Vehicle and Equipment Mechanic - EXTENDED DEADLINE
Salary $61,218.00 - $75,291.00 Annually
Location District Operations - Fresno, CA
Job Type Permanent
Division DO District Office
Job Number 2020008
Closing 4/2/2020 11:59 PM Pacific
General Purpose Under general supervision, performs journey-level mechanical work on the District's diesel, gas and electric-powered vehicles and equipment; diagnoses, maintains and repairs vehicles, devices and related equipment to support a variety of District operations including police, fire and farm operations; and performs related duties as assigned.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities The duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to this class.
Inspects, diagnoses and performs major repairs and overhauls to gasoline and diesel engines, involving replacement of broken or worn parts such as pistons, piston rings, valves, bearings, fittings, wrist pins and gaskets; inspects, troubleshoots, diagnoses, repairs, cleans, adjusts and installs fuel, ignition, electrical and cooling systems involving repair and replacement of parts such as carburetors, fuel pumps, spark plugs, starter motors, distributors, generators, voltage regulators, wiring switches, batteries, radiators, thermostats and water pumps.
Diagnoses, repairs and overhauls power transmission systems, including parts such as clutches, automatic and standard transmissions, differential units, gears, bearings, universal joints and hydraulic units.
Diagnoses, repairs and adjusts front-end and chassis components, steering mechanisms and other controls; checks and maintains steering alignment.
Inspects, services and repairs vehicle braking systems.
Repairs vehicle body and chassis parts using power tools and welding equipment; repairs or replaces springs, shocks, struts and bushings.
Road tests vehicles; drives trucks or equipment as required; performs safety inspections on all vehicles in the shop/field and on the road.
Services, diagnoses and repairs vehicle air conditioning systems including electrical components/ controls, blower fans/controls and modules; replaces hoses, compressors, evaporators, condensers, heater cores, etc.
Reads electrical diagrams and utilizes electrical and computer diagnostic equipment to identify engine problems or performance issues.
Diagnoses, repairs and maintains vehicle air brakes, hydraulic systems and associated power takeoff equipment.
Performs preventive maintenance work on farm and construction equipment, trucks, automobiles, carts, forklifts, fire engines and other heavy and light equipment.
Reads and interprets manuals, blueprints, drawings and specifications.
Estimates labor, material and equipment required to complete assignments.
Modifies and fabricates metal parts for truck bodies and similar equipment.
Creates and maintains electronic service and repair records for all assigned vehicles/equipment; maintains required calendars/records for CHP BIT inspected trucks and trailers.
Repairs electric vehicles and chargers; replaces batteries, troubleshoots electric motors and controllers and rebuilds or replaces as needed; repairs brakes and master cylinders.
Ensures all safety precautions are followed.
Demonstrates sensitivity to and understanding of historically minoritized groups and participates in professional development activities to increase cultural competency to enhance equity-minded practices within the District.
May provide lead direction and training in vehicle maintenance for other skilled craft employees and students.
Cleans shop and vehicle service areas and ensures supplies and equipment are maintained in orderly condition; orders supplies and picks up parts and supplies as needed.
Methods, techniques, parts, tools and materials used in the maintenance and repair of diesel- and gasoline-powered vehicles and equipment.
Operation and maintenance of a wide variety of hand, power and shop tools and electronic diagnostic equipment common to the field.
Fuel, ignition, electrical, cooling and lubrication systems in the District's vehicle fleet and power equipment.
Safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work.
Use and operations of welding equipment and materials; welding properties of various metals/alloys.
Federal, state and local laws and regulations pertaining to the handling and disposal of hazardous waste and clean air requirements.
Skills and Abilities to:
Inspect, diagnose and repair a wide variety of diesel- and gasoline-powered vehicles and maintenance equipment.
Operate and maintain a wide variety of hand, power and shop tools and equipment used in the work.
Estimate necessary materials and equipment to complete assignments.
Understand and follow written and oral instructions.
Exercise independent judgment and initiative without close supervision.
Prepare vehicle records and reports.
Read and interpret manuals, specifications and drawings.
Use shop mathematics to make calculations.
Follow safe work methods and safety regulations pertaining to the work.
Effectively engage and support historically minoritized groups by addressing issues of equity and improving culturally responsive service-oriented practices.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Operate a computer and use standard business software.
Demonstrate sensitivity to and understanding of diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic and disability issues.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with all those encountered in the course of work.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE Graduation from high school or GED equivalent, completion of an automotive technology instructional program, and journey-level work experience in all phases of vehicle maintenance and repair work, typically achieved with at least six years of relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
LICENSES, CERTIFICATES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS A valid Class A California driver's license and the ability to maintain insurability under the District's vehicle insurance program.
PHYSICAL AND MENTAL DEMANDS The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by employees to successfully perform the essential functions of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands While performing the duties of this class, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, feel and operate objects, tools and controls; reach with hands and arms; and drive a wide range of vehicles. The employee is required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, walk, sit, talk and hear. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally over 100 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close and distance vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Mental Demands While performing the duties of this class, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve basic problems; use basic math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or new skills; work under deadlines with interruptions; and interact with District staff, other organizations and the public.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this class. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts, in vehicles in traffic, in outside weather conditions and is exposed to extreme weather and wet or humid conditions, fumes, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level is often noisy.
The employee may be required to travel to locations other than assigned work site and to adjust to work schedule changes and requirements to work overtime.
To move forward in the selection process, you must complete an online application through our web site athttp://www.schooljobs.com/careers/scccd.Please attach to your application a copy of your transcripts (indicating when degree was awarded) or your application may be considered incomplete. Resumes may also be uploaded but cannot be used in lieu of a completed application.
ONCE YOU HAVE SUBMITTED YOUR APPLICATION YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE REVISIONS TO YOUR APPLICATION MATERIALS.
When completing the application, please make sure you include ALL current and previous employment in the Work Experience section of the application and complete ALL fields, including the name and contact information for your supervisors. Experience that is included in the resume but not in the Work Experience section of the application may not be considered for the purpose of determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.
All required documents must be submitted by the applicant. Personnel Commission staff will not upload your documents for you. The State Center Community College District does not accept letters of recommendation for classified positions. Please do not attempt to attach letters of recommendation to your application.
APPLICATION REVIEW AND ASSESSMENTS The application review process includes an evaluation of training and experience based on given application information and answers to supplemental questionnaire. Only the most qualified applicants, who pass the minimum qualifications review, will be invited to the assessment process.
The assessment process will include a competency assessment (40% weight) and a performance assessment (60% weight). Passing score is 75% out of 100% on each assessment section.
The assessment process / assessment date is subject to change as needs dictate. All communication regarding this process will be delivered via email to the address listed on your application.
ELIGIBILITYLIST Candidates who attain a passing score on each part of the assessment will be placed in rank order on an Open-Competitive List.Using the same process, a separate Promotional List will be established and both Lists will be used concurrently.The eligibility list will be used to fill current vacancies inthis classificationfor at least six months.
PASSING THE ASSESSMENTS AND BEING PLACED ON THE ELIGIBILITY LIST DO NOT GUARANTEE AN OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT
ACCOMMODATIONS Individuals with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must inform the State Center Community College District Personnel Commission Department in writing no later than the filing date stated on the announcement. Those applicants needing such accommodations should document this request including an explanation as to the type and extent of accommodation needed to participate in the selection process.
State Center Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is the policy of State Center Community College District to provide all persons with equal employment and educational opportunities without regard to race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, religion or similar factors as defined by law. We are a Title V employer.
State Center Community College District is committed to lifelong learning and success for all students by providing accountable, accessible, innovative and quality educational programs and services that enable productive citizenship in a diverse, global society.