REPORTS TO: Transportation Fleet Manager
WAGE/HOUR STATUS: Non-exempt
PAY GRADE: A6
ROLE AND PURPOSE:
Responsible for mechanical repairs to district’s vehicle and bus fleet while providing support in the daily requirements of the transportation department. Help provide safe and reliable vehicles to transport students and employees.
High School diploma or GED
ASE Certification preferred
TASBT Certification preferred
Minimum of three years mechanical experience in vehicle repair including diesel engines
Current Class A or B commercial driver's license with proper endorsements of P and S
Able to understand and execute verbal and written orders and to work productively without
Expertise in the area of vehicle maintenance, skill in use of tools and machines needed for that purpose.
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
1. Performs preventative maintenance on district's vehicles.
2. Diagnoses and repair problems, and do preventative maintenance on district motor vehicle fleet and buses.
3. Must submit to substance abuse and alcohol testing as prescribed by school district policy.
4. Interprets work orders, plans appropriate work process, makes repairs, road test vehicle, and completes work order based on time, work required and parts.
5. Maintains high standards of safety and good housekeeping methods in all work-connected areas.
6. Complies with all shop standards in conformance with state, federal, and insurance regulations.
7. Performs job in a safe, economical, and efficient manner.
8. Maintains a cooperative attitude with fellow employees, supervisors, parents, and school personnel, always promoting district goodwill.
9. Maintains a presentable appearance that includes being properly dressed according to district standards, neat grooming, and good hygiene.
10. Performs road-side maintenance calls and recovery operations as necessary.
11. Responsible for inventories of assigned equipment and tools and the cleanliness of tools, work area, and shop.
12. Performs other related duties as assigned by Transportation Fleet Manager and Director/designee.
Hand tools, electric and non-electric; floor jacks; hydraulic jacks; tire spreader; hydraulic lift; large and small shop equipment; school buses.
MENTAL DEMANDS: Ability to communicate effectively (verbal or written); maintains emotional control under stress.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS: Ability to operate motor vehicle; strenuous standing, and/or climbing; heavy lifting (in excess of 75 pounds), carrying, pushing, pulling; constant stooping, twisting, bending, and kneeling. Work outside and inside; exposure to hot and cold temperatures; slippery or uneven walking surfaces; work around machinery with moving parts; work around moving objects or vehicles; exposure to toxic fumes and chemicals. Frequent interruptions and extended hours.