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Lead Auto/Equipment Mechanic

Company: Confidential
Location: Turlock
Posted on: February 20, 2021

Job Description:

Lead Auto/Equipment Mechanic

Job no: 498973
Department: Business & Finance
Work type: Staff
Location: Stanislaus - Turlock
Categories: Unit 6 - Teamsters Local 2010, Trades, Probationary

Position Summary
Full-time position available on or after March 22, 2021 in Facilities Building Maintenance.

Under general supervision of the Facilities Maintenance Manager, the incumbent provides lead work direction to others and performs a wide variety of highly skilled journey-level work in the preventative maintenance and repair of University equipment. Incumbent performs all routine and safety inspections and services and repairs all University motor vehicles, tractors, backhoe, electric carts and other heavy equipment.

Job Duties
Duties include but are not limited to:


  • Perform necessary repairs and preventative maintenance to keep all University vehicles, electric carts, tractors, backhoe and other equipment in a safe, operational condition.



    • Ensure completed work meets the requirements and compliance of applicable safety codes, regulations and manufacturer standards.



      • Ensure that university vehicles meet the annual smog testing requirements.



        • Perform all routine and safety inspections, services and repairs for all motor vehicles, tractors and equipment including fueling, checking oil, battery, water, tires, lights, hoses, and general condition.



          • Wash vehicles, clean and vacuum interiors as necessary. Keep shop area and fuel station in a safe and clean condition at all times. Act as a California State Motor Vehicle Inspector for the University.



            • Inspect vehicles to determine and recommend necessary repairs, corrective actions or replacement of vehicles.



              • Perform routine maintenance on all heavy equipment as required by manufacturer standards. Perform 6-month services on all support unit vehicles and equipment.



                • Perform minor welding and repairs. Perform preventative maintenance on engines for campus emergency generators.



                  • Prepare material requests for engine, drive train, and radiator repairs, tune-ups, brake and electrical repairs, electronic ignition and fuel system repairs, minor body repairs, and all preventative maintenance and/or services.



                    • Maintain inventory of gasoline, diesel, tires, filters, hoses, belts, and tune-up parts and prepare requisitions for purchasing needed stock.



                      • Provide data to assure adequate stock of materials is kept in the warehouse.



                        • Keep records of all vehicle repairs, maintenance, fuel and oil used. Maintain a preventative maintenance and repair schedule.



                          • Complete labor and material cards daily. Provide supervision for Apprentice when assigned.



                            • Respond to emergency calls during non-business hours and determine corrective measures as directed by supervisor.



                              • Other duties as assigned.


                                Minimum Qualifications
                                Education: None required.
                                Experience: Combination of progressively responsible training and experience as an automotive and/or equipment mechanic which demonstrates achievement of journey-level skills equivalent to that acquired through completion of a standard apprenticeship program. In addition to the above experience, two or more years of experience as a journey-level automotive or equipment mechanic that included work coordination responsibilities
                                License/Certification: See below under "Licenses or Certifications."

                                Preferred Qualifications


                                • Possession of an ASE (National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence) Certification or equivalent.



                                  • Ability to establish and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with members of the department, local and state agencies, and the campus community.



                                    • Ability to work effectively in a service-oriented environment subject to frequently changing priorities.



                                      • Ability to operationalize sustainability concepts (economy, society, environment) into all aspects of performing job duties.



                                        • Ability to recognize and accommodate changing priorities; meet short- and long-term deadlines/goals; and complete routine tasks despite intermittent interruptions. This includes managing multiple tasks and working proactively to avoid crisis and backlog.



                                          • Ability to initiate establish, and foster communication and teamwork by maintaining a positive, cooperative, productive work atmosphere while establishing effective working relations with a diverse population.



                                            • Ability to work on all electric carts.



                                              • Experience in handling, storage and disposal of auto shop hazardous waste.


                                                Required Qualifications


                                                • Thorough knowledge of automotive and/or equipment mechanics including electrical systems and brake and engine overhaul.



                                                  • Thorough knowledge of methods, tools, materials, equipment and computerized systems used in the maintenance, adjustment and repair of engines, equipment and accessories.



                                                    • Working knowledge of wiring and electrical theory and engine principles and of hydraulic systems.



                                                      • Working knowledge of applicable state and federal regulations pertaining to automotive and other power-driven equipment, including applicable smog regulations.



                                                        • Working knowledge of effective supervisory practices and techniques.



                                                          • Ability to make skilled repairs to applicable automotive, maintenance and/or construction equipment.



                                                            • Ability to diagnose mechanical and electrical malfunctions and perform a variety of skilled repairs on equipment.



                                                              • Ability to work from blueprints, drawings and sketches to fabricate parts.



                                                                • Ability to perform required welding; inspect vehicles and equipment and determine extent of repairs.



                                                                  • Ability to prepare and maintain more complex reports and record and retrieve data related to work performed using manual and/or computerized record-keeping systems and prepare standard reports.



                                                                    • Ability to provide instruction to unskilled and semi-skilled assistants.



                                                                      • Ability to read and write at a level appropriate to the position and perform arithmetic calculations required by the position.



                                                                        • Ability to analyze and respond appropriate to emergency situations.



                                                                          • Ability to lead, instruct and coordinate the work of a small group or crew of skilled and semi-skilled workers.



                                                                            • Ability to perform skilled to highly skilled repair, maintenance and modification work.



                                                                              • Ability to accurately estimate costs, supplies and materials needed.


                                                                                License or Certifications


                                                                                • Valid California Driver's License


                                                                                  Salary Range
                                                                                  $5,742 - $7,414 per month plus excellent paid benefits. (Anticipated salary will be $5,742 - $6,316 per month, depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.)

                                                                                  Compensation & Benefits
                                                                                  Commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a member of the 23-campus CSU System, we offer an extremely competitive benefits package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year. Link to (Bargaining Unit:6) Benefits Summary: https://www2.calstate.edu/csu-system/careers/benefits/Documents/employee-benefits-summary.pdf

                                                                                  How to Apply
                                                                                  To be considered, qualified candidates must submit a completed Stanislaus State online employment application, cover letter, and resume. Applications are accepted electronically only. Please note that failure to completely fill out each section of the online application may result in your application not receiving consideration. To apply online, please click the "Apply Now" button on this page.

                                                                                  Application Deadline
                                                                                  FEBRUARY 23, 2021

                                                                                  Criminal Background Clearance Notice
                                                                                  Satisfactory completion of a background check (which includes checks of employment records, education records, criminal records, civil records; and may include motor vehicle records, professional licenses, and sex offender registries, as position requires) is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.

                                                                                  Additional Information
                                                                                  Campus & Area
                                                                                  California State University, Stanislaus serves the San Joaquin Valley and is a critical educational resource for a six-county region of approximately 1.5 million people. The University is fully committed to creating a culture of diversity and inclusion - one in which every person in the University community feels safe to express their views without fear of reprisal. Widely recognized for its quality academic programs, the University has 10 nationally accredited programs and 662 faculty members. 94 percent of full-time faculty holds doctorates or terminal degrees in their fields. The University offers 43 undergraduate majors, 16 master's programs, 7 post-graduate credentials, a doctorate in education and serves more than 10,000 students. New instructional facilities have been built for the unique pedagogy of professional programs, laboratory sciences and performing arts.

                                                                                  Stanislaus State continues to receive national recognition with its ranking as one of the best 384 colleges in the nation by The Princeton Review. The University was one of 12 public universities in the nation to be recognized by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for demonstrating exceptional performance in retention and graduation rates. In addition, U.S. News and World Report ranks Stanislaus State in its top 10 among public universities in the West, while Washington Monthly honored Stanislaus State as the West's No. 1 university for the money. Stanislaus State also is recognized as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education.

                                                                                  Clery Act Disclosure

                                                                                  Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the annual security report (ASR), is now available for viewing at https://www.csustan.edu/annual-campus-security-report. The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Stanislaus State for the previous three years. A paper copy of the ASR is available upon request by contacting the office of the Clery Director located at One University Circle, Turlock, CA 95382.

                                                                                  Equal Employment Opportunity

                                                                                  The university is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, color, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, medical condition, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, covered veteran status, or any other protected status. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised 7/21/17, as a condition of employment.

                                                                                  Applicants requiring necessary accommodations to the application process may contact the Human Resources Department at (209) 667-3351. California Relay Service is available at (800) 735-2922 voice and (800) 735-2929 TDD. As a federal contractor, we are committed to attracting a diverse applicant pool. Please consider completing the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability form (your response will not be shared with the search committee) at: https://www.dol.gov/sites/dolgov/files/OFCCP/regs/compliance/sec503/Self_ID_Forms/503Self-IDForm.pdf.

                                                                                  CSU Stanislaus hires only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

                                                                                  The individuals who appear to be the best qualified for this position will be contacted by telephone or email for an interview.

                                                                                  INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS ANNOUNCEMENT MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

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