May 11, 2020

Vehicle Mechanic I-Job Class Code: 7916

  • TrulyHired
  • Flemingsburg, KY 41041, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Class Code: 7916



Responsible To: Transportation Director

Performance Responsibilities:

Perform basic mechanical repair work on school buses and other gas or diesel-powered automotive equipment; assure buses conform with established standards for passenger vehicles; complete related maintenance records.Inspect mechanical defects in school buses, trucks, automobiles, vans, tractors, electric carts and other mechanical equipment as assigned; drive and test school buses and provide emergency road service to disabled District school buses and vehicles as required.Disassemble motors and repair, adjust and replace parts; recondition and adjust ignition and carburetor systems; repair, fit and adjust valves, pistons, rings and bearings; clean, repair and replace carburetors, fuel pumps, fuel lines, gauges and electrical wiring systems.Repair mechanical defects in a variety of vehicles.Repair and replace alternators, generators, starters, voltage regulators, distributors and lighting systems; install a variety of parts including batteries, glass and door handles.Grind valves and perform welding; rebuild equipment as needed.Repair and replace heating and ventilation systems on District Vehicles; repair and maintain exhaust and fuel systems.Operate a variety of equipment and machinery including electronic and mechanical diagnostic equipment, scopes, tire changers, grinders, lathes, emissions analyzer, steam cleaner, hoists, jacks, torches and welding equipment and a variety of power and hand tools.Respond to service calls and perform emergency repairs as needed.Perform lubrication, oil changes, battery maintenance, tire changes and servicing of equipment.Substitute bus driver as needed.
Knowledge of:
  • Methods, tools, equipment and materials used in basic diagnosis, repair and maintenance of motorized equipment.
  • Shop math applicable to vehicle maintenance.
  • Proper lifting techniques.
  • Health and safety regulations and procedures.
  • Use of service manuals.
Ability to:
  • Perform mechanical repair work, including preventative maintenance on school buses, trucks and other gas and diesel powered automotive equipment as assigned.
  • Diagnose and repair basic mechanical and electrical malfunctions and defects.
  • Operate shop equipment and tools including electronic testing equipment, welders and lathes.
  • Read and use mechanical diagrams, repair manuals and parts catalogues.
  • Maintain routine records.
  • Plan and organize work.
  • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
  • Work cooperatively with others.
  • Lift heavy objects.
  • Observe legal and defensive driving practices.
Minimum Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Certificate or demonstrated progress toward obtaining a GED as required by Kentucky law and one year experience in general automotive repair.
Licenses and Other Requirements:

Valid Kentucky driver's license

Terms of Employment:

Salary and work year to be established by the board of education.


Performance of this job will be evaluated in accordance with provisions of board policy for classified personnel.

  • Position Type: Full-time
Job Category: Career Education > Industrial Mechanics
Equal Opportunity Employer
Contact Information
  • Andy Plank
  • 211 W. Water Street
  • Flemingsburg, Kentucky 41041

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