JOB DESCRIPTION AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
- Diagnose and repair district cars, buses, truck and tractors
- Recommends the purchase of necessary supplies and equipment
- Performs routine automotive maintenance and preventative care
- Keeps appropriate records of the usage of parts and supplies and maintains inventory records
- Promotes high standards of safety and good housekeeping methods in all work-connected areas
- Provides emergency service to stalled or wrecked vehicles
- Performs such other tasks and assumes other responsibilities as the Director of Transportation may assign
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
- 3-5 years of experience required
- Valid certifications are preferred
- High school diploma is preferred; Certification from a vocational school or completion of apprenticeship is preferred
- Excellent knowledge of mechanical, electrical and electronic components of vehicles
- Working knowledge of vehicle diagnostic systems and methods
- Ability to handle various tools (e.g. pliers) and heavy equipment (e.g. lift)
- Willingness to observe all safety precautions for protections against accidents, dangerous fluids, chemicals etc.
- Repetitive movements of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Substantial Lifting, Crouching/Bending, Kneeling, and Pulling (use of upper extremities and back muscles)
- Significant amount of noise at times
- Proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, exposure to high heat or exposure to chemicals.
- Working inside enclosed vehicles such as trucks, cars, and buses.
- Often working in cramped work spaces or underneath vehicles.
- Working with dirty or greasy parts