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Auto Mechanic II
Performs skilled motor vehicle repair and maintenance work under the supervision of the shop foreperson. Work involves the replacement or repair of worn or broken parts and installation of accessories. Work is performed in accordance with standard practices of the trade.
Performs exchanges, minor rebuilds, overhauls small engines such as lawn equipment, carburetors, and similar assemblies. May partially tear down motors or engines, inspect, repair or replace defective parts and reassemble the motor. Troubleshoots malfunctioning equipment and repairs. Checks and repairs electrical and cooling systems. Tests motors and engines for satisfactory performance after reassembly. Installs heaters and similar accessories. Keeps records of work performed and parts used. Tunes up and makes required adjustments on motors and engines. Occasionally drives buses for transport of students to events overnight and weekends. Maintains shop operations in absence of the Auto Mechanic Foreperson. Reports to the Auto Mechanic Foreperson. Performs other related work as assigned.
Moderate physical activity with occasional heavy lifting of objects weighing over fifty pounds. Must be able to work with tools in tight areas and sometimes uncomfortable positions. Requires employment physical exam.
Two or more years experience in auto repairs or equivalent mechanical systems. Should have considerable experience in minor overhaul and repair of engines or motor vehicles, accessories, and component systems. Familiarity with diesel engines desirable.
Working knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance techniques. Skill in the use of hand tools and shop equipment. Must be able to read and look-up information pertaining to a particular vehicle for repair. Excellent ability to apply knowledge of repair techniques and mechanical principles and to locate and diagnose defective mechanical operations. Basic proficiency in use of office computer applications.
Graduation from a standard senior high school. Experience in automotive or small engine repair. Completion of related technical automotive courses desirable. Licensure for state vehicle inspections is desirable.
Must be able to use and read test equipment in repair of vehicle. Must have the ability to work independently, diagnose complex mechanical issues, and be well-organized, especially with data records. Must be able to communicate effectively and have good interpersonal skills. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *Employment physical exam required. *A valid CDL Texas driver's license with air brakes and passenger endorsements is required or must be obtained within 60 days of employment. *This position is designated as security sensitive and requires a criminal background check.