Primary Purpose:

 

Help mechanics repair and maintain all vehicles.  Carry out assigned duties to ensure all vehicles and equipment are safely maintained.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

   Education/Certification               

   High school diploma or GED (recognized by the Texas Education Agency or Regional Accrediting Agency)            

   Valid Texas driver’s license (B-CDL) with school bus and passenger endorsement

   Shall be subject to testing for use of alcohol or controlled substance that violate law or federal regulations

   Bus Driver Certification from TEA

   Must have a safe driving record verified by Teas Department of Public Safety (meets and maintains liability coverage

   eligibility)

   Shall be subject to testing for use of alcohol or controlled substance that violate law or federal regulations

   Candidate must have satisfactory outcome of fingerprinting background check. Non-refundable fee (approximately $50)         paid by employee.

 

Experience Required:

 

   Minimum of one (1) year experience in minor vehicle repair and maintenance

 

Knowledge/Skills:

 

   Ability to pass U.S. Department of Transportation alcohol and drug tests and annual physical exam

   Ability to diagnose minor mechanical problems and perform repairs with supervision

   Ability to operate equipment and tools involved in vehicle repair

   Ability to lift heavy equipment and vehicle parts

   Ability to operate a bus

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

(The following statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned and should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions that may be assigned or skills that may be required.)

                        

Professionalism

The Educators' Code of Ethics is set forth in Texas Administrative Code to provide rules for standard practices and ethical conduct toward students, professional colleagues, school officials, parents, and members of the community.

 

 

Organization Management

The mechanic helper manages administrative, fiscal, and facilities functions responsibly through activities such as the following:

 

Vehicle Operations

The mechanic helper driver manages vehicle operations and responsibilities through activities such as the following:

 

Professional Growth and Development

The mechanic helper participates in professional growth and development through activities such as the following:

 

 

Qualities of an Effective Mechanic Helper

The mechanic helper exhibits qualities such as the following:

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

Equipment:

Telephone, two-way radio, automotive diagnostic equipment, wheel balancing equipment, tire repair equipment, small hand tools, drills, drill press, grinder, air-powered tools, welding torch, torque wrench, jacks and lift equipment.  School bus and district vehicles.

Working Conditions:

Mental Demands/Physical Demands/Environmental Factors

 

 

The foregoing statements describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this job and are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties that may be assigned or skills that may be required.