Closes: Until filled
Saline MS 7190 N. Maple Road, Saline, MI 48176
• High School graduate or equivalent.
• Possess State of Michigan Mechanic’s Certification in appropriate
repair categories: Master Heavy Duty (Truck),
Engine Gas and Diesel (Truck), Suspension and Steering (Truck), Brakes and
Braking System (Truck), Electrical Sytem (Truck) and Transmission (Truck).
• Formal mechanical training preferred with
ASE Master Heavy Duty Truck Certification.
• Preferred but not required to have at
least four years of previous successful bus or truck experience, performing with work
responsibilities described herein.
• Possess cabinet and tools necessary to
perform responsibilities of the job.
• Satisfactorily pass a DOT physical
examination. Must be able to perform
essential functions of job (strength/dexterity).
• Dependability, initiative, self-reliance
• Continually present a neat appearance;
well groomed, with clean and appropriate clothing.
of getting along with co-workers and supervisor, and clean and appropriate
• Capable of reading directions and
literature in the field with understanding, Passenger endorsement, and “S” endorsement,
and demonstrate ability to skillfully drive all the district’s motorized
1. Excellent moral character and personal habits.
3. Possess qualities of initiative, self-reliance and
4. Neat, clean and presentable.
5. Free from adverse effects of medication, alcohol, and
6. Use respectable language at all times.
7. Emotionally stable.
Shall Include But Not Be Limited To:
1. Make weekly, monthly and annual inspections of
vehicles, or as required, in order to ensure a minimum of
equipment failure and maximum of safety and economy of operation.
2. Report to supervisor any mechanical failure or defect
of vehicle which could render it unsafe for operation.
3. Attend in-service training courses that will upgrade
knowledge and skills and keep abreast of manufacturing changes.
4. Keep records and reports, including parts and
supplies, as required.
5. Keep current a CDL with Group B, Passenger, and “S”
6. Make repairs to vehicles as needed.
7. Maintain a proper inventory of parts and supplies.
8. Maintain tools, equipment and work spaces in a clean,
safe and orderly condition.
9. Operate and maintain road service equipment.
10. Drive a bus on scheduled routes.
11. Perform major and minor repairs to buses. Examples of mechanical duties include but are
not necessarily limited
to the following:
a. Minor daily reports
12. Make recommendations as appropriate that may reduce
b. Tune ups
c. Exhaust system
d. Electrical system
e. Drive train
g. Brake Systems
h. Engine repair, overhaul, or replacement
j. Body repair
13. Keep abreast of all Federal and State requirements
pertaining to school transportation vehicles, new vehicles and repair and/or
duties as assigned.
14. Perform other duties as assigned.
The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and
responsibilities assigned to this job and are not intended to represent an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required.
8 hours daily, 40 hours
weekly - year-round position