The Emergency Vehicle Technician I (EVT I) is responsible for maintenance, repair, and servicing of all fire vehicles and equipment. And must meet the requirements outlined in DOT CRF 49 Part 393 and 396, NFPA 1500, NFPA 1901 NFPA 1911 and NFPA-1071-16.
Inspect and perform all minor scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repairs, and servicing of assigned fire vehicles and equipment to include structural Aircraft Rescue Fire Fighting (ARFF) and ambulance apparatus.
Maintain all equipment and vehicle records to include, but not limited to, various small engines; diagnose and repair problems on fire pumps.
Perform other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
General knowledge and skill set to inspect, test, maintain, and perform minor repairs and adjustments and record all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on approved forms, checklist and in accordance with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Desk Top Operating Procedures (DOP) where applicable.
Ability to perform scheduled preventative maintenance on gasoline and diesel engines, SCBA, Aerial ladders, lifting, rotating and extension devices.
Ability to Inspect, and perform minor repairs on compressed air foam systems, fire pump, auxiliary pump, and tank systems on board and foam tanks seals and gauges.
Ability to diagnose electrical or mechanical malfunctions by utilizing Test, Measurement, & Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE).
Additional knowledge/skills may be required by contract or assignment.
Experience & Education
Two (2) years’ experience as a Heavy Truck Mechanic, with at least one (1) year experience in brake system repair, inspection and maintenance on Class 8 trucks, with six (6) months on the job experience as an Emergency Vehicle Technician (EVT)
High school diploma or equivalent
Certification of Proof of Brake inspections and repairs IAW Federal Motor Carriers Safety Association (FMCSA) CFR title 49 Chapter 111 Sub Chapter B part 396 section §396.25 (ii)
Completion and certification from an accredited EVT program on Fire Apparatus tracks:
F-1 Inspection, Maintenance, &Testing of Fire Apparatus (EVT Certification EXAM)
F-2 Design and Performance of Fire Apparatus (EVT Certification EXAM)
Current Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) equivalent to a US Class B, valid for 18 months beyond hire date.