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Indy Gov Fleet Technician - IMPD in Indianapolis, Indiana

Fleet Technician - IMPD



Fleet Technician - IMPD


$29,070.00 Annually


Riverside Garage, IN

Job Type

Full Time


Department of Public Safety-IMPD

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Position Summary

Position is responsible for evaluating, preparing, and installing equipment into public safety vehicles.

Position Responsibilities

Installs equipment (sirens, shotgun racks, consoles, scanners, speakers, video cameras, computers, light bars, GPS systems, etc.) in public safety vehicles. Duties may include fabrication of equipment and installation brackets. Ensures emergency equipment installed safely and securely.

Performs test measurements and diagnostic work on vehicles and equipment (e.g., opticom signal control devices, on-board cameras, auto alarms, gun racks, additional radios, spotlights, computers, headlights, and radar guns).

Evaluates and diagnoses equipment failures. Identifies possible solutions, determines appropriate course of action, and makes appropriate repairs. Prepares or updates repair reports (e.g., "Ready List").

Maintains inventory of parts and equipment. Provides report of inventory levels to supervisor to coordinate purchase and maintenance of sufficient inventory of supplies.

Installs and removes graphics on police vehicles, such as striping, badges or City required emblems and identification numbers.

Assists supervisor in issuing vehicles to personnel. Issues vehicle and equipment (keys, gas cards, etc.) as appropriate. Assigns and issues loaner vehicles. Inspects vehicles upon return or exchange.

Transports vehicles to required location; provides transportation to employees as necessary while vehicle under repair.

Assists supervisor in maintaining fleet records (keys, assignment cards, maintenance, license plates, registrations, etc.). Issues annual vehicle registrations and license plates.

This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.


High School Diploma or equivalent and one year of related work experience or education (auto mechanic or electronics background). Must pass an employment physical; must be able to lift and carry items weighing up to 50 pounds. Valid Indiana driver's license required. Must pass pre-employment background investigation. Effective oral and written communication skills required. Knowledge of inventory control, ability to operate general office equipment and customer service skills required. Must be able to accurately file and maintain records; complete routine forms and reports; meet deadlines; quickly solve problems. Must be able to operate public safety vehicles. Strict confidentiality required.

Independent Judgment

Actions are controlled by established policies and procedures. Independent action is needed to identify problems and take appropriate action. Work is generally performed independently; supervisory assistance is available when needed. Errors could have a significant negative impact on public safety vehicle operations and jeopardize officer safety as well as public safety. High degree of confidentiality required.