Job Description


TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Fleet Mechanic PAY GRADE: 52

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Perform preventative maintenance, repairs, and safety inspections on District vehicles.

QUALIFICATIONS:
- Education and/or experience equivalent to a High School Diploma or GED.
- Five (5) years of experience in the diagnosis, repair, and maintenance of automobiles or heavy
duty diesels.
- Ability to obtain an Arizona Commercial Driver’s license, ASE certification, and Brake Inspection
certification.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Essential functions, as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act,
may include any of the following tasks, knowledge, skills, and other characteristics. This list is
ILLUSTRATIVE ONLY, and is not a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities performed by
incumbents of this class.)

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Repair and maintain various components of District vehicles, school buses and other diesel
equipment to include fluid changes, brakes, air conditioning, electrical systems, cooling systems,
wheelchair lifts, and power transmission; complete chassis repairs; perform computer diagnostics
and tire services.
- Remove and install video surveillance systems in buses.
- Maintain records related to repair work, work order requests, safety inspection checklists, driver
write-ups, estimates, and proposed or completed projects.
- Operate service repair vehicles to provide repair services at site of vehicle breakdowns.
- Schedule safety inspections and repairs; interact with drivers on troubleshooting.
- Operate shop machines to rebuild or fabricate machine parts.
- Road test vehicle to locate operational defects prior to returning to active use; assess overall
vehicle condition.
- Occasionally order and receive parts.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
- Knowledge of automotive or heavy duty diesel equipment diagnosis and repair methods,
practices, and procedures.
- Knowledge of applicable safety practices.
- Knowledge of a wide variety of automotive, heavy duty diesel and mechanical equipment.
- Knowledge of occupational hazards and standard safety precautions necessary in automotive
and equipment maintenance and repair work.
- Skill in operating shop tools and machines.
- Skill in written and verbal communication.
- Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
- Ability to diagnose defects in automotive and heavy duty diesel equipment.
Prepared: 3/2000
Revised: 10/2017
TEMPE ELEMENTARY

TITLE: Fleet Mechanic PAY GRADE: 52

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Hazardous chemicals and dangerous machinery.
Exposure to extreme weather conditions.
Restricted movement, dirty environment, air contamination, intense noise.
Roadside calls on streets, highways, and freeways.

PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Lift, move, and carry up to 50 pounds of materials.
Bend, stoop, and reach repeatedly.
Operate a District vehicle.

REPORTS TO:
Fleet Manager

EVALUATION:
Classified Personnel Evaluation

SUPERVISES:
N/A

Prepared: 3/2000
Revised: 10/2017

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