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Location: District Wide

Position Title: Bus (Automotive) Mechanic

Salary/Pay Scale: $21.21

Graduation from high school or possession of an equivalency diploma, plus EITHER:
(A) Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Automotive Mechanics, Automotive Technology, Apprentice Training-Automotive, Automotive and Diesel Technology, Automotive/Diesel and Industrial Technology, or a closely related field; OR,
(B) Possession of a Certificate from a technical institute, or regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university in one of the fields mentioned in (A) above; OR,
(C) Two (2) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as a journeyman-level* automotive mechanic; OR,
(D) Five (5) years paid full-time or its part-time equivalent experience as an automotive mechanic or heavy equipment mechanic under the supervision of a journeyman-level mechanic; OR,
(E) An equivalent combination of education and experience as defined by the limits of (A), (B), (C) and (D) above.



Performs standard heavy equipment and automotive repairs to gasoline and/or diesel engines and hydraulic systems;

Rewires electrical systems; Repairs electric motors, tools and equipment; Repairs and/or rebuilds subassemblies for all automotive systems, such as cooling, electrical, exhaust, steering and suspension, fuel systems, brakes and drive train;

Performs preventive maintenance functions including lubrication, fluid checks, major and minor tune-ups and safety inspections of trucks, buses, automobiles, and other heavy equipment; Repairs mechanical parts on sweepers, loaders, salt spreaders, backhoes, and other public works equipment; Diagnoses automotive problems caused by mal-adjustments, worn, damaged, or defective parts, or improper lubrication; Checks for automotive problems using visual observation, tactile contact, road test, and manual or computerized shop testing equipment; Grinds valves and fits new bearings, pistons and rings; Determines correct parts needed in the repair of specific equipment; Performs New York State authorized inspections of road vehicles; Road tests equipment and motor vehicles; Operates machine shop equipment to make or repair parts for automotive equipment; Performs minor collision repair work and straightens and welds frames and fenders; Operates snow removal and road construction equipment.

Start Date:  Immediate

Application Procedure:
Apply online only and include the following application materials:
•Job application
•Letter of interest
•Letters of recommendation

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