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Auto/Heavy Equipment Technician I




Job Summary
Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all MSD Fleet vehicles and equipment, including cars, medium and heavy-trucks, construction and vocational fleet equipment.

Essential Job Functions
Diagnoses and repairs engines, drivetrains and related power-transfer components of various sizes and types. Diagnoses and repairs steering and suspension systems. Diagnoses and repairs brake systems. Diagnoses and repairs fuel injection and emission control systems. Diagnoses and repairs electrical, accessory, HVAC and safety systems. Diagnoses and repairs integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic and water pumping systems. Conducts road tests/operational checks for diagnostic purposes to determine equipment deficiencies, and for repair verification. Performs preventive maintenance inspections, services and repairs. Performs cutting, welding and fabrication operations. Maintains work areas. Maintains daily records of work performed, materials used and time spent. Performs other related duties as assigned or as judgment/necessity dictates. May serve as a member of the Emergency Response Team.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Necessary to the Work
Knowledge of the operating principles, maintenance, diagnosis and repair of the components and systems encountered in the automotive, heavy-truck, construction and vocational equipment repair trades; knowledge of standard and metric measuring systems; knowledge of the methods, practices, tools, equipment and materials of the trade, including occupational hazards and safety precautions; skill in basic mathematical computation; skill in the use of tools, shop equipment and diagnostic software; ability to remove, disassemble, clean, inspect, measure, evaluate, adjust, repair, reassemble and replace components; ability to read and comprehend technical and service publications; ability to perform diagnostic tests, evaluate results and repair malfunctions; ability to read wiring diagrams and schematics; ability to diagnose and repair electrical system malfunctions; ability to evacuate, recover and recharge vehicle refrigerant systems; ability to diagnose and repair integrated mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, air-conveyance and water pumping systems; ability to diagnose and repair hybrid vehicle systems and alternative fuel systems; ability to implement safe work practices; ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing; ability to use personal computers and job related software; ability to perform physically demanding tasks as outlined above; ability to work under adverse working conditions such as inclement weather; ability to work effectively under heavy, unpredictable surges in workload; ability to work various shifts and overtime.

Minimum Requirements
High School Diploma or GED; three or more years experience as a mechanic in automotive or truck maintenance or a related field; an equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted. Must possess a valid driver's license. Must obtain a CDL-Class A with N endorsement within 6 months. Must obtain ASE Certification in A5, T4 and T8 within 6 months plus either A4 or T5 and either A1, T1 or A9 within 12 months and keep them current. Must have safe work and driving habits.



Work Schedule

Set Hours — Monday-Thursday 2:30pm - 11:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am - 6:30 pm




A benefits listing is available on our website.

Required Education

High School Diploma

Work Location

Louisville — 3050 Commerce Center PL, Louisville, KY

Application Process

Please apply on our website: http://www.louisvillemsd.org/Careers

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