8a WOSB

8a Certified Woman-Owned Small Business

Established in 1991

Mechanic Helper

Harlingen, Texas

Job Description

Mechanic Helper provides a variety of diesel and small engine; to independently perform routine mechanical repair and maintenance work.

Essential Job Functions of Mechanic Helper

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* Fuel, grease, lubricate busses, and other internal compensation equipment. Service batteries and other parts.

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* Performs safety inspections on vehicles and equipment; perform routine repair work for supervisor.

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* Change and repair tires, install and service batteries, spark plugs, light bulbs, fan belts and other simple mechanical parts.

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* Change and repair tires, install and service batteries, spark plugs, fan belts and other simple mechanical parts.

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* Assist the mechanics in the performance of mechanical repairs as required.

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* Pick up and deliver bus parts, supplies and vehicles.

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* Repair minor vehicle damage; replace broken windows; touch up minor scrapes and dents; clean, sew, repair upholstery.

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* Repair and adjust electric generators, small gas and electric motors, air compressors, fuel and water pumps.

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* Perform a variety of operations and maintenance duties which involve working with combustibles, asbestos or other hazardous materials and may require the appropriate use of safety equipment and disposal procedures.

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* Operate buses on public roadways.

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* Perform related duties as assigned.

Essential Job Requirements – Qualifications:

* Experience Required: One year of experience maintaining and servicing automotive equipment.

Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:
* Ability to stand for prolonged periods, inspect and service buses. Significant physical abilities include lifting/carrying/pushing/pulling, stooping/crouching Reaching/handling, hearing conversations and other sounds (air leaks, rattles, etc.) near/far visual acuity/depth perception. Formal or informal education or training which ensures the ability to read and write at a level necessary for successful job performance *

Other Job Functions:
* Assists other personnel as may be required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities. * Fuels assigned vehicle for the purpose of maintaining vehicle in a safe operating condition.

Job Requirements – Qualifications:
* Experience Required: Job related experience. * Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities Required:

Knowledge of vehicle operation, basic maintenance requirements and driving codes.

* Education Required: High School diploma or equivalent.
* Valid Driver’s License

Job Type: Full-time

Qualifications

Qualifications