• Fleet Parts Specialist II/SR

    Location TX-Austin
    # Positions
  • General Overview

    At an intermediate level, conducts parts research and coordinates logistics related to the maintenance and repairs of light and heavy duty vehicles and equipment, watercraft, hydraulic man-lifts (including bucket trucks), material handling equipment and welding fabrication. This position ensures timely parts availability and compliance with required safety and performance specifications. This position utilizes knowledge and experience in own discipline but is still building higher-level knowledge and skills. Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction from the supervisor, manager and/or more experienced colleagues.


    • Coordinates the planning, procurement and monitoring of inbound materials, services and equipment from suppliers to coincide with project deadlines and budgets for multiple repair shops (includes the DSC, FPP, and WMF).
    • Works with internal and external customers to accurately identify and procure required parts for repairs and services related to fleet assets and/or other non-fleet services provided by Fleet Operations in accordance with Supply Management processes and procedures.
    • Ensures that requested maintenance and repair parts such as brakes, tires, hydraulic non-conductive, and other critical components meet or exceed manufacturer safety and performance requirements and are in line with standardization strategies.
    • Collaborates with Schedulers and vendors to optimize work plans and coordinate materials needed for onsite and offsite scheduled maintenance and repairs. (EMF, San Angelo, & construction sites)
    • Coordinates with Schedulers to expedite orders as needed to ensure timely delivery of materials and/or equipment. 
    • Provides status updates for requested parts using Fleet Operations work management system to assist Schedulers in projecting of asset availability and shop workload balance.
    • Resolves invoice payment problems, product warranty issues, and other transactional issues with internal stakeholders and/or suppliers.
    • Assists senior staff in generating quotes for Fleet Operations’ external customer work.
    • Monitors fuel tank levels for multiple LCRA fuel tanks to ensure an adequate supply of fuel is available for the fleet’s day to day operations, and emergency preparedness.
    • Maintains fuel system database and leak detection monitoring system in accordance with department procedures and as required by TCEQ.
    • Performs various warehouse operations support activities.
    • Prepares and delivers basic and routine reports.  Maintains information in spreadsheets and databases.
    • Performs work by traveling independently or with other staff to various locations (substations, power plants, water systems, etc.) as necessary to gather information through direct observation of equipment.
    • Performs other department-specific activities in support of Fleet Operations.


    This general overview only includes essential functions of the job and does not imply that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instruction and to perform any other job-related duties requested by supervisor or management.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Two or more years of experience with mechanical, hydraulic, vehicle, off-road heavy equipment maintenance repairs or welding fabrication procedures and or materials research.

    Driver’s license required for incumbents with corresponding driving responsibilities


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