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Maintenance Trades IV (Vehicle Mechanic) -Open Until Filled

Company: St. Mary's County Public Schools
Location: Leonardtown
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Release Date: April 23, 2021 Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Requisition 7073 Current benefited staff of SMCPS who submit a timely application and meet the minimum qualifications for the position shall be granted an interview and shall be considered to fill the vacancy prior to external applicants being considered. Questions regarding your application and/or candidacy should be directed to the Department of Human Resources. Position: Maintenance Trades IV (Vehicle Mechanic)- Open Until Filled (twelve-month assignment) Location: Department of Maintenance Salary: The salary for this position will be based on the EASMC-ESP salary schedule for twelve-month eight-hour employees - Range 15 ($42,303 - $63,976) Effective: April 2021 APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Qualified applicants, including current employees of St. Mary's County Public Schools, must complete a TalentEd online application. In addition to the online application, any support documentation (copy of certification where applicable) must be scanned and uploaded to the TalentEd application. The online application and any support documentation must clearly demonstrate that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications, including information about the applicant's background, experience, and professional qualifications. Failure to submit all required documentation will result in your application being considered incomplete. Incomplete applications will not be forwarded to the selection committee for review. All online qualified applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Following a screening of credentials, interviews will be scheduled. Please contact the Department of Human Resources with questions (301-475-5511, ext. 32187). NATURE OF WORK: Assumes responsibility for the expeditious and e?ective completion of all assigned transportation projects. Position requires the ability to determine stock levels of materials and supplies, capability to assess and maintain adequate supplies for scheduled projects, and keeping abreast of the newest materials and techniques. Must possess the ability to maintain daily, weekly, and monthly documentation within this area, ability to estimate project requirements, and ability to recommend and execute desirable vehicle corrections. Assures daily that work meets federal, state, and local requirements. Provides daily input to Director of Maintenance or designee. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Plans and performs routine maintenance, repairs, and inspections of buses; * Must be able to work flexible hours; * Lifts and carries heavy objects and works above normal heights; * Assist with bus inspection reports; * Prepares detailed material lists and general scope of work for bus repairs; * Communicates verbally and in writing with school staff and supervisors concerning bus repairs, inspections, and maintenance; * Ability to follow verbal and written instructions; * Consistent and reliable attendance; * Troubleshoot and repair problems in various automotive systems such as air conditioning, brakes, and drive-train systems; * Read, understand, and interpret blueprints, schematics, technical specifications for vehicles such as passenger vehicle, buses, etc. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: * Performs basic preventative maintenance such as oil change, replacement of filters, belts, hoses, and lubrication; * Replace components as needed or prescribed; * Cleans, inspects, replaces all drive lines and suspension components; * Performs minor engine tune-up; * Mounts and balances tires; * Repairs minor electrical problems involving charging systems, lights, and fuses; * Repairs and maintains small two and four-stroke engines; * Inspects and repair components of brake system, including replacement of pads, rotors, drums, and power units; * Replace transmission using remanufactured or new assemblies; * Diagnose and repair fuel system problems; * Able to use troubleshooting procedures in shop manuals and computer-assisted; * Knowledge and use of basic electronics in repair of various components and systems; * Organize automotive repair shop and maintain inventory of needed supplies; * Diagnose and repair major power-train failures; * Rebuild engine using remanufactured or new components; * Able to diagnose and repair diesel engines; * ASE equivalent competency in the following areas: * Performs scheduled preventative maintenance; * Prepares daily log of work completed and inspections made; * Maintain shop inventory records, orders parts as needed; * Responds to emergency duty assignments; * Ability to use shop mathematics, read drawings, computer, and specifications; * Capable of expending considerable physical effort to lift, position, store and transport heavy parts and materials; * Capable of enduring exposure to undesirable elements such as rain, snow, extremes in temperature, mud, dust, etc.; * Performs other duties as assigned. QUALIFICATIONS: * Graduation from high school or GED * Five years of auto repair and maintenance experience in the installation, repair, and maintenance of gas and diesel vehicles; or any combination and training that would provide the knowledge, abilities, and skills. (If so, your work experience on the application must reflect this experience.) * Ability to use shop mathematics, read drawings, computer, and specifications; * Capable of expending considerable physical effort to lift, position, store and transport heavy parts and materials; * Capable of enduring exposure to undesirable elements such as rain, snow, extremes in temperature, mud, dust, etc.; * Possess and maintain a valid Maryland Class B CDL driver's license with not more than the equivalent of four (4) points in the State of Maryland; * Obtain and maintain a Maryland Class B CDL with a school bus endorsement within six months of employment; and * ASE Certification to include S1-S7 (School Bus Certification) and T1-T8 (Medium-Heavy Truck Certification) TERM OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time twelve-month position. SALARY GRADE RANGE: The salary for this position will be based on the EASMC-ESP salary schedule for twelve-month eight-hour employees - Range 15. BARGAINING UNIT: EASMC-ESP The Board of Education reserves the right to reject any or all applicants, re-advertise and/or withdraw the positions. The St. Mary's County Public School System does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, age, national origin, marital status or sexual orientation, religion, or disability in matters affecting employment or providing access to programs.

Keywords: St. Mary's County Public Schools, Alexandria , Maintenance Trades IV (Vehicle Mechanic) -Open Until Filled, Professions , Leonardtown, Virginia

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