Vehicle / Bus Mechanic (10078)
Employment Type: Nonexempt
Pay Grade: Auxiliary 7
Perform major and minor mechanical repairs with minimum supervision to ensure proper performance and safety of district vehicles. Perform assigned work following established policies and procedures.
Clear and valid Texas commercial driver’s license with Passenger (P) and School
Bus (S) endorsements
Knowledge of diesel and gasoline engine maintenance and repair
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to pass U.S. Department of Transportation alcohol and drug tests and annual
Ability to access and use printed service materials
Ability to communicate effectively with others
5 years experience as mechanic preferred
General Employee Requirements:
- Regular attendance and punctuality
- Support and align work with the mission, vision, and beliefs of the district.
- Follow and support board policies in areas of related responsibility.
- Ensure district resources are managed effectively to maximize resources for student learning.
- Share in the development and implementation of district success plans
- Actively participate in ongoing development to improve work quality and district contribution.
- Model integrity, work ethic, and professionalism as a suitable example for BISD students.
Major Responsibilities and Duties: Maintenance and Repairs
1. Perform minor mechanical repairs, preventative maintenance, diagnostics, and inspections on all district vehicles in a timely and efficient manner with minimal supervision. Work with lead mechanic to complete major repairs.
2. Service vehicles according to established preventive maintenance schedule and maintain accurate, updated records of preventive maintenance.
3. Inspect vehicles and evaluate condition of systems, equipment, accessories, and lights; service as needed.
4. Do welding and minor body work.
5. Assign routine preventive maintenance tasks to mechanic helper and inspect completed work for quality.
6. Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties including lifting and climbing. Operate tools, equipment, and machinery according to prescribed safety procedures.
7. Correct unsafe conditions in work area and promptly report any conditions that are not immediately correctable to supervisor.
8. Keep shop, equipment, and tools in safe operating condition and perform preventive maintenance on shop equipment according to established schedules. Other
9. Maintain accurate records of time and materials required to perform repairs and service.
10. Operate buses and other vehicles as needed.
Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors:
Tools/Equipment Used: Automotive diagnostic equipment; wheel balancing equipment; tire repairing equipment; small hand tools; power tools; welding torch; torque wrench; jack and lift equipment; computer and peripherals; school bus and district vehicles.
Posture: Moderate standing; frequent kneeling/squatting, bending/stooping, pushing/pulling, and twisting; work in tiring and uncomfortable positions
Motion: Moderate walking, climbing; frequent grasping/squeezing, wrist flexion/extension, and overhead reaching; moderate driving
Lifting: Heavy lifting and carrying (45 pounds and over) on a daily basis
Environment: Work outside and inside, on slippery or uneven walking surfaces; frequent exposure to extreme hot and cold temperatures, dust, toxic chemicals and materials, noise, vibration, and electrical hazards; work around machinery with moving parts; may work in tight or enclosed spaces; may work alone; regularly work irregular hours; occasional prolonged hours
Mental Demands: Maintain emotional control under stress