Position posted by Texas A&M Transportation Services

Updated: Dec 21, 2017

Job Title:
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
1-3 Years
College Station
Salary Type:
High School
Job ID:
Noah Nettles
702 University Dr E, Bldg. E

Job Description

Position Title Mechanic
Posting Title Mechanic
FLSA Non-Exempt
System Member Institution/Agency TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY (TAMU)
Department TRANSPORTATION SERVICES / 02-300540
Posting Number S00141FY18
Salary $14.53-15.50
Pay Basis Hourly
Job Open Date 10/03/2017
Job Close Date
Geographic Location College Station
Budget Type Budgeted/Benefits - Full-Time
PIN/HR Tracking # M31236
ADLOC Account
Is this position restricted by the Patriot Act? No
Is this position D.O.T. regulated? Yes
EEO AA Statement The Texas A&M System is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.
Position Summary Information

Job Summary
Performs routine maintenance and repair tasks on gasoline or diesel-engine vehicles or equipment.

Required Education and Experience
High School Diploma or any equivalent combination of education and experience. Two years of experience in vehicle maintenance repair or completion of an automotive or diesel trade school.
Preferred Education and Experience
Vocational training in related field.
Required Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Valid vehicle operator’s license and good driving record. Must be able to obtain State of Texas class “B” vehicle operator’s license (Commercial Driver’s License with passenger endorsement and air brakes endorsement) within 45 days of employment. Must be able to obtain Texas State Inspections license within 60 days of employment.
Preferred Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations
Commercial vehicle operator’s license with passenger endorsement and air brakes endorsement. Valid state inspections license.
Required Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.
Preferred Special Knowledge, Abilities, and Skills
Other Requirements or Other Factors
This position will be covered by DOT regulations and be in a random drug and alcohol testing pool.
Preferred Other Requirements or Other Factors
Special Instruction to Applicants
Work hours: Monday – Friday 2:00pm – 10:30pm. Hours are subject to change between University semesters and class breaks. Will be required to work Saturday football games as needed. This position will be covered by DOT regulations & be in a random drug and alcohol testing pool. Please submit a complete TAMU application. An incomplete application will not be considered.
Detailed Job Duties
Duties Performed
Performs semi-skilled maintenance on gasoline and diesel vehicles and equipment, including fueling, lubrication and oil changes, interior and exterior cleaning and detailing, changing bulbs and all minor repairs needed for transit vehicles. Provides “ready” list of buses available for use to dispatch.
Duties Performed
Performs preventative maintenance inspections. Completes and updates manual and computerized service orders.
Duties Performed
Replaces parts (ex. exhaust systems, batteries, belts, hoses, etc.) Repairs and replaces tires.
Duties Performed
Transportation Services is committed to providing courteous, responsive, quality service to our customers by fostering a respectful, positive, and welcoming environment for all. Employees are responsible for the following: representing the department to internal and external customers by actively supporting diversity; maintaining 100% “on time” compliance with all university required training for all employees; approving time worked and requesting appropriate leave in a timely manner; reading and responding to e-mail; reviewing/reading information listed on the department intranet; performing assigned tasks in a safe manner and utilizing personal protective items/equipment as appropriate or instructed by supervisor or department; reporting unsafe actions or conditions to supervisor immediately and supporting and following unit/department safety guidelines, practices and policies. Persons in this position will be required to drive state vehicle to travel to various parts of campus and are considered essential when the University declares an emergency, campus closure, class cancellations, etc.
Duties Performed
Assist by driving a DOT regulated vehicle in test driving, recovery of disabled vehicles, delivery of vehicles, etc.
Duties Performed
Assures shop area is kept clean and without clutter at all times.
Duties Performed
Assists in the training of student workers and wage employees.
Duties Performed
Perform other duties as assigned.
Hiring Supervisor Email shhigginbotham@tamu.edu
Hiring Supervisor Phone Number 979-845-9874
Online Applications Accepted? Yes
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