Aug 26, 2022

Mechanic I

  • TrulyHired
  • Glendale, AZ, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

Pay Grade: 4377

Position Control: 3513

Department: Transportation

Accountable To: Fleet Maintenance Supervisor

FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Creation/Revision Date: July 1, 2017



Summary: Under general direction incumbents diagnose, repair and maintain all District vehicles and heavy equipment including gas and diesel engines; air conditioning units; hydraulic, air, anti-lock and parking brakes; heating systems; and electrical systems.



Essential Functions:


  • Repairs and tests steering and suspension systems; heating and cooling systems including recovering unacceptable refrigerants and recharging systems with proper refrigerants; gas and diesel internal combustion engines; and, drive lines including transmissions, drive shafts and axle assemblies. Receive direction...


  • Repairs brake systems including hydraulic, air, anti-lock, and parking brakes. Determines tools, parts and equipment needed for completing work.


  • Informs lead mechanic and fleet maintenance supervisor regarding potential issues or safety hazards.


  • Completes and tracks work orders to include documenting details of the performance.


  • Inspects vehicle body and determines whether repair can be made in house or outside. Performs minor body repair.


  • Maintains compliance with District policy and procedures, State and federal laws regarding safety, and best practices of the trade.


  • Responds to emergency road calls for buses and other vehicles which are inoperative including determining if vehicles need to be towed or if they can be fixed on the spot. Determines if buses should be put out-of-service due to mechanical problems.


  • Participates in staff meetings and attends seminars related to fleet maintenance. Maintains a working knowledge of the fleet maintenance requirements and specifics.


  • Serves as a backup bus driver as needed.


  • Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.


Required Qualifications:

To be eligible for this position, an applicant must meet the following required qualifications. Verification of these required qualifications is necessary.

  • High School diploma or equivalent (G.E.D.) prior to being hired;
  • One year of mechanic experience;
  • Possession of valid Arizona Department of Transportation Commercial Driver's license (CDL) with a passenger endorsement within sixty days of hire.


Preferred Qualifications:

It is preferred that applicant possesses the following preferred qualifications; however, the following qualifications are not required to be eligible for this position.

  • Possession of automotive service excellence (ASE) certification;
  • One year of technical training in automotive and/or heavy equipment maintenance;
  • Two years of school bus maintenance experience.


Knowledge and Skills Required:

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The qualifications for this job description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Skills required, but not limited to, for this position include:

  • Understanding fleet parts;
  • Complying with OSHA standards;
  • Understanding proper use of tools and equipment;
  • Gas and diesel internal combustion engines including electrical systems, heating and cooling

systems, brake systems, etc.;
  • Maintains confidentiality;
  • Acts in an ethical and professional manner;
  • Complying with traffic laws;
  • Reading and understanding technical manuals;
  • Engaging and encouraging communication skills while interacting with supervisors, staff, students,

etc. to exchange information.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Working Conditions:



The working environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The employee is frequently exposed to risk of electrical shock. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Category :Career Education > Industrial Mechanics
Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Lydia Garcia
  • 4650 W Sweetwater Ave
  • Glendale,Arizona 85304
  • Phone: 602-347-2622
  • Email: click here

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