The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

 
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Vehicle Maintenance Technician

Hiring department Parking/Transport Svcs
Monthly salary $2,950
Hours per week 40.00 Standard from 730AM to 400PM
Posting number 14-01-01-01-5357
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Non-exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

Required to provide CDL within 30 days of employment. NO EXCEPTIONS. Required to work Thanksgiving Day football game and at least one other football game. Must be willing to work holiday, weekend, overtime, or comp time as necessary. Must provide documentation of any certifications if selected for interview. Position may float between main campus and Pickle Research Center (PRC).

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information

Purpose

To provide safe, cost effective mechanical repair services and support, to a full-service automotive shop and fueling station. To inspect, diagnose, and perform necessary repairs to UT vehicles, carts, and assorted equipment.

Essential Functions

Uses standard tools of the trade, diagrams, computers, scanners, and manuals in the performance of vehicle, cart and equipment repair. Inspects and prepares necessary documentation for maintaining service station records, repair logs, invoices, work orders, mileage reports and safety checklists. Participates in the maintenance and operation of a vehicle shop and fuel station. Performs work in accordance with established safety procedures. Maintains a clean and safe work environment. Understands and follows oral and written instructions or specifications. Receives work requests for scheduled and unscheduled repairs. Inspects and diagnosis perceived problems and safety components, and recommends repairs. Requisitions necessary parts and includes them on the work invoice. Provides cost effective repair services in accordance with ASE industry standards. Updates work order status in real-time including technician comments. Reviews completed repairs and notifies customers. Provides roadside assistance for disabled or stranded vehicles and carts. Performs repair services to equipment at remote locations. Participates in daily upkeep for fleet pool including vehicle cleaning, washing and fueling services. Performs regular inspection of fuel dispensers, hoses and pumps at fuel stations. Assists vendors at fuel drops. Adheres to applicable State and Federal regulations in regards to materials handling and disposal. Supports surplus staff on auction sales dates.

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 related functions as assigned.

Required qualifications

High school graduation or GED. Six years' experience in the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of vehicles in an automotive shop environment. At least one year experience with POS software in the automotive repair industry. Must have professional demeanor, and show attention to detail. Licenses: must have or obtain Commercial Driver's License (CDL) within 30 days of employment. 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. Must be willing and able to lift and carry 75 lbs, and be able to be on their feet for long periods of time. Must be dependable, punctual, flexible, and exhibit exceptional attendance. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Minimum eight years of experience in the diagnosis, repair and maintenance of vehicles. ASE certification. Supervisory experience in an automotive shop environment. Experience in a University automotive shop environment. Comfortable using computers. Familiarity with FASTER fleet management (technician workstation) software.

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 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 Lifting wheels, tires and equipment. Occasional weekend and overtime work, and work without day-to-day supervision. Other duties as assigned. Willing and able to lift and carry 75 lbs and be on your feet for long periods of time.

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