Job Description / Essential Elements:
MECHANIC TECHNICIAN III
Under direction of the Transportation Director or Lead Mechanic, the Mechanic performs many skilled repairs to buses, trucks, and other motor driven equipment. May be required to work swing shift, 3:00 PM to 11:30 PM.
1. Assist Mechanics Technician IV,
2. Responsible for mechanical safety of school buses,
3. Order parts for repairs,
4. Troubleshoot mechanical, electrical problems and repair on diesel powered buses and compressed natural gas powered buses,
5. Troubleshoot and repair air conditioning on buses that are equipped,
6. Make service calls on buses that breakdown en route,
7. Weld and fabricate.
1. Methods, machinery, tools and equipment employed in the repair of automotive equipment, diesel, and compressed natural gas equipment,
2. Basic computer skills.
1. Follow directions;
2. Make general repairs on vehicles;
3. Operate necessary automotive repair equipment; and
4. Work cooperatively with others.
At least one year full-time experience as a Mechanic Technician II or equivalent in auto or diesel repair.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Valid Class A or B-P California Driver’s License;
Valid DL-51 Medical Examination;
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tool, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to reach with hand and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift up to 75 pounds and move tires, bus parts and chemical containers. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee is required to be able to hear conversations in quiet and noisy environments. Some driving is necessary.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical bus and equipment. The employee may frequently work with toxic or caustic chemicals such as petroleum products, degreasers, gases fumes, and sprays. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The employee must be able to meet deadlines with severe time constraints. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud and occasionally very loud.
The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the American with Disabilities Act (A.D.A.) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties performed for this position. Additional duties are performed by the individuals currently holding this position and additional duties may be assigned.