Journeyman Mechanic

LEWISTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT North Central / Lewiston Support Staff Full Time Posted 3Y ago

About this job


JOB TITLE: Journeyman Mechanic

Report Identification Code: edtjrm

Job Purpose Statement: The job of Journeyman Mechanic is done for the purpose of determining needed repairs and/or replacements for vehicles and heavy equipment; maintaining a preventive maintenance program; ensuring the availability of vehicles in safe operating condition; and providing written documentation of repairs to meet district, local, state and federal requirements.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Diagnoses potential vehicle malfunctions for the purpose of determining needed vehicle repairs and/or replacements.
  • Executes preventive vehicle maintenance programs for the purpose of maintaining vehicles in safe operating condition.
  • Maintains tools, equipment, parts inventory and shop area for the purpose of ensuring the availability and safe, operational condition necessary to complete work activity in a timely manner and within a safe work area.
  • Prepares written documentation for the purpose of providing written support, accountability and conveying information.
  • Repairs and/or replaces vehicle parts, systems and/or components for the purpose of ensuring availability of vehicles in safe operating condition.
  • Procures materials, parts, and/or equipment for the purpose of ensuring availability of required items to complete work assignments in a timely manner.
  • Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety and operational concerns and preventing further damage to property.
  • Operates school bus or other motor vehicles for the purpose of transporting students and passengers during emergency situations.

    Other Job Functions:
  • Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.
  • Attends training and/or classes for the purpose of maintaining skills and/or meeting credential requirements.
  • Coordinates/assists transportation staff, other personnel and/or contractors for the purpose of completing projects and/or work orders efficiently.
  • Performs minor body work for the purpose of maintaining the appearance and safe operation of vehicles.

    Essential Job Requirements - Qualifications:
  • Experience Required: Job-related experience within specialized field with increasing levels of responsibility
  • Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:

    Skills to: operate and maintain gas and diesel engines; operate hand and power tools and equipment relating to vehicle maintenance; administer appropriate assessment instruments and techniques; apply pertinent regulations, codes and specification; perform multiple specialized technical tasks; use English in both written and verbal form to communicate effectively with staff, vendors and/or contractors; perform basic arithmetic calculations; and plan and manage projects.

    Knowledge of: vehicle maintenance and repairs; methods and use of materials, tools and equipment used in the trade; safe working methods and procedures; and pertinent regulations, codes and specifications.

    Abilities to: understand and carry out oral and written instructions; interact with persons of different age groups and cultural/educational backgrounds; adhere to safe work practices; adjust to flexible work assignments; work under time constraints; work cooperatively with others; prepare and maintain accurate records; make judgments based on common sense; and work accurately, with attention to detail and with minimal supervision.

    Significant physical abilities include standing for prolonged periods, lifting/carrying/pushing/ pulling, stooping/crouching, reaching/handling, talking/hearing conversations and other sounds, near/far visual acuity/depth perception/visual accommodation/field of vision, exposure to fumes, gasses and odors.
  • Training Required: Proficiency in trade and/or journeyman status
  • Education Required: High school diploma or equivalent
  • Licenses, Certifications, Bonding, and/or Testing Required: Criminal Justice Fingerprint Clearance; A.S.E. certified in medium/heavy truck maintenance; valid driver's license and evidence of insurability; drug/alcohol testing clearance; DOT physical; Class B CDL with passenger, air brake and school bus endorsements; eligibility for Idaho State Bus Drivers Certification and/or journeyman license may be required.

  • Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

    LEWISTON INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital/civil union status, ancestry, place of birth, age, citizenship status, veteran status, political affiliation, genetic information or disability, as defined and required by state and federal laws. Additionally, we prohibit retaliation against individuals who oppose such discrimination and harassment or who participate in an equal opportunity investigation.