Automotive Serviceman

Transportation Mechanics
Aug 02, 2017
Aug 18, 2017
Full Time

Position Summary

Is this position exempt from overtime pay?


This is an entry level position in which the incumbent performs tasks assisting mechanics in servicing and maintaining a variety of school vehicles and equipment. Work requires daily fueling and checking of vehicle fluid levels and assisting mechanics by performing semiskilled vehicle repair and maintenance tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?


1. Performs fueling of vehicles daily.

2. Checks vehicle fluid levels daily.

3. Keeps immediate supervisor informed of fuel storage tank levels and supplies necessary to maintain all vehicle fluid levels.

4. Orders fuel, oil, fluids and supplies as needed.

5. Repairs tires, does lubrication work, and the shuttling of vehicles and parts.

6. Carries materials, parts, tools, and supplies for mechanics as needed.

7. Responds to accident calls on disabled and damaged school system vehicles and equipment; may have the vehicle towed to a school maintenance facility or vendor.

8. Assists in maintaining inventory and work order procedures using a computerized system.

9. Maintains a clean, organized and productive work area.

10. May assist mechanics by making minor adjustments and repairs, and repair or maintenance work on school system vehicles and equipment.

11. May assist in conducting vehicle safety and preventive maintenance inspections.

12. May assist in the assembly of cooling, fuel, ignition, and exhaust systems.

13. May assist in inspecting, adjusting, repairing, and reconditioning brakes, differentials, transmissions, and front and rear axle assemblies.

14. May assist in performing diagnostics and tuning of electronic controlled gasoline and diesel engines using diagnostic equipment.

15. May assist in performing a variety of welding jobs.

16. Performs related work as required.

Minimum Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made on request to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions


· High School diploma or GED.


· Some experience as a fuel service station attendant or helper to a skilled journeyman preferred; or any equivalent combination of experience and training which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to successfully perform the tasks of the job.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

· Familiarity and knowledge of the repair, preventive maintenance practices, and tools of the skilled automotive trade.

· Familiarity of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the trade.

· Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.

· Ability to make mathematical computations and tabulations.

· Possess mechanical aptitude.

· Ability to employ business technology tools as required of all AACPS employees, e.g. E-mail, obtaining relevant AACPS employee information through the AACPS Intranet, employing the electronic benefits enrollment tool and any other electronic tools implemented in the future

· Demonstrated ability to effectively work and communicate with diverse populations.

· New employees are required to pay for and pass AACPS background check.


· Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certification is strongly encouraged, but not required.

· Possession of a valid Maryland Motor Vehicle License (Commercial Driver's License with Air Brake and Passenger endorsement) with good driving record

Career Ladder Requirements

· N/A

Physical Requirements

· Ability to work out-of-doors in uncomfortably warm, cold, or inclement weather.

· Strength and dexterity to perform all required tasks including the ability to climb to service a 12' vehicle, the ability to lift and carry a minimum of eighty (80) pounds and the ability to do extensive walking, bending, stooping, crawling and kneeling in the course of completing daily work assignments.

· Ability to pass a Department of Transportation (DOT) physical examination.


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