Goverment Jobs
January 14, 2020
Pickens County, South Carolina
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Job Responsibilities

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.

Please direct all inquires to:
Mr. Andrew Gleason, County Supervisor
Pickens School Bus Maintenance Shop
680 Ireland Road
Pickens, South Carolina 29671-9079
(864) 878-2209
Minimum and Additional Requirements

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.

Title IX/Nondiscrimination:

Benefits for State Employees

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.

Insurance Benefits
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.

Retirement Benefits
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.

Workplace Benefits
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.

I understand that a criminal record investigation will be conducted prior to employment being offered by the South Carolina Department of Education. My personal identifying information will be processed through the South Carolina Department Law Enforcement Division (SLED).

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Do you have work experience that involved the independent performance of job duties directly related to the area of employment?

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Do you have two (2) years of mechanical experience in automotive or related repairs? The area of employment, to include inspecting and performing preventive maintenance on vehicles?

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