Fleet Services is responsible for the maintenance and repair of 227 vehicles and equipment to all Village of Hoffman Estates Departments, including General Government, Administration, Fire, Police, Code Enforcement, Engineering and Public Works in order to ensure the health, safety and welfare of residents and businesses.
In one way or another each piece of the fleet is involved in the safety of the residents of the community. Whether it’s a snowplow or an ambulance the ASE certified technicians employed by the village make sure each and every vehicle they service is safe for the operation it is used for. The Fleet Services mechanics are all ASE dual certified with Master Automotive Technician and Master Truck Technician certifications. The ASE Blue Seal Award tests and certifies automotive professionals in all major technical areas of repair and service, and Fleet Services mechanics have attained the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence every year since 2000.
To learn more about the ASE-Blue Seal of Excellence go to: www.ase.com
Mechanical systems maintained include, but are not limited to, preventative maintenance, brakes, ignition, electrical, transmission, engine, suspension, steering, tires, hydraulic, heating and air conditioning, instrumentation and exterior appearance. The 227 vehicles and equipment that are maintained include: automobiles, pick-up trucks, mini dump trucks, utility trucks, vans, large dump trucks (single and tandem axle), snow plows, loaders, backhoes, tractors, air compressors, generators, water pumps, concrete saws, trailers and sewer flushers. Lawn maintenance equipment includes: wood chippers, mowers, weed whips, blowers, hedge trimmers, roto tillers, and chainsaws. Fire equipment includes: fire ladder trucks, fire pumper engine trucks, squad rescue trucks, and ambulances.
Fleet Services is a member of The Municipal Fleet Managers Association. The association meets monthly to discuss current trends in government fleets, and offers training from manufacturers, dealers, and suppliers at a reduced cost.
To learn more about the Municipal Fleet Managers Association go to: www.mfmafleet.us