy equipment.
  • Inspects, diagnoses, and locates mechanical problems on vehicles, small, large, and heavy equipment.
  • Repairs automobiles, light and heavy trucks, gasoline engines, and other automotive equipment, and may require frequently lifting/carrying up to 25 pounds.
  • Installs and repairs batteries, lights, alternators, regulators, and starters.
  • Adjusts and repairs clutches and brakes and replaces shocks, struts, and springs.
  • Operates engine test equipment, air wrenches, and hand tools, operating basic mechanic tools and equipment.
  • Performs repairs on electrical heating and cooling systems.
  • Test drives automobiles, trucks, and equipment.
  • Replaces broken or defective windows on cars and trucks.
  • Makes road calls to repair problems.
  • Utilizes proper safety precautions and procedures related to work performed.
  • Prepares vehicles for State inspection.
  • Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or a regional accrediting agency).
  • One (1) year of experience in automotive repair.
  • Valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working in a auto shop with repair experience
  • ASE certification
  • Welding experience
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment used for tire replacements and repairs
  • Knowledge of wheel balancing procedures.
  • Ability to remove, repair and replace tires on automobiles, trucks, and heavy equipment.
Applicant Information
  • If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing.  Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
  • Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application. 
  • Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months.  One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
  • Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks.  If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of basic engine repair and service procedures and techniques.
  • Knowledge of auto shop safety procedures and practices.
  • Ability to operate engine test equipment, air wrenches, and hand tools.
  • Ability to diagnose mechanical problems and defects.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Ability to perform all physical requirements of the position, with or without accommodations.
  • Working conditions are primarily in a shop environment with exposure to dust, noise and dangerous equipment and materials.