Associate Transportation Mechanic

Houston Independent School District (HISD)
Published
July 30, 2022
Location
Houston, TX
Category
Job Type

Description

Position Type:
Crafts, Trades and Custodians/Transportation Mechanic - All Levels

Date Posted:
1/20/2022

Location:
Butler Motor Pool Bus Repair

Date Available:
02/03/2022

Closing Date:
03/31/2022

Location:

Area:

Job Category:

Butler Motor Pool

Southwest

Drivers & Transportation

Job Code:

Contract Type:

Months:

30003867

None

12M

Salary Minimum:

Salary Midpoint:

Salary Maximum (Depending on Experience):

$29,120

$29,120

$33,284

POSITION TITLE: Associate Transportation Mechanic

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12M

DATE: 9/20/2021

DATE OF LAST REVISION: 02/25/20

JOB CODE: TS0125 SAP 30003867

PAY GRADE: 19

FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: NE

Job Family - Transportation

JOB SUMMARY

Under direct supervision, performs detailed inspections and fluid services on school buses, heavy and light fleet vehicles. May perform a variety of repairs on vehicles and equipment. Provides training to Helpers. Follows all HISD safety policies and procedures.

MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

List most important duties first

1. Performs inspections and fluid services on school buses and light fleet vehicles as determined by the PMI schedules of the fleet. Performs repairs identified through scheduled services.

2. Performs maintenance, runs inspections and conducts diagnostic tests. Repairs a variety of vehicles and equipment, such as wiper blades, bulbs, missing screws, safety equipment, and all mirrors and brackets.

3. Performs minor vehicle repair needs using engine analyzers and other automotive diagnostic equipment.

4. Operates all district vehicles to include but not limited to: buses, light fleet vehicles and all industrial equipment including bulldozers, road graders, boom and bucket trucks, forklifts, backhoes, bobcats, trailers, generators, dump trucks, box trucks, flatbeds, rollers, trailers, and air compressors.

5. Performs inventory services, parts pickup, state inspections, and annual inspections. Performs preventive maintenance inspection on undercarriage, engine and electrical, services (filters, transmission, etc.), and appearance. Cleans the PMI service area weekly.

6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

High School Diploma or GED

WORK EXPERIENCE

Less than 6 months

TYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION

Office equipment (e.g. copier), Hand tools, Power tools, and all district Vehicles

Must be computer literate and able to navigate Outlook and a web browser without assistance.

Must obtain a Class B CDL with Passenger and School Bus Endorsement within 90 days from time of hire and maintain throughout the length of employment. A/C Recovery Certification preferred

LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES

No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.

WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT

Work involves the application of moderately complex procedures and tasks that are quite varied. Independent judgment is often required to select and apply the most appropriate of available resources. Ongoing supervision is provided on an "as needed" basis.

BUDGET AUTHORITY

No budget development activity is required.

PROBLEM SOLVING

Decisions are made on routine matters affecting few individuals and usually within the confines of the job's own department. Specific job activities and results are typically reviewed closely. There are limited requirements for developing new ideas or changes in methods, procedures or services.

IMPACT OF DECISIONS

Follows rules and procedures. Decisions can have minimal or no impact to HISD. Errors can be readily detected, usually by the employee, and, if made, would result in minor expense for correction.

COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS

Basic communication - very little communication required such as receiving basic instructions. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and co-workers in own department.

CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS

Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and non-routine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.

WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

Work involves frequent exposure to unpleasant elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, loud noise, chemicals, etc. Ability to carry and/or lift 45 pounds or more.

Attachment(s):

  • Associate Transportation Mechanic - TS0125 (rev 2.25.20).pdf
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