Aug 26, 2022

Transportation, Fleet Mechanic Intermediate

  • TrulyHired
  • Savannah, GA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Fleet Mechanic Intermediate will inspect, diagnose, repair and service mechanical issues on district vehicles and equipment. Work will be performed in compliance with established safety procedures and meeting, or exceeding industry estimated times as established by the manufacture. A Fleet Mechanic Intermediate must be able to drive any vehicle in the Fleet, provide assistance to Fleet Mechanics, and be available for on-call status as needed.

REPORTS TO: Shop Foreman



  1. Education Level: Completion of a High School education or General Equivalency Diploma (GED) Preferred: Completion of Vocational or Technical school automotive training program
  1. Experience, Skill, and Certification:
  • Three (3) to five (5) years of Fleet Maintenance experience in heavy diesel, truck or bus repair, service or Fleet Maintenance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance techniques and practices
  • Ability to diagnose and repair both routine and the more complex problems on all types of automotive vehicles and components.
  • Ability to operate tools and equipment associated with the trade.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Commercial driver's license with school bus and passenger endorsement within 90 days of employment. Preferred: ASE School Bus certified in Brakes, Electrical/Electronic, Diesel Engines, Drive Train, Suspension/Steering, or Body Systems.

  1. Inspects assigned vehicles, diagnoses problems, and obtains and/or orders parts needed.
  2. Repairs and maintains engines, power trains, brakes, electrical systems, transmissions, etc., of buses and other vehicles.
  3. Installs, checks and repairs wheelchair lifts, seat belts, and other restraints.
  4. Must provide own hand tools, and power tools necessary to repair vehicles.
  5. Performs various scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on all district equipment.
  6. Proficient user of diagnostic equipment.
  7. Performs Ga DOE inspections.
  8. Willing & capable to successfully pass training certification and safety programs as required by the District.
  9. Must be able to troubleshoot complex issues on cameras, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and radios related to hardware, wiring, and other plug and play troubleshooting.
  10. Determines how to prioritize task.
  11. Assists Fleet Mechanics by diagnosing more complicated maintenance and repairs work orders as needed.
  12. Follows state and district maintenance policies, procedures and regulations. Uses, as instructed, all personal protective equipment.
  13. Must be available to work flexible schedule in order to meet critical needs to the district.
  14. Performs other duties as necessary for the effectiveness of the organization.


Incumbents will be considered "at will." Appropriate pay will be determined based on the Grade as determined by Human Resources and allowable experience. The work calendar will be 250 days. (Grade 10) Non-Exempt. Eligible for Public School Retirement System.

Revised 07/2018


A responsibility is considered to be "non-essential" (for the purposes of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) if:
  • it is shared between multiple incumbents in the job; or
  • it could be performed by an employee in another job within the workgroup.

Note the responsibility number from the list in the "Duties and Responsibilities" section for those responsibilities that could be considered "non-essential" based on this definition.

Certain limited aspects of General Duties and Responsibilities items referenced in Section 1 (b) and (d) might be considered "non-essential" in a specific situation. Any request for accommodation must be reviewed on an "individual case" basis.


Most jobs in the District have physical and sensory demands that can be described by one of the two categories noted below. For jobs that require more physical or sensory effort, please list the requirements in this section. The category applicable for this position is listed below.

OFFICE Employees in this category are normally exposed to a typical environment. The employee has some control over the length of time sitting, standing, or ambulating. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies, as well as bending, stooping, or stretching. There is frequent use of computers, telephone, and other standard office equipment, which includes reading, listening, writing, or speaking. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands.

CLASSROOM Employees in this category spend at least most of the workday in a typical classroom or related educational environment. There will be prolonged periods of standing or walking, and there may be frequent bending, stooping, or stretching. There are occasions that require the lifting or pulling of equipment or supplies. Reading, listening, writing, and speaking are requirements. There are few exceptional physical or sensory demands, but there may be occasions that require the lifting or restraint of a student.


(Check any that apply to this job and complete the required information.)

[ X ] Heavy lifting of up to 50 pounds

[ X] Frequent climbing up to feet, and/or working on building roofs.

[ X ] Exposure to heavy dust, dirt, chemical or paint fumes, or other airborne matter.

[ X ] Exposure to extreme heat, electric current, hazardous chemicals or other potential hazards.

[X ] Sitting or standing for extended periods with no control over rest periods.

[ X ] Other: Incumbent must have a valid driver's license, reliable transportation, and ability to travel within the county as required by the job. Possession of the strength, dexterity and agility to perform all essential functions, including lifting of heavy equipment and vehicle parts, bending, stooping, standing, reaching and climbing on and/or crawling under vehicles.

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:5
Job Category :Career Education > Industrial Mechanics
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Rodney Jenkins , HR Director
  • 208 Bull Street
  • Savannah,Georgia 31401
  • Phone: (912) 201-5600
  • Email: click here

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