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Georgia Employer TRANSPORTATION MECHANIC in Carrollton, Georgia

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Functions essential for attaining job objectives)Strategic Goal Area I - Student Achievement1. Support the safe transport of students to and from school in order to support student learningStrategic Goal Area II - Stakeholder Engagement & Loyalty1. Cooperate with and maintain a good relationship with transportation personnelStrategic Goal Area III - Efficient and Effective Organizational Processes1. Perform preventative maintenance and inspection programs as required by the laws of the State of Georgia, the Georgia Department of Education, and Carroll County Board of Education policies2. Perform inspections, overhaul, repair and reconditioning of buses, vehicles, other standard, and specialized machinery and equipment3. Diagnose malfunctions, disassemble engines and transmissions, and examine parts for defects4. Recondition and replace defective parts, such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves and bushings, using proper hand tools and precision measuring equipment and tests, adjusts, and times all types of engines5. Perform emergency road services and attend to other problems needing immediate attention during working and non-working hours6. Perform service jobs such as lubrication, tire repair, and cleaning of bus/automotive equipment7. Keep records of work performed8. Participate in housekeeping duties to include shop cleanup, grounds maintenance, and dressing room/work areaStrategic Goal Area IV - Continuous System and School Improvement1. Attain the proper training in inspection, overhaul, repair and reconditioning of vehicles2. Perform other duties as assigned by the Coordinator of Transportation and Transportation Shop ForemanOTHER EXPECTATIONS1. Adhere to the Code of Ethics for Educators in Georgia2. Demonstrate prompt and regular attendance/timelines3. Complete assignments and requirements on time and in compliance with directions4. Maintain accurate, complete, and appropriate records and file reports promptly5. Communicate effectively with shop personnel, transportation supervisors, and school bus drivers6. Exhibit pleasant behavior and project a positive image when dealing with shop personnel, transportation supervisors, and school bus driversJOB STANDARDS (Minimum qualifications needed to perform essential job functions):1. Hold a valid CDL or agree to obtain license in a reasonable time span, not to exceed one year2. Must possess a MVR (Motor Vehicle Report) that meets guidelines set forth in policy3. Ability to drive a manual transmission4. Satisfactory reference review5. Ability to perform emergency road services6. Must possess a High School Diploma or GED7. Must attend the Georgia Department of Education School Bus Technicians Workshop every other yearPREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:1. Possess ASE Certification-(Automotive Service Excellence)2. Should be able to perform all phases of repair as well as diagnosis of minor and major repairs on engines as described in experience description, which is, Experience: Mid range diesel engines to include: Detroit diesel, Navistar, Cummins and Mercedes. All gasoline engines, school bus bodies and chassis, hydraulic and air brake systems, steering components, manual and automatic transmissions, drive lines and rear axles, minimum of five years job training3. Diagnose problems with fuel systems; repair and replace minor parts on engine and fuel systems; overhaul engines in or out of frame; remove and re-install engine and components to serviceable and operational condition; diagnose minor and major problems with ignition and electrical systems to include turn signals, hazard and 4-way signals and 8-way warning light with monitor systems, repair or replace minor or major engine parts; charge systems to include batteries4. Ability to diagnose and repair hydraulic and air brake systems to include all phases of repair (rebuild caliper, hydro booster, air brake valves and brake chambers, turn and true roto s and drums; power steering pump and gears, king pins, bu