Aug 26, 2022

Bus Mechanic II (2022-2023) - School Bus Garage

  • TrulyHired
  • Collinsville, VA, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

This position is for the 2022-2023 school yea

JOB TITLE: BUS MECHANIC II

IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Supervisor of Fleet Maintenance

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:

Performs intermediate skilled work overhauling, repairing and maintaining large school buses, gasoline and diesel powered vehicles. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the bus garage supervisor.

This is heavy work requiring the exertion of 100 pounds of force occasionally, up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and up to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Work requires climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pulling, lifting, fingering, grasping and repetitive motions. Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word. Hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels. Visual acuity is required for depth perception, color perception, peripheral vision, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, use of equipment, determining the accuracy and thoroughness of work, and observing general surroundings and activities. The worker is subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, noise, vibration, hazards, atmospheric conditions and oils.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS/TYPICAL TASKS:
  • Repairs, services and maintains gasoline and diesel powered school buses and other automotive equipment
  • Diagnoses, adjusts, repairs, overhauls, rebuilds and services gasoline and diesel powered vehicles.
  • Overhauls, fabricates and services automotive assemblies, systems and accessories such as drive train and rear axles, multi-speed transmissions, and hydraulic compressed air, vacuum and electric controls, air-conditioning electrical systems and components
  • Operates various types of shop equipment, diagnostic machinery, precision instruments, specialized tools and devices such as air conditioning recycling machine, dial gauges, wheel alignment gauges and balancing, clutch cover assembly devices, power saws, grinders, drill presses, and welding equipment
  • Responds to road calls and other emergency calls for service
  • Prepares reports on completed work, records and files
  • Road tests buses after scheduled preventive maintenance
  • Conducts state inspections
  • Performs other tasks as required by supervisor
  • Perform duties of substitute school bus driver as needed
  • Maintains cleanliness of garage and vehicles


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

Thorough knowledge of the operation and repair of the components, systems and accessories of gasoline and diesel powered equipment and automotive equipment including large buses, trucks, and cars. Thorough knowledge of tools and equipment, as well as the special tools, gauges, machinery and shop equipment used in the repair, servicing and maintenance of transit equipment. Ability to detect by inspection worn, defective or improperly adjusted parts. Ability to follow oral and written instructions and to keep records of repair and service operations.



EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Any combination of education and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and considerable mechanical repair experience including some experience in repairing and maintaining large engines, diesel powered equipment.



SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Possession of/or willingness (within 12 months of employment) to obtain a Commercial Driver's License with required endorsements valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Possession of an appropriate driver's license valid in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Possession of Virginia State Inspectors License.

Position will be posted until filled.

HENRY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

  • Position Type:Full-time
  • Positions Available:1
Job Categories :Career Education > Industrial Mechanics
Support Staff > Transportation
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Job Requirements

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Christy Landon
  • 3300 Kings Mountain Road
  • Collinsville,Virginia 24078-8958
  • Phone: (276) 634-4600
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