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Auto Mechanic Leader

Job Description

TITLE: Auto Mechanic Leader

JOB CODE: 5355



EEO6 CODE: 6 = Skilled Crafts

GRADE: Pay Grade 9

PAY PLAN: Annually
minimum 31,572.00
midpoint 40,416.00
maximum 49,260.00

PURPOSE: To provide skilled mechanical and supervising work in the maintenance and repair of automotive and grounds maintenance equipment. Responsible for assisting with supervision and performing mechanical work in the maintenance and repair of automobiles, trucks, tractors, grounds equipment, shuttle buses, vans, and emergency generators.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Assist in supervision of auto shop and motor pool. Performs major vehicle repairs diagnostic procedures using a computer analyzer to detect motor trouble and analyze motor performance on all equipment. Maintains and repairs vehicles and equipment to include main and connecting rod bearings, clutch plates, differentials and transmissions, brakes, front-end work, motor overhauls, air conditioning systems. Maintains alternative fueled vehicles to include CNG and LPG. Other duties include the testing of campus emergency generators. Welding and brazing repair duties as needed. Performs or assists with vehicle conversions to alternative fuels (CNG and LPG).

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS: REPORTS TO: General supervision from the Automotive Shop Supervisor and on occasion the Assistant Director of Physical Plant. SUPERVISION: N/A SUPERVISION-OTHER: General supervision and specific instructions given to Automotive Mechanic I, II's and student help.


REQUIRED EDUCATION-OTHER: High School Graduation, supplemented by course work in automotive technical training. Alternative Fuel (CNG and LPG) Certification.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / COMPETENCIES-OTHER: REQUIRED EXPERIENCES/COMPETENCIES: Five years experience as an automotive mechanic. Valid Texas drivers license required. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Ability to operate machines and equipment used in the automotive mechanical trade to include the following: computer analyzer, Carmon exhaust system, acetylene torch, arc welder and Freon recovery system. Ability to perform all tasks with extreme accuracy. Working conditions are considered acceptable, but occasionally involve exposure to mechanical hazards and outside weather conditions. Alertness and careful attention is required to avoid injury to self and others. Specific job requirements or physical location of some positions allocated to this classification, may render the position security/sensitive, and thereby subject to the provisions of Section 51.215 Texas Education Code.