Transportation Mechanic HelperJobID: 57820 Position Type:Closing Date:12/18/2018Crafts, Trades & Custodians/Transportation Mechanic - All LevelsDate Posted:10/18/2018Department:Delmar Motor Pool Bus RepairDate Available:10/18/2018Location:Area:Job Category:Delmar Motor Pool Bus RepairNorthwestJob Code:Contract Type:Months:TS0205None12Salary Minimum:Salary Maximum:$24,960$24,960Attachment(s):Transportation Mechanic Helper - TS0205, TS020HPOSITION TITLE: Transportation Mechanic HelperCONTRACT LENGTH: 12M/ HrlyDATE: 04/30/09DATE OF LAST REVISION: 08/18/2014Job Code: TS0205, TS020HPAY GRADE: 17FLSA EXEMPTION STATUS: NEJob Family TransportationJOB SUMMARY:Under direct supervision, fuels and services vehicles, and assists mechanics with vehicle and equipment repairs. May perform other functions such as assisting dispatch, upholstery, washing buses, and answering phones.MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:List most important duties first1. Exchanges vehicles, picks up parts, and conducts inventory. Performs Stage II Fuel Pump Inspections and dispenses fuel to fleet.2. Performs light duty repairs such as: replacing bulbs, wiper blades and other duties as assigned. Assists in upholstery repair, bus washing, and dispatch to areas.3. Assists mechanics with services to include general towing, extrication, recoveries, accidents, jump starting batteries, changing flat tires, and fuel delivery.4. May assist with repairing and/or replacing brakes, engines, transmissions, clutches, rear axle assemblies, suspension and steering components, radiators, air conditioners, carburetors, fuel pumps, exhaust systems, vehicle electrical systems, and other components on gasoline and diesel powered vehicles.5. Cleans and maintains special shop equipment such as, disc and drum brake lathes, and tire mounting equipment.6. Performs other job-related duties as assigned.EDUCATION:Basic Reading and WritingWORK EXPERIENCE:Less than 6 monthsTYPE OF SKILL AND/OR REQUIRED LICENSING/CERTIFICATION:Office equipment (e.g., computer, copier), Hand tools (e.g., hammer, shovel, screwdriver), Power tools (e.g., radial saw, reciprocating saw, drill, pheunomatic hammer), Vehicles (e.g., automobile, truck, tractor, forklift)Must obtain a Class B CDL with Passenger and School Bus Endorsement within 90 days from time of hire and maintain throughout the length of employment, A/C recovery Certification, ASE Certification, Stage II \"Fuel Training.\"LEADERSHIP RESPONSIBILITIES:No supervisory or direct people management responsibilities. May provide occasional work guidance, technical advice and training to staff.WORK COMPLEXITY/INDEPENDENT JUDGMENT:Work and tasks are often straightforward, routine, structured and guided by established policies and procedures. Little, if any, independent judgment is required, outside of making basic choices in the selection and application of established methods. The job receives frequent, ongoing supervision.BUDGET AUTHORITY:No budget development activity is required.PROBLEM SOLVING:Decisions are made on routine matters affecting few individuals and usually within the confines of the job's own department. Specific job activities and results are typically reviewed closely. There are limited requirements for developing new ideas or changes in methods, procedures or services.IMPACT OF DECISIONS:Follows rules and procedures. Decisions can have minimal or no impact to HISD. Errors can be readily detected, usually by the employee, and, if made, wouldresult in minor expense for correction.COMMUNICATION/INTERACTIONS:Basic communication - very little communication required such as receiving basic instructions. Interactions are mostly with customers, own supervisor and co-workers in own department.CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIPS:Follows through with customer inquiries, requests and complaints. Forwards difficult and non-routine inquiries or requests to appropriate level for resolution.WORKING/ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:Work involves frequent exposure to unpleasant elements, such as extreme temperatures, dirt, dust, fumes, smoke, loud noise, chemicals, etc. Ability to carry and/or lift 45 pounds or more.