Under direction of the Assistant Director of Fleet Services, Automotive Mechanics, performs inspections, maintenance diagnoses and repairs on various types of motor vehicles, including components, vehicles systems, accessories and equipment. Does other related work requiring technical competency.
The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified, and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all work requirements that may be inherent in the position.
This position is designated as essential. The designation of essential requires employees at these 24/7 facilities to be present due to inclement weather situations.
Successful completion of one (1) year of training in automotive technology at an accredited community college or vocational school.
Accreditation from the Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is preferred.
Two (2) years of experience as a mechanic in the repair and installation of motors and the maintenance and repair of motorized vehicles and equipment.
Appointees must possess or gain within (6) months, a valid Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Class A or B Driver’s license issued by the New Jersey Division of Motor Vehicles.
Appointees must possess the applicable endorsements (passenger and air brake endorsement) for the class and type of vehicle being operated.
NOTE: Applicants who do not possess the required year of formal training may substitute one (1) additional year of experience as outlined above.
Knowledge of automotive tools and equipment; methods, materials, tools, standard practices, safety precautions and hazards of the automotive mechanic’s trade. Ability to inspect inoperative motor vehicles and equipment, diagnose the cause of malfunction, and perform repairs to operationally restore the motor vehicles or equipment; complete forms to record or report information in hard copy format or on the computer; work cooperatively with others; remain in a standing position for extended periods of time; communicate orally in person or in writing and via E-mail with customers, vendors, supervisors on a one-to-one basis; lift arms above shoulder level to install and remove auto parts; bend or stoop repeatedly over time to work on equipment and to move objects weighing more than 50 pounds distances of 20 feet or less; work safely without representing a direct threat to self or others; read, write speak understand and communicate in English sufficiently to perform the duties of this position (American Sign Language or Braille may also be considered as acceptable forms of communication); read and understand maintenance and parts manuals, wiring and other diagrams, schematics, and other written instructions related to the maintenance and repair of motor vehicles and equipment. The ability to perform welding tasks and the possession of a welding certification are desirable.
C17: $43,365.48-$61,105.11 *NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the New Jersey Civil Service Commission’s formula. Salaries for external candidates are determined up to the fourth step 49,278.69.