Automotive Mechanic, Automotive Shop Georgetown University
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Automotive Mechanic, Automotive Shop - Georgetown University
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The Automotive Mechanic performs journey-level skilled work involving the repair and preventive maintenance of a wide variety of vehicles and other engine-powered equipment. Reporting to the Garage Supervisor, the Automotive Mechanic exercises independent judgment under minimal supervision in duties that include but are not limited to:
Preventive Maintenance and Repairs
Determine causes of vehicle and equipment operating problems by tracing, locating and diagnosing defects
Select and safely use proper tools, equipment, devices, manuals, and references in efficient procedures and techniques
Makes permanent and timely repairs to equipment and vehicles
Work on gasoline, diesel and alternatively fueled equipment, including hydraulic, pneumatic, mechanical, electrical, electronic and computer-controlled utility systems, controls and features
Maintain and repair to exacting tolerances and clearances on a vehicle fleet composed of a large variety of equipment spanning many model years
Tear down components and assemblies on vehicles by removing parts such as pistons, valves, bearings, gears and cylinders
Thoroughly tests equipment and vehicles after maintenance/repair work is completed
Connect, mesh, align and adjust items and systems to assure proper operation of the computer system or vehicle
Requisition parts based on the vehicles diagnostics and manufacturer's specifications or as directed by the supervisor
Both independently and collaboratively, perform all preventive maintenance and repair assignments in accordance with technical manuals, illustrations, specifications, diagrams, schematics and similar guides
Ensure that work passes performance tests administered by the Lead Mechanic
Read and interpret sketches, specifications and services manuals
Complete and submit required forms and documents to ensure that information is properly recorded and stored
Record actions taken in response to work orders and other requests, entering such information on forms, documents and/or into computerized record system
Codes and Regulations
Ensure that work complies with all applicable codes and regulations
Use and dispose of materials in accordance with applicable environmental safety and control regulations
Remain up-to-date on department, University and applicable trade codes and regulations
High school diploma or GED
1 to 5 years or equivalent experience in a repair facility orany combination of technical education and experiences equivalent to years of verifiable experience in problem diagnosis, repair and inspection of a variety of automotive vehicles and engine-powered equipment
Performs technical trades work in maintaining and repairing diesel buses, automobiles, trucks and other engine-powered equipment - including utility carts, lawnmowers, generators, and other small engine equipment
Ability to follow manufacture's repair manuals and to use hand and specialty tools
Proficiency automotive and transit air conditioning systems, air brakes, emissions devices and fuel injection systems
Ability to diagnose and understand electrical schematics and to use Volt meter and computer scan tools
CFC certified in AC
Possession of a current, valid Class B CDL driver's license
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