2023-24 Transportation Mechanic Intern - Transportation Dept
Transportation Mechanic Intern
Location: Transportation Department
Temporary - Timesheet Position
Grade 18, $17.64 hr (19 hrs/wk)
Start Date: 12/06/2023
The job of Transportation Mechanic Intern is done for the purpose/s of providing support to the educational process with specific responsibilities for identifying repairs and/or replacement needs for District school busses, vehicles and/or heavy equipment; assisting and/or performing repairs and preventive maintenance; ensuring completion of repairs in accordance with trade standards; and ensuring that tools and materials are available at job site.
This job reports to Transportation Mechanic IV
Diagnoses equipment malfunctions (e.g. brakes, lights, oil leaks, etc.) for the purpose of determining needed repairs and/or replacements.
Inspects assigned equipment (e.g. brake system, oil levels, coolant, tire pressure, general conditions, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that the vehicle is in a safe operating condition.
Maintains tools, equipment.
Prepares written materials (e.g. repair and maintenance logs, parts lists, trip checks, etc.) for the purpose of documenting activities, providing written reference.
Repairs, vehicles and/or heavy equipment (e.g. tractors, back hoes, forklifts, mixers, skip loaders, etc.).
Responds to service calls for the purpose of repairing or towing vehicles.
Performs routine vehicle maintenance program (e.g. oil change, tire rotation, break check, etc.) for the purpose of maintaining vehicles in a safe operating condition
Performs other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
Skills, Knowledge and Abilities
SKILLS are required to perform single, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: adhering to safety practices; handling hazardous materials; operating equipment used in vehicle repair and maintenance; preparing and maintaining accurate records.
KNOWLEDGE is required to perform algebra and/or geometry; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and/or facilitate group discussions; and analyze situations to define issues and draw conclusions. Specific knowledge-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: safety practices and procedures; pertinent codes, policies, regulations and/or laws; diesel and electrical systems; trends in automotive diagnosis and repair.
ABILITY is required to schedule activities and/or meetings; gather and/or collate data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others; work with data utilizing defined and similar processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Ability is also required to work with a diversity of individuals; work with similar types of data; and utilize a wide variety of types of job-related equipment. Problem solving is required to identify issues and create action plans. Problem solving with data frequently requires independent interpretation of guidelines; and problem solving with equipment is significant. Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: displaying mechanical aptitude; adapting to changing work priorities; being attentive to detail; communicating with diverse groups; meeting deadlines and schedules; setting priorities; maintaining a good rapport with employees, students and community.
Responsibilities include: working under direct supervision using standardized routines; providing information and/or advising others; utilization of some resources from other work units may be required to perform the job's functions. There is a continual opportunity to impact the organization’s services.
The usual and customary methods of performing the job's functions require the following physical demands: significant lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling, significant climbing and balancing, significant stooping, kneeling, crouching, and/or crawling and significant fine finger dexterity. Generally, the job requires 0% sitting, 30% walking, and 70% standing. The job is performed under temperature extremes and under conditions with exposure to risk of injury and/or illness.
Criminal Background Clearance
FLSA Status - Non Exempt
Paradise Valley Unified School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment or employment in its programs and activities. Any person having inquiries concerning the School's compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VI), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Section 504), Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), or Title II of the Genetic Information NonDiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA) may contact the Assistant Superintendent of Human Resources.
Job Contact Information
Friday, December 8, 2023 12:00 AM
(Mountain Standard Time)