Royal Ambulance Vehicle Service Technician in San Jose, California

Objective of the Position: The objective of the VST is to ensure that all ambulances, necessary equipment and supplies are in working order, appropriately stocked according to county guidelines and per operational needs, professional in appearance and prepared to go into service, to facilitate and expedite the timely and efficient departure of EMT crews.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

  • Wash and clean ambulances inside and out

  • Stock ambulances with necessary medical supplies and equipment

  • Ensure that all medical equipment is in working order

  • Inspect, clean, repair and maintain gurneys

  • Inspect, clean, repair and maintain CCT and Bariatric equipment

  • Restock speedloaders

  • Organize and maintain stockroom cleanliness, order and efficiency, including all medical supplies, equipment, and office supplies

  • Fill oxygen tanks

  • Maintain appropriate quantity and stock all ambulances with PCR's, PCS's, and clipboards

  • Fix light bulbs as needed

  • Assign vehicles and keys to units

  • Account for all keys, Nextel's and radios

  • Ensure all ambulances have GPS units

  • Conduct brake fluid and tire checks

  • Refill vehicle fuel and ensure that all ambulances have adequate fuel levels

  • Complete vehicle checkout procedures

  • Ensure vehicles are functioning to CHP standards

  • Coordinate ambulance maintenance on an as needed basis

  • Update and maintain vehicle maintenance log on Epro

  • Assist Operations with ad-hoc errands

  • Sweep the inside and outside of the Bay, and maintain an organized and clean working area

  • Adhere to all county guidelines

  • Communicate proactively with the Operations Supervisor and inform them if any ambulances, medical equipment or supplies are not in working order, have any potential problems, are lacking in quantity or need immediate attention

  • Communicate effectively and coordinate with the Communications Center to ensure that the appropriate crews and vehicles are prepared to go into service

  • Communicate effectively with the Operations Team and keep them informed and up to date on issues, trends and any relevant information

  • Demonstrate and support Royal's Mission, Values and Quality Standards

Skills / Requirements:

  • Must have full-time availability

  • High-school diploma or GED

  • Valid California Driver's License and clean driving record

  • Must pass a criminal background check

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Basic understanding of automotive technology

  • Ensures all company policies and procedures and OSHA standards are maintained to the highest level