Position posted by Texas A&M Transportation Services

Created: Jul 1, 2019

Job Title:
Mechanic I
Job Status:
Full Time
Job Category:
1-3 Years
College Station
Salary Type:
High School
Job ID:
Darla Guerra
702 University Dr. East, Bldg E, 702 University Dr. East, Bldg E

Job Description

Our Commitment
Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.
Who we are
Transportation Services is an empowered team of professionals dedicated to providing efficient, dynamic and innovative fleet, parking and transit services to the community. We support the teaching, research and public service mission of Texas A&M University, with focus on customer service and communication.
For more information about us, visit our website:

What we want
The Mechanic I, is responsible for, under general supervision, performing routine maintenance and repair tasks on gasoline or diesel engine vehicles or equipment. We need an individual who subscribes to and supports our commitment as stated above. If the above description sounds interesting to you, we invite you to apply to be considered for this opportunity.
Required Education and Experience:
High school diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
One year of experience in vehicle maintenance repair or completion of an automotive or diesel trade school.
Required Licenses and Certifications:
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
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose vehicle and equipment problems.
Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
Ability to utilize maintenance software, shop tools, and equipment.
Other Requirements or Other Factors
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 home football games as needed.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Some vocational training in related field.
Significant working knowledge engine and drive-train components. General understanding of automotive maintenance and repair.

Rate of Pay: $11.50-14.77

Performs semi-skilled maintenance on gasoline and diesel vehicles and equipment, including lubrication and oil changes.
Replaces parts (ex. exhaust systems, batteries, belts, hoses, etc.). Repairs and replaces tires.
Assists by driving a DOT regulated vehicle in test driving, recovery of disabled vehicles, delivery of vehicles, etc.
Performs preventative maintenance inspections. Completes and updates manual and computerized service orders.
Assures shop area is kept clean and without clutter at all times. 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. Performs other duties as assigned.
Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.
All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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