Employment Opportunities » Mechanic

Mechanic

Title
Mechanic
Location
Department of Transportation
Description
MCDUFFIE COUNTY SCHOOLS ~ VACANCY NOTICE

SCHOOL BUS MECHANIC~ DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

JOB PURPOSE: The job of a mechanic is done for the purpose of determining needed repairs and/or replacements on vehicles and equipment: ensuring the availability of vehicles and equipment in safe operating condition; and providing written documentation of repairs to meet district, state and federal requirements.


DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Diagnoses potential vehicle and equipment malfunctions for the purposes of determining needed repairs and/or replacements
 Executes preventive maintenance programs for the purposes of maintaining vehicles and equipment in safe operating condition
 Maintains tools, equipment and shop area for the purpose of ensuring the availability and functioning of required tools and equipment within a safe work area
 Prepares documentation (repairs, maintenance records, etc.) for the purpose of providing written support and/or information to comply with regulating guidelines
 Repairs vehicle and equipment systems/components for the purposes of ensuring the availability of vehicles and equipment in safe operating condition
 Replaces defective vehicle and equipment parts/systems for the purposes of ensuring the availability of vehicles and equipment in safe operating condition
 Inspects vehicles for the purposes of ensuring conformance to state and federal standards
 Performs minor body work (front ends, fenders, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining the appearance and safe operation of the vehicles
 Participates in various activities (meetings, trainings, etc.) for the purpose of receiving and conveying information
 Performs any/all other duties as assigned by supervisor


ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS:

• Ability to prepare timely and accurate reports
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Ability to utilize time wisely and efficiently
• Ability to think and work independently
• Ability to plan and organize activities effectively
• Must have good interpersonal skills and must be able to work well with supervisors and co-workers


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

 lifting of at least 50 pounds
 carrying of at least 50 pounds
 pushing, pulling and/or above head reaching
 stooping, kneeling, bending, climbing, crouching and/or crawling
 Significant walking, movement and fine finger dexterity
 Significant standing for prolonged periods of time
 Generally:50% unassisted walking/50% free standing

REPORTS TO:

 Transportation Managers

WORK DAYS:

 230


The McDuffie County School System does not discriminate with regard to sex, race, religion, color, natural origin, ancestry/ethnicity, marital or parental status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation/identity or any other unlawful consideration.
Requirements
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

• High School Diploma or GED
• Valid Driver’s License/CDL preferred
• Experience working on diesel and gasoline engines and their associated parts
• Knowledge of welding, electrical components, basic computer applications, basic painting, brakes,
basic hydraulics and exhaust systems
Start Date
1/7/2019
Contact Dr. Neal Tam
Phone: 706-986-4000
Fax: 706-986-4001
tamw@mcduffie.k12.ga.us
716 North Lee Street, Thomson, GA 30824