Aug 26, 2022

Transportation, Fleet Mechanic, Senior

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

Job Description

PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Fleet Mechanic Senior 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 Senior must be able to drive any vechicle in the Fleet, provide assistance and supervision to other Fleet Mechanics, be available for on-call status as needed. Must be able to assume control of the shop if no other leadership is present, and direct the work of subordinate employees.

REPORTS TO: Shop Foreman



  1. Education Level: Completion of a High School education or General Equivalency Diploma(GED) Prefered: Completion of Vocational or Technical school automotive training program

2. Experience, Skill, and Certification:
  • Five (5) years of experience in school bus or medium/heavy truck maintenance
  • Comprehensive knowledge of automotive repair and maintenance techniques and practices
  • Ability to diagonse 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 passanger endorsement within 90 days of employment

  • ASE School Bus certified in Brakes, Electrical/Electronic, Diesel Engines, Drive Train, Suspension/Steering, or Body Systems

  1. The Fleet Mechanic Senior receives general supervsion from the Shop Foreman. The employee in this class assists in supervision for personnel in the automotive repair and maintenance shop.
  2. As assigned, dicusses vechicle problems with drivers to determine repairs as needed, checks work in progress and inspects completed jobs as necessary.
  3. Assists with the inspection, general repair and annual repair, and performs preventative maintenance on vehicles.
  4. Follows prescribed daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly maintenance schedule.
  5. Inspects, changes, repairs and mounts tires as required. Ensures tires are in compliance with all safety standards.
  6. Initiates and maintains computer data entry and retrieval of information related to the work of the auto repair and maintenance shop.
  7. As assigned,performs repair and maintenance jobs, provides technical guidance as needed, checks work in progress and inspects completed jobs as necessary.
  8. As directed, responds to emergency calls to make determination of severity of problem. Makes repairs and reports to supervsior for additional assistance.
  9. Assists Shop Foreman with spare parts inventory and all inventories in vehicle/equipment bid specifications.
  10. Must provide own hand tools, and power tools necessary to repair vehicles.
  11. Willing & capable to successfully pass training certification and safety programs as required by the District.
  12. Must be able to troubleshoot on cameras, Global Positioning Systems (GPS) and radios related to hardware, wiring, and other plug and play troubleshooting.
  13. Assists Fleet Mechanics by diagnosing more complicated maintenance and repairs work orders as needed.
  14. Follows state and district maintenance policies, procedures and regulations. Uses, as instructed, all personal protective equipment.
  15. Must be available to work flexible schedule in order to meet critical needs to the district.
  16. 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. This position is considered to be "essential personnel, critical staff" when there is an event that creates security challenges or disruptions to district operations. This position may be required to work during identified periods of an emergency as defined in Policy Regulation GBRB-R, Title: Professional Personnel Time Schedules. The work calendar will be 250 days. Grade 11, Non-exempt, Eligible for Public School Retirement System.


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 ar 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:1
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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