Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities
Performs diagnostics on cars, vans, pick-ups and vehicles through class 8 using electronic test equipment including, but not limited to, laptop computers, oscilloscopes, multi-function electric meters, pressure gauges and manufacturer supplied computerized diagnostic equipment.
Performs routine and complex troubleshooting and repair of cars, vans, pick-ups, vehicles through class 8 and below sub systems. This includes but is not limited to, AC and heating systems, air brakes, electrical/electronic systems, electric over air door systems, programmable logic control systems, electronic diesel engines and transmissions, suspension, hydraulic / electrical and hydraulic accessibility systems.
Diagnoses, maintains and repairs on-board computer multiplexed systems.
Requires the ability to read and interpret electrical wiring schematics.
Disassembles and overhauls engines, transmissions, pumps, generators, drive train components, etc., making required repairs and replacing necessary parts.
Maintains shop equipment and work area. Performs needed adjustments & preventative maintenance on tools and shop equipment.
Operates and inspects vehicles to determine defects and analyze causes of malfunction.
Performs safety inspection on vehicles.
Maintains accurate inventory records, safety inspection reports, warranty documents, and records of services performed. Assists in the determination of technical specifications for new light duty vehicles, buses, heavy-duty trucks and maintenance equipment.
Troubleshoots, maintains, and repairs; electronic destination signs, air and hydraulic brake systems, electronic speed sensors, and air suspensions. Performs minor brazing and welding, minor bodywork, and operates heavy-duty shop equipment.
Orders and maintains parts and supplies as directed.
May have functional supervision over student workers and/or Technician's Assistants.
Attends training to maintain and acquire knowledge of vehicle repair, vehicle subsystem repair, safety, environmental compliance and other training opportunities necessary to perform responsibilities.
Responds to in-service breakdowns of vehicles as necessary. Makes decisions to determine if vehicle needs to be removed from service, towed or repaired roadside.