The Hilton Head Island Fire Rescue Maintenance division is an in-house service provider for all town departments. Fleet Maintenance has a staff of five. We are responsible for coordinating the maintenance operations for a mixed fleet of service vehicles and equipment ranging from automotive, trucks, emergency vehicles, fire engines, ambulances, power generation equipment, pumps and small gas and diesel engines.
With a fully trained staff available, Fleet Maintenance allows for flexibility in repairing equipment, The staff has been extensively cross-trained, which is a tremendous asset in having worked on familiar equipment and results in providing for reduced expenses and increased maintenance expectations.
Fleet Maintenance performs all functions of maintenance such as brake repairs, engine and transmission overhauls, routine oil changes, electronic analyzing and repairs, welding, fabrication and other tasks as requested.
Additional responsibilities of this division include the writing of bid specifications for new and replacement vehicles and equipment, assisting departments with decisions on the economic replacement of vehicles, purchasing new vehicles and the disposal of obsolete vehicles. Fleet maintenance also promotes the Town recycling program.