The person in this position will inspect and perform preventive maintenance on vehicles following the prescribed daily, weekly, monthly, and yearly maintenance policies, rules and regulations. Report major preventive maintenance problems to Shop Foreman or Assistant Foreman immediately. Evaluate, diagnose and repair routine maintenance failure problems and immediately report major problems to Shop Foreman or Assistant Foreman, Perform required maintenance checks and inspection of assigned state vehicles and maintain required fluid levels. As directed, respond to service calls to determine the severity of the problem. Make repairs to vehicle, or when needed report to Supervisor for additional assistance. Inspect, diagnose and repair (overhauls) vehicle components. Restore component part to OEM requirements. Maintains assigned service truck parts inventory and other state equipment daily. Maintain accurate records in the use of parts and truck parts inventory according to state guidelines. Keep parts clean and organized, and equipment clean, organized, and in good operating condition. Perform job in compliance with weather, safety and environmental policies and procedures using the available personal protection equipment as required. Provide other services in support of the school bus maintenance shop or the Office of Transportation mission as instructed by the Foreman or Assistant Foreman.This position is located in the Division of Operations and Support/Office of Transportation Pickens School Bus Shop.
Mr. Andrew Gleason, County Supervisor
Pickens School Bus Maintenance Shop
680 Ireland Road
Pickens, South Carolina 29671-9079
Work experience that involved the independent performance of job duties directly related to the area of employment.Preferred Qualifications
Two (2) years of mechanical experience in automotive or related repair; or any combination of training and experience that would enable an applicant to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities. Required to lift objects weighing 50 pounds and to move objects weighing 125 pounds 30 feet. Must be able to operate power, hydraulic and electronic equipment. Must possess or acquire within 120 calendar days a valid Class A or B, CDL with Tank Vehicle, Passenger and Air Brake endorsements, Tanker Operation certification, and criminal background check. Successful candidates will be extended an offer of condition al probationary employment, at which time they will be required to submit to and pass a drug screening for illegal drugs and must pass the SDE/USDOT medical exam.Additional Comments
Only those applicants chosen for an interview will be notified by letter that the position has been filled.
The state of South Carolina offers eligible employees generous benefits, including health and dental insurance; retirement and savings plan options; and paid vacation and sick leave. Plus, work-life balance programs such as telecommuting and flexible work schedules are available to employees of some state agencies.
Eligible employees may enroll in health insurance, which includes prescription coverage and wellness benefits. Other available insurance benefits include dental, vision, term life insurance, long term disability and flexible spending accounts for health and child care expenses.
State employees are also offered retirement plan options, including defined benefit and defined contribution plans. Additionally, eligible employees may elect to participate in the South Carolina Deferred Compensation Program, which is a voluntary, supplemental retirement savings plan offering 401(k) and 457 plan options.
State employees may also be eligible for other benefits, including tuition assistance; holiday, annual and sick leave; and discounts on purchases, travel and more.
Note: The benefits above are available to most state employees, with the exception of those in temporary positions. Employees in temporary grant and time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some or none of these benefits as benefits are associated with each position type. For these positions, contact the hiring agency to determine what benefits may be available.
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