Automotive Mechanic (CM)

Job | Posted 22 days ago
Start Date
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Non-Instructional Support


DESCRIPTION:  Automotive Mechanic (CM)  12 mnth.    40 hrs    MMS31-Grade III   Effective:  May 13, 2022

Perform specialized automotive corrective and preventive maintenance tasks on District vehicles and equipment to meet the needs of students, staff, and the general public. Provide specialized skills not ordinarily available from the buildings’ maintenance staff in the maintenance, repair and upgrading of District equipment and facilities. Work with other divisions as directed.

Maintained regular attendance with no occurrences of attendance abuse during the previous two years as described in Article 13 Section E of the current agreement.
Must be able to communicate effectively and appropriately, as well as exhibit patience and understanding with students, staff and the general public
Must be able to understand and follow written and verbal instructions.
Must be able to use prescribed safety and personal protective equipment.
Must be able to lift up to 40 lbs. on a frequent basis and up to 80 lbs. on an occasional basis.
Must be able to perform difficult physical labor in variable weather conditions such as hot, cold, rain, snow, wind, etc.
Must be able to climb stairs and ladders on a frequent basis, and work from scaffolding and lifts on an occasional basis.
Must be able to stand, walk, bend, twist and reach while performing various assignments as well as operate all related equipment.
Must have appropriate and valid Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and a safe driving record.
Must be able to demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and physical ability necessary for corrective and preventive maintenance on vehicles and powered equipment, including but not limited to, lubrication, safety inspection, testing for proper operation, and overall mechanical requirements.
Must be able to demonstrate the use and performance of Operations technologies.
Must have experience in automotive maintenance typically found in District 214.
Must be able to demonstrate safe and efficient use of auto shop equipment on both automotive and grounds equipment.
Must have successfully completed a District-recognized program in automotive technical training and District-recognized courses in Plumbing 1, Electricity 1, Steam Plant 1, Blueprint Reading, and Air Conditioning and Refrigeration 1.
Employees are encouraged to enhance their qualifications by participating in the OJT program.
The District Training Committee will attempt to identify and pre-approve all recognized courses. If the committee is unable to identify a recognized course, equivalent training and work experience as approved by the committee may be accepted.


Maintain the knowledge, skills, and physical ability necessary to repair and maintain District vehicles and equipment including but not limited to lubrication, safety inspections, testing for proper operation, brake systems, exhaust systems, tune-ups and ignition systems, electrical systems, tires and suspension systems, cooling systems, and fuel systems.

Maintain the knowledge, skills, and physical ability necessary to evaluate and prioritize job assignments, material and time requirements, personnel needs, and special equipment necessary to complete assignments.

Maintain the knowledge, skills, and physical ability necessary to assist the Buyer to maintain records, inventory and supplies.

Maintain the knowledge, skills, and physical ability necessary for the operation of Operations technologies.

Maintain current documentation of all District vehicle and equipment locations and their respective maintenance histories.

Maintain appropriate and valid District-recognized automotive technical certification.

Maintain appropriate and valid Class-A CDL and a safe driving record.

Complete specialized tasks not ordinarily performed by the buildings’ maintenance staff including the operation of specialized equipment not otherwise available in the District for special job assignments.

Ensure assigned vehicles and equipment are properly maintained and in good operating condition at all times.

Cooperate with and assist others in maintaining, repairing, and remodeling District facilities as required.

Work with and direct others in completion of job assignments as well as train others in the operation and repair of District facilities and equipment.

Keep both the designated supervisor and Assistant Director of Operations informed on the status of job.

Work with the designated supervisor and Assistant Director of Operations in developing, implementing, and maintaining an approved preventive maintenance program.

Be observant and inform the supervisor of potential trouble spots in the operation of building systems and equipment to prevent a failure or breakdown.

Observe and comply with appropriate required codes.

Perform snow removal and salting on an occasional basis as needed.

Perform assigned tasks in the amount of time appropriate to the task at hand.

Identify and take action to remedy potential safety and health problems.

Project a positive image of the District to students, staff, and the general public.

Report in writing to the supervisor any observed misuses and needed repairs to District property.

Participate in District-sponsored training programs to maintain and update knowledge, skills, certifications, and licenses as required for this position.

Effectively communicate and appropriately respond to various forms of electronic communication provided by the District.

Perform additional related duties as assigned.

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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our district.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin,
gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status

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Township High School District 214

2121 S. Goebbert Road , Arlington Heights, IL 60005

At the following locations

Forest View Educational Center

2121 S. Goebbert Road , Arlington Heights, IL 60005