Aug 26, 2022

Asst. Bus Mechanic - 8hr.

  • TrulyHired
  • Navarre, OH 44662, USA
Full-time Education

Job Description

8 Hrs. per day/260 day



Title: MECHANIC File 704

Reports to: Head Mechanic

Job Objective: Helps the head mechanic inspect, service, and repair district vehicles. Note: Substitute driving duties may be assigned (see bus driver job description for additional information).

Minimum • High school diploma or GED. Post-secondary training or work experience in commercial

Qualifications: vehicle maintenance procedures is required.
  • Meets all mandated health requirements (e.g., a negative tuberculosis test, etc.).
  • A record free of criminal violations that would prohibit public school employment.
  • Complies with drug-free workplace rules and board policies.
  • Meets all bus driver minimum qualifications when physically qualified.
  • Ability to comply with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Holds or is qualified to obtain a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) with a proper endorsement to drive empty buses on the highway. Meets all prerequisite and ongoing qualifications to be covered by the district's insurance carrier.
  • Available to respond to service emergencies.

Essential The following are typical work responsibilities. A reasonable accommodation may be made to

Functions: enable a qualified individual with a disability to perform essential functions.

  • Helps manage the district's ongoing vehicle maintenance program.
  • Upholds board policies and follows administrative procedures. Promotes a professional image of the school district. Supports community partnerships that enhance district programs.
  • Learns the operating and maintenance procedures for all district vehicles.
  • Complies with safety and environmental regulations.
  • Inspects, services, repairs and/or rebuilds equipment. Carries out preventive maintenance activities (e.g., changes oil, replaces filters, lubricates fittings, etc.).
  • Inspects and tests vehicles to ensure safety. Encourages drivers to ask questions and offer suggestions. Reports irregularities and equipment abuse to the business director.
  • Makes road calls when vehicles become disabled.
  • Keeps the head mechanic informed about work progress. Itemizes repair cost as directed. Maintains accurate records and submits reports on time.
  • Participates in annual state patrol bus inspections as directed.
  • Helps prepare an annual equipment inventory.
  • Helps with the receipt of deliveries. Unloads trucks. Inspects packages for damage. Verifies quantities. Organizes and stores supplies.
  • Picks-up and delivers equipment, materials, and other supplies as directed.
  • Reports discipline problems, vandalism, graffiti, and other related concerns.
  • Promptly documents all injuries that require medical referral.
  • Acts responsibly to protect school property. Takes appropriate action during adverse weather conditions. Secures the transportation facility at the end of the workday. Responds to transportation emergencies as needed.
  • Helps deal with unexpected circumstances or pressing district needs as directed.
  • Takes precautions to ensure safety. Monitors situations that may indicate a problem. Works with supervisors to manage or eliminate risk factors.
  • Reports suspected child abuse and/or neglect to civil authorities as required by law.
  • Keeps current and shares knowledge about advances in equipment technology.
  • Respects personal privacy. Maintains the confidentiality of privileged information.
  • Participates in staff meetings and professional growth opportunities as directed.
  • Strives to develop rapport and serves as a positive role model for others.
  • Maintains a professional appearance. Wears work attire appropriate for the position.
  • Performs other specific job-related duties as directed.

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Abilities The following personal characteristics and skills are important for the successful performance

Required: of assigned duties:

  • Demonstrates professionalism and contributes to a positive work environment.
  • Models professional and ethical conduct. Assumes responsibility for decisions and conduct.
  • Performs prescribed activities efficiently with limited supervision.
  • Reacts productively to interruptions and changing conditions.
  • Effectively uses listening, observation, reading, verbal, nonverbal, and writing skills.
  • Prepares accurate and timely paperwork. Verifies and correctly enters data.
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record and is punctual.

Working Exposure to the following situations may range from remote to frequent based on circumstances

Conditions: and factors that may not be predictable.

  • Duties may require balancing, bending, climbing, crouching, kneeling, reaching, standing, working at various heights, and in confined spaces.
  • Duties may require lifting, carrying, and moving work-related supplies/equipment.
  • Duties may require operating and/or riding in a vehicle.
  • Duties may require traveling to meetings and work assignments.
  • Duties may require working in proximity to moving mechanical parts.
  • Duties may require wearing protective clothing and using safety equipment.
  • Duties may require working under time constraints to meet deadlines.
  • Potential for exposure to adverse weather conditions and temperature extremes.
  • Potential for exposure to air-borne particulates, chemical irritants, combustible materials, electrical hazards, equipment vibrations, noises, and odors.
  • Potential for exposure to blood-borne pathogens and communicable diseases.
  • Potential for interaction with aggressive, disruptive, and/or unruly individuals.

Performance Job performance including duties assigned by the superintendent are evaluated according to

Evaluation: policies/contractual agreements adopted by the Fairless Local School District Board of Education.

The Fairless Local School District Board of Education is an equal opportunity employer. This job description identifies general responsibilities and is not intended to be a complete list of all duties performed. This document is subject to change in response to student demographics, staffing factors, funding variables, modified operating procedures, and other unforeseen events.

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

  • No experience required

Contact Information

  • Mike Hearn
  • 11885 Navarre Rd.
  • Navarre,Ohio 44662
  • Phone: (330) 767-3577
  • Email: click here

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