Service for World Class Schools

Mechanic

Confidential Employer | Hawley, TX

Posted Date 3/06/2019
Description

Primary Purpose:

Perform major and minor mechanical repairs with minimum supervision to ensure proper performance and safety of district vehicles. Perform assigned work following established policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Education/Certification

  • Clear and valid Texas commercial driver’s license with Passenger (P) and School Bus (S) endorsements

Special Knowledge/Skills

  • Knowledge of diesel and gasoline engine maintenance and repair
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to pass U.S. Department of Transportation alcohol and drug tests and annual physical exam
  • Ability to access and use printed service materials
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others

 Experience

  • 1-2 years experience as mechanic

Major Responsibilities and Duties

Maintenance and Repairs

  • Perform minor mechanical repairs, preventative maintenance, diagnostics, and inspections on all district vehicles in a timely and efficient manner with minimal supervision.  Work with lead mechanic to complete major repairs.
  • Service vehicles according to established preventive maintenance schedule and maintain accurate, updated records of preventive maintenance.
  • Inspect vehicles and evaluate condition of systems, equipment, accessories, and lights, service as needed.
  • Do welding and minor body work.
  • Assign routine preventive maintenance tasks to mechanic helper and inspect completed work for quality.

 Safety

  • Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting and climbing.  Operate tools, equipment, and machinery according to prescribed safety procedures.
  • Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
  • Keep shop, equipment, and tools in safe operating condition and perform preventive maintenance on shop equipment according to established schedules.

Other

  • Maintain accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
  • Operate buses and other vehicles as needed.

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

Tools/Equipment Used

  • Automotive diagnostic equipment
  • Wheel balancing equipment
  • Tire repairing equipment
  • Small hand tools
  • Power tools
  • Welding torch
  • Torque wrench
  • Jack and lift equipment
  • Computer and peripherals
  • School bus and district vehicles

Posture

Motion

  • Moderate walking, climbing
  • Frequent grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching
  • Moderate driving

Lifting

  • Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis

Environment

  • Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces
  • Frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards
  • Work around machinery with moving parts
  • May work in tight or enclosed spaces
  • May work alone
  • Regularly work irregular hours
  • Occasional prolonged hours

Mental Demands

  • Maintain emotional control under stress
Department
Other
Job Category
Professional

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