Automotive Mechanic Leader (S04350P)

University of Texas at Arlington
September 21, 2023
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Position Information

Posting Number S04350P

Position Title Automotive Mechanic Leader (S04350P) Department Facilities MgmtGen Services Location Arlington Job Family Facilities/Construction Position Status Full-time Work Hours Standard Work Schedule

Monday-Friday; 8:00am-5:00pm. Occasionally work before, during, or after normal operating hours.

Open to External and Internal FLSA Salary Salary is commensurate based on qualifications and relevant experience. Duration Funding expected to continue Pay Basis Monthly Benefits Eligible Yes Benefits at UTA

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Job Summary

Provide skilled mechanical and supervising work in the maintenance and repair of automotive and grounds equipment. Assist with coordinating the activities of the Automotive Shop in the Office of Facilities Management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in supervision of staff; performs major vehicle repairs and maintenance of a variety of vehicles and equipment, including trucks, automobiles, golf carts, mules, heavy equipment and various grounds equipment.
  • Assist with maintaining the schedule and documentation of inspections and maintenance records on all University fleet vehicles.
  • Use of diagnostic procedures using a computer analyzer to detect motor trouble and analyze motor performance on all equipment.
  • Assist with maintaining cost records for University fleet vehicles, heavy equipment and small engine repairs.
  • Assists with providing quotes, requisitions and pro-card purchases for tools, materials, supplies and equipment.
  • Assist with maintaining schedules for weekly and monthly generator fuel consumption and proper engine operation.
  • Assist with interviewing prospective employees and recommends full time appointments; approve time records for Automotive Staff in the absence of the Automotive Shop Supervisor.
  • Maintains alternative fuel vehicles to include CNG, LPG and Hybrids.
  • Testing of campus emergency generators.
  • Welding and brazing repair duties as needed.
  • Maintain shop in clean and orderly manner.
  • Assists with reconciliation of monthly detailed fuel inventory control records for Petroleum Storage Tank to comply with Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) regulations.
  • Assists with maintaining a variety of manual and electronic files and/or records for the purpose of providing up-to-date reference and complying with regulatory requirements.
  • Responds to road calls regarding disabled vehicles 24/7 for the purpose of performing emergency repair work. Drive a UTA Vehicle. Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Required Qualifications

  • High School diploma with five (5) years of experience in basic automotive maintenance and repair or the equivalent experience.
  • Provide excellent communications skills and customer service.
  • A valid Texas driver's license required.
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills, including but not limited to MS Outlook, Work and Excel.
  • Thorough knowledge of techniques and procedures of automotive maintenance and repairs; preventive maintenance methods for automotive equipment.
  • Proficient in all phases of work performed in the shop.
  • Ability to keep records and produce reports.
  • Ability to plan, assign, inspect and supervise the work of automotive mechanic personnel.
  • Ability to lift, push, pull bend, stand, sit, kneel and squat.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Five (5) years experience in automotive repair, including one year supervisory experience.
  • Comply with Texas Class C Underground Storage Tank requirements.
  • ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification preferred.
  • Previous lead or supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge with alternative fuel vehicles to include CNG, LPG and Hybrid.
  • Knowledge in operation of machines and equipment used in automotive mechanical trade to include but not limited to computer analyzer, carbon exhaust system, acetylene torch, arc welder and Freon recovery system.
  • Working Conditions

    Work in standard office and automotive shop setting but occasionally involve exposure to one or more disagreeable elements such as mechanical hazards and outside weather conditions. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and others. Repetitive use of a keyboard.

    Special Conditions for Eligibility Working Title CBC Requirement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington to conduct a criminal background check on any applicant who is under final consideration for employment with the University.

    EEO Statement

    It is the policy of The University of Texas at Arlington (UTA or The University) to provide an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy, disability, genetic information, and/or veteran status. The University also prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity, and gender expression. Retaliation against persons who oppose a discriminatory practice, file a charge of discrimination, or testify for, assist in, or participate in an investigative proceeding relating to discrimination is prohibited. Constitutionally-protected expression will not be considered discrimination or harassment under this policy. It is the responsibility of all departments, employees, and students to ensure the University's compliance with this policy.

    ADA Accommodations

    The University of Texas at Arlington is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, interviewing or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to 817-272-5554 or email [email protected].

    Posting Detail Information

    Number of Vacancies 1

    Desired Start Date Open Date Review Start Date Open Until Filled Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Accepted Special Instructions to Applicants

    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 and major.

    Requirement Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • What is the highest degree you have attained? (Please specify in your resume)
  • GED
  • High School diploma
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • How many years of experience do you have with basic automotive maintenance and repair?
  • None/less than 1 year
  • 1 to 2 years
  • 3 to 4 years
  • 5 years or more
  • Do you possess a valid Texas Class C operator driver's license or any other states equivalent to driving a personal vehicle?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

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  • Resume or CV
  • Cover/Interest Letter
  • Optional Documents

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