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EMS Mechanic, Tyler, Full Time, Days

Tyler, Texas
Job Type
8 Sep 2022

Advancing Healthcare Together - The Future of Healthcare is in East Texas

Why UT Health - East Texas?


Our People.  Our people truly are our greatest strength.  They make a massive difference in the amazing care we provide every day.  We work closely together to create a positive experience for our patients and each other.


Our Purpose. We will build on your experience and provide meaningful and purposeful career growth for your future. You will have the opportunity every day to make a difference in someone's life and change the course of healthcare.


Our Place. Tyler, Texas is a small town with a huge heart where you will have the privilege of caring for your neighbors. Everybody is somebody here.


Representing the very best in healthcare, UT Health East Texas is comprised of 10 hospitals and more than 50 clinics across east Texas.  With nearly 7,500 employees and over 1,000 licensed in-patient beds, UT Health East Texas provides healthcare services to thousands of patients annually through our hospitals, clinics, Level 1 trauma facility, air emergency fleet and EMS service in a metropolitan service area of a quarter-million people.



Responsible for repairing, maintaining and performing routine maintenance on all ambulance, corporate and outside customer's vehicles. To ensure that all vehicles are repaired to meet DOT standards.
Performs vehicle maintenance in a timely and cost effective manner, and insures that each repair is done to the best of his/her capabilities.
Responsible for keeping a safe, clean working environment.
Responsible for checking and maintaining all fluid levels, tire pressure, fuel levels are meeting UT Health East Texas EMS fleet standards before returning vehicle to service.
Performs other duties as directed by supervisor.
Reports any vehicle damage to Fleet Manager immediately.
Supports and adheres to UT Health East Texas EMS policies and procedures.
Conforms to dress code and personal hygiene standards.


Must have high school diploma or equivalent. Must have knowledge of the mechanical and electrical systems and their functions on emergency vehicles. Minimum of five years experience in diesel truck and fuel injection systems and/or a combination of experience and education.
Administrative Policy Handbook
Post High School Vocational/Specialized Training Required. Must have automotive electrical experience. Must have knowledge or experience with 6.9 liter or larger diesel engines and the associated support systems involved in the functioning of a vehicle.
ASE certification a plus but not required.
Must have the training or knowledge to operate and diagnose.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job the employee is frequently required to sit; talk or hear; stand; walk; use fingers, hands and arms to handle, reach or operate heavy equipment, objects, tools or controls. The employee is required to climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; majority of the day and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Extremely heavy physical labor.
Pushes/Pulls or moves/lifts heavy equipment/supplies
Manual dexterity and mobility
prolonged, extensive, or considerable standing/walking
Considerable reaching, stooping, bending, kneeling, crouching.
Use written (verbal visual) sources of information, e.g. read reports, procedural documentation, reference materials.
Make general decisions in the absence of specific directions.
Perform detailed work requiring visual acuity.
Exposed to extreme cold an heat
Frequent contact with water or other liquid
Sufficient noise to cause distraction or possible hearing loss
Subject to electrical or radiant energy hazards
Exposures to hazards from electrical/mechanical/power equipment
Administrative Policy Handbook
Subject to burns and cuts
Subject to injury from moving parts of equipment
Exposed to hot/noisy equipment
Subject to long irregular hours
Travel required
Fast pace environment
Subject to work in confined spaces

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  • Job Reference: 707175813-2
  • Date Posted: 8 September 2022
  • Recruiter: EMS - Tyler
  • Location: Tyler, Texas
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent