Wake County Public Schools

Mechanic III - route mechanic/road

Job Locations US-NC-Cary
ID 2023-1584
Location Name
Transportation - 880/980
Address
111 Corning Road
Category
Other
Position Type
Regular Full-Time
Pay Grade Compensation
Noncertified Grade 24
Posted Date
4 months ago(10/20/2023 2:20 PM)
Availability Date
10/20/2023

Overview

POSITION TITLE (Oracle title)

MECHANIC

 

WORKING TITLE

Mechanic III-Field Mechanic

 

SCHOOL/DEPARTMENT

Transportation 

 

LOCATION

Rock Quarry Road, Raleigh, NC and/or school locations 

 

PAY GRADE

Noncertified Grade 24

 

FLSA STATUS

Nonexempt

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT

No

 

WORK WEEK SCHEDULE

Monday-Friday (occasional evenings and weekends) Position is not available for a Hybrid Telework workweek 

 

POSITION PURPOSE:

Completes 30-day inspections on WCPSS school buses.  Performs diagnostics and troubleshooting on the fleet of Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) school buses and service trucks.  Completes routine and complex repairs in the field to ensure buses are operating safely.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES (KSAs)

  • Considerable knowledge of Microsoft Office, specifically, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point; Google Apps;

  • Knowledge and ability to diagnose, repair and replace mechanical and electrical components on school buses and service trucks;

  • Ability to organize and plan effectively for the maintenance of a large fleet of buses;

  • Ability to work effectively in the field without constant supervision;

  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in oral and written form using a variety of communication techniques and tools to ensure the appropriate flow of information, collaborative efforts, and feedback; 

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with school system staff, staff members of external funding agencies, and the community.

 

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED certification;

  • At least five years of experience in the repair and maintenance of light and/or medium duty vehicles.

 

CERTIFICATION AND LICENSE REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be DPI 30-day inspection certified or be able to become certified within 120 days.  Earning DPI certification is a requirement for continued employment.

  • Possess a valid NC Class B Commercial Driver's License with S and P endorsements.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of EKOS work order system.

  • Knowledge of NCDPI school bus specifications.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Perform 30-day inspections, as prescribed by the NC Board of Education.

  2. Operate specialized tools in order to diagnose and repair bus engines.

  3. Organize and schedule daily activities in order to meet deadlines associated with the Maintenance Program.

  4. Complete road calls in an efficient manner, as directed of a dispatcher.

  5. Exposed to a variety of weather conditions.

  6. Performs other related duties, as assigned.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

This position operates in a working environment and has a noise level of medium to high and inclement weather. The position, at times, must be able to come into direct contact with school system staff, staff members of external funding agencies, and the community. Work is considered very heavy physical work, requiring the exertion of up to 100 pounds of force. Frequent exposure to moving mechanical parts and fumes/airborne particles. Occasional exposed to risk of shock. 

EFFECTIVE DATE:  10/2023

 

DISCLAIMER:  The above statements are intended to describe the general purpose and responsibilities assigned to this position.  They are not intended to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and skills required by the employees assigned to this position.  This description may be revised by HR and approved at any time.

 

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