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City of Cambridge Fire Apparatus Repairperson in Cambridge, Massachusetts

This position will serve as Fire Apparatus Repairperson and will perform duties as outlined by the Head Fire Mechanic and the Technical Services Deputy Chief. Duties include but are not limited to: Diagnose, repair and maintain a variety of fire apparatus, equipment and vehicles. Perform preventative maintenance duties as needed. Diagnose, and repair air brake, electrical and hydraulic systems. Diagnose, and repair a variety of diesel and gas engines, transmissions. Diagnose, and repair fire pumps and related systems. Diagnose, and repair aerial devices and related systems. Design and fabricate specialized equipment; perform welding, weld and fabricate parts as necessary. Respond to emergency calls as needed to assist department personnel or transport vehicles and equipment as required. Operate and maintain a variety of hand and power tools and diagnostic equipment. Operate computer based diagnostic software. Maintain records of maintenance. Perform other duties as assigned. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Two (2) years of automotive mechanic experience, preferably in diesel fire equipment and apparatus. EVT (Emergency Vehicle Technician) certification to comply with NFPA 1071 standard. EPA 609 A/C certification. Familiarity with specialized emergency vehicles systems and multiplex electrical systems. PREFERENCES: Pierce Mfg. experience preferred. Ford experience preferred. Familiarity with on-board apparatus computer systems. Familiarity with Cummins Insite, Ford IDS, and Detroit Diesel Diagnostik Link software. Valid Mass driver?s license required. (Practical tests may be required) PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT: Lift heavy objects up to 75 lbs. Climbing and working at elevated heights. Use a variety of hand and power tools. Work in confined areas . Work out-of-doors in inclement weather. Exposure to heat, cold, dampness, dust, pollen, odors, fumes, etc. Exposure to hazards of electrical shock, falls, noise, equipment operation, etc. Exposure to chemicals, petroleum products, cleaning agents, fumes, etc. May require working extended hours. REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: Please upload the below documents to complete your application: Resume