Applying To: Fleet Maintenance Technician III (Diesel Truck/Equipment Mechanic)

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  • Minimum: $49,972.00
  • Maximum: $63,700.00

Normal entry salary is $49,972. Applicants who have ASE “Master Medium/Heavy Truck Technician” certification through the National Institute of Automotive Service Excellence will be paid at a minimum annual salary of $54,626.

Nature of Work

This is skilled work diagnosing, repairing, overhauling, and maintaining all components of diesel and gasoline engine driven heavy trucks, construction equipment, and complex hydraulic and pneumatic equipment. Duties include making service road calls; performing emergency repairs in the field; ordering supplies and parts; performing gas and electric welding, and completing various equipment maintenance records.

For an additional description of this position, please refer to the classification specification for Fleet Maintenance Technician III

Minimum Qualifications

At least three years of recent full-time paid experience diagnosing, repairing and maintaining heavy trucks (over 25,000 lb. GVW) or comparable heavy equipment and/or construction equipment, automobiles, and landscaping equipment; OR, graduation from a trade school or junior college program in the repair and maintenance of heavy trucks and/or construction equipment, and, one year diagnosing, repairing and maintaining heavy trucks (over 25,000 lb. GVW) or comparable heavy equipment and/or construction equipment, automobiles, and landscaping equipment.

Official proof of qualifying educational achievement, the completion of a Department Of Labor apprenticeship and journeyman status, and A.S.E. certifications must be submitted with the application or at the time of the Oral Interview.

Employees must furnish their own set of hand tools.

License: Must possess a valid driver’s license at the time of filing the Employment Application. Please note type of license, number, class and expiration date on the Employment Application. At the time of the Oral interview, applicants who do not possess a Missouri driver’s license will be required to present a “Driving Record Check” from their State’s Department of Motor Vehicles. Commercial Driver’s License: Possession of a Commercial Driver’s License (Class B) by the completion of the working test period. Some positions may require additional CDL endorsements. Must possess and maintain valid Missouri Commercial Driver’s License (Class B) while employed by the City of St. Louis.

The Employment History and Educational/Training History sections of the application must be completed even if you attach a resume. Resumes will not be accepted as a substitute to a fully completed application. Please provide a complete and detailed description of prior work experience, training and education, including any tools and equipment that you utilized. Attach additional sheets, if necessary. Complete all requested information and explain if an item does not pertain to you. Also explain gaps in employment history. Incomplete and/or carelessly completed applications will not be considered.

CHARACTER INVESTIGATION: Some positions may require candidates to pass a “Character Investigation” prior to appointment. The Director of Personnel may reject the application, or refuse to test and/or eliminate an applicant from an examination as otherwise permitted by law. MEDICAL: The pre-employment medical exam will include a drug/alcohol screen and subsequent random drug/alcohol testing in accordance with D.O.T. regulations

VETERAN'S PREFERENCE POINTS: To be eligible for veteran's preference points, the applicant must submit a copy of his/her DD 214 Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with the Employment Application or at the time of the Oral Interview. The Director of Personnel may, in his discretion, accept alternate documentation.

LAST DATE FOR FILING APPLICATION:  Applications will be accepted until a sufficient number are received to fill the anticipated vacancies.  Please submit application as soon as possible.  Applications can be submitted on the Internet.  Visit the City web site at

Examination Components and Their Weights

  • Experience and Training: Pass/Fail
  • Oral Interview: 100%
  • Character Investigation: Pass/Fail
  • Medical Examination: Pass/Fail

No waiver of the Residency Requirement will be granted.

O.C. 2271
March 16, 2015
3263-36T (No Wav)

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