SC Department of Public Safety Mechanic III (Tech II-Line Mechanic) - 60026841 in Oconee County, South Carolina

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 and make required repairs. Make repairs to vehicles, or when needed, report to Supervisor for additional assistance. Inspect, diagnose, and repair (overhauls) vehicle components. Restore component parts to OEM requirements. Maintain 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/Oconee School Bus Shop.

Please direct all inquiries to: Mr. Andrew Gleason, County Supervisor Oconee School Bus Maintenance Shop 125 East Bear Swamp Road Walhalla, South Carolina 29691 (864) 638-2015

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 CDLwith Tank Vehicle, Passenger and Air Brake endorsements, Tanker Operation certification, and criminal background check. Successful candidates will be extended an offer of conditional 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


Salary: $26,988.00 - $49,932.00 Annually

Location: Oconee County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 81231

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: KD15

Position Number: 60026841

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $34,138.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $38,460.00

Opening Date: 08/30/2018

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please direct all inquiries to: Mr. Andrew Gleason, County Supervisor, Oconee School Bus Maintenance Shop, 125 East Bear Swamp Road, Walhalla, South Carolina 29691-5043, (864) 638-2015

Normal Work Schedule (Other): 40 hour work week, 8 or 10 hour days, possible range of work day 6:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Full-Time, Some overtime may be required. Uniforms and required tools provided.

Agency: State of South Carolina Department of Education

Address: 1429 Senate Street Columbia, South Carolina, 29201

Phone: 803-734-8505