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Trades 8 / Mechanic: Transportation

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Job Title Trades 8 / Mechanic
Vacancy # 16001115A
Position #
# of Openings 1
Category Transportation Services
Employment HRCL
Salary Starting 23.08-26.56 DOE
Calendar Days 242
Published Date 01/22/2022
Target Fill Date 01/31/2022 
Closing Date 02/28/2022 
Location Transportation
UT
Experience 2-3
Degrees / Certificates See Below:
Contact Information:
Troy Lindloff
Transportation Coordinator
280 West 940 North
Provo , UT 84604

Tel: 801-374-4800 
Fax:  
E-Mail: troyl@provo.edu 


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Requirements
Experience: 2-3 Years job-related experience within a specialized field is required and or education in diesel repair.

Education: Targeted, job-related education with study in job-related area is desired.

Expected to work assigned 8-hour shift between the hours of 6 am-6 pm with a 1-hour lunch.

Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance, Pre Employment Drug Test

 
 
Description

Purpose Statement

The job of Trades 8 / Mechanic is done for the purpose/s of assessing and addressing the mechanical needs of District buses and vehicles; identifying repair and/or replacement needs of District buses and vehicles; identifying repair and/or replacement needs; performing repairs and preventive maintenance; ensuring completion of projects in accordance with trade standards; providing information on the proper uses of equipment; assisting other mechanics and ensuring that tools and materials are available at the job site.

This job reports to the Director of Transportation

Essential Functions

Assesses bus and District vehicle mechanical situations (e.g. incidents, complaints, accidents, and/or potential emergency situations, etc.) for the purpose of resolving or recommending resolution.

Assesses bus and District vehicle mechanical situations (e.g. incidents, complaints, accidents, and/or potential emergency situations, etc.) for the purpose of resolving or recommending resolution.

Diagnoses vehicle malfunctions for the purpose of determining needed vehicle repairs and/or replacements.

Directs Mechanic and Mechanic Assistant and other assigned personnel for the purpose of ensuring that assignments are completed in compliance with established guidelines.

Fabricates parts for the purpose of providing items necessary for repairs.

Inspects assigned vehicles (e.g. brake system, oil levels, coolant, tire pressure, wiper blades, fan belts, exterior, and interior condition, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that the vehicle is in a safe operating condition.

Maintains tools, equipment, and/or shop area for the purpose of ensuring the availability of tools and equipment, and safety within the workspace.

Maintains records of repairs, costs, vehicle warranties, etc. for the purpose of documenting required information and meeting regulatory requirements.

Performs minor bodywork (e.g. front ends, fenders, upholstery, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining the appearance and safe operation of the vehicles.

Performs routine vehicle maintenance program (e.g. oil change, tire rotation, brake check, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining vehicles in a safe operating condition and meeting mandated requirements.

Repairs vehicle systems and components, etc. (e.g. diesel/gasoline engines, transmissions, differentials, clutches, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of vehicles in safe operating condition.

Responds to road calls regarding disabled vehicles for the purpose of performing emergency repair work in the field.

Other Functions

Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.

Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities

SKILLS are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; operating school buses and/or district vehicles; operating tools/equipment used in the maintenance of vehicles; and preparing and maintaining accurate records.

KNOWLEDGE is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: methods of maintaining vehicles; methods of storage and removal of hazardous materials; and safety practices and procedures

ABILITY. is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; collate data; and consider a variety of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using a variety of standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with a variety of data; and utilize a variety of types of job-related equipment. Problem-solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem-solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem-solving; with equipment is significant. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adapting to changing work priorities; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; and working with interruptions.

Responsibility
Responsibilities include: working under limited supervision using standardized practices and/or methods; directing other persons within a small work unit; operating within a defined budget. Utilization of resources from other work units is often required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to significantly impact the organization’s services.

Work Environment
 
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, frequent climbing and balancing, significant stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling, and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 5% sitting, 20% walking, and 75% standing. The job is performed under some temperature extremes and under conditions with some exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.

Required Testing                                              Certificates and Licenses
Alcohol and Drug Test                                         Must be able to obtain a Bus Driver’s Certificate (CDL-B), CPR/First Aid Certificate, Valid Driver’s License & Evidence of Insurability, DOT Medical Certificate


Continuing Educ. / Training                             Clearances
CDL renewal, DOT physical                                  Criminal Justice Fingerprint/Background Clearance

FLSA Status           Salary Grade
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Application Procedure
Complete Online Application

YOU ARE ELIGIBLE FOR A $600 SIGNING BONUS WHEN YOU COMPLETE THE FIRST MONTH

Benefits: 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Vacation, POT, and Sick Time 
  • Utah State Retirement
  • $600 yearly tool stipend 



 
 
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