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SC Department of Public Safety Mechanic III (Auto. Maint. Tech. III - Body Specialist) -60026000 in Chester County, South Carolina

Job Responsibilities

The person in this position will rebuild/repair damaged vehicles (buses, trucks, cars, etc.) and restore these vehicles to OEM requirements as needed. This will include component repair, panel and sections repairs, and section and overall refinishing. Evaluate and diagnose special damage problems. Prepare estimates of accident damages to department-owned vehicles. Perform complete inspection of vehicles to insure estimate includes all repairs necessary to return vehicles to pre-accident operational status. Notify supervisor of any unusual or significant damages. Assist shop clerk in the ordering, maintenance, and inventory of parts and supplies for Body Shop. Provide other services in support of the school bus maintenance mission or the Office of Transportation mission as instructed by the supervisor.

Please direct all inquiries to: Mr. Marion Mack, County Supervisor Chester School Bus Maintenance Shop 553 Wilson Street Chester, South Carolina 29706-2138 (803) 581-6131

Minimum and Additional Requirements

Work experience that involved the independent performance of job duties directly related to the area of employment.

Preferred Qualifications

Four (4) 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: $27,527.00 - $50,930.00 Annually

Location: Chester County, SC

Job Type: FTE - Full-Time

Job Number: 92151

Closing: Continuous

Class Code: KD15

Position Number: 60026000

Normal Work Schedule: Other

Pay Band: Band 4

Hiring Range - Min.: $38,108.00

Hiring Range - Max.: $39,229.00

Opening Date: 07/02/2019

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer

Agency Specific Application Procedures: Please direct all inquiries to: Mr. Marion Mack, County Supervisor, Chester School Bus Maintenance Shop, 553 Wilson Street, Chester, South Carolina 29706-2138 (803) 581-6131

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