This is skilled mechanical work at the Journeyman level in the repair and maintenance of school buses and other light vehicles operated by the School Board.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Repairs and maintains school buses, and other vehicles used in the transportation of the school system.
- Overhauls and repairs diesel engines and other heavy equipment.
- Performs such skilled tasks as re-facing valves and valve seats, honing cylinders, repairing transmissions and differential gears, etc.
- Re-wires ignition systems, makes skilled adjustments of timing, carburetion, and wheel alignment.
- Does complete overhaul jobs on motors, hydraulic systems, air brakes, timing gears, and performs other skilled journeyman tasks.
- Serves as trouble shooter and makes field calls to disabled vehicles.
- Makes analysis of timing percentage of combustion, and adjustments requiring the use of technical instruments.
- Makes service calls to disabled vehicles in the field.
- Other duties or tasks may be assigned on an as needed basis.
Qualifications Completion of a recognized apprenticeship training or four (4) years of progressive automotive mechanical experience. Responsible for doing the same work as a Transportation Mechanic I and have technical knowledge to analyze and trouble shoot work to be repaired. Ability to be in charge of all work assigned to the crew and able to supervise work when called upon to do so. Must possess a valid drivers license. Ability to make estimates of time and material and make a full material list of all work orders assigned.
2 Letters of Professional Reference (within the last year; with original signatures)
Copy of TABE/ParaPro scores or Proof of Credentials