The University of Texas at Arlington Job Posting

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Automotive Mechanic I

Hiring department Facil.Mgt-Motor Pool
Monthly salary $1,733+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 800AM to 430PM
Posting number 12-11-14-01-5358
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Arlington, TX
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

None provided

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply

Additional Information


To provide basic skills in the maintenance and repair of automotive and grounds maintenance equipment. Responsible for performing maintenance and minor repair of automobiles, trucks, tractors grounds equipment, and emergency generators.

Essential Functions

Performs light general repairs on vehicles, trucks, tractors, and grounds maintenance equipment. Prepares vehicles for state inspection, and performs "make ready" procedures for motor pool vans. Performs scheduled vehicle preventive maintenance work to include the maintenance of radiators, batteries, drive belts, steering boxes, filters, brakes, transmissions, rear ends, tires, lights, mirrors, performs oil changes and grease jobs. Responsible for updating vehicle maintenance records, maintained in Automotive Shop. Other duties include; obtaining gas pumps readings, light repairs to gas pumps, tire repairs/replacements, run errands for parts, and assist with cleaning the shop area. Maintain computer records as needed regarding automotive duties.

Licenses: Class "C" Operator's Driver's License. Applicant selected must provide a current three year Driving Record from the current state of residence. If not currently a Texas resident, must obtain a Texas Driver's License within 30 days after entering Texas as a new resident.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Other functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or equivalent. 1 year professional experience in basic automotive maintenance and repair. Ability to operate machines and equipment used in the automotive mechanic trade. Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, major, graduated or not, and hours completed if not graduated. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Basic computer skills, including but not limited to MS Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel. Ability to drive a standard transmission vehicle. Experience working with diesel equipment or vehicles. Welding experience. Coursework in automotive technical training. Excellent communication skills.

Working conditions

Uniforms and/or personal protection equipment (furnished) May work in all weather conditions May work in extreme temperatures May work around chemical fumes May work around standard office conditions May work around biohazards May work around chemicals May work around electrical and mechanical hazards Use of manual dexterity Climbing of stairs Climbing of ladders Lifting and moving 30-minute lunch break allowed. Occasional overtime may be required. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve exposure to mechanical hazards and outside weather conditions. Criminal background check required.

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