Head Mechanic

Job | Posted 2 years ago
Position Areas
Non-Instructional Support


Position:  Head Mechanic

  Transportation Director
Terms:           260 days, 8 hours per day
Essential Functions:

  1. Develop and update preventive maintenance program for bus fleet.
  2. Prepare bus fleet for yearly state inspection.
  3. Work with school administrators, teachers, parents, business vendors, and vehicle manufacturing representatives on transportation issues
  4. Work with bus drivers in diagnosing mechanical problems.
  5. Monitor weather and road conditions during school year and report to school administrators.
  6. Accurate and up-to-date knowledge of OSHA and EPA compliance regulations is required.
  7.  Purchase bus parts and maintain an inventory of bus parts using different vendors to keep prices low.
  8. Compile information and produce specifications and recommendations for bus purchasing.
  9. Computer skills in word processing, spreadsheet, and updating bus maintenance records are required.
  10. CDL driver’s license is required.
  11. Snow removal at bus garage.
  12. Assume responsibilities of transportation director when necessary.
  13. Be on 24 hr call for bus break down and fuel pump issues.
  14. Schedule repairs for City of Westfield vehicles.
  15. Purchase and maintain small parts inventory for City vehicles.
  16. Monitor amount, get quotes and purchase Gasoline and Diesel fuel when needed.
Qualifications Skills and Abilities:
  1. Strong skills in all areas of vehicle repair and troubleshooting:

  • Diesel and gasoline engines
  • Transmissions and drive trains
  • Electrical and electronic systems
  • Air and air brake systems
  • Hydraulic brake systems
  • Body repair and painting
  • Tire repair and mounting


Posted By

Westfield Washington Schools

16504 Oak Ridge Road , Westfield, IN 46074

At the following locations

Westfield Washington Schools

1143 East 181st Street , Westfield, IN 46074

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,520

% ELL Students


State Average: 5%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 18.15

% IEP Students


State Average: 16%



State Average: 351