Fleet Services - Tire and Lube Technician

Fleet Maintenance, 898 Sandy, Abilene, Texas, United States of America Req #917
Monday, February 12, 2024


Under general supervision, to perform a variety of routine mechanical tasks involved in the basic maintenance of mobile and stationary equipment, including tires and fluid service for various types of vehicles and equipment.  This position may be responsible for maintaining inventory of items including tires, filters, oil, and the delivery of all types of fuel.


This position exercises no supervision.


Perform routine, light maintenance such as repair and replacement of tires and wheels; lube/oil/ filter services for City-operated mobile equipment and their components, which may include automobiles, tractors, small and large diesel trucks, earthmoving equipment, or pavement construction equipment; inspecting and servicing a variety of small gasoline engines and pumps.

Maintain lubrication records on all equipment. Order replacement parts and materials as needed; issue equipment or perform fuel and oil checkout; maintain accurate inventory records.

Respond as appropriate to calls in the field such as operating a tire service truck to repair flats; boosting equipment using special equipped trucks; providing fueling and fluid services using mobile service units.                   

Operates a motor vehicle on public roads as permitted by a Class C Driver’s License. 

Operate larger equipment and vehicles within the maintenance yard.

Clean and maintain the work area.

Depending upon the work site, will assist customers in operating computerized fuel and oil dispensing systems; wash and vacuum vehicles; and/or answer telephone and or radio dispatch work.

Maintenance of fuel valves under pavement.

Inspect and report to the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor any condition or non-compliance issues of Fleet’s fuel tanks and pumps.

Handle waste oil and operate the oil filter crusher.


Perform other job related duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Knowledge of:

Tools, equipment and procedures used in the maintenance of various sizes and types of vehicles and municipal equipment; hand and power tools; mobile equipment and their components; and/or various sizes and types of tires.

Recordkeeping, inventory, and purchasing procedures.

Safety practices and procedures used in equipment maintenance and tire repair.

Skill to:

Safely operate a motor vehicle.

Ability to:

Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work, both internally and externally.

Follow and embrace the City of Abilene Core Values – Respect, Integrity, Service Above Self, and Excellence in All We Do.

Perform as a team member in a manner that accomplishes the Division’s mission and treats team members with dignity, courtesy, and respect.

Experience and Training Guidelines:

Any combination equivalent to experience and training to provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities may be qualifying.  Knowledge, skills, and abilities may be obtained through:


Experience working in a fast-paced industrial environment is preferred. 

General mechanical experience in using hand and power tools safely is required.


Formal or informal education or training, which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance is required.

License or Certificate:

A valid Texas Driver’s license; the ability to obtain one within ninety (90) days, or a military waiver is required.

Possession of, or ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date, a Class C UST Facility Operator Certificate is required.

Special Requirements:

Essential duties require the following physical skills and work environment:

Exposure to cold, heat, noise, outdoors, vibration, confining work space, chemicals, explosive materials, mechanical hazards, and electrical hazards.

Ability to travel to different work sites.

With or without accommodation, the “X” indicates the overall strength demand of the position during a typical workday:

___     Sedentary – lifting of no more than 10 pounds

___     Light – lifting no more than 20 pounds; carrying up to 10 pounds

___     Medium – lifting no more than 50 pounds; carrying up to 25 pounds

_X_     Heavy – lifting no more than 100 pounds; carrying up to 50 pounds

___     Very Heavy – team lifting over 100 pounds; carrying more than 50 pounds

Physical Demand Codes:  The following describes whether or not the position is expected to exert the physical demands listed during a typical workday as well as the overall frequency of the task:

Codes for how often:

N         =          No

E         =          Extensive (100 – 70% of the time)

M         =          Moderate (60 – 30% of the time)

I           =          Infrequent (20 – 10% of the time)

A         =          Almost Never (<10% of the time)

Code / Task

_M_    Standing

_I__    Sitting

_M_    Walking

_M_    Lifting

_M_    Carrying

_M_    Pushing/Pulling

_I__    Overhead Work

_M_    Fine Dexterity

_M_    Kneeling

_M__  Crouching

_I__    Crawling

_M__  Bending

_M__  Twisting

_I__    Climbing

_M__  Balancing

_E__   Vision

_E__   Hearing

_M__  Talking

____   Other:  ____


Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $17.77
  • Max Hiring Rate $21.33
Location on Google Maps
  • Fleet Maintenance, 898 Sandy, Abilene, Texas, United States of America