Trades Helper - Automotive Shop

Washington D.C
Apr 19, 2019
Jul 27, 2019
Full Time
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The Trades Helper drivesvarious pieces of equipment including forklift, floor sweeper and tractors. S/he changes and balances tires and performs oil changes and light maintenance work on EZ-Go carts. Reporting directly to the Garage Shop Supervisor in support of trade automobile mechanics, the Trades Helper has duties that include but are not limited to:
  • Cleans all equipment and shop as well as washes, vacuums, parks and delivers customer vehicles.
  • Keeps supervisor informed of supply/material needs to ensure that adequate inventory is maintained.
  • Ensures the efficient and economic use of supplies and materials to conserve University resources.
  • Changes and repairs flat tires, tire rotation and balance of all moving vehicles.
  • Draws and/or requisitions supplies, parts, materials and tools needed to make repairs and uses such items economically to avoid undue costs.
  • Assists automotive and bus mechanics as directed.
  • Performs oil changes and light maintenance work on EZ-Go carts.
  • Drives various pieces of equipment including forklift, floor sweeper and tractors.
  • D rives all vehicles to District of Columbia vehicle safety inspection, c ompleting and submitting such forms and documents as may be required to ensure that such information is properly recorded and submitted.
  • Uses and disposes materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations.
  • Keeps accurate records and paperwork for 100% accountability.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • One year of experience in automotive equipment and shop maintenance serving as helper
  • A valid driver license in Maryland, Virginia, or the District of Columbia
  • Well rounded knowledge of automotive trades for which assistance will be provided
  • CDL Certification preferred