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President 

Tony Capuano West Haven Fire Dept

Vice President

Dan Madden  Hartford Fire Dept

Treasurer 

Jim Allan  Fairfield Fire Dept

Secretary  

Bob Spiegel  Stratford Fire Dept (retired)/NEFEA

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Bill Spiegel   West Shore Fire District (Retired)


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North Carolina
Posted On: Oct 30, 2009

FIRE APPARATUS MECHANIC

 

- 640

DEFINITION OF WORK

Under immediate supervision, performs responsible skilled work assisting in supervising the

repair and maintenance of Pumper Fire Apparatus and Aerial Truck Apparatus and other

equipment; does related work as required.

EXAMPLES OF WORK

Performs all phases of repair and maintenance of fire apparatus and equipment; manufactures

repair parts for fire apparatus; overhauls gasoline and diesel engines; does body work, sheet

metal work, welding and burning, brazing, lathe work and operates drill presses and electric and

pneumatic shop tools; overhauls standard and automatic transmissions, hydraulic systems, fire

pumps and plumbing, relief valves, governors, air, vacuum and hydraulic brakes; provides

assistance to fire equipment operators during emergencies; performs field maintenance as

required. Operates and runs the maintenance shop in the absence of the Fire Maintenance

Supervisor.

EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS

Education and Experience: Any combination of education and experience equivalent to a high

school diploma and experience in the repair of fire apparatus.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of the practices, tools and equipment used in the

repair and maintenance of fire apparatus and of aerial truck apparatus and equipment; knowledge

of engines and fire pumps and associated equipment; ability to diagnose mechanical troubles and

determines appropriate repair of maintenance work; skill in the use of a wide variety of fire

apparatus and equipment repair tools; ability to use machine tools for fabricating repair parts;

ability to make major overhauls of fire apparatus and other fire apparatus equipment.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENT

Ability to obtain and maintain a valid North Carolina CDI Driver's License; air condition

recovery system certificate; North Carolina Safety Inspection Certificate; and Emergency Vehicle

Technical Certificate from the Emergency Vehicle Certification Commission, Inc.

Physical Requirements: Must be able to lift 75 to 100 lbs. consistently and operate in tight places

associated with maintenance of fire apparatus.


 
 
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