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Automotive Technician (19 Hours Per Week)

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Position Information

Position Information

Job Title: Automotive Technician (19 Hours Per Week)
Position Number: 01871
Posting Date 07/11/2017
Closing Date
Initial Screening Date 09/07/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Position Type: Classified Limited Benefit
Work Week 19 hours week
Minimum Salary: $1,629.04 per month
Maximum Salary: $2,301.79 per month ($1,629.04 maximum entry)

Prorated sick leave and vacation.

This position is not eligible for health benefits.

College/Site: Cerro Coso College
Location CC-Main Campus, Ridgecrest
Basic Function

Under the direction of an assigned supervisor, perform a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties related to vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair at an assigned campus location; maintain service and repair records.

Representative Duties:

Inspect, diagnose, and locate mechanical difficulties on automobiles, trucks, and a variety of diesel and gasoline powered maintenance and construction equipment

Overhaul, repair, and adjust engines, transmissions, differentials, clutches, and valves and construction equipment hydraulic systems

Tune-up engines including replacing electrical and electronic parts and cleaning and adjusting carburetors

Replace or repair faulty parts including wheel bearings, clutches, or oil seals, shock absorbers, exhaust systems, steering mechanisms, and related parts and equipment

Repair and replace such components as generators, distributors, relays, lights and switches, repair emergency generator parts

Pick up and deliver vehicles to designated areas; transport vehicles to outside vendors for specialized repair as required

Service, repair and maintain electric carts and four-wheel all-terrain vehicles

Operate a forklift to unload delivery trucks and to move heavy items

Monitor and record fuel and waste oil levels in underground tanks; maintain tools, equipment and work shop area; maintain computerized inventory of parts

Maintain inspection, maintenance and repair records

Prepare smog certification on a variety of vehicles

Assist in the ordering and purchasing of fuel, oil shop supplies, parts and equipment as required

Perform a variety of routine maintenance and repair work related to building facilities as assigned

Perform related duties as assigned

Education and Experience

Any Combination Equivalent to:

Sufficient training and experience to demonstrate the knowledge and abilities listed above including specialized training in the maintenance and repair of gas, diesel and electric powered equipment AND two years of journey-level experience performing automotive and equipment maintenance and repair duties.

Licenses and Other Requirements:

Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid California driver’s license

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate ASE Certification

Satisfactory completion of pre-employment physical assessment

Satisfactory completion of pre-employment drug testing

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of:

Methods, practices, equipment, and tools used in the overhaul, repair, and adjustment of gas, diesel and electric powered equipment, and HVAC systems

Operation and care of internal combustion engines

Basic record keeping techniques

Basic arithmetic

Safe work practices

Ability to:

Use and care for tools and equipment used in the maintenance and repair of vehicles

Diagnose and service vehicles and mechanical equipment

Use a variety of tools and equipment with skill

Work independently with little direction

Understand and follow oral and written instruction

Communicate effectively both orally and in writing

Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others

Salary Grade 40.0
Special Instructions to Applicants

First Review of Applications:

Complete application packets will be accepted until the position is filled; but those received by 5:00 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time) on September 7, 2017 are assured consideration. The College reserves the right to extend time limits or reinitiate the recruitment/selection process at any point.

Completed application packet must include:

  • Completed Online Application for Employment form
  • Current resume
  • Letter of interest (Cover Letter)
  • Copy of legible transcripts, if applicable
  • List of six (6) professional references – Listed on application form

Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to participate in the selection process should contact Human Resources to make the necessary arrangements.

Recruitment Status (tentative):

  • Application Screening: TBD
  • Interviews: TBD

The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about the position?
    • Newspaper
    • Internet
    • Employee
    • Walk-in
    • Chronicle for Higher Education
    • Employment Agency
    • KCCD Employee
    • Other
  2. * The District does not provide sponsorship for authorization to work in the United States. Work authorization should be established at the time of application submission.
    • I understand the above statement.

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Other Document
  3. Other Document (2)
  4. Other Document (3)