Bargaining Unit: Operating Engineers Local #3
Salary Code: 15
FLSA Designation: Nonexempt
Revision Date: 10/15/18
Under direct supervision of the Senior Automotive and Warehouse Coordinator, repairs, overhauls, and maintains (predictive and preventive) automotive vehicles, light trucks, and various heavyduty, portable, and stationary engines.
EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED:
The information below is meant to serve as examples of the job duties and responsibilities for this classification. This list is neither inclusive nor exclusive, but indicative of several types of duties performed.
- Performs predictive and preventive maintenance work and overhauls various engines, transmissions, differentials, steering systems, brakes, automotive vehicles, and light trucks utilizing testing and diagnostic instruments.
- Repairs or replaces defective or worn parts and accessories, which may include the use of acetylene or arc welding equipment.
- Inspects and diagnoses mechanical and electrical malfunctions in automotive vehicles, light trucks, and various heavy-duty, portable, and stationary engines.
- Performs major and minor engine tune-ups.
- Responds to field service calls to repair malfunctioning vehicles.
- Maintains and services auto shop equipment, such as stationary fuel pumps, steam cleaners, high-pressure washers, pneumatic air equipment for lube room, and auto shop hoist.
- Performs weekly fuel island inspection and tank reading, along with waste oil tank inspection, in accordance with both San Joaquin Air Resources Board and Environmental Protection Agency requirements.
- Performs vehicle front end inspections, tire repairs, and balancing.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Education and Experience: Any combination of equivalent education and experience that has led to the acquisition of the knowledge required by the position. A typical way of acquiring the knowledge would be:
Possession of a United States’ high school diploma, GED, or equivalent and four (4) years of experience as a general automotive mechanic, including specialized automotive training, or equivalent.
LICENSE, CERTIFCATION, OR CREDENTIAL:
- Possession of automotive air conditioning certificate for service and repair is desirable.
- Heavy lifting of supplies and materials up to 100 pounds.
- Possess the physical strength and agility to work outdoors under adverse climatic conditions.
- Possess the physical characteristics to perform the critical and important duties of the job, including the ability to climb stationary ladders up to 50 feet in height and work suspended above ground level (approximately 45 feet) in an aerial lift.
- Faced with interruptions and noisy work environment.
- Exposure to hazardous materials.
- Possession of a valid California Class C Driver’s License with a driving record acceptable to the District’s automobile insurance provider is required.