Auto/Diesel Technician - Fleet Maintenance

Gwinnett County Public Schools | Suwanee, GA, United States

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Posted Date 4/25/2022
Description License and Certification Qualifications: Valid Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. School Passenger and School (P&S) Bus endorsements required within six months of hire. Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) technician certification required for S4 School Bus Brakes and T8 Truck Preventive Maintenance and Inspection required within 12 months of hire.

Education Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent required. Automotive/diesel service technician training at an accredited technical school preferred.

Experience Qualifications: Three years of experience as an automotive and/or diesel service technician preferred.

Skills Qualifications: Ability to follow oral and written instructions quickly and accurately; knowledge of motor vehicle parts, materials, maintenance tools, hazards, and safety procedures; basic knowledge of gasoline and diesel engine emission standards and maintenance procedures; ability to diagnose and examines parts for defects; attention to detail; ability to work independently and as part of a team; and knowledge of handling and disposing of hazardous wastes.

Primary Responsibilities: Responsible for performing Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) mandated inspections for a large school bus fleet and perform preventive maintenance services and repairs for the Fleet Maintenance Department.

1. Perform overnight inspections on district school buses in accordance with local, state, and federal requirements.

2. Prepare work order and inspection documentation as required.

3. Ensure that all protective gear, such as flashlights, headlamps, and other safety devices are used.

4. Perform preventive maintenance services and safety inspections as directed and according to established standards.

5. Perform corrective maintenance actions as directed and according to established standards.
a. Review operator complaint and vehicle maintenance history as appropriate.
b. Perform routine diagnosis and accomplish repair and/or rebuild actions as directed and in accordance with established procedures.
c. Document repair actions and results and record labor, parts, and supplies used according to established procedures.

6. Provide and maintain automotive/diesel service technician tool chest and hand tools.
a. Assume responsibility for equipment, tools, and materials issued for working on motor vehicles.
b. Obtain and maintain an adequate inventory of serviceable technician provided hand tools as determined by supervisor.
c. Maintain and account for all special tools, parts, supplies, and equipment issued to the employee.

7. Work assigned shift as directed.
a. Respond to work requirements any time on any day of the week when assigned to on-call duty.
b. Be on call for necessary work 24-hours per day, 7 days per week.

8. Improve automotive/diesel service technician skills and abilities through in-service training and certification.
a. Complete formal training courses assigned by management with satisfactory status.

9. Perform other duties as assigned.

Physical Demands:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit for extended periods of time. The employee is also required to talk, hear, stand, and walk. The employee may be required to use hands to finger, handle, feel, and/or reach. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. The employee is required to operate a motor vehicle in performance of duties. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Employment Type
Full time
Education | Installation-Maint-Repair

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